2018 Prix de West Schedule of Events

Friday, June 8, 2018

 

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Prix de West is open to the public with Museum admission.

Opening Weekend events require reservations unless noted.

Prix de West Seminars 
Prix de West Seminars are free to the public with Museum admission once again. Enjoy art-related presentations and panel discussions by Prix de West artists.

10:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast

10:15 a.m. Welcome – Natalie Shirley, President & CEO
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

Seminar Emcee – Eric Singleton, Curator of Ethnology 
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

10:30 a.m. Prix de West Artist Panel – “Finding My West”  
Francois Koch, Mian Situ, and Kent Ullberg with Randal M. Dutra, Moderator

11:30 a.m. Seminar Luncheon 
Included in Premium Package

Noon Author and Artist Book Signing

1:00 p.m. “Artists at Large: How Painting the Unfamiliar Sharpens the Eye, Develops Artistry, and Begets Masters” 
Andrew Peters, Prix de West Artist

6:00 p.m. Prix de West Exclusive Preview Reception
Exclusive Preview for Event Sponsors, Prix de West Society Members, and Premium Package Purchasers. Mix and mingle with Prix de West artists and fellow collectors while viewing art and enjoying cocktails.
Cocktail Attire

7:30 p.m. Awards Dinner 
Immediately following the Exclusive Preview Reception, Event Sponsors, Prix de West Society Members, and Premium Package Purchasers are invited to stay for the dinner and awards. Program includes presenting the Frederic Remington Painting Award, Major General and Mrs. Don D. Pittman Wildlife Award, James Earle Fraser Sculpture Award, Express Ranches Great American Cowboy Award, Donald Teague Memorial Award for exceptional artistic merit for a work on paper, and the Wilson Hurley Memorial Award for exceptional artistic merit for a landscape.

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Saturday, June 9, 2018

 

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Prix de West is open to the public with Museum admission.

Prix de West Seminars 
The Museum is excited to announce the Prix de West Seminars are free to the public with Museum admission once again. Guests will enjoy art-related presentations and panel discussions by Prix de West artists.

10:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast

10:00 a.m. Artist Talk with T. Allen Lawson 2017
Prix de West Purchase Award Winner

11:00 a.m. Seminar Luncheon 
Included in Premium Package

11:30 a.m. Author and Artist Book Signing

Noon 2018 Prix de West Purchase Award and Robert Lougheed Memorial Award 
Winners Announced

1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Prix de West Artist Demonstrations 
Joseph Bohler, G. Russell Case, Bruce R. Greene, and Sandy Scott. Open to the public with Museum admission.

5:30 p.m. Cocktails in the Galleries 
Black-Tie Optional

6:30 p.m. Fixed-Price Draw for Art Begins with First Horn** 
Three Names Posted | First Name may Claim Art

7:00 p.m. Second Horn** 
Second Name Eligible to Purchase Unsold Art

7:20 p.m. Third Horn** 
Third Name Eligible to Purchase Unsold Art

7:30 p.m. Double Horn** 
Unsold Art Available on a First-Come, First-Served Basis

7:30 p.m. Live Auction and Closing Celebration  
Enjoy food and live entertainment while celebrating the success of Prix de West Opening Weekend. The Jackie L. Coles Buyers’ Choice Award will be announced immediately following the live auction.