Nov 04, 2014
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
Contact: Leslie Baker, Director of Marketing
(405) 478-2250, Ext. 284
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 4, 2014
National Cowboy Museum Conducts Small Works Art Fundraiser
OKLAHOMA CITY—Art connoisseurs, artists and guests will gather for the 9th annual Small Works, Great Wonders Winter Art Sale at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum on November 14. This Western and Native American art exhibition features 25 new artists along with more than 100 returning artists, of which 24 are Prix de West exhibitors.
Established and up-and-coming artists will showcase more than 200 pieces. Guests also will enjoy a reception catered by the Museum restaurant, Dining on Persimmon Hill, that highlights its holiday menu. In addition, The Museum Store will be open for its annual holiday sale beginning at 5 p.m. The store will host a book signing with Museum Curator of History Richard R. Rattenbury, author of the new book, Legacy in Arms published by University of Oklahoma Press.
The event’s name encompasses this exhibition and sale entirely – smaller, quality works of art. Small Works, Great Wonders is an opportunity for those wishing to start or add to an art collection with more affordable prices. Additionally, purchasers get to take home their newly acquired art that evening.
Major Sponsors for the event are Susan and Peter Hoffman. Supporting Sponsors include Gregory M. Simon, Prix de West Chairman, and Alan and Nadine Levin. Museum Partners are Devon Energy Corporation, Chesapeake Energy Corporation and the E.L. and Thelma Gaylord Foundation.
An online catalog is available on the Museum’s website. Proxy bidding is available for guests who cannot attend. Art available for purchase can be viewed beginning Saturday, November 8, and unpurchased pieces will remain on display through November 30. For more information call 405-478-2250, Ext. 219 or visit www.nationalcowboymuseum.org.
Nationally accredited, the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum is located in Oklahoma City’s Adventure District at the junction of I-44 and I-35. The Museum offers annual memberships beginning at just $40. For more information, visit www.nationalcowboymuseum.org.