Art Events & Show Previews

Our Show Previews and Auction Previews offer in-depth coverage of the top art events happening in the West and beyond. Each month, the editors zero in on some of the most important openings, invitationals, exhibitions, auctions, fairs, festivals, and more around the country. We offer substantial information about each event, along with plenty of big, beautiful images of works that are in the show. Click on the links below to get great information on every event we’ve covered.

David A. Leffel, John LeBleu, Mountain Man, oil, 28 x 23.

Show Preview | Gold Medal Exhibition

The California Art Club, one of the oldest and largest fine-art organizations in the country, presents its 107th annual Gold Medal Exhibition this month, with more than 300 fine artworks by 220 nationally renowned painters and sculptors.
Terry Gardner, The Infinite Cowboy, oil, 48 x 48.

Show Preview | Governor’s Art Show

A cadre of leading Colorado artists converges on Loveland, CO, this month for the 27th annual Governor’s Art Show and Sale, a fine-art exhibition that exclusively highlights artists from around the Centennial State.
Barbara Meikle, Your Inner Owl, oil, 24 x 24.

Show Preview | Barbara Meikle

Meikle presents her annual one-woman show this month featuring a new body of work. The show, titled Color to the Rescue, opens on Friday, May 25, with an artist’s reception at 7 p.m.