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.

Margie Crisp, Indigo Bunting and Beauty Berry, egg tempera/ gold leaf, 11 x 14.

Show Preview | The Wilds of Texas

As William Reaves Fine Art celebrates its 10th anniversary and moves into a new era of leadership, it is also recognizing its deep Texas roots with a show devoted to the flora and fauna of the Lone Star State.

Sharon Markwardt, Pair of Jacks and an Ass, oil, 24 x 36.

Featured Event | Cowgirl Up!

A decade ago, the Desert Caballeros Western Museum brought together 56 women artists for a show that celebrated their unique contributions to the West’s artistic legacy. Over the years that event, called Cowgirl Up! Art from the Other Half of the West Invitational Exhibition & Sale, has steadily grown in stature and evolved into...

Robert Pummill, Moonlight and Mist, oil, 40 x 48.

Show Preview | Texas Masters

InSight gallery celebrates its stable of Texas painters this month. The Texas Masters show opens on Tuesday, March 1, and an artists’ reception is on Friday, March 4, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Kairy Mencos, I Made It! Plate Project, 5th grade.

Show Preview | ARTsmart

On Saturday, February 27, ARTsmart New Mexico presents its 19th annual February fundraising weekend, with an Art of Home Tour and its 25th anniversary dinner and auction.