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.

Glenn Dean, Navajo Moonrise, oil, 16 x 20.

Show Preview | Monument Valley

Culver City, CA Maxwell Alexander Gallery, December 5-26 This story was featured in the December 2015 issue of Southwest Art magazine. Get the Southwest Art December 2015 print issue or digital download now–then subscribe to Southwest Art and never miss another story Monument Valley, a sandstone masterpiece composed of pinnacles that tower up to a thousand feet...

Bert Geer Phillips, A Daughter of the Water Clan, oil, 25 x 31.

Auction Preview | Santa Fe Art Auction

The Santa Fe Art Auction at Gerald Peters Gallery starts Saturday, November 14, at 1:30 p.m. with in-person, phone, and online bidding all available and offers a stellar mix of works by top contemporary and historic painters and sculptors.

David Mann, Among The Cottonwoods, oil, 48 x 36.

Featured Event | Fall Open House

The annual Fall Open House show at Legacy Gallery starts on Thursday, November 5, from 7 to 9 p.m. and showcases works by 30 artists including Glenn Dean, C. Michael Dudash, G. Harvey, and more.