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.

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.

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.

Show Preview | Maui Plein Air

When an artist experiences the Hawaiian island of Maui for the first time, its exquisite beauty is seen with fresh eyes. That’s sure to be the case at this month’s Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational, which takes place February 13-21 in Lahaina, on Maui’s west side

Show Preview | Love in Color

Tempting though it may be to say that love is in the air during Arts at Denver’s annual Valentine’s show this month, the passion actually is displayed on the walls, about a hundred times over, in works contributed by the 35 artists the gallery represents, plus a handful of guest artists.

Auction Preview | The Russell

The Russell Exhibition and Sale is a centerpiece of Western Art Week in Great Falls, MT, a collection of art events that take place across Charles M. Russell’s hometown each spring.