Steamboat Art Museum


Wild West: Wildlife Masters, Past and Present 

December 1, 2023 – April 13, 2024

The Steamboat Art Museum proudly presents “Wild West: Wildlife Masters, Past and Present,” a captivating showcase of artwork that vividly portrays the diverse and enchanting wildlife found in the western United States. This exhibition seamlessly bridges the gap between the past and the present, allowing visitors to appreciate the timeless beauty of the region’s fauna through the eyes of talented artists, both historical and contemporary. It offers a unique opportunity to explore the rich natural heritage of the American West through a stunning collection of wildlife art.

“Museum Moments"

Experience a self-guided interactive tour of our current exhibit, “Wild West: Wildlife Masters, Past and Present,” and discover the artist’s motivation and creative process behind select pieces currently on display here at SAM.

Click the button below to explore our interactive gallery. 

Artwork Available for Purchase

Select pieces for sale until Apr. 13, 2024

Be sure to browse this amazing collection of artwork from our current exhibit, “Wild West: Wildlife Masters, Past and Present,"and seize the opportunity to bring home your own piece of The Wild West. 

Click the button below to view the gallery. 

Western Art Collector: Call of the Wild

Western Art & Architecture: The West Untamed

Wild West – In the Press

See what the major publications like Western Art Collector and Westerns Art & Architecture have to say about our current exhibition, “Wild West: Wildlife Masters, Past and Present."

Click the images to the left to read the full articles.

Job Opportunity: 

Museum Store Weekend Manager

The Steamboat Art Museum Store is seeking a Weekend Manager. Enjoy working with creative people as you explore all of the opportunities the Museum has to offer.

Skills Required:

  • Must enjoy working with people.
  • Must have the technical abilities to work a POS system.

Email your resume to Store Manager Susie Pace at or stop by the store for more information.

Housed in the iconic First National Bank/Rehder Building (1905/1920) and on the National Registry of Historic Places, Steamboat Art Museum is located in the heart of downtown Steamboat Springs.  Established in 2006, the museum presents rotating exhibitions of artwork by living masters whose work is relevant to the culture and heritage of the West. The Steamboat Art Museum is accessible to all, open to everyone and admission is free.

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The Steamboat Art Museum complies with the latest Routt County COVID-19 health guidelines.

SAM would like to thank our major sponsor, YVEA’s Operation Round Up, and Steamboat Sotheby’s for support in the creation of this website.