Plein Air: September 17 – 24, 2021
Exhibit on display and for sale at SAM Sept. 26-Nov. 6, 2021
SAM’s Plein Air Event brings the community and visitors together with artists from near and far as they paint on location. Showcasing the beauty of the Yampa Valley, the paintings that are created during this extraordinary week spotlight historic landmarks, ranches, the community of Steamboat Springs and our growing arts and cultural offerings. – This event is uniquely Steamboat!
Guided Docent Tours Every Wednesday!
The Steamboat Art Museum presents guided Docent Tours of the current exhibition, Four Directions, Common Paths, on Wednesdays at 11:30 am at the museum, 8th & Lincoln Avenue. Enjoy a deeper look into this exceptional exhibit featuring the works of four of the West’s preeminent landscape painters – Ralph Oberg, Matt Smith, Skip Whitcomb, and Dan Young. This exhibition, lauded as one of the finest exhibitions of contemporary painters currently showing in the west, shares their work as well as the synergistic impact of their 30-year relationships – a story of kinship, adventure, and cross-pollination to become their best.
Admission is free. No pre-registration necessary.
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.
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.