Steamboat Art Museum

Join us at SAM to celebrate the four outstanding artists featured in this retrospective of their 30-year personal relationship and work. The artists will be in Steamboat Springs with events for our members and the public from July 27 through July 30. Special guests with long associations with the artists include Tim Newton, Collector, and Director Emeritus of the Salmagundi Art Club; Seth Hopkins, Executive Director of the Booth Western Art Museum – USA Today’s Readers Choice 2020 and 2021 Best Western Art Museum; Sue Simpson Gallagher, owner of Simpson Gallagher Gallery, Cody, WY and first Curator and Trustee of the National Wildlife Museum of Art. The events include two special panels with the artists and special guests and public reception.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

ONLINE ART AUCTION


OPENS Monday, July 19th @ 8am.      CLOSES Friday, July 30th @ 6pm 

SAM is pleased to present a unique opportunity for all collectors! This auction includes artwork demonstrating the creative process from concept to completion by four of the West’s most noted contemporary plein air painters, Ralph Oberg, Skip Whitcomb, Matt Smith, and Dan Young.

Each auction item includes:

1. One concept sketch by the artist
AND
2. Fully completed piece inspired by the sketch.

There are only four auction items (one per artist.)

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to own the sketch and it's painting!

ART COLLECTING, FOUR PERSPECTIVES


Wednesday, July 28, 2021. 10am–11am  FREE EVENT (No registration required)

Everything you want to know about collecting – and have the opportunity to ask!

Join us for a cup of coffee and a discussion on collecting art.

Get four perspectives from the experts  – artist, museum director, gallery owner and collector.

Panelist:

Exhibition Artists – Ralph Oberg, Matt Smith, Skip Whitcomb, & Dan Young.

Seth Hopkins – Director of the Booth Western Art Museum

Sue Simpson Gallagher – Owner Simpson Gallagher Gallery, Cody WY

Tim Newton – Director Emeritus, Salamugundi Art Club, NYC

ART EXPERTS + EXPERT ARTISTS


Thursday, July 29, 2021.  5:30pm – 7pm. REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Free to Members, $25 Non-Members.

Experience “Four Directions – Common Paths” in-depth with the artists – through their stories, observations and inspirations.

This reception and program includes an insightful panel discussion with the artists and western art experts Seth Hopkins, Sue Simpson Gallagher and Tim Newton.

PUBLIC RECEPTION WITH THE ARTISTS


Friday, July 30, 2021.  5pm – 7 pm
FREE EVENT.   No registration is required.

Meet the artists at a fun open reception honoring their exhibition.  Everyone is welcome!