Steamboat Art Museum

CURRENT EXHIBIT | The New West: The Rise of Contemporary Indigenous and Western Art


“The New West" Video Library

The Steamboat Art Museum is pleased to introduce its current winter exhibition, breaking new ground and bringing a different type of Western art to the region.

Take a look at the exhibit overview video as well as our Artist Spotlight videos!

“The New West: The Rise of Contemporary Indigenous and Western Art" chronicles the beginnings of this sub-genre in the 1960s and highlights the artists of today who are moving it forward.

Guest curated by Seth Hopkins, Executive Director of the Booth Western Art Museum, Cartersville, Georgia, the exhibition features fresh takes on Indigenous and Western subjects, created by a diverse cross-section of artists.


Available Artwork for Purchase

Browse our directory of artwork that is currently available for purchase and seize your opportunity today at owning your own piece from our current exhibit, “The New West: The Rise of Contemporary Indigenous and Western Art." 

The New West: The Rise of Contemporary Indigenous and Western Art

Showing December 2, 2022 – April 15, 2023.

Read the press release outlining the details of our current exhibit. 

Reflections of the New West

We are thrilled to have our current exhibit, “The New West: The Rise of Contemporary Indigenous and Western Art," featured in this recent article from Western Art & Architecture. “Reflections of the New West" by Joshua Rose explores the arc and evolution of Western art from the 1960s to present day. Be sure to give it a read! 

A New Way for the West

Read the latest write-up from Western Art Collector, “A New Way for the West" that explores SAM's current exhibit, “The New West: The Rise of Contemporary Indigenous and Western Art." 

Examining the Origins of Contemporary Western Art

Be sure to read this recent article from Essential West Magazine, “The New West" that explores SAM's current exhibit, “The New West: The Rise of Contemporary Indigenous and Western Art" and examines the origins of contemporary Western art.