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Logan Maxwell Hagege, "Somewhere Free", oil, 24" x 36". © Briscoe Western Art Museum

Hybrid 20th Anniversary Night Of Artists Makes The Best Of Contemporary Western Art Available Everywhere

Opening March 28, the Fixed-Price Sale features works not previously sold through auction

Published on March 18, 2021

To mark the 20th anniversary of the event that sparked the museum’s creation, the Briscoe Western Art Museum is expanding its signature exhibition and sale to a hybrid format. One of the premier Western Art events in the world is now in-person and online, allowing everyone to view and participate in the museum’s Night of Artists 2021 Exhibition and Sale. Night of Artists includes the viewing and sale of more than 250 new works of painting, sculpture, and mixed media by 75 of today’s leading contemporary Western artists.

Featured artists include Logan Maxwell Hagege, Martin Grelle, Billy Schenck, Mark Maggiori, Kim Wiggins, George Hallmark, Michael Ome Untiedt, Teresa Elliott, Paul Rhymer, Stefan Savides, Mary Ross Ruchholz, and C. Michael Dudash.

Open now, the Night of Artists Online Art Auction concludes 10 p.m. March 27 during the Exhibition Opening Celebration featuring the Grand Live Auction 7:30 – 8:45 p.m. The live auction includes in-person, online, and mobile app bidding (Apple and Android) and will be livestreamed. Bid registration for the online and live auctions is free and everyone can enjoy livestream. Night of Artists continues as a public exhibition and sale March 28 – May 9 at the Briscoe and online.

“Expanding the event online provides a larger platform to showcase the beauty and impact of the rich stories illustrated through Western art. We look forward to sharing it with everyone,” said Michael Duchemin, President and CEO of the Briscoe Western Art Museum.

Night of Artists serves as the primary fundraiser for the museum, benefiting Briscoe’s full array of exhibitions and educational programs throughout the year.

Opening March 28, the Fixed-Price Sale features works not previously sold through auction. Available at a price set by the artist, these limited remaining works may be purchased online or in person.

Culture Editor