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40 Years of Western Art

April 22 - July 8, 2023.

Opening Weekend, April 22 - 23, 2023.

Join us in the Texas Hill Country for two days of celebrating what began as The Cowboy Artists of America Museum and is now the award-winning Museum of Western Art. Public day on Saturday, April 22nd includes Native American dancers, chuckwagon chow, and live entertainment.

SATURDAY, APRIL 22: 9-10 a.m. Proclamation by Mayor Judy Eychner and re-dedication of the Museum. Cowboy Chuckwagon Breakfast (open to the public), rededication of the bronzes "Winning the Iron Shirt" by Fritz White and "Thanks for the Rain" by Joe Beeler, both lent by the City of Kerrville, Texas in honor of the late L.D. "Brink" Brinkman."

9 - 3 P.M. Opening of the exhibition "40 Years of Western Art"

  • Museum open to the public

  • Red River Inter-tribal Native American Dancers (performances at 10 a.m and 1 p.m.)

  • Exit 505 Band performs during lunch. Food Trucks available.

  • Museum tours on the hour with artists demonstrations in galleries

  • Native American vendors displaying jewelry, pottery, and basket goods. Works for sale.

6 - 9 P.M. – Private Founders and Benefactors Dinner SUNDAY, APRIL 23: 12:00 – 5:00 – Museum open to the public, no admission charge. 1:00 – Mimosas and cake to mark the official 40th Anniversary of the Museum.

1:20 – Salute to Remuda Volunteers during National Volunteer Month

"A Ways to Go" by Robert Pummill (detail)


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