Banik Special Edition Western Art Week 2021-8

Join us March 16-20, 2022 for Western Art Week, when Great Falls becomes the Western Art Capital of the World! A complete list of events by day will help you experience every live music performance, quick draw, auctions, artist interactions, and art, from oil, watercolor, and sculpture in the classic style to modern contemporary interpretations, bright, vivid and colorful.

Over 70 artists will remove furniture from the rooms at the Heritage Inn to convert them into min-galleries for a week. Art lovers visit the rooms to get some insight into the artists thoughts and creative process. Events within the event include Quick Draws, Quick Finishes, Cowboys and Cocktails, Live Auctions, Postcards on the Prairie, Living Catalogue, and more.

Out West Art Show

Heritage Inn | 1700 Fox Farm Road

Join me, Lynn Contway, for our small, intimate art show with original art by Montana artists, friends of Jay Contway. I also invite you let us Video Tape your stories of your friend and colleague Jay Contway. Tell me about your relationship with Jay and about your collection of Jay Contway art. Your stories are of great value to me as I create an historical record of Jay's accomplishments from student, school teacher, calf roper and artist.

Jay Contway Art Show

Hilton Garden Inn | 2520 14th Street SW

The Russell is the premiere fundraising event for the C.M. Russell Museum in Great Falls, Montana, attracting artists, collectors, and patrons from around the country. The auction features important pieces by Charles M. Russell and other historic artists, as well as new work by both up-and-coming artists and nationally acclaimed contemporary western artists. Join us for the auction to be held for the first time on the newly expanded museum campus.

The Russell Sale and Auction

The C.M. Russell Museum | 400 13th St N


Western Heritage Artists – Footprints on the Trail

Holiday Inn Convention Center | 1100 5th St S

This show features Don Hanson's Stoneware and Porcelain pottery, Jeff Walker's landscape paintings, and Dick Lauritzen's oil paintings.

Don Hanson, Jeff Walker, and Dick Lauritzen Show

Don Hanson Studio Showroom | 100 3rd St SW


Celebration of Native Plains Artists

Montana ExpoPark | 400 3rd Street NW