Join us March 18-21, 2021 for Western Art Week, when Great Falls becomes the Western Art Capital of the World, twice! This year, Western Art Week and Special Edition: Western Art Week August 2021, will provide two opportunities to experience Western Art in Great Falls, Montana. A complete list of events by day will help you experience every live music performance, quick draw, auctions, and art, from oil, watercolor, and sculpture in the classic style to modern contemporary interpretations, bright, vivid and colorful.

Interact with the artists in their showrooms and marvel at their skill witnessing them create custom works at several quick draw events, engage in a variety of events including quick finishes, live auctions, and educational symposiums.

An all-art adventure awaits, with art for your personal style at every price point. You will find artwork that captures alluring landscapes, rugged independence, tenacious adventures, and majestic wildlife. You will find original oil paintings, giclees, bronzes, photography, furniture, sculptures, jewelry, watercolors, prints, pencil sketches, scratch boards, pastels, and more!

Check back for more information about Special Edition: Western Art Week August 2021!

Our 34th annual March in Montana sale is shaping up to be one of our best. After our 2020 sale had to go online only, we are looking forward to having our live event along with multiple online options. The sale is known to be a high energy, fast paced, fun event. We’re looking forward to the possibility of seeing our many friends from throughout the country.

March In Montana Art Show

Elks Lodge | 500 1st Avenue S


The C.M. Russell Museum

Educational Symposium

Montana Miniatures is back for the 5th year. This popular show features over 140 different artists with small works in one location. In the past, this show was traditionally a silent auction to take place through-out the duration of the Out West Art Show but this year it will be a "sale only" price format held on a Thursday thru Saturday night.

Montana Miniatures

Heritage Inn | 1700 Fox Farm Road

For the 3rd year, Bitterroot Frames has brought you the Montana Masters show featuring all the top names in western art. This year, due to museum circumstances we will be featuring skull society artists in this event. Names like Brent Cotton, Michael Dudash, Don Oelze and Troy Collins to name a few will have major pieces for sale at the Montana / Alberta Room inside the Heritage Inn.

Montana Masters

Heritage Inn | 1700 Fox Farm Road

In her 13th consecutive year at Western Art Week, Kira Fercho will display her oil paintings at the Darkhorse Wine Snug. Kira is a professional oil painter from Billings, Montana. She shows in 6 national galleries and 2 museums. Kira is nationally known and has paintings all over the world.

Kira is considered to be a Modern Impressionist. Mostly, she paints what she knows: the land, culture, and animals of the west.

Kira Fercho

Darkhorse Wine Snug | 116 1st Ave S


With over 90 vendors showing the best of the west, you will surely fall in love with something at the Western and Living Design Show during Western Art Week in Great Falls. Everything is custom made and unique to the western world. There are boot makers, furniture makers, clothing and jewelry artisans, nightly live music and of course the best in fine art. For questions, please contact Chuck Fulcher at 406-761-0288 or 406-799-6576.

Great Western Living & Design Show

Montana ExpoPark | 400 3rd Street NW

Visitors to the Jay Contway Art Show will experience a quiet, friendly atmosphere were exceptional artists share their stories and their art during Western Art Week in Great Falls. The show is an eclectic mix of talent. Guests will find contemporary western art, jewelry, wood-working, pottery and more. Jay Contway, Montana’s own storyteller in Bronze, is your host. For questions, please contact Lynn Contway at 406-868-8684.

Jay Contway and Friends Art Show

Hilton Garden Inn | 2520 14th Street SW

Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art invites you to kick off Western Art Week in Great Falls and an Artist Reception celebrating the work of exhibiting artists Angela Babby: We are all Wicahpi (Star) People and Betsey Hurd: WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE. The reception will include a public joint Artist Talk with Nicole Evans, Curator of Art at The Square, and will occur midway through the reception in the museum cafe.
Please Join! Recommended for art lovers and enthusiast of all kinds. Merriment and musical entertainment included.

Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art Artist Reception and Talk

Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art | 1400 1st Avenue North


The Russell Sale and Auction

The Montana Watercolor Society Art Show is NOW part of the Out West Art Show. Stop by Room 200 to see art from Montana artists using the beauty of water-based paints.

Montana Watercolor Society at Out West Art Show

Out West Art Show | Heritage Inn | 1700 Fox Farm Road

Western Heritage


Western Heritage Artists Show


Don Hanson and Jeff Walker Art Show


Legends West


Kira Fercho Show


Celebration of Native Plains Artists


DG House & King Kuka Family