Wyoming Arts Council

Douglas Invitational Art Show and Sale

Accomplished artists from three states will be featured during the 17th Annual Douglas Invitational Art Show and Sale at the Wyoming Pioneer Museum, August 8-11 a.m. The show begins Aug. 8 with an opening night reception at 7 p.m. The evening features a silent auction, hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. Tickets for the opening reception are $25 each.

The show continues on Aug. 9 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. A special youth art activity will be held at 10 a.m. called “Let’s Draw a Line.” The project is patterned after the Wyoming Health Department’s campaign “Where do you draw the line” that is appearing throughout Wyoming this summer. Art lessons will be held into fair week at the Pioneer Museum at 2 p.m. Aug. 12-14.
Also, Aug. 9, the popular Quick Draw event will begin at 2 p.m., followed by a wine and cheese reception. During the Quick Draw, artists are given an hour to produce a piece of art. These artistic pieces are then auctioned beginning at 4 p.m.

The show continues on Aug. 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Artists’ mediums include watercolor, acrylics, oils, bronze, woodcarving and pottery. For more information about the art show, or to make reservations for the opening reception, please call 307-358-9288.

The following artists, from Wyoming, Colorado and Texas, are expected to participate in the show:
Guadalupe Barajas, Gwen Bruner, Ginny Butcher, B.J. Durr, Casey Hunter, Karen Henneck, Diane Harrop, William Hugh Jennings, William Rogers Jennings, Linda Johnson, Beck Johnson, Gary Keimig, Art Kober, Kristine Koss, Alice Marlatt, Michele McDonald, Tom Moncure, Dorothy Reland, Gisele Robinson, Barbara Schaffner, Dustin Stephenson, Pam sharp, Carla Stroh and Sam Thiewes.

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