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Cowgirl Up! Art from the Other Half of the West Opening Weekend

March 29 - March 31

$10.00 – $275.00

Desert Caballeros Western Museum cordially invites you to attend our fourteenth annual signature event – Cowgirl Up! – a celebration of the West’s best women artists. The celebration begins with a full weekend of special events followed by a month-long exhibition and sale, through May 12, 2019.

The Cowgirl Up! exhibition is divided into two parts: a gallery of “miniatures” (pieces under 144 square inches) and a gallery of full-sized art (pieces over 144 square inches). The miniatures are the first to sell on Friday, and the full-sized pieces become available on Saturday. Sunday morning features a quick-draw by a group of the Cowgirl Up! artists in attendance, followed by a live auction of the pieces that were just created.

Opening Weekend for the 2019 Cowgirl Up! Exhibition and Sale is March 29-31, 2019.

Weekend Package (includes all events): $275 per person

Friday, March 29

2 – 3 p.m. | Exhibition Preview and Miniatures Sale Preview | $10 per person

4:30 – 9 p.m. | Miniatures Cash & Carry Sale and Artist & Patrons Party (box draw at 6 p.m., dance under the tent with Trio Rio from 7 – 9 p.m.) | $75 per person

Dance sponsored by Karol DeVore and Rox Corbett and Doug Hart.

Saturday, March 30

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Exhibition Preview | $10 per person

11 a.m. | Lecture and Conversation: “Politics and Art in the Fight for Western Women’s Suffrage” with Dr. Katherine Benton-Cohen, Associate Professor of History at Georgetown University | $10 per person

4:30 – 9 p.m. | Opening night “Bash & Bid” Sale, Awards Dinner and Live Auction (box draw at 6 p.m.) | $175 per person

Sunday, March 31

9 a.m. – noon | Chuck Wagon Breakfast, Quick Draw and Live Auction | $30 per person (kids 12 and under $15)


Online sales have concluded. Please call 928-684-2272 to register for Friday’s Miniatures Sale or Saturday’s “Bash & Bid” Sale.

Walk-up tickets are available at the door for all other events.


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March 29
March 31
$10.00 – $275.00
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