The Buckaroo Heritage Western Art Roundup is held each year in conjunction with the Winnemucca, Nevada Labor Day celebration, the Western Art Roundup is a gathering, show and sale by many of the greatest western painters, sculptors and artisans in the country. Complete with cowboy music, cowboy poetry readings the Western Art Roundup also serves as the induction ceremony for the Buckaroo Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Museum.
Plan now to find the best buckaroo art and buckaroo trappings available in the West at the Western Art Roundup!
Friday, September 4: Artist setup and Judging. Doors open from 1:00-5:00 P.M. for the public. The Buckaroo Hall of Fame Honorees and Awards banquet starts at 6:00 PM and tickets are available to the public. Please contact Carl to reserve seats. firstname.lastname@example.org).
Saturday, September 5: Show opens at 8:00 AM for viewing artwork and traditional buckaroo gear. Artist demonstrations throughout the day, watch them at work as they create their next masterpiece!
11:00 Winnemucca Labor Day parade with the Buckaroo Hall of Fame inductions immediately following the parade
3:00 Quick Draw starts, enjoy the Buckaroo honorees and artist reception with wine and hors d'oeuvres and expand your collection during the Art Auction.
4:30 Preview the Auction Items and add to your collection by bidding on the some 60 pieces of art and crafts created by the participating artists. Pieces are donated or consigned to the Art Auction. The donated pieces help cover the cost of the Art Show.
Sunday, September 6: Show opens at 8:00 AM continuing throughout the day. Visit with the artists, watch them as they paint and sculpt. Show closes at 4:00 P.M.
The Buckaroo Heritage Western Art Roundup was started in 1983 by Carl Hammond. Western & Buckaroo artists & artisans attend annually to exhibit their "Buckaroo" art; rawhide braiding, silver work, horsehair & leather gear, as well as paintings, drawings & sculpture steeped in Vaquero tradition. Western artists of all genre show & sell at this judged event - but some of their work should reflect the Buckaroo theme of "The Roundup."
Make plans now to attend the Western Art Roundup over Labor Day weekend in Nevada featuring a "Quick-Draw," a wine tasting, a fund-raising banquet (proceeds to the Buckaroo Heritage Western Art Roundup and Buckaroo Hall of Fame), entertainment such as music or Cowboy Poetry, and even an exciting benefit auction for the Buckaroo Hall of Fame, where master artists & artisans offer their work to the highest bidder.
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