Art of the West Show at the High Desert Museum

CawdryBooThe works are on exhibit through August 17, when they will be auctioned at the annual High Desert Rendezvous, the Museum’s signature fundraising gala. All of the proceeds support the Museum’s education programs.  


The Museum made a call to artists to submit works inspired by the Western landscape.


hdm1“Each year we strive to bring a compelling mix of new and local artists to the Art of the West Show,” said Museum President Janeanne A. Upp. “The selection this year will appeal to both traditional and contemporary collectors. I hope everyone will get a chance to come to the Museum and view all the wonderful work.”


The High Desert Rendezvous starts at 5:30pm on August 17 and features a hosted bar, wild West cowboy supper, dancing to live music and a live and silent auction to benefit the Museum’s educational programs.

Tickets are $350 per couple (includes a Family Membership) and $200 for one person (includes an Individual Membership). Museum Members: $150 per person. Sponsorship packages start at $2,000. Call 541-382-4754, ext. 365, e-mail, or visit

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