2023 AUCTION EVENTS

TWO GREAT  WESTERN ART EXPERIENCES

March 17 – 18, 2023

August 17 – 19, 2023

Energize your western spirit at two prestigious western art experiences in 2023. Inspired by the one-and-only artist and storyteller Charlie Russell, these events will include happenings for all ages and any who love art and the western lifestyle. Join us in Great Falls, Montana, for the premiere fundraising events of the C.M. Russell Museum. Glimpse into the past, experience today’s artistic expressions of the West, and join in the future of Charlie’s western art legacy.

EVENTS

CHARLIE’S MARCH ROUNDUP

Kick-off western art week with your friends at the C.M. Russell Museum! Get up close and personal with the artwork at our exclusive art preview party and two nights of sales – featuring contemporary, historical works, and other western collectibles. Don’t forget to wrap up your weekend with our can’t-miss educational symposium!

Friday, March 17, 2023
10 am – 2 pm | Art in Action
Meadow Lark Country Club
$65

6 pm | Charlie’s March Roundup: Art Preview Party and Friday Night Silent Auction
The Newberry
$60

Saturday, March 18, 2023
9 am (Doors open at 8:30 am) | Charlie’s March Roundup Educational Symposium
C.M Russell Museum
Morgan Wylder | Art Conservation – Free and open to the public

5 pm | Charlie’s March Roundup: Live Auction
The Newberry
$85

Sunday, March 19, 2023
9 am | Sealed Bid Sale closes
Included artwork is on display at the C.M. Russell Museum March 2-March 18.
Call Duane Braaten at 406-604-4751 for more information.

FREE ADMISSION

Explore the galleries of the C.M. Russell Museum including the original Russell house and studio.

Thursday, March 16, through Monday, March 20
10 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

ART IN ACTION

Glimpse into the mind and talent of revered artists at Art in Action. Guests watch as artists finish their works in this exciting variation of a traditional “quick draw”, have the opportunity to visit and interact, as well as enjoy brunch and live music at this action packed event. The event culminates in a live auction with 100% of the proceeds donated to the museum by the participating artists.

THE RUSSELL 2023

Thursday, August 17 through Saturday, August 19, 2023

Join us at The Russell: An Exhibition and Sale to Benefit the C.M. Russell Museum. Widely recognized as one of the most prestigious and fun western art events in the world, The Russell offers competitive bidding for significant works by highly-acclaimed historic and contemporary Western artists.

 

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS

MORE INFORMATION

Charlie’s March Roundup is March 17-18, 2023.

The Russell Sale is August 18-20, 2023.

Both sale events will feature in-person events as well as online auction platforms with telephone and absentee bidding options available.

The submission deadline for the 2023 sale will be February 1, 2023.

Artist/Consignor Submission forms are linked at the top of this page.