Heide Presse, “Last Days of Summer, Lake McDonald 1915,” oil on linen, 20 x 36 inches

In just a few days, The Hockaday Museum of Art will host its third annual exhibition and sale “A Timeless Legacy – Women Artists of Glacier National Park”.  A destination for superior western fine art by leading women artists, this year’s event also includes esteemed speakers from New York City and Wyoming.

Opening events for the third annual “A Timeless Legacy – Women Artists of Glacier National Park” begin on August 12 at the Hockaday Museum of Art in Kalispell, Montana, which include a fundraising sale and new education seminar on art collecting.

Terry Cooke Hall, “A Walk in the Clouds,” oil, 24 x 30 inches

Titled the “Discovery Series”, this year the museum welcomes Salmagundi Club Chairman, Tim Newton, and Kathy Thompson, director of the Buffalo Bill Art Show in Cody, Wyoming.  Newton and Thompson will focus their talks “on the ins and outs of art collecting and how art can enrich the community through private collections, museums, and other sources” a press release notes.  “The program, which includes brunch, will be held August 12 from 10 A.M. to Noon at the Red Lion Hotel in Kalispell.”  Reservations are required and tickets are $25 for members and $35 for non-members.

Linda Glover Gooch, “Fireweed and Fog,” oil, 30 x 27 inches

The exhibition “A Timeless Legacy” will open August 15 and continue through September 23 at the Hockaday Museum.  Featuring 28 participating artists, viewers will encounter a diverse display of exquisite western art by leading women artists.  Subjects include landscape, wildlife, figurative, and more.  “These artists follow in the footsteps of the pioneering women artists who have painted in Glacier Park over the last century” the release continues.  “Featured works reflect the vastness and grandeur of the Park, including landscapes and wildlife, as well as indigenous cultures and early visitors.”

Krystii Melaine, “Where Mountains Touch the Sky—Blackfeet,” oil on linen, 20 x 30 inches

Represented artists include Deborah Berniklau, Shawn Cameron, Stephanie Campos, Nancy Dunlop Cawdrey, Carole Cooke, Sheila Cottrell, Lori Forest, Linda Glover Gooch, Margaret Graziano, Terry Cooke Hall, Ann Hanson, Julie Jeppsen, Jennifer Johnson, Laurie Lee, Krystii Melaine, Darcie Peet, Stacey Peterson, Heide Presse, Elizabeth Robbins, Sandy Scott, Sharon Standridge, Kathryn Stats, Sonya Terpening, Linda Tippetts, Rebecca Tobey, Echo Ukrainetz, Sally Vannoy, and Sarah Woods.

To learn more, visit the Hockaday Museum or A Timeless Legacy exhibition page.

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