Brad Kunkle, “The New Moon,” 2020, oil and silver leaf on linen panel, 60 x 40 in. Arcadia Contemporary, see new dates below

Many in-person art events are swiftly moving to alternatives such as online gallery showings or individual appointments. It’s our pleasure to share with you an up-to-date list of art galleries and events that are carrying on in some new way, in light of the coronavirus and public health and safety.

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While the team at Fine Art Today is doing our best to give you up-to-date information about current art shows, please also check with the individual gallery or museum to confirm that the information has not changed since it was published here.

If you’d like to see your updates included in this list, please reach out to us at:

Together, we will carry on.

Art Events Moving Online

Briscoe Western Art Museum, Night of Artists Exhibition and Sale
San Antonio, TX
March 27–July 26, 2020
as of 3/18/20

National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society (NOAPS)
Scottsdale, AZ
Exhibition available
as of 3/18/20

Frame of Reference Fine Art, Western Art Week / Out West Art Show
Whitefish, MT
Postponed, works available online
as of 3/18/20

13th Annual New Visions Art Show
St. George, UT
On-location show canceled; live online only;;
as of 3/18/20

33rd Annual March in Montana Auction
Presented by Coeur d’Alene Galleries and the Coeur d’Alene Art Auction
Great Falls, MT
Remote bidding only, March 19–21, 2020
as of 3/18/20

National Watercolor Society Gallery
NWS Members Exhibition 2020, NWS 50 Stars Exhibition are to be held online only.
NWS 100th International Open Exhibition Call for Entry has been delayed to April 13 until May 22, 2020.
as of 3/18/20

Western Spirit / Scottsdale Museum of the West
Scottsdale, AZ
The Gathering is now online. Submit an Intent to Purchase form using the link below to put in your name before 5:00 pm on April 1, 2020. Winners will be drawn and announced on April 2.
as of 3/23/20

Scottsdale Art Auction
Scottsdale, AZ
New date: May 16, 2020
as of 3/20/20

Rescheduled Art Events

Yellowstone Forever
Has canceled educational programming through Yellowstone Forever Institute through May 21, 2020.
For those who have Yellowstone Forever programs scheduled to begin on or before May 21, 2020, learn more about your options to rebook go to:

Art Dallas / Dallas Market Center
Dallas, TX
Rescheduled for April 2021
as of 3/25/20

Artexpo New York
Pier 94, New York City
Postponed to October 1-4, 2020
as of 3/25/20

The Society of Animal Artists
Townsend, TN
Canceling their 60th Annual Exhibition this year. They may still have something smaller in person at the Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum.
as of 3/25/20

Governor’s Art Show
Loveland, CO
New dates: September 26–November 1, 2020 (Gala September 25)
as of 3/18/20

Museum of Russian Icons
Clinton, MA
2020 exhibition schedule revised
as of 3/18/20

Arcadia Contemporary, “Brad Kunkle • alkәmē” exhibition
Pasadena, CA
New dates: May 16–June 7, 2020
as of 3/14/20

National Sculpture Society
New York, NY
2020 Sculpture Conference and all programs through June are postponed
as of 3/17/20

Art Nocturne Knocke: 45th International Art Fair
Knokke-Heist, Belgium
Still scheduled for August 8-16, 2020
as of 3/23/20

Galleries: Appointment Only / Online Exhibitions

Most of the following art galleries are open by appointment at this time, although some may have closed temporarily. We encourage you to visit their websites and/or call them for the most current updates, and to browse their sites in the meantime as well.

Laguna Plein Air Painters Association (LPAPA) Implementing a LPAPA CARES! sales event through March 29th. We hope that during these trying times these reduced prices may entice you to not only acquire a great work of art but also help support our working artists and LPAPA’s continuing programs. The artists will receive their full original commission from the sale proceeds, with nonprofit LPAPA absorbing 100% of the price reduction from their share of the proceeds.
as of 3/23/20

Image credit: Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art
New Haven, CT
Center is closed, collections are available online
as of 3/18/20

Last Rites and Booth Gallery
New York, NY;
as of 3/18/20

Gallery Fritz
Santa Fe, NM
Shows cancelled or postponed
as of 3/16/20

Hugo Fine Arts Galerie
New York, NY
Open as of 3/14/20 — check site for current update

Michelle Courier, “Fall’s Light,” acrylic on canvas, 60 x 48 in. / Westward Gallery

Westward Gallery
Denver, CO
as of 3/18/20

Hagan Fine Art Gallery and Studio
Charleston, SC
as of 3/18/20

Rice Gallery of Fine Art
Overland Park, KS
Appointment only
as of 3/18/20

Berry Campbell Gallery
New York, New York
Open by appointment only
as of 3/19/20

Rimrock Gallery
Prineville, OR
Open during normal operating hours. Current Show: Laurel Buchanan, Gretha Lindwood and Tim Norman, Sculptor.
as of 3/19/20

Leiper’s Fork Gallery
Franklin, TN
Operating online and by appointment only and offering free delivery or free shipping.
as of 3/19/20

Harvey and Redding Studio
Naples, FL
“Messenger” exhibition date extended to April 30; view images online
as of 3/19/20

Bitterroot Frames Montana Masters Show & Montana Miniatures Show
Online sale
Victor, Montana
as of 3/19/20

ArtDeTriumph & Artful Framer Studios
Chicago, IL
Still operating online, contact for details
as of 3/22/20

Benicia Plein Air Gallery
Benicia, CA
Closed temporarily. The Featured Artist Shows and Receptions of Catherine Fasciato, Iris Sabre, and Joanne Gustilo are on Hold. New Dates to be determined.
as of 3/23/20

Art Museum Updates

Timken Museum of Art
San Diego, CA
Building temporarily closed
as of 3/23/20

Dessert Caballeros Western Museum
Wickenburg, AZ
Closed to the public with no define date of re-opening. Opening Weekend festivities for “Cowgirl Up!” have been cancelled, but the Exhibition and Sale will still go on through July 26 with private showings and digital and telephone sales. Beginning March 30th, the Museum will be taking reservations for the private viewing and purchasing of the “Cowgirl Up!” art. “Cowgirl Up!” Online will launch the week of March 30th.

Maryhill Museum
Goldendale, WA
Currently closed but can enjoy collections on exhibit online
as of 3/19/20

The Autry Museum of the American West
Los Angeles, CA
Temporarily closed but can access works from Masters artists online
as of 3/19/20

Highlands Center for Natural History
Prescott, AZ
All public programs have been cancelled. Our parking lot remains open and we invite visitors to enjoy the trails and access to the Prescott National Forest. BirdBonanza will be rescheduled.
as of 3/23/20

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