Western Roundup: January 2020

Cowboys and Indians: John Wayne, 1986 by Andy Warhol.
— Courtesy The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh; Founding Collection, Contribution The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. —

ART SHOWS

Warhol and the West

Oklahoma City, OK, January 31 through May 10: “Warhol and the West” presents the full range of Western imagery produced by Andy Warhol. This body of work furthers our understanding of how the American West infiltrates the public’s imagination through contemporary art and popular culture.

405-478-2250 • NationalCowboyMuseum.org

28th Invitational Native American Fine Arts Festival

Litchfield Park, AZ, January 11-12: The fine arts and cultural festival features approximately 100 Native American artists, a variety of Native American art, entertainment and learning opportunities throughout the weekend.

623-935-9040 • Litchfield-Park.org

27th Annual Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival

Carefree, AZ, January 17-19: The popular art and wine event conjoins more than 155 juried fine artisans from throughout the United States and abroad with an elaborate collection of domestic and imported wines for tasting.

480-837-5637 • ThunderbirdArtists.com

AUCTIONS

30th Annual Mesa Old West Show & Auction

Mesa, AZ, January 25-26: 2020: Bid on 300 lots of authentic Western fine art and artifacts at the 30th annual live Mesa Old West Auction. Shop over 180 vendors of authentic Western art, antiques, apparel, jewelry, collectibles, historical artifacts, cowboy gear, Native American arts, antique firearms, decor, books, boots and much more at the 30th annual show and sale.

480-779-WEST • OldWestEvents.com

HERITAGE FESTIVALS

Living History Fair

Watertown, SD, January 25-26: See live demonstrations and actors recreating how our ancestors lived, worked and played. Be a part
of this historic event by attending the Living History Fair.

605-886-7335 • VisitWatertownSD.com

Montana Winter Fair

Lewistown, MT, January 18-26: In 2020, the Montana Winter Fair celebrates 75 years of promoting Montana agriculture and our enviable Western way of life.

406-538-2200• MontanaWinterFair.com

Superstition Mountain Museum’s Apacheland/Heritage Days

Apache Junction, AZ, January 11-12: The Yellow Bird Indian Dancers will perform twice daily
at the celebration of the history and culture of the Superstition Mountains and Apacheland Movie Ranch.

480-983-4888 • SuperstitionMountainMuseum.org

POETRY GATHERINGS

Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering

Golden, CO, January 16-19: Experience cowboy poetry performances by Vic Anderson, Patty Clayton, Glenn Moreland and Washtub Jerry,
and much more.

720-213-6446 • ColoradoCowboyGathering.com

National Cowboy Poetry Gathering

Elko, NV, January 27-February 1: This week of poetry, music, dancing, workshops, exhibits, conversations, food and fellowship is rooted in tradition but focused on today’s rural West.

775-738-7508 • NationalCowboyPoetryGathering.org

RODEOS

Cowboys of Color Rodeo

Fort Worth, TX, January 20: Held since 1995, this rodeo brings together cowboys from diverse cultures to celebrate their Western heritage.

817-922-9999 • CowboysOfColor.org

American Finals Rodeo

Tulsa, OK, January 24-26: Watch the top 15 cowboys and cowgirls compete in a variety of Western events. While there, be sure to check out the event’s free Western trade show.

918-456-9814 • ACRARodeo.com

STOCK SHOWS & RODEOS

National Western Stock Show

Denver, CO, January 11-26: Since 1906, this show has hosted livestock and horse sales
and seminars, plus rodeo events, at National Western Complex.

303-296-6977 • NationalWestern.com

Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo

Fort Worth, TX, January 17-February 8: Held since 1896, Fort Worth’s exposition livestock show and rodeo attract cowboys to its auctions, livestock and horse shows, rodeos and concerts.

817-877-2400 • FWSSR.com

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