Colorado Nature Photography Exhibit
May 30 - July 12, 2014
Opening Reception May 30, 2014 5-8 PM

The natural beauty of Colorado's magnificent landscape is brought to life through this invitational exhibit featuring some of Colorado's most talented nature photographers.

OPENING RECEPTION 5/30 at 5 pm. Free.

$20, $10 for members.

Photography posters, catalogs and books will be for sale in the Museum shop.

Photo courtesy of Monte Trumbull.

Birds in Art
July 18 - September 15, 2014
Opening Reception July 18, 2014 5-8 PM

On loan from Wisconsinís Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, the "Birds in Art" exhibit seeks to present the very best contemporary artistic interpretations of birds and related subject matter. Two- and three-dimensional artworks in all medias will be presenting the natural world having birds as the primary or secondary focus.

Birds in Art will open to the public on July 18, 2014 and will be on view for nine weeks. Specific Birds in Art education programs and special events will be available.

A fully illustrated, four-color catalog will be available for sale during the exhibit.

The Steamboat Art Museum will host the Opening Reception of the 2014 Yampa Valley Crane Festival on 9/12 between 5 -8 pm.
Please register in advance on the Crane Festival website:

Plein Air Exhibit
September 26 - October 18, 2014
Opening Reception September 26, 2014 5-8 PM

Quick Draw
September 27 - September 27, 2014
Opening Reception September 27, 2014 11-6 PM

Exquisite Miniatures - one of two winter exhibits
December 05 - April 11, 2015
Opening Reception December 05, 2014 5-8 PM

Mark Thompson Exhibit - one of two winter exhibits
December 05 - April 11, 2015
Opening Reception December 05, 2014 5-8 PM

A native of Colorado, Mark Thompson received his B.A. degree in Commercial Art from Colorado State University. After working briefly as a commercial illustrator in Chicago, he returned to Colorado. He taught art for ten years and completed course work toward an M.A. in drawing and painting at the University of Northern Colorado. He turned to his art full time in 1981, working in the media of egg tempera and etching. Mark has received numerous awards from exhibitions over the years, including The American Artistís Professional League (NY), The Knickerbocker Artists (NY), the Salmagundi Club (NY), The Allied Artists of America (NY), and the Colorado Governorís Art Show.
OPENING RECEPTION 12/5/14 at 5 pm. Free.
LECTURE / DEMO BY MARK THOMPSON Saturday 12/6 at 10 am. $20, $10 for members.
NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM DINNER 12/6/14 at 6 - 9 pm.

Image: The Muse of Spring.

John Fawcett Exhibit
June 05 - October 15, 2015
Opening Reception June 05, 2015 5-8 PM

COMING WINTER 2016: Len Chmiel
December 06 - December 06, 2016
Opening Reception December 06, 2016 5-8 PM