July 19-28, 2024


2017 CFD Western Art Show & Sale

Opening Reception Thursday, July 20, 2017

Exhibit Open Through Sunday, August 20, 2017

The CFD Western Art Show & Sale features the nation’s top artists presenting original art that celebrates the heritage of the American West. The event begins at 3 p.m. with the ticket holder preview. At 4 p.m., guests will head over to the Governor’s Residence for hors d’oeuvres on the lawn. The exhibit opens at 5:30 p.m. back at the Museum and includes a “Buy it Now” option, enabling patrons to immediately purchase artwork at a premium.  A Western dinner and a live auction round out the evening. The art show is open to the public on Friday, July 21, 2017.  All art can be seen through Cheyenne Frontier Days™ until August 20, 2017, with Museum admission.

Tickets for the opening reception are $145 apiece with open seating.  Early bird ticket prices are $125 if purchased before July 1, 2017.

The standard table: $3,000

— Reserved seating for 10

— CFD Shot Glass Favors

— (4) Bottles of Wine

— Floral Centerpiece

— 2017 CFD Art Show Posters

The premium table: $5,000

— Reserved Seating for 12

— Premier Table Locations

— Etched Crystal Shot Glass Favors

— (4) bottles of wine

— (2) bottles of champagne

— Floral Centerpiece

2017 CFD Art Show Posters

Tickets can be purchased online at or by calling (307) 778-7202.

Since its inception in 1981, the CFD Western Art Show has contributed over $2.8 million to Museum operations. All art proceeds benefit the CFD Old West Museum’s Exhibits, Collections, and Education Programs. A percentage of all art, ticket, and table purchases is tax deductible.

Quick Facts:

What: Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Western Art Show & Sale Opening Reception

Where: CFD Old West Museum – 4610 Carey Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82001

When: Opening Reception – Thursday, July 20, 2017; The show can be seen through Sunday, August 20, 2017

Time: 3 – 10 p.m.

Cost: Tickets for the Opening Reception are $145; Early Bird Price before July 1 is $125.  Standard Table for $3,000 and Premium Table for $5,000

Tickets: Tickets are available online at or by calling (307) 778-7202

Reservations required.  For more information, call (307) 778-7202 or visit