Tucker Smith: A Celebration of NatureJune 15, 2020 - August 23, 2020
The National Museum of Wildlife Art is proud to announce a retrospective of the work of Tucker Smith. Featuring more than 75 original oils, this exhibition will be a true survey of Smith’s life’s work, with pieces ranging from his early years as a professional artist to his most recent paintings. This exhibit will present the breadth of subject matter he has tackled, including western wildlife, camp and cowboy scenes, as well as stunning landscapes. One of the Museum’s signature images, The Refuge, will be a highlight of this touring exhibition which also features a full-color catalog. The exhibit is scheduled to travel to the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, the National Sporting Library and Museum, and The Booth Western Art Museum after making its debut at the National Museum of Wildlife Art.
Organized by the National Museum of Wildlife Art of the United States.
Guest Curated by B. Byron Price, Director of Charles M. Russell Center for the Study of Art of the American West, University of Oklahoma.
Exhibition Touring Schedule
October 2, 2020 – January 3, 2021
National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum
Oklahoma City, OK
April 8, 2021 – August 22, 2021
National Sporting Library and Museum
September 11, 2021 – January 2, 2022
Booth Western Art Museum
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Scenes of Transcendent Beauty includes 20 watercolor field sketches on loan from the Yellowstone Heritage and Resource Center in Gardiner, Montana. These intimate sketches provide a rare window into Moran’s artistic process and give the viewer insight into Moran’s Yellowstone.See the Exhibit
Bonheur & Beyond: Celebrating Women in Wildlife ArtThrough August 16, 2022
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