Visions of the West Exhibition on View | September 3 -18

Join us at The Bryan Museum to see and purchase top works of Native American Art from the Bill Harris Collection including pottery, ceramics, textiles and art at our first annual Visions of the West Art Exhibition and Auction.  The Vision’s exhibit will be on display from September 3 through September 18 at The Bryan Museum prior to the auction weekend starting on September 23. Live Auction takes place on Saturday, September 24 at 2 p.m. Online Auction Bidding Begins September 3.

Visions of the West Weekend | September 23&24

Single Day Tickets:
$100 Old 300 Members/Delegados
$150 Members
$175 Non-Members

Single Day Tickets:
$25 Old 300 Members/Delegados
$30 Members
$50 Non-Members

Art Untamed is the first night of the contemporary western artists showcase. The goal of Art Untamed is to highlight the works of five masters of contemporary western art and to raise money not only for the artists themselves but also for The Bryan Museum’s educational programs and exhibitions. Your ticket includes an artist talk, a fixed-price intent to purchase drawing, hosted cocktail reception, live music and gourmet hors d’ouevres.

Artist Talk: Featuring Nocona Burgess
Hosted by Ken Wise, Host of Wise About Texas Podcast
7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Join artist and member of the Comanche Nation of Oklahoma for a special and intimate talk about his art, his famous ancestor and the history of the Comanche.

Burgess is the son of a former tribal chief and the great-great-grandson of one of the most revered Native American leaders – Chief Quanah Parker.


Auction & Cocktail Reception
8 to 9:00 p.m.

The fixed price auction drawing features works by Nocona Burgess, Nancy Bush, Ricardo Robles, Mary Baxter and Dina Gregory. Purchases of Art Untamed artwork support not only the artists but The Bryan’s educational programs and exhibitions.

Fixed Price Auction Drawings

Quanah Parker – Racial Profile, acrylic on canvas, 24” x 30”, $4,950.00
Llano Estacado Kwanada, acrylic on canvas, 24” x 36”, $5,060.00
Evening Plains, Oil on canvas, 18” x 24”, $3,100
Dirty Money, Oil on canvas, 16” x20”, $2,000
The Glow, Oil on canvas, 24” x 36”, $5,900
Treasures in the Llano, 11” x 14”, pastel, $1,100
Fields of Gold, 9”x12”, pastel, $650
Fiesta Cactus, 12” x 18”, pastel  $1,800
Eclipse, Oil on linen, 24” x 36” , $12,100
First Snow, Rociada, Oil on linen, 36” x 40”, $17,900
Lifting Fog, Oil on linen, 24”x 30”, $10,600
Two Towers, oil on canvas, 28”x28”  $4,500
Abandoned Loading Dock, Marfa, 2014, acrylic on polyfiber, 36”x32”, $5,800

Visions of the West Live Auction
Hosted by Live Auctioneers
Saturday. September 24
Preview 1 p.m. | Auction 2 p.m.
The Bryan Museum, Conservatory

The Visions of the West auction includes items from the Visions of the West exhibition on view from September 3 through September 18 and additional items including saddles, western memorabilia, silver, western art and artifacts. Online bidding begins September 3 through Live Auctioneers. The online portal to the auction can be found here. Tickets to the Visions of the West Auction weekend include Friday night’s Art Untamed: Night of Contemporary Art and the Live Auction on Saturday.

Below are just some items that will be auctioned off on Saturday’s auction.