About the Show

The Cheyenne Frontier Days Western Art Show is an invitational show which features the nation’s top Western artists presenting original art that celebrates the heritage and the future of the American West. Over the last 40 years, this high-caliber art show has become the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum's largest fundraiser supporting Arts Education, Exhibits, Collections, and Operations.  

How the Show Works


The 40th Annual CFD Western Art Show and Sale will kick-off with the first ever Virtual Opening Reception on July 16 available for viewing on Facebook Live from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. To participate in purchasing art from the show and to receive the opening reception link, participants must purchase tickets.

The show will start with Jump the Gun (JTG) from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm MDT and close with a regular buying period from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm MDT. Artwork will be available for sale to the general public starting on July 17 at 9:00 am MDT. All artwork during the Virtual Opening Reception is listed at the Jump the Gun price (+25%) plus $160. Ticket holders will receive a single coupon code that is time sensitive that will reduce the price accordingly.


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Applying for Invitation

If you are interested in applying for invitation to the 2021 CFD Western Art Show & Sale, please use the link below:

Apply for Invitation