Past Events

 

NOTE: We are still developing the schedule of events for 2022, please check back soon!  See below for a list of last year's fun events.

 

Thursday, June 24th, 2021

All Day: 9:00 am 5:00 pm – Plein Air Paint Out

Location: City Beach, Whitefish

Open to all artists and public. Come join local artists R.S Riddick and Nancy Dunlop Cawdrey and many others at a selected outdoor spot near Whitefish to receive some of that "outside" inspiration.  Completed works will be available for bidding in the Small Works Silent Auction!

Suggested Parking: Lakeside Blvd. ~ City Beach public parking lot

Friday, June 25th, 2021

10:00 am – 5:00 pm - Small Works Silent Auction goes live at the Cawdrey Gallery

Location: Cawdrey Gallery, 206 Lupfer Ave, Unit 102, Whitefish

Open to the public!

Suggested Parking: Glacier Bank Parking Lot ~ E. 3rd St. ~ Lupfer Ave.

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm - Interview with Chadd Scott

Location: Cawdrey Gallery, 206 Lupfer Ave, Unit 102, Whitefish

Open to the public!  Listen to Forbes Art Contributor Chadd Scott discuss the current state of art in the United States as well as what small towns like Whitefish mean to the larger art communities. 

Suggested Parking: Glacier Bank Parking Lot ~ E. 3rd Street ~ Lupfer Ave.

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm - Kick-Off Reception and Welcome to the Valley Party

Location: Frame of Reference, 235 Central Ave, Whitefish

Open to the public! Meet some of the SAF participating artists, watch several Hockaday Museum Plein Air artists demonstrate, and enjoy light refreshments at the beautiful Frame of Reference gallery!

Suggested Parking: Public Parking at 421 E. 3rd Street ~ Central Ave.

Saturday, June 26th, 2021

10:00 am – 5:00 pm - Small Works Silent Auction open for bidding 

Location: Cawdrey Gallery, 206 Lupfer Ave, Unit 102, Whitefish

Suggested Parking: Glacier Bank Parking Lot ~ E. 3rd St. ~ Lupfer Ave.

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm - Artists’ Roundtable Discussion with Forbes Magazine Arts Contributor Chadd Scott

Location: Cawdrey Gallery, 206 Lupfer Ave, Unit 102, Whitefish

Theme for discussion: "Art making post pandemic - social upheaval, NFT's, and collectors and galleries leaving big cities." Featuring artists like Michael Ome Untiedt, Nancy Dunlop Cawdrey, Daniel Gonzalez, LaQuincey Reed and more!

Suggested Parking: Glacier Bank Parking Lot ~ E. 3rd St. ~ Lupfer Ave.

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm - Cocktail Meet & Greet with the Artists

Location: Cawdrey Gallery, 206 Lupfer Ave, Unit 102, Whitefish

Open to the public, join us for an evening of perusing our gallery and having the opportunity to discuss your favorite works with the artists that made them. Also take the opportunity to place a bid on your favorite silent auction work while you still can!

Suggested Parking: Glacier Bank Parking Lot ~ E. 3rd St. ~ Lupfer Ave.

Sunday, June 27th, 2022

10:00 am - 11:30 am - Collector's Seminar Bagel Brunch

Location: Jeff Callihan Galleries, 104 Spokane Ave. Whitefish

Join Chadd Scott and spouse to discuss the Western art market and their collecting experience, with Robert Copple providing an artists' perspective.  Bagels and mimosas provided.

Suggested Parking: Whitefish Library Parking Lot ~ Public Parking at 600 E. Second Street.

11:00 am – 5:30 pm - Last chance to bid in Small Works Silent Auction

Location: Cawdrey Gallery, 206 Lupfer Ave, Unit 102, Whitefish

Suggested Parking: Glacier Bank Parking Lot ~ E. 3rd St. ~ Lupfer Ave.

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm - Artist Quick-Finish

Location: O'Shaughnessy Cultural Arts Center, 1 Central Ave, Whitefish

Free and open to the public! Come engage with the Summer ArtFest artists as they do final touches on their artworks that will be subsequently live auctioned. A great opportunity to ask questions and witness art-making processes of all sorts! 

Suggested Parking: O'Shaughnessy North Parking Lot ~ Depot Park

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm - Live Auction 

Location: O'Shaughnessy Cultural Arts Center, 1 Central Ave, Whitefish

Whether you are a collector, artist, or visitor, don't miss being a part of the excitement as premiere auctioneer Troy Black auctions off the artworks finished in the Quick-Finish event. 

Suggested Parking: O'Shaughnessy North Parking Lot ~ Depot Park

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm - Silent Auction Closes

 Location: Cawdrey Gallery, 206 Lupfer Ave, Unit 102, Whitefish

Suggested Parking: Glacier Bank Parking Lot ~ E. 3rd St. ~ Lupfer Ave.