Current Exhibits


May 3, 2024 – April 2025

Remington and Russell in Black and White explores works made specifically for illustration by famed Western American painters Frederic Remington and Charles Russell. Pairing the artist’s original black and white compositions alongside printed examples in books and magazines, the exhibition invites viewers to explore works created for a public fascinated by stories of the American West.

Past Exhibits



May 11, 2023 – April 22, 2024

Explore the art and soul of the American West through the artwork and reflections of famed “cowboy artist” Charles Marion Russell. This 360-degree exploration delves into the artist’s subjects, from his early days telling stories around the campfire as a night herder, to spinning yarns for guests on pack rides through national parks.



September 24, 2022 – April 30, 2023

This exhibition explores works made in the final decade of Frederic Remington’s life, when the artist alternated his canvases between the color dominant palettes of blue-green and yellow-orange. In these late works, he strove to revise his color palette, compositional structure, and brushwork as he set his Western subjects under an interchanging backdrop of the shadows of night and the dazzling light of day.


June 7, 2021 – September 14, 2022

June 7, 2021 – September 14, 2022

This thematic installation is an invitation for you, the viewer, to consider featured works of art from the Sid Richardson Museum collection in relation to each other based on subject and setting. The exhibit allows visitors to experience new contexts and perspectives on Western American Art.


January 14, 2022 – May 29, 2022

In Fort Worth, the collecting rivalry between Sid Richardson and Amon Carter is legendary. In truth, the two business men were extremely close friends and constant promoters of Fort Worth. Correspondence between the two shows a constant exchange of gifts, with two of the most extravagant being the parade saddles and matching gear made by saddle maker and silversmith Edward Bohlin of Hollywood and given to Sid by Amon in 1947.

IN A DIFFERENT LIGHT: Winslow Homer & Frederic Remington

March 14, 2020 – March 12, 2021

A rare opportunity to examine works by Winslow Homer, considered by many to be the greatest American artist of the late nineteenth century, alongside the works of Frederic Remington, the premier painter of the West;  focusing on illustration, each artist’s use of character types, and their ability to manipulate the setting of their works with dramatic, painterly effects.

A Fortune In Oils: Sid Richardson’s Personal Collection

September 14, 2019 – March 8, 2020

A personal look at the museum’s namesake, interweaving Sid Richardson’s collection of Western masterworks with rarely seen artifacts including letters, objects, photographs, and articles published during Sid’s lifetime.

Another Frontier: Frederic Remington’s East

September 14, 2018 – September 8, 2019

A surprising look at Eastern subjects by Western master Frederic Remington, depicting his home region of New York State.

Frederic Remington: Altered States

August 31, 2017 – September 9, 2018

A unique look at forgeries and fakes, told through three paintings from the Sid Richardson Museum’s permanent collection.

Hide & Horn On The Chisholm Trail

January 6, 2017 – August 27, 2017

Archival documents and works of art mark the 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail cattle drive.


June 25, 2016 – September 9, 2018

Familiar and rarely seen works illustrate the culture clashes and conflict that defined the American West.      

Lonesome Dove: The Art of Story

January 15 – June 19, 2016

Masterworks of the American West alongside production materials trace the story of the creation and filming of Larry McMurtry’s Lonesome Dove.

Remington & Russell, Retold

June 6, 2015 – January 9, 2016

The vitality, romance, and drama of the American West as depicted through the works of Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell.

Take Two: George Catlin Revisits The West

September 25, 2014 – May 31, 2015

Seventeen paintings from George Catlin’s Indian Gallery demonstrate his vision as both historian and artist.

Western Treasures

September 19, 2013 – September 14, 2014

Founding paintings from Sid Richardson’s collection and rarely shown pieces from private collections tell the story of the American West.

Violent Motion: Frederic Remington’s Artistry in Bronze

November 8, 2012 – August 11, 2013

Iconic and rarely seen bronze sculptures by Frederic Remington demonstrate his eye and skill for capturing movement.

Charles M. Russell: Watercolorist

February 11, 2012 – May 13, 2012

Sixteen rarely seen watercolors reveal Charles M. Russell’s mastery of the medium.