The Sid Richardson Museum Virtual Tour
Ride along with the risk-takers and romantics of the American West captured on canvas and brought to life in vivid detail. Our front doors may be closed, but our welcome mat extends online with the Sid Richardson Museum Virtual Tour. This 360-degree exploration delves into the artists who captured the American frontier in paint and bronze through this exceptional collection of artworks by premiere Western artists. Experience the special exhibits, In a Different Light: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington, and Casting the Cavalry: Remington’s Military Subjects in Bronze. See what it’s all about, and transport with a simple click to an imaginative world of the American West.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.