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America’s Horse in Art exhibition coming in August

America’s Horse in Art returns to the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum in Amarillo with a list of 33 world-renowned Western artists displaying 89 pieces for the fourth annual art show and sale. Mark your calendar now for Aug. 13 through Nov. 12 in the Scharbauer Gallery.

The public is invited to the show’s opening, Saturday, Aug. 13. Many of the contributing artists will be at the opening ready to discuss their pieces. The opening is 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum and will feature live music, hors d’œuvres and cocktails.

The signature piece for the 2011 show is a painting by renowned Western artist Steve Devenyns. The piece is titled “An American Icon.”

Each piece of art – ranging from pencil drawings to sculptures – will be available for purchase on opening night. All remaining pieces will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis, beginning at 8 a.m. CDT on August 15.

Art sales will be available online at quarterhorsemuseum.com, by telephone at 806-376-5181 and by e-mail at artshow@aqha.org, beginning at 8 a.m. CDT on Aug. 15. The purchased artwork will remain on exhibit through November 13.

Proceeds from the sale of the art will go to the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame to support its efforts to preserve the history of the American Quarter Horse.

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