Palm Springs Art Museum
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WESTERN ART COUNCIL COUNCIL


Western Art Council

For more information:
Jessica Orzulak

760-322-4888


Council Officers:


Loren G. Lipson, MD, Chair

Janet Langford, Programs Chair

Jane Weber, Membership Chair

Bob Saltonstall, Treasurer

Janet Langford, Secretary

The Western Art Council is devoted to a broad vision of the art of the American West. This vision traditionally combines the complex blend of cultures, landscapes, historical forces, and artistic traditions that shape our ever-evolving notion of the West. Your membership supports the collection, interpretation, and preservation of Western and Native American fine art.

"On behalf of the WAC Board of Directors I extend our greetings and welcome you back to the desert and the Western Art Council.  I hope your summer went well and you are ready for WAC fun and work. Last year was the was an extremely successful and fulfilling season. 

This year will offer us new challenges as WAC and the other councils will be playing a greater role in funding our museum events. The year will start with our annual Welcome Back BBQ! and George Montgomery Awards, where we will honor extraordinary WAC members Michael O'Keefe and Susan and Michael Oster. The 2015/2016 season will also include an incredible exhibition of Western art titled Edward S. Curtis: One Hundred Masterworks, (February 20 - May 29, 2016), Art Salons, Conversations with Collectors, a gallery tour, and more."

Loren G. Lipson, MD

Chairman, WAC Board of Directors

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Member benefits include:
Each WAC membership is entitled to two participants at members-only events including Conversations with Collectors.

All Spur members are entitled to invitations to Western Art Salons. In addition, each Platinum Spur membership is entitled to one WAC sponsored exhibition catalogue and two complimentary reservations for a Western Art Salon along with a reduced price for the extended art tours.

Each season, members will receive the latest WAC Round Up Newsletter, as well as an updated roster.

Join WAC at one of the following levels:
Friend ($150)
Silver Spur ($300)
Gold Spur ($500)
Platinum Spur ($1000)
Membership fees are partially and fully tax-deductible.



Council Specific Events

WAC Art Tour

WAC Art Tour

10/04/15 to 10/11/2015
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2015/2016 WAC Welcome Back BBQ! and George Montgomery Awards

2015/2016 WAC Welcome Back BBQ! and George Montgomery Awards

11/13/15 5-8:30 p.m.
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Gallery Tour

Gallery Tour

03/21/16 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
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WAC Annual Fundraiser

WAC Annual Fundraiser

04/02/16 5-9 p.m.
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