The Great Basin Western Art Foundation is an organization associated with the Northeastern Nevada Museum, much like a Museum Guild. The goal of the foundation is to collect, preserve, and display visual art of all media specific to the Great Basin and Western Culture. The Northeastern Nevada Museum located in Elko, Nevada is owned and operated by the Northeastern Nevada Historical Society. The society has approximately 1,300 members. It serves the citizens of the entire northeastern portion of the Silver State and the thousands of visitors to the area each year.   Will James High Bucking Horse, 1930 Museum collection donated by Don Frazier Part of the Flagship of the museum's Western Art collection. The spirit and mystique of the old west is alive today in Elko, Nevada. This is due in great part to the bustling ranching economy, the active rodeo community, and a common love of the outdoor experience that surrounds the high desert town. The purpose of the Great Basin Western Art Foundation is to capture and present that culture through art.   The primary goal of the Great Basin Western Art Foundation is to generate funds that will aid in building a western and regional art collection at the Museum. The annual Art of the West Show exhibits at the museum in conjunction with the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering held in Elko the last week of January. The Great Basin Western Art Foundation will purchase one piece from the show for the Museum's permanent western art collection. Members of the foundation will vote on which piece to purchase. Voting will take place in the museum or by mailed ballot. An annual membership is $100.  Your generosity will help ensure Western Art thrives in Northeastern Nevada. Join Today!           Recent acquisition donated by the artist         Nolan Preece         Evening Art of the West acquisition 2018 Linda Dufurrena The Bota Drinker   www.GreatBasinWesternArtFoundation.org
The Great Basin Western Art Foundation is an organization associated with the Northeastern Nevada Museum, much like a Museum Guild. The goal of the foundation is to collect, preserve, and display visual art of all media specific to the Great Basin and Western Culture. The Northeastern Nevada Museum located in Elko, Nevada is owned and operated by the Northeastern Nevada Historical Society. The society has approximately 1,300 members. It serves the citizens of the entire northeastern portion of the Silver State and the thousands of visitors to the area each year. Will James High Bucking Horse, 1930 Museum collection donated by Don Frazier Part of the Flagship of the museum's Western Art collection. The spirit and mystique of the old west is alive today in Elko, Nevada. This is due in great part to the bustling ranching economy, the active rodeo community, and a common love of the outdoor experience that surrounds the high desert town. The purpose of the Great Basin Western Art Foundation is to capture and present that culture through art.   The primary goal of the Great Basin Western Art Foundation is to generate funds that will aid in building a western and regional art collection at the Museum. The annual Art of the West Show exhibits at the museum in conjunction with the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering held in Elko the last week of January. The Great Basin Western Art Foundation will purchase one piece from the show for the Museum's permanent western art collection. Members of the foundation will vote on which piece to purchase. Voting will take place in the museum or by mailed ballot.   Membership is $100 each year. Your generosity will help ensure Western Art thrives in Nevada's Frontier. Join Today!      Recent acquisition donated by the artist      Nolan Preece      Evening              Art of the West acquisition 2018  Linda Dufurrena The Bota Drinker    www.GreatBasinWesternArtFoundation.org
NORTHEASTERN NEVADA  MUSEUM
NORTHEASTERN NEVADA  MUSEUM