America's Horse in Art Returns to Amarillo

Save the date for the eighth annual America’s Horse in Art Show & Sale at the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum.

The signature piece for the 2015 show, "Mimbers Only," is a piece by artist Jack Sorenson.

America’s Horse in Art returns to the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum in Amarillo with a list of more than 45 world-renowned Western artists providing pieces for the eighth annual art show and sale. Mark your calendar now for the show’s opening on August 15 or plan a trip to view this year’s exhibit before it closes October 10.

The signature piece for the 2015 show is a piece by artist Jack Sorenson. The piece is titled “Mimbers Only.” Sorenson, along with many of the contributing artists, will be at the opening, which is 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on August 15 at the Hall of Fame. The event will feature live music, hors d'oeuvres and cocktails.

Each piece of art – ranging from pencil drawings to sculptures – will be available for purchase on opening night.

All remaining pieces not sold on opening night will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis, beginning at 8 a.m. CDT on August 17. Art sales will be available online, by telephone at 806-376-5181 and by email at artshow@aqha.org. The purchased artwork will remain on exhibit until the show closes in October.

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

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