Gala / 2017 Gala

Couse-Sharp Gala Weekend is June 10-11, 2017
Saturday, June 10, 10am | Lecture by Peter Hassrick, Director Emeritus and Senior Scholar, Buffalo Bill Center of the West, on The Studios of Joseph Henry Sharp presented in collaboration with The Harwood Museum of Art, 238 Ledoux Street | Purchase advance tickets through The Harwood Museum | 575.758.9826 | Mon-Fri 10am - 5pm  Sat-Sun 12pm-5pm or at the time of the lecture ($10 - $8 members)

Saturday, June 10, 5pm | The Couse Foundation Biennial Gala Fundraiser & Art Auction
Join us for an elegant evening at El Monte Sagrado Resort, including wine and hors d'oeuvres reception, live auction, followed by a gourmet dinner. Afterwards enjoy live music and dancing on the patio.  The live auction features an impressive selection of artists including; Tony Abeyta, Clyde Aspevig, Maura Allen, Arturo Chavez, Josh Elliott, Victor Goler, Logan Maxwell Hagege, Ben Pease, Kevin Red Star, Ed Smida, Will Wilson and others.  There will also be fabulous trips, historic works of art, and even a Crow teepee.  This year we have added carefully curated silent auction items which include paintings, prints, jewelry and contemporary native pottery.  We are fortunate to have Alissa Ford from Heritage Auctions as our auctioneer.  Preview artwork online.

Buy gala tickets in our online shop: Individual tickets, $170 each | Table for 10, $1700
Gold and Silver Sponsorships available: Please contact our office | 575.751.0369

Gala Sponsor | Heritage Hotels

Participating Lodging Partners | Mention The Couse Foundation when making reservations directly with each hotel.  Blocked rooms for our event will expire May 1, 2017|
• The Blake Hotel at Taos Ski Valley | 1.888.569.1756 | event shuttle service available
• Casa Benavides | 1.575.758.1772
• El Monte Sagrado | 1.855.846.8267
• Palacio de Marquesa | 1.855.846.8267
• Taos Inn | 1.800.826.7466

Sunday June 11, 3-5pm | J.H. Sharp 1915 Studio Grand Opening
The Life and Work of an American Legend | an exhibit featuring paintings, personal ephemera, correspondence, and a selection of Native American artifacts collected by Joseph Henry Sharp

For more information, please email admin@couse-sharp.org or call (575) 751-0369.