Upcoming Events

We are working hard to finalize our event schedule for 2017. Planned activities will include Art Shows, Promotions, and private Receptions held in Genoa and Reno, NV. As we add venues to our schedule we’ll include them here.  If you have any questions about scheduled events, or would like to sponsor your own event, please Contact Us for further information.

April 29 - 30, 2017 – Genoa Cowboy Festival, Western Art & Mercantile. Gallery on Main and the the store's resident artists will be sponsoring a store "Grand Opening" in conjunction with this annual Genoa event. Join us for live music, artist demonstrations, art raffles, photo opportunities and more. The Gallery is located at 2292 Main Street at the Genoa Country Inn (across from Mormon Station Historic Park) and we'll be open from 11-5 on both Saturday and Sunday. 

May 13, 2017 – Gallery on Main Open House, 4 to 7 pm. Don't miss this opportunity to visit the Gallery on Main and enjoy hors d' oeuvres, beverages and live music while chatting with friends and perusing the store's varied collection of local art. We hope this will be the beginning of a long tradition of events that welcome our friends, supporters and customers into Gallery on Main. For more information contact lisa@southwest-designs.com.

June 3, 2017 – Artrepreneurs Pop Up Art Exhibit, The Studio at Adams Hub, Carson City, NV.  Join Southwest Designs and other members of the Northern Nevada Artrepreneurs Workshop as we celebrate our collective art. This pop-up group exhibition and sale showcases the work of 29 local artists from a variety of disciplines. Enjoy live music and mingle with the artists!  The pop-up gallery hours are 10 am to 5 pm, and the location is 177 W. Proctor St. at Curry. This show will coincide with the Downtown Business Association Wine Walk from 1 - 5 pm.  For more information contact lisa@southwest-designs.com

August 11 - 13, 2017 – The Incline Village Fine Art Festival, Incline Village, NV. This 2-day Art Festival is sponsored by CWB Events and will join local and national artists with art patrons in one of the country's most spectacular settings. Artist work will include watercolor, oil and acrylic paintings; handcrafted jewelry; photography; ceramics; and sculpture in stone, metal, wood and clay. The event will be held at Preston Field in Incline Village. Admission is free; for more information contact info@cwbevents.com

September 23-24, 2017 – Annual Genoa Candy Dance Arts & Crafts Faire.  Join us in historic downtown Genoa for the Town's annual signature event. The Faire showcases the works of several hundred art, craft and food vendors and attracts thousands of visitors from neighboring towns. Southwest Designs will be located on Main Street, right in front of the Gallery on Main and directly across from the statue of John A. "Snowshoe" Thompson in Mormon Station State Park. Event hours are 10 am to 5 pm both Saturday and Sunday. For more information contact lisa@southwest-designs.com

November 2, 2017 – Join us for a reprise of last year's successful event showcasing the combined work of Jill Altmann Designs and Southwest Designs. Located at Jill Altmann's studio in Reno, NV, this year's event will also feature book signings by some of Reno's most prominent women artists. The event will run from 1 to 7 pm and will include appetizers and beverages. Invitations will be sent by e-mail the second week in October. If you'd like to attend — or for more information — contact: lisa@southwest-designs.com.

December 1-3, 2017 – Tempe Festival of the Arts, Tempe, AZ. The Tempe Festival of the Arts consistently ranks among the Top 100 Classic & Contemporary Craft Shows in the nation by Sunshine Artist magazine and has received the prestigious Pinnacle Award from the International Festival and Events Association. The fall event attracts nearly 225,000 visitors to the Downtown Tempe over the course of a 3-day weekend. As many as 350 artist booths line Mill Avenue and the surrounding streets presenting unique, and hand-made artwork that offers visitors a distinctive shopping experience.  Visit Southwest Designs in booth #5242, on the west side of 5th Street. For more information contact events@downtowntempe.com or call 480-355-6060.


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