The 2019 Small Works, Great Wonders will open Friday, November 8, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. Each person purchasing a ticket for the sale will receive a ballot book containing one ballot for each work of art.
The purchaser has from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. to drop a signed ballot in the box by the works he/she wishes to purchase. At 7:00 p.m. a horn will sound at which time each seller will draw two names and post them on a large card near each work.
The first name drawn will have 20 minutes to reach the salesperson and pick up their bill of sale to purchase the art. Once the sale is confirmed, the seller will write “SOLD” on the card. If the first individual has not claimed the work after the initial 20 minutes expire, the second name becomes eligible to purchase the art for the next 20 minutes. At 7:40 p.m. unsold art is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Paying for Your Purchase
All art purchases require payment in full the night of the sale. Only the person whose name is posted can pay for the art. Paying for someone else’s art is not allowed.
Forms of Payment
Checks are to be made to the National Cowboy Museum. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover cards are also accepted. Buyers choosing to pay by credit card will incur a fee of 3% of their total invoice. To avoid this fee, BRING YOUR CHECK BOOK. Due to changes in law regarding sales tax, Oklahoma state and local sales tax (8.625%) will be added to the purchase price. Tax exemptions will be verified, and buyers must present proof of exemption at the time of purchase.
Purchasers are encouraged to take their artwork with them at the close of the event on November 8. However, shipping arrangements can be made at the time of payment.
The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum offers proxy bidding for those unable to attend Small Works, Great Wonders Friday, November 8, 2019, but would like to purchase art. Click here to find out more.
After the Opening
Unsold art will remain on display and available for purchase through December 1, 2019. Contact The Museum Store at (405) 478-2250 ext. 228. Click here to view works still available for sale.