Originally Posted: http://www.mountainliving.com/Events/The-2018-Western-Design-Conference/
The 26th annual Western Design Conference takes over the Snow King Center in Jackson Hole on September 6 – 9, 2018. Artists, scholars, collectors, interior designers, architects, and fashion designers with a passion for the West showcase their work in categories including accents, art to wear jewelry and fashion, woodworking, metal, leather and mixed media.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6:
Opening Preview Party + Fashion Show
6:00 – 10:00 pm
Early entry into the Exhibit + Sale allows a first glance at one-of-a-kind creations in furniture, fashion, jewelry, home and lifestyle accessories. Meet and shop with this year’s 100+ artisans and exhibitors, walk through the Designer Show House, experience a Runway Fashion Show and participate in the live auction while enjoying local culinary creations by Genevieve Catering and signature cocktails during a festive night of shopping and entertainment.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7:
Western Design Exhibit + Sale
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The preeminent exhibition of the finest Western design in the world with a twist. From cowboy to contemporary, meet the maker and shop direct at every price point during this festive 3-day event. Over 100 national artists present contemporary and traditional handcrafted, original creations of furniture, fashion, jewelry, and accessories for the home during the 26th annual Exhibit + Sale. Don’t miss the Designer Show House, juried artisan creations and custom interior design in a home. Catering by E.Leaven Food Company.
Design Excellence Awards
View award-winning craft as we present with our sponsors over $20,000 in design excellence awards. Enjoy handmade artisan chocolates and signature Greyhounds.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8:
Benefit Night: Christmas in September
10:00 am – 7:00 pm
10 percent of sales made between 4:00 and 7:00 pm will be donated to the Jackson Hole Art Association.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9:
Silent Auction Closes at 12:30 pm. Winners will be notified by 1:00 pm.