Alpine, Texas Community Guide 2017 - Page 17

charles m. russell heads West! Starting on Saturday, September 16, 2017 the Museum will have on display original works of art by The Cowboy Artist, Charles M. Russell! This exhibit will highlight the career of one of America’s premiere Western artists. Before attending the opening reception that evening, join us for special presentations by Russell scholars Michael Duchemin, PhD. and B. Byron Price. The Charles M. Russell exhibit opens to the public on Saturday, September 16th from 6-8 pm. The show remains on display through December 17, 2017. heritage dinner honoring Jane and al micallef On Friday, September 15th, the Museum of the Big Bend honored area ranch and business owners, Jane and Al Micallef, at the Third Annual Heritage Dinner at the Ritchey Brothers Building in Marathon. The Micallefs, Fort Worth, have been instrumental in the success of Trappings of Texas and the Museum of the Big Bend through their long standing support. Al Micallef is a sort of jack of all trades, as a business owner, green agriculture expert, helicopter pilot, restaurateur and more. Learn more about Jane and Al’s life journey during the Third Annual Heritage Dinner. 2017-18 Community Guide & Chamber of Commerce Directory | alpine tEXas 17