Category: Metcalfe Museum

Metcalfe Museum

This week I’m going to break from writing about Augusta’s youth. I had a special visitor early in the week. He was driving through and

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Augusta was known to draw on any material available to her. Last week I wrote about her sketching in the sand while she kept eye

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As Augusta grew up, many of the chores became her responsibility as her siblings moved away. She oversaw tending to the cattle. Her family did

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Augusta was a memory artist, meaning her paintings were depictions of what she saw and experienced throughout her life. One of her works of art,

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Recently, I have briefly written about Augusta’s rise to fame. This information came from articles and books about Augusta. As I have started digging deeper

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Augusta worked hard for her recognition. She had entered pieces into fairs, sent handwritten correspondence and even bartered with her paintings. She was a self-taught

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After the LIFE publication, Augusta’s recognition from individuals and exhibitions grew tremendously. She was commissioned to paint an exhibit for Shamrock, Texas, a painting of

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Recognition and financial compensation for her art was always Augusta’s goal. She wrote letter after letter, optimistic that written correspondence would help her attain sales.

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Tuesday, July 19 was a full two weeks that I have been in my new position as Director at Break O’ Day Farm & Metcalfe

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For the past fifteen years I have written the story of the Davidson, Corson and Metcalfe families. While I have read many books, articles and

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Circus

Culpepper & Merriweather will be bringing their beautiful animals and high-flying aerialist to Cheyenne on Sunday, September 25th. Show times are 2:00 & 4:30 in

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Twisted Pearl Salon

Stop in the Twisted Pearl Salon in Cheyenne and let them brighten your day and give you a new look! Owner-operator Brittany Allen, along with

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