In-Person: Author Talk About New Edward Borein Book

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Wed, Oct 20 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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136 De la Guerra Street, SB, CA 93101

B. Byron Price, one of the foremost writers on the art of the American West, speaks and signs his new book, Edward Borein: Etched by the West, at the Santa Barbara Historical Museum. American West.

The 336-page work is the first scholarly treatment of the artist and includes more than 400 images, many never published. It describes Borein’s path from itinerant vaquero to successful illustrator to revered recorder and interpreter of the vanishing West. It is published by the Museum in association with their exhibit Borein and His Circle of Friends on view through January 22, 2022.

Prior to his recent retirement, Price was Director of the Charles M. Russell Center for the Study of Art of the American West at the University of Oklahoma, Norman.

He is the former director of the Panhandle–Plains Historical Museum, the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, and the Buffalo Bill Center of the West.

Admission is $20 ($10 for Museum members). Reservations are required and available at

This event is held in conjunction with the exhibition Borein and His Circle of Friends on view at the Santa Barbara Historical Museum through January 22, 2022.

Cowboy artist and Santa Barbara resident Edward Borein counted many talented artists as friends and colleagues.

Works by over 25 of this “circle of friends” are represented in this major exhibition, including internationally acclaimed Western artists.

Also on view for the first time are more than 20 recently conserved and reframed watercolors by Borein which depict typical Western scenes.

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The Museum is located in historic downtown Santa Barbara at 136 East de la Guerra Street. Museum admission is free. Hours are currently Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. and Thursdays from noon to 7 p.m. Visit


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