ASRA Events

Information that may be of interest to our members and the general public.

A catalog in pdf format is available for download for two of our shows, Heavy Metal and the 2016 ASRA Annual Exhibit.

Click here to get Adobe Acrobat reader if necessary.

Current Events

September 27 through December 7, 2019

Hear the Whistle Blow! – Art of the Railway

Hockaday Museum of Art

302 2nd Avenue East

Kalispell, Montana 59901


Open to the public Tuesday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Featuring some 45 original railroad fine art paintings,  drawings and etchings that “show the diverse aspects of railroad subject matter as seen over the decades through the artist’s creative eye.”  Works by living artists, some of whom are members of the American Society of Railway Artists, include images created for this exhibit.

Helper at Muir/Chris Oldham


Past Events

February 28 through March 30, 2019

Food for Thought: A Selection of Small Works

Louis K Meisel Gallery

141 Prince Street

SoHo, New York, NY 10012


Open to the public Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Curated by Susan Meisel, the exhibit features works “visually sweet and savory” created by more than 50 artists. Included are the two works in graphite by artist Roget Watt shown in the announcement here.  Roger is a Founding Member of the American Society of Railway Artists.

June 22 through September 23, 2018

North Shore Railroad Artists 

Wenhem Museum
132 Main Street
Wenham, MA 01984
978/468-2377, ext. 113 

Open to the public Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Featuring fourteen pieces by three artists, eight of them by local artist Richard Symmes, plus four by Bob Frascella and two by the late Caroline Schilliber. Shown here is Symmes’ “Arriving Salem, Massachusetts,” an 11″ x 14″ work executed using color pencils.

Arriving Salem, Massachusetts/Richard Symmes

May 7 through June 30, 2018

Summer Salon – Group Exhibition
Roger Watt 

Anthony Brunelli Fine Arts
186 State Street
Binghamton, NY 13901

Open to the public first Friday, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., and every Saturday, Noon to 4:00 p.m.

The 2018 Summer Season Salon Group Exhibition includes seven remarkable works in graphite by Society Founding Member Roget Watt, two of which depict railroad topics.

Old #1/Roger Watt

November 11 through December 18, 2017

Always a Railroad Town (Grafton, West Virginia)
Courtesy of Chris Oldham

Gallery Place
140 West Main Street
Wardensville, West Virginia

Open to the public Friday and Sunday, Noon to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, Noon to 8:00 p.m.

Featuring seventeen works by fourteen artists that portray aspects of railroading in West Virginia, each framed in genuine West Virginia hardwood.  The exhibit is accompanied by an O-scale model railroad with Christmas tree, a la the Christmas Holiday in many homes, by railroad memorabilia, and train-themed ornaments in the gift shop.

Always a Railroad Town/Chris Oldham

October 31 through November 26, 2017

Traveler’s Sketchbook
Paintings and Graphics by George C. Clark

Three Crowns Park Gallery
2323 McDaniel Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201

Open to the public Monday through Saturday, 9:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Artist’s Reception: November 2, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

A one-person exhibit featuring works the artist describes as “mostly small, mostly drawn or painted on-site art that I make as a record of my travels.” Subjects range from Clark’s back yard to the back roads of Europe, and include watercolors done at the Illinois Railway Museum and the Nevada Northern Railway Museum.




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