Hear It From The Experts: Gail & Jim Spann

Join us for special presentations each day in the ‘Vail’ room on the first floor. 

Featured Speakers: Gail & Jim Spann

Join Gail & Jim Spann for a presentation on The Spann’s “Tour de France.”

Denver Fine Mineral Show Talks

This event is open to the public with free admission and free parking.

Saturday Collector Day 2009

Gail and Jim Spann have put together one of the great private collections of minerals from all over the world. Join them this Saturday, as they present their collection, answer any of your questions and share their stories.

Event Details

Special Guest: Jim and Gail Spann
Collection: Private Worldwide Collection
When: Saturday, February 7, 2009
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Where: Westward Look Resort Lobby


This clip is just a brief glance at the Jim & Gail Spann Collection that was on display at the 2009 Westward Look Mineral Show. Their jaw-dropping collection had people packed, three rows deep, for the entire afternoon. The entire segment, with specimen-by-specimen shots and on-screen titles, can be found on the What’s Hot In Tucson 2009 DVD.
What's Hot in Tucson 2009

An interview with Jim & Gail, as well as video coverage of their entire collection has been filmed by BlueCap Productions, and is featured on the What’s Hot In Tucson 2009 DVD.


Sunday Evening Program 2008

At one time considered predominantly a men’s-only hobby, mineral collecting has evolved over the years to become an exciting hobby for men, children and, especially, women.

Tonight’s program will feature a special panel of distinguished women collectors as they share their perspectives and experiences in this universal hobby.

Join us at 6:30 PM for cocktails and snacks, followed by the main event at 7:30 PM.

Event Details

Program: Perspectives of the Woman Collector
Special Guests: Gail Spann, Ann Frazier, Dawn Minette,
Carolyn Manchester, Kerith Graeber and Diane Brownlee
When: Sunday, February 10, 2008
Time: 6:30 PM – Social Hour | 7:30 PM – Presentation
Where: Westward Look Resort, Sonoran Ballroom


Perspectives of the Woman Collector

Filmed on location by BlueCap Productions, the complete video of this evening event is available for purchase on the BlueCap Productions website.