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Waiting for Sockeye April 24, 2014  |  By Admin

Kent Ullberg, Waiting for Sockeye, 1994. National Museum of Wildlife Art. © Kent Ullberg. On a sunny day in late August 1994, the new Museum building had not yet opened—the Museum was still located on the northeast corner of the Town Square.  The new employees, volunteers, and docents were meeting in the almost- completed new Museum space for a day of…

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Categories: Volunteers

Gallery Hopping With Our Volunteers! April 22, 2014  |  By Admin

The National Museum of Wildlife Art volunteers were out and about last week on a mission to see more works by artists in the Museum’s permanent collection and by Western Visions regulars. We started off our Gallery Hop with a visit to the Altamira Fine Art, where Dean led us through halls of vibrantly colored works. Here, we…

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Bike to the Museum! April 17, 2014  |  By Rachel Pettengill

Spring is the perfect time to come up to the Museum and soon the pathway will open, allowing visitors to bike here from town. The Highway 89 bike path reopens on May 1, just two weeks away! So dust off your bike and consider riding instead of driving. Only 2.5 miles North of town square, it’s an easy…

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Categories: Education, Exhibits

Signs of Spring April 15, 2014  |  By Admin

It is that wonderful time of year when the snow is melting, the sun is shining, and furry Jackson residents begin coming out of hibernation after a long winter! This little guy is the Museum’s resident Yellow-Bellied Marmot, who happened to be sunning himself on the rocks to the Museum entrance yesterday morning. Marmots are burrowing animals who…

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Conservation Audio Tour April 10, 2014  |  By Jane Lavino

We have recently added a new interpretive Audio Tour for visitor enjoyment! Our Conservation Gallery explores a variety of conservation stories of local Wyoming wildlife as well as stories of species from other continents. Three local wildlife experts share their expertise and their voice talents as they tell us of survival challenges for bison, pronghorn and wolves in the Greater Yellowstone…

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