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“Unsung Heroes: The Amazing Super Powers of Bats” June 17, 2014  |  By Becky Kimmel

Tony Hochstetler, Fruit Bats and Eucalyptus, 2005. National Museum of Wildlife Art Collection. © Tony Hochstetler. It’s a bird, it’s a plane – no, it’s a bat! You may not realize just how important bats are but they provide vital services for us and our many different environments. From pollinating to pest-control, renewal to reforestation, bats save our world one…

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Summer Fun on a Thursday June 13, 2014  |  By Admin

It was a busy and fun day at the National Museum of Wildlife Art yesterday! Museum guests and members got a special Sneak Peek of the new Stone to Glass: Wildlife Sculpture in Multiple Media exhibit, introduced by Assistant Curator Bronwyn Minton in the morning. Beginning with stone carvings from approximately 2500 bc, the exhibit showcases important bronze sculptures from the 1900′s…

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Mix’d Media goes WILD June 10, 2014  |  By Amy Goicoechea

You’re in for a WILD ride this Thursday, June 12 for the first Mix’d Media of the season outside on the Sculpture Trail from 6-9 pm.  We’ll celebrate the newJackson Hole Wild Festival, just in advance if its Sunday kickoff.   Visitors will create their own Spirit Animal tarot cards and fetishes with Center of WonderExecutive Director, Lyndsay McCandless.  Semi-permanent Spirit Animal…

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Wildlife Watching on the Sculpture Trail June 5, 2014  |  By Admin

Glover’s Silkmoth: Spotted at the Museum, 6/4/14 The Sculpture Trail at the National Museum of Wildlife Art is a fabulous place to spot all types of wildlife. This morning on my way in to work, I carefully stepped around this giant moth as it sat before the entrance, slowly pumping its 4-inch wingspan. He or she was most…

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Plein Air Fest 2014 June 3, 2014  |  By Becky Kimmel

Plein Air Fest, on June 21 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, will be bigger and better than ever, with 51 artists participating in creating artworks on the Sculpture Trail.  To accommodate artists and visitors, we are encouraging environmentally-friendly transportation options, including bicycling. To sweeten the deal, the first 200 people to arrive by bike will receive a…

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