Collective Understanding January 28, 2014  |  By Jim McNutt

Photos: Elizabeth Bolton The number and variety of human activities that involve watching animals and making or viewing images of them is astounding.  In an hour’s time I can find hundreds of different examples, ranging from a studio artist completing a painting of a bear to a photographer standing in an Antarctic field surrounded by penguins.  A recent…

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Call for Artists: Trophy Art! January 21, 2014  |  By Becky Kimmel

Calling all artists to participate! This wonderful pronghorn from paper is one of our newest submissions. This head will be sold during a newly created event at the National Museum of Wildlife Art, Trophy Art: Fun Forms for All on Saturday, February 22.  Trophy Art: Fun Forms for All will be a fundraising event in which national, local, and amateur artists create…

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January 16, 2014  |  By Jane Lavino

Last week I got a call from a high school student in a tiny Wyoming town about an interesting project. Jena is seeking financial support to build a four foot tall sculptural eagle head (the mascot of her school) out of Lego blocks. She had already outlined her idea, listed the materials needed, and researched the cost. I…

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Wild dining at the Museum January 14, 2014  |  By Becky Kimmel

“Wild Wednesdays” weekly dinners throughout the winter season are wildly wonderful. Enjoy an early evening walk along the Sculpture Trail, turn left after the moose (featured above with a dusting of snow; image by Jim McNutt, Museum President & CEO), and enter the Museum free-of-charge on Wednesdays from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM. Take the elevator or the stairs…

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Mix’d Media: Darwin’s Legacy January 7, 2014  |  By Admin

We will be celebrating our exhibit Darwin’s Legacy:  The Evolution of Wildlife Art with a bit of friendly competition on Thursday, January 9, 2014 from 6-9 pm. The exhibit examines the relationship between science and wildlife art.  The Mix’d Media program will expand that concept by exploring the culinary arts through one of Darwin’s most famous theories.  We’ve invited three local chefs…

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