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August 2014
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Fri THRU OCT 2
Western Visions info
Fri, August 1 - Thu, October 2

27th annual Western Visions boasts a variety of free and ticketed events throughout September. Visit the Western Visions 2014 calendar for a look into the exciting events!

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Thu 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Yoga on the Trail
Thu, August 28, 10:00AM - 11:00AM

10 AM - 11 AM • Thursdays Weekly
FREE

Enjoy a free yoga class held outside on the picturesque Sculpture Trail. This week's class will be taught by Molly Armour.

September 2014
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Wed 11:00AM - 4:00PM
Wild. Wearable. Art
Wed, September 3, 11:00AM - 4:00PM

Enjoy an elegant luncheon at the newly renovated Snow King Grand Room in Jackson. Preview and purchase handmade goods by premiere artisans of jewelry, fiber, leather, and other wearable art during this elegant event. This ladies-only event kicks-off the Jewelry and Artisan portion of the National Museum of Wildlife Art’s Western Visions activities. $100 per person, register online.

4
Thu 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Yoga on the Trail
Thu, September 4, 10:00AM - 11:00AM

10 AM - 11 AM • Last class of the season!
FREE

Enjoy a free yoga class held outside on the picturesque Sculpture Trail. This week's class will be taught by Ben Rae.

4
Thu 2:00PM - 5:00PM
High Tea: Jewelry & Artisan Show
Thu, September 4, 2:00PM - 5:00PM

Free!
Enjoy light refreshments of iced tea, lemonade, and champagne as you browse the Jewelry & Artisan Show and Sale in Johnston Hall. Purchase your favorite handmade item!

5
Fri 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Palates & Pallettes
Fri, September 5, 3:00PM - 5:00PM

Free!
Kick off the Fall Arts Festival with a pre-art walk gathering at the Museum. Enjoy margaritas, beer, and quesadillas from the Rising Sage Cafe. Walk the galleries featuring the 27th annual Western Visions Show & Sale.

7
Sun 9:00AM - 5:00PM
First Sundays
Sun, September 7, 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Museum Wide • FREE to area locals!
We celebrate the community by providing free admission on the First Sunday of each month.

11
Thu 5:30PM - 8:30PM
Wild 100 Artist Party
Thu, September 11, 5:30PM - 8:30PM

Join Western Visions featured artists, Ewoud de Groot and Gwynn Murrill, to discuss their pieces and process. Artists and patrons have an opportunity to view the art, place bids, and mingle with artists.. The Wild 100 Artist Party features delicious hors d'oeuvres provided by the Rising Sage Café, beverages, and an exciting evening. $100 per person, register online.

12
Fri 5:30PM - 7:00PM
Wild 100 Show & Sale
Fri, September 12, 5:30PM - 7:00PM

5:30 – Bidding Closes Promptly at 7:00PM
Featuring works by 100 of the country's leading artists. This is the final opportunity to place your bid prior to the drawing that determines who is going home with a beautiful new work of art. This exciting evening features a buffet dinner and beverages, and most importantly, the names of the winning bidders are drawn. $100 per person, register online.

20
Sat 9:00AM - 5:00PM
New Exhibit Opening!
Sat, September 20, 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Tusk, Horn, Flesh & Bone: Graphic Design by Asher Jay opens to the public!

24
Wed 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Art A Brewin'
Wed, September 24, 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Free!
Take advantage of this special opportunity to enjoy coffee and fruit in the gallery. You may pick up your newly purchased Western Visions artwork or browse works that are still available for sale. This event is free and registration is not required.

October 2014
1
Wed 10:30AM - 11:00AM
Fables, Feathers, & Fur
Wed, October 1, 10:30AM - 11:00AM

Free to all guests

Storytelling at the museum is an exciting opportunity for young visitors to engage with the art through looking, reading and making in the galleries. All materials will be provided.

5
Sun 9:00AM - 5:00PM
First Sundays
Sun, October 5, 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Museum Wide • FREE to area locals!
We celebrate the community by providing free admission on the First Sunday of each month.

8
Wed 9:00AM - 5:00PM
SHIFT Summit
Wed, October 8, 9:00AM - 5:00PM

The SHIFT Summit is built around the 50 winners of the 2014 SHIFT Sustainability Awards. The awards recognize the most effective, innovative sustainability initiatives currently underway in 70 communities around North America. Find a schedule of SHIFT Festival events here.

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Wed 10:30AM - 11:00AM
Fables, Feathers, & Fur
Wed, October 8, 10:30AM - 11:00AM

Free to all guests

Storytelling at the museum is an exciting opportunity for young visitors to engage with the art through looking, reading and making in the galleries. All materials will be provided.

9
Thu 9:00AM - 5:00PM
SHIFT Summit
Thu, October 9, 9:00AM - 5:00PM

The SHIFT Summit is built around the 50 winners of the 2014 SHIFT Sustainability Awards. The awards recognize the most effective, innovative sustainability initiatives currently underway in 70 communities around North America. Find a schedule of SHIFT Festival events here.

9
Thu 10:30AM - 11:00AM
Meet the Artist: Asher Jay
Thu, October 9, 10:30AM - 11:00AM

FREE to members or with admission
Meet Asher Jay, a young, dynamic artist and graphic designer whose awareness-raising designs have been distributed internationally. Then take the time to view her exhibit Tusk, Horn, Flesh, and Bone.

9
Thu 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Mix’d Media: Tusk, Horn, Flesh & Bone
Thu, October 9, 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Free for members • $5 for future members
Celebrate the opening of "Tusk, Horn, Flesh & Bone: Graphic Design by Asher Jay" with an animal masquerade ball in partnership with SHIFT Jackson Hole Festival.

10
Fri 9:00AM - 5:00PM
SHIFT Summit
Fri, October 10, 9:00AM - 5:00PM

The SHIFT Summit is built around the 50 winners of the 2014 SHIFT Sustainability Awards. The awards recognize the most effective, innovative sustainability initiatives currently underway in 70 communities around North America. Find a schedule of SHIFT Festival events here.

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Sat 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Saturday University
Sat, October 11, 9:00AM - 1:00PM

Saturday U, a semiannual Jackson event from the Wyoming Humanities Council and the University of Wyoming, features timely, fascinating lectures on the topics of sustainability, conservation, and art by three outstanding professors from the University of Wyoming and Central Wyoming College. Presentations are followed by a lunchtime round-table discussion. Click for a schedule of lectures.

12
Sun 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Author Lecture: Barry Lopez
Sun, October 12, 5:00PM - 7:00PM

“The nation’s premier nature writer,” Barry Lopez is the author of more than a dozen books, including Arctic Dreams (1986), for which he won the National Book Award for Nonfiction. Presented in collaboration with the National Museum of Wildlife Art, Lopez closes the 2014 SHIFT Festival with an examination of the relationship between human culture and physical landscape.

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Wed 10:30AM - 11:00AM
Fables, Feathers, & Fur
Wed, October 15, 10:30AM - 11:00AM

Free to all guests

Storytelling at the museum is an exciting opportunity for young visitors to engage with the art through looking, reading and making in the galleries. All materials will be provided.

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Wed 10:30AM - 11:00AM
Fables, Feathers, & Fur
Wed, October 22, 10:30AM - 11:00AM

Free to all guests

Storytelling at the museum is an exciting opportunity for young visitors to engage with the art through looking, reading and making in the galleries. All materials will be provided.

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Wed 10:30AM - 11:00AM
Fables, Feathers, & Fur
Wed, October 29, 10:30AM - 11:00AM

Free to all guests

Storytelling at the museum is an exciting opportunity for young visitors to engage with the art through looking, reading and making in the galleries. All materials will be provided.