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May 2015
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Fri 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Exhibition Sneak Peek
Fri, May 1, 11:00AM - 12:00PM

Free for members or with admission

Get a special Sneak Peek of In Dubious Battle before it opens to the public tomorrow! Local artist Greta Gretzinger will introduce the exhibition and lead the tour.

2
Sat 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Exhibition Opens
Sat, May 2, 9:00AM - 5:00PM

In Dubious Battle: Shelley Reed opens to the public! This exhibition showcases Shelley Reed’s 47-foot-long masterwork “In Dubious Battle,” based on Old Master paintings.

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Sun 11:00AM - 5:00PM
First Sundays
Sun, May 3, 11:00AM - 5:00PM

Free for area locals!

Enjoy free admission, children's activities, and a movie screening throughout the day.

6
Wed 10:30AM - 11:00AM
Fables, Feathers, and Fur
Wed, May 6, 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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Thu 4:30PM - 6:00PM
Celebration of Young Artists
Thu, May 7, 4:30PM - 6:00PM

Get a special preview of the art from School Arts Spectacular!” Throughout the year, students in grades K-12 create a variety of artworks that resonate with a specific theme, culminating in a monthlong youth exhibit at the museum. 

5:15 p.m. Official Presentation of the Bull-Bransom Award, with James C. McNutt, President and CEO, and Lynn Friess, author and Trustee, National Museum of Wildlife Art.

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Fri 11:30AM - 12:00PM
Exhibition Sneak Peek
Fri, May 8, 11:30AM - 12:00PM

Free for members or with admission

Get a special Sneak Peek of Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads by Ai Weiwei before it opens to the public tomorrow!

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Sat 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Exhibition Opens
Sat, May 9, 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads by Ai Weiwei opens on the outdoor Sculpture Trail! Don't miss the reinterpreted 12 bronze animal heads representing the traditional Chinese zodiac by internationally acclaimed Chinese contemporary artist Ai Weiwei.

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Sat 10:00AM - 1:15PM
Quack! A Picture Book Festival
Sat, May 9, 10:00AM - 1:15PM

Bull-Bransom Award winning illustrators offer special storytelling and artmaking activities for children.. The Festival is free; kid-friendly lunch available for purchase in the Museum’s Rising Sage Café.

10–10:30 a.m.
Sylvia Long’s story session. Target Audience: Pre-K–1st grade

10:30–11 a.m.
Jerry Pinkney’s story session. Target Audience: 2nd–3rd grade

11–11:30 a.m.
Kevin Waldron’s story session. Target Audience: 4th–5th grade

11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Peter Brown’s story session. Target Audience: children of all ages

12–12:30 p.m. 
Long, Pinkney, Waldron, and Brown in the Cook Auditorium: “Becoming an Illustrator”

12:30–1:15 p.m.
Book signing with all artists in Johnston Hall

13
Wed 10:30AM - 11:00AM
Fables, Feathers, and Fur
Wed, May 13, 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.

14
Thu 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Mix'd Media
Thu, May 14, 7:00PM - 10:00PM

FREE for members • $10 for future members

Join us in celebration of the Conservation Gallery with the Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance.

Music by DJ Cut la Whut and vegan food by the Rising Sage Cafe.

Become a member at the door and receive a FREE drink ticket

15
Fri 11:30AM - 12:00PM
Exhibition Sneak Peek
Fri, May 15, 11:30AM - 12:00PM

Free for members or with admission

Get a special Sneak Peek of Oldest Living Things in the World before it opens to the public tomorrow! Local commercial photographer Aaron Linsdau will speak.

16
Sat 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Exhibitions Opens
Sat, May 16, 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Oldest Living Things: Photography by Rachel Sussman opens to the public! Rachel Sussman has been researching, working with biologists, and traveling the world to photograph organisms that have lived continuously for 2,000 years or longer.

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Wed 10:30AM - 11:00AM
Fables, Feathers, and Fur
Wed, May 20, 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, and Fur
Wed, May 27, 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.

June 2015
3
Wed 10:30AM - 11:00AM
Fables, Feathers, and Fur
Wed, June 3, 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.

6
Sat 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Exhibition Opens
Sat, June 6, 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Full Circle: Ai Weiwei and the Emperor’s Fountain exhibition opens to the public!

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

Free for area locals!

Enjoy free admission, children's activities, and a movie screening throughout the day.

10
Wed 10:30AM - 11:00AM
Fables, Feathers, and Fur
Wed, June 10, 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.

11
Thu 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Mix'd Media
Thu, June 11, 6:00PM - 9:00PM

FREE for members • $10 for future members

Join us in celebration of the In Dubious Battle: Paintings by Shelley Reed. Music, Food, and art making activities.

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Wed 10:30AM - 11:00AM
Fables, Feathers, and Fur
Wed, June 17, 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.

20
Sat 9:00AM - 2:00PM
Plein Air Fest etc.
Sat, June 20, 9:00AM - 2:00PM

Over 50 artists creating new works with just four hours to complete their masterpieces “en plein air.” Browse and bid on the fresh artworks! Artworks sold by “silent bid.”

Click for more information and a list of participating artists.

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Tue 7:00PM - 8:30PM
UNTITLED: After-hours
Tue, June 23, 7:00PM - 8:30PM

Experience new exhibitions In Dubious Battle and Oldest Living Things in the World in a different light!

Chit-chat with artists, curator, and scientists about their ideas of nature in contemporary culture, their processes, and historical context.

Free • Limited seating

Registration required. Contact Grace at gdavis@WildlifeArt.org.

 

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Wed 10:30AM - 11:00AM
Fables, Feathers, and Fur
Wed, June 24, 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.

July 2015
1
Wed 10:30AM - 11:00AM
Fables, Feathers, and Fur
Wed, July 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, July 5, 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Free for area locals!

Enjoy free admission, children's activities, and a movie screening throughout the day.

8
Wed 10:30AM - 11:00AM
Fables, Feathers, and Fur
Wed, July 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 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Yoga on the Trail
Thu, July 9, 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Free • Weekly

Enjoy a free yoga class taught by a top Jackson Hole yoga instructors outside on the Sculpture Trail.

9
Thu 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Mix'd Media
Thu, July 9, 7:00PM - 10:00PM

FREE for members • $10 for future members

Join us in celebration of Circle of Animals: Zodiac Heads by Ai Weiwei. Music, Food, and art making activities.

15
Wed 10:30AM - 11:00AM
Fables, Feathers, and Fur
Wed, July 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.

16
Thu 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Yoga on the Trail
Thu, July 16, 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Free • Weekly

Enjoy a free yoga class taught by a top Jackson Hole yoga instructors outside on the Sculpture Trail.

 

22
Wed 10:30AM - 11:00AM
Fables, Feathers, and Fur
Wed, July 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.

23
Thu 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Yoga on the Trail
Thu, July 23, 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Free • Weekly

Enjoy a free yoga class taught by a top Jackson Hole yoga instructors outside on the Sculpture Trail.

29
Wed 10:30AM - 11:00AM
Fables, Feathers, and Fur
Wed, July 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.

29
Wed 8:30PM - 10:00PM
UNTITLED: After-hours
Wed, July 29, 8:30PM - 10:00PM

Experience Circle of Animals: Zodiac Heads by Ai Weiwei in a different light!

Outdoor film screening of Ai Weiwei documentary “Never Sorry” on the Amphitheater.

Free • Limited seating

30
Thu 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Yoga on the Trail
Thu, July 30, 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Free • Weekly

Enjoy a free yoga class taught by a top Jackson Hole yoga instructors outside on the Sculpture Trail.

August 2015
2
Sun 9:00AM - 5:00PM
First Sundays
Sun, August 2, 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Free for area locals!

Enjoy free admission, children's activities, and a movie screening throughout the day.

6
Thu 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Yoga on the Trail
Thu, August 6, 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Free • Weekly

Enjoy a free yoga class taught by a top Jackson Hole yoga instructors outside on the Sculpture Trail.

13
Thu 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Yoga on the Trail
Thu, August 13, 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Free • Weekly

Enjoy a free yoga class taught by a top Jackson Hole yoga instructors outside on the Sculpture Trail.

13
Thu 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Mix'd Media
Thu, August 13, 6:00PM - 9:00PM

FREE for members • $10 for future members

Join us in celebration of the exhibition Oldest Living Things in the World with special guest Jackson Hole Community Recycling Center. Music, Food, and art making activities.

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Thu 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Yoga on the Trail
Thu, August 20, 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Free • Weekly

Enjoy a free yoga class taught by a top Jackson Hole yoga instructors outside on the Sculpture Trail.

23
Sun 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Exhibitions Closing
Sun, August 23, 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Last day to view exhibitions In Dubious Battle and Oldest Living Things in the World before they close to the public.

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Thu 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Yoga on the Trail
Thu, August 27, 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Free • Weekly

Enjoy a free yoga class taught by a top Jackson Hole yoga instructors outside on the Sculpture Trail.