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September 2014
4
Thu THRU OCT 2
Western Visions info
Thu, September 4 - 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!

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.

1
Wed 8:00PM - 10:00PM
Photography at the Summit
Wed, October 1, 8:00PM - 10:00PM

Free for members • $10 for non-members

Photography at the Summit evening lecture series. Tonight's public talk features photographers Dave Black and Deanne Fitzmaurice.

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Thu 8:00PM - 10:00PM
Photography at the Summit
Thu, October 2, 8:00PM - 10:00PM

Free for members • $10 for non-members

Photography at the Summit evening lecture series. Tonight's public talk features photographers Jim richardson and Jodi Cobb.

3
Fri 11:30AM - 12:00PM
Exhibit Sneak Peek
Fri, October 3, 11:30AM - 12:00PM

Free for members or with admission

Get a sneak peek of the new exhibition Audubon and the Art of Birds with a special guest lecture.

4
Sat 9:00AM - 5:00PM
New Exhibit opening!
Sat, October 4, 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Audubon and the Art of Birds exhibit opens today.

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

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.

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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.

11
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 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Author Lecture: Barry Lopez
Sun, October 12, 6:00PM - 9:00PM

“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.

$25. Buy tickets online.

15
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.

22
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.

November 2014
2
Sun 11:00AM - 5:00PM
Harvest on the Hill
Sun, November 2, 11:00AM - 5:00PM

Free for area locals!

Celebrate fall at the annual Harvest on the Hill celebration. Featuing fun family activities, music, and refreshments.

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Fri 11:30AM - 12:00PM
Exhibition Sneak Peek
Fri, November 7, 11:30AM - 12:00PM

Free for members or with admission

Get a sneak peek of A Parade of Plumage: Engravings by Francois Nicolas Martinet before it opens to the public tomorrow!

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Sat 11:00AM - 5:00PM
New Exhibit opening!
Sat, November 8, 11:00AM - 5:00PM

Free for members or with admission

New exhibition A Parade of Plumage: Engravings by Francois Nicolas Martinet opens!

11
Tue 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Museum Closed
Tue, November 11, 9:00AM - 5:00PM

The Museum will be closed in celebration of Veteran's Day but will reopen tomorrow at 9:00 AM.