Federal Junior Duck Stamp ArtFebruary 1, 2017 - February 27, 2017
Wednesday, Feb. 1 – Monday, Feb. 27 2017 in the Wapiti Gallery
This stunning exhibit features the original, Best of Show art from each state, territory and district in the United States. There are 52 artworks by students who won their state 2016 contest. Each 9×12 inch piece is a unique, detailed depiction of waterfowl and habitat. The Jr. Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program is a dynamic art-and science-based curriculum created by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It teaches wetland and waterfowl conservation to students in kindergarten through high school. Artistic media represented in the exhibit includes oil paint, acrylic, colored pencil, watercolor, graphite, gouache, and pastel.
The winning piece from Wyoming was created by 15-year-old Bailey Shupp of Pinedale, WY; it’s a striking oil painting of a Harlequin Duck.
Scenes of Transcendent Beauty: Thomas Moran’s YellowstoneThrough August 23, 2022
Scenes of Transcendent Beauty includes 20 watercolor field sketches on loan from the Yellowstone Heritage and Resource Center in Gardiner, Montana. These intimate sketches provide a rare window into Moran’s artistic process and give the viewer insight into Moran’s Yellowstone.See the Exhibit
Bonheur & Beyond: Celebrating Women in Wildlife ArtThrough August 16, 2022
To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Bonheur’s birth and in honor of the Museum’s 35th anniversary, we present an exhibit featuring works by Bonheur alongside a selection of historic and contemporary pieces by women artists from the permanent collection.See the Exhibit