Monarchs of the PlainsOctober 8, 2015 - May 1, 2016
In conjunction with the exhibit “Grasslands of Wyoming: Photographs by Michael Berman and Willy Sutton,” opening in November, this exhibition of approximately 60 paintings and sculptures drawn from the National Museum of Wildlife Art’s collection will highlight the diverse species inhabiting the plains from the 1800s to the present. In the early 1800s, millions of bison and other creatures roamed the plains that stretch from Canada to Mexico. Scheduled to appear in “Monarchs of the Plains” will be work by George Catlin, John James Audubon, Albert Bierstadt, Carl Rungius, Alexander Proctor, William R. Leigh, John Clymer and a generous selection of bison art and other work by living masters.
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