In addition to being a world-renowned musician, Herb Alpert has spent more than half his life as a respected abstract expressionist painter and sculptor. Always personal and expressive, Alpert’s sculptures draw interest with their freedom of form. His first totems were inspired by indigenous sculptural forms from the Pacific Northwest, but his Spirit Totems series, with their massive form, became more gestural.
These large, improvisational totems include many animal and bird-like forms. Walking among these giants is awe-inspiring. Twelve will be displayed outdoors on the Museum’s Sculpture Trail, along with a soundscape featuring Herb Alpert’s music.
State of the Art: Student Art Show in honor of Marion BuchenrothThrough May 29, 2022
This youth art exhibit is an annual collaboration between the National Museum of Wildlife Art & art educators from the different Teton County schools. The…See the Exhibit
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