A trip to Jackson Hole is a great chance to get out and explore the great outdoors for many travelers. It’s also an opportunity to let nature inspire your creative side when you set aside time for a visit to the National Museum of Wildlife Art while you’re in town. This incredible stop is a great place to browse works of art from local and global artists who have brought nature to life through a variety of mixed mediums.
Enjoy Artistic Depictions of Nature and Wildlife
The National Museum of Wildlife Art is located at 2820 Rungius Road in Jackson and is open to the public Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm. This family-friendly destination sprawls across 51,000 square feet of display space and hosts the largest collection of works by Rungius in the U.S. The museum was founded in 1987, and to date, holds more than 5,000 works of art for guests to explore, discover, and enjoy during a visit. The art primarily represents wild animals that hail from across the globe with many pieces using Wyoming’s terrain as inspiration. Some of the prominent artists on display here include Andy Warhol, John James Audubon, Robert Kuhn, and Georgia O’Keefe just to name a few of many. When you take time to browse the many exhibits and displays here, you’ll be walking alongside pieces of art that range from 2500 BC to the present day. The mission of the museum is to impart knowledge and generate wonder through both art and education alike. Here, it’s easier than ever for guests to inspire connections with nature and wildlife while the values of the museum are laid out as including collaboration, excellence, and integrity at every turn.
Plan Your Visit to the National Museum of Wildlife Art
Admission tickets to the museum are available at $18 for adults, $16 for seniors, and $8 for children ages 5 through 18. In addition to the many exhibits and displays on site, plan on stopping by the Museum shop to pick up a great souvenir before heading over to the interactive children’s gallery when you’re dropping by with little ones in tow. There’s an outdoor sculpture trail at the museum that always provides an inspiring route to walk. After you explore the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson Hole, make time to enjoy a meal at Palate Restaurant where you can dine in style and reminisce about all you’ve encountered along the way.
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