National Museum of Wildlife Art

(above: National Museum of Wildlife Art, July, 2012. Photo by John Hazeltine)

Jackson Hole, WY



Resource Library articles and essays honoring the American experience through its art:

National Museum of Wildlife Art Celebrates 2016 Centennial of the National Park Service (6/7/16)

Karl Bodmer's Western Wildlife: Original Sketches from the Joslyn Art Museum (8/2/10)

The Hole Range: Wildlife and Landscape of the Tetons and Wind Rivers (7/16/03)

Desert Tracks: Wildlife Art of the American Southwest (10/25/00)

Once Upon A Page: The Art of Children's Books (6/17/00)

These Rare Lands: Photography by Stan Jorstad (4/4/00)

Wildlife Art for a New Century (3/12/00)

Wildlife in Winter (1/1/00)


Unbroken Spirit: The Wild Horse in the American Landscape (12/12/99)

National Museum of Wildlife Art Twelfth Annual Western Visions Miniature Show and Sale (6/15/99)

Poles Apart: The Arctic and Antarctic by Galen Rowell (4/10/99)

Yellowstone: Seasons of the Wild (2/1/99)

Visions of Nature: John James Audubon (1/13/99)

Tenth Annual Western Visions Miniature Show and Sale (10/20/98)

Renowned Contemporary Wildlife Artist Robert Bateman; article by Ponteir Sackery (5/30/97)

Museum Presents Visual History of the Art of Fly Fishing (5/97)


Perched on a butte overlooking the National Elk Refuge in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the National Museum of Wildlife Art holds more than 5,000 catalogued items in its premier fine arts collection under its mission of exploring humanity's relationship with nature. A member of the Museums West consortium and accredited by the American Association of Museums, the National Museum of Wildlife Art of the United States provides an exciting calendar of exhibitions from its permanent collection and changing exhibitions from around the globe. The address of the museum is 2820 Rungius Road, Jackson Hole, Wyoming 83001, and the Museum is located 2.5 miles north of Jackson, Wyoming, on Highway 89 overlooking the National Elk Refuge. For hours and admission fees please see the Museum's website.


(above: Identification Monument on Highway 89, National Museum of Wildlife Art, July, 2012. Photo by John Hazeltine)


(above: Visitor Entrance, National Museum of Wildlife Art, July, 2012. Photo by John Hazeltine)


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