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National Museum of Wildlife Art – Virtual Tour

National Museum of Wildlife Art - Virtual Tour

National Museum of Wildlife Art – Virtual Tour

The National Museum of Wildlife Art preserves and exhibits wildlife art. The Museum is located amid a wildlife habitat that overlooks the National Elk Refuge. 

The collection reflects traditional and contemporary realism exhibited in 14 galleries. The Museum has a sculpture trail, children’s discovery gallery, and library.

The Museum’s mission is to collect, interpret, and preserve the highest quality wildlife art while inspiring appreciation and knowledge of humanity’s relationship with nature.

The Museum was founded in 1987, and during 1994, the Museum opened its current facility, which is a 51,000 square foot building with an Idaho quartzite façad.

The Museum has over 5,000 artworks by 550 artists, which include works Auguste Rodin, Picasso, Rembrandt, Archibald Thorburn, Daniel Huntington, Rosa Bonheur, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Andy Warhol.

National Museum of Wildlife Art - Virtual Tour

National Museum of Wildlife Art – Located on a bluff near in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Highlights of the National Museum of Wildlife Art

  • Wapiti Trail by American sculptor Bart Walter – a monumental sculpture of five elk
  • A Sculpture Trail, which is three-quarter-mile long with about 20 permanent and temporary works of art
  • Educational programs to accommodate a range of ages and learning styles
  • The Library is a non-circulating research library with an emphasis on material relating to wildlife art and artists
  • Boy with Fox by Grace Hudson
  • Polar Bear by Colin Campbell Cooper
  • In the Forest by Albert Bierstadt
  • Bearded Vultures Attacking an Alpine Ibex by Joseph Wolf

National Museum of Wildlife Art - Virtual Tour

Prong-Horned Antelope by Albert Bierstadt

National Museum of Wildlife Art

  • Museum:           National Museum of Wildlife Art
  • Previously:        Wildlife of the American West Museum
  • City:                  Jackson, Wyoming
  • Country:           United States
  • Established:     1987
  • Type:                 Specialist Museums
  • Category:          National Museum of the United States
  • Location:          2820 Rungius Road, Jackson, Wyoming, United States

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National Museum of Wildlife Art – 360 views

National Museum of Wildlife Art – 360 views

National Museum of Wildlife Art – 360 views

National Museum of Wildlife Art – 360 views

National Museum of Wildlife Art – 360 views

National Museum of Wildlife Art – 360 views

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National Museum of Wildlife Art

National Museum of Wildlife Art

National Museum of Wildlife Art

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National Museum of Wildlife Art

National Museum of Wildlife Art

National Museum of Wildlife Art

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“The wildlife and its habitat cannot speak, so we must and we will.”
– Theodore Roosevelt

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Photo Credit: WildlifeArtJH / CC BY-SA (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0); Daniel Mayer / CC BY-SA (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/); Albert Bierstadt / Public domain

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