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2018 Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival

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The Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival is widely recognized as one of the premier cultural events in the Rocky Mountain West. Please join us September 5-16, 2018 for the 34th annual celebration.

Thousands of art enthusiasts are drawn each year to experience the diverse artwork and breathtaking natural surroundings that make Jackson Hole a leading cultural center. Visitors will appreciate the works of nationally and internationally acclaimed artists along with an exceptional array of events featuring music, cuisine, and wine. More than fifty events round out the festival. Keep up with the latest news and information about the arts in Jackson Hole year-round via Facebook!

The 33rd Annual Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival held in 2017 was a remarkable success! With a mix of sun and snow, the event inspired local and visiting artists and infused the economy with excited art enthusiasts. The highlight of the festival was the QuickDraw Auction, which included the sale of the featured Fall Arts Festival Painting “Rise Above” by Mark Keathley. The painting sold for a record-setting $77,500. Learn more.

Relive the Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival with the signature wine from Jackson Hole Winery. Available at The Liquor Store of Jackson Hole, the Syrah and dry Riesling varieties make perfect souvenirs and gifts! Learn more.

Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival Events

Many Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival events are traditionally held on the same day each year, but the schedule is subject to change. Please contact the Chamber at 307.733.3316 for the latest information. Please check with participating organizations for details.

Wednesday, September 5

20th Annual Museum Jewelry & Artisan Luncheon

Enjoy an elegant luncheon at the National Museum of Wildlife Art showcasing finely crafted jewelry, clothing and accessories. National artisans provide a broad variety of items to purchase. Best of all, a percentage of sales at the event benefit the National Museum of Wildlife Art.

11am–3pm | Four Seasons | Tickets: $135 each or Tables of 10 reserved with Sponsorships: $3,000 | 307.732.5412

Thursday, September 6

Western Design Conference Opening Preview Party + Fashion Show

Early entry into the Exhibit + Sale allows a first glance at one-of-a-kind creations in furniture, fashion, jewelry, home and lifestyle accessories, meet this year’s artisans, walk through the Designer Show House, experience a Runway Fashion Show and participate in the live WDC Auction while enjoying local culinary creations by Café Genevieve + signature cocktails during a festive night of shopping and entertainment.
6–10pm | Snow King Center | Tickets: $125 VIP seats or $50 General Admission - in advance online and at the door | WesternDesignConference.com

Friday, September 7

Western Design Conference Exhibit + Sale

The preeminent exhibition of the finest Western design in the world. Over 130 national artists present contemporary and traditional handcrafted, original creations of furniture, fashion, jewelry, and accessories for the home during the 25th annual Exhibit + Sale. Don’t miss the Designer Show House, juried artisan creations and custom interior design in a home environment and Retail Row, a unique shopping experience where sought after retailers exhibit up- and-coming fashion trends. Catering by E.Leaven.
Snow King Center | 10am–5pm | Tickets at the door $15 (includes return privileges) | WesternDesignConference.com

Palates & Palettes Gallery Walk

More than 30 art galleries open their doors to showcase magnificent art with food, wine and music! Various Locations, see gallery map | 5-8pm | Open to the public | See the list of participating galleries along with their partners. These pairings are subject to change. Learn more about the 2018 event on the Chamber's blog

Saturday, September 8

Western Design Conference Exhibit + Sale

The preeminent exhibition of the finest Western design in the world. Over 100 national artists present contemporary and traditional handcrafted, original creations of furniture, fashion, jewelry, and accessories for the home during the 26th annual Exhibit + Sale. Don’t miss the Designer Show House, juried artisan creations and custom interior design in a home environment and Retail Row, a unique shopping experience where sought after retailers exhibit up-and-coming fashion trends. Catering by E.Leaven.
10am - 7pm | Snow King Center | Tickets at door $15 | WesternDesignConference.com | WDC Benefit Night - 4-7pm (10% of sales to benefit the Art Association)

Historic Ranch Tours

Visit historic valley ranches, where Jackson Hole’s cowboy heritage still thrives. The tour is complete with cowboys, Western entertainment, and a good ol’ fashion barbecue. Hosted by Mountain Living magazine. Learn more about the 2018 event on the Chamber's blog! Click here.
Buses leave Jackson’s Home Ranch parking lot at 2pm | $60 | 307.733.3316

Sunday, September 9

Western Design Conference Exhibit + Sale

The preeminent exhibition of the finest Western design in the world. Over 100 national artists present contemporary and traditional handcrafted, original creations of furniture, fashion, jewelry, and accessories for the home during the 26th annual Exhibit + Sale. Don’t miss the Designer Show House, juried artisan creations and custom interior design in a home environment and Retail Row, a unique shopping experience where sought after retailers exhibit up-and-coming fashion trends. Catering by E.Leaven.
10am–5pm | Snow King Center | Tickets at the door $15 (includes return privileges) WesternDesignConference.com

20th Annual Takin’ It to the Streets

An open-air, juried art fair featuring 40 local artists, including some of Jackson’s finest, selling an array of fine artwork. Presented by the Jackson Hole Art Association.
10am–4pm | Jackson Town Square | Art Association | artistinfo@jhartfair.org | 307.733.8792

Taste of the Tetons

Valley chefs, restaurants and caterers put their best culinary work on display for sampling. Also enjoy the Rotary Supper Club of Jackson Hole's wine tasting & silent auction, and live musical entertainment. Learn more about the 2018 event on the Chamber's blog: click here.
11am–3pm | Jackson Town Square | Taste Tickets $1 each

Rotary Supper Club's Sips on the Square

Joining with Taste of the Tetons and Takin' It to the Streets, the Rotary Supper Club produces the Wine Tasting and Silent Auction! 
11am–4pm | Jackson Town Square | Sip Tickets $1 each

Wednesday, September 12

Poster Signing with the 2018 Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival Featured Artist​

Meet artist, Dennis Ziemienski, and recieve a personally signed poster of his featured painting, "Teton Reflections". Art enthusiasts are invited to visit the gallery 

and get a personally-signed print. Posters will be available for purchase at the gallery or can be pre-purchased at the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce Administrative Offices, 260 West Broadway, Suite A.
Commemorative posters from previous years are also available for purchase.
4-7pm | Altamira Fine Art | Open to the public

Thursday, September 13

Western Visions® Artist Party

As part of the National Museum of Wildlife Art’s 32nd Annual Western Visions® Show & Sale artists and patrons have an opportunity to view the art, place bids, and mingle with artists before the big sale. Ticket includes Western Visions® Annual Publication, 1 ticket to the Artist Party event, admissions to the Museum during the duration of the exhibit and bidding number.
6-9pm | Ticketed Event $100 | National Museum of Wildlife Art | www.westernvisions.org 

Friday, September 14

The Jackson Hole Showcase of Homes

The Jackson Hole Showcase of Homes is a one-day, self-guided fundraising tour to experience the craftsmanship and meet the artists behind some of Jackson’s most spectacular homes. More than the ordinary walk-through, the Jackson Hole Showcase of Homes has a superb catch: face-to-face conversations with the finest professionals in architecture, construction, interior design, landscaping and electronic systems. They will reveal the art—and perhaps the magic— behind their achievement in some of the most exciting living spaces in the West. Hosted by Homestead magazine. Limited tickets available. For more information and to purchase tickets please go to jacksonholeshowcase.com.

Western Visions 32nd Show & Sale

Featuring works by the country’s leading wildlife artists. This is the final opportunity to place bids prior to the drawing that determines who is going home with a beautiful new work of art. Ticket includes Western Visions® Annual Publication, 1 ticket to the Show & Sale event, admissions to the Museum during the duration of the exhibit and bidding number.
5-8pm | Ticketed Event $150 ($125 for Members) | www.westernvisions.org

Saturday, September 15

23rd Annual Jackson Hole QuickDraw Art Sale and Auction

Nationally, regionally, and locally recognized artists paint and sculpt as spectators look on. The one-of a-kind artwork will be auctioned off following the ninety-minute creative process, along with the sale of, "Teton Reflections," by Dennis Ziemienski, this year's featured Fall Artist.
9am | Jackson Town Square | Open to the public

Sunday, September 16

Art Brunch Gallery Walk

Join Jackson’s art galleries for brunch and festive beverages at this closing-day celebration of yet another superb Fall Arts Festival! Brunch, Bloody Marys and spectacular art...what an ending!
Various locations, see gallery map | 11am–3pm | Open to the public

Schedule is Subject to Change. Please contact the participating organizations or call the Chamber at 307.733.3316 for the latest information.

 

 

Updated: 9/19/17

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