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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 6-17, 2017 for the 33rd 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 our festival. Keep up with the latest news and information about the arts in Jackson Hole year-round via Facebook!

Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival Events

These events are expected to return for 2017, but are subject to change. Please check with participating organizations for details.

Wednesday, September 6

Museum Jewelry & Artisan Luncheon
Enjoy an elegant luncheon showcasing finely crafted jewelry and wearable art. The Museum Jewelry & Artisan Luncheon Committee looks for national artisans to provide a broad mix of wearable art and jewelry and introduces a new roster of artists each year. Best of all, 40% of all sales at the event benefit the National Museum of Wildlife Art’s educational programs at the National Museum of Wildlife Art.  www.westernvisions.org

Thursday, September 7

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. westerndesignconference.com

Friday, September 8

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 24th Annual Exhibit + Sale.  Don’t miss the Designer Show House, which features juried artisan creations and custom interior design in a home environment. And Retail Row is a unique shopping experience where sought after retailers exhibit up-and-coming fashion trends. Catering by e.leaven Food Company. westerndesignconference.com

gallery walkPalates & Palettes Gallery Walk
More than 30 art galleries open their doors to showcase magnificent art with food and wine. The festive event is open to the public and presents the opportunity to visit with old friends and new. Many other businesses and arts organizations join the fun and add to the atmosphere. Gallery maps are available at participating galleries, at the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce, and in a variety of promotional publications that will be available at hotels and businesses. Gallery maps will be available at a variety of locations including the Chamber's offices (112 Center Street) and participating galleries. Contact the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce, 307.733.3316 or info@jacksonholechamber.com.

Saturday, September 9

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 24th Annual Exhibit + Sale.  Don’t miss the Designer Show House, which features juried artisan creations and custom interior design in a home environment. And Retail Row is a unique shopping experience where sought after retailers exhibit up-and-coming fashion trends. Catering by e.leaven Food Company. westerndesignconference.com

Historic Ranch Toursranch tour jackson hole
Visit historic valley ranches where Jackson Hole's cowboy heritage still thrives. The tour is complete with cowboys, Western entertainment, and a good old fashioned barbeque. Hosted by Mountain Living magazine. Contact the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce, 307.733.3316 or info@jacksonholechamber.com.

Sunday, September 10

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 24th Annual Exhibit + Sale.  Don’t miss the Designer Show House, which features juried artisan creations and custom interior design in a home environment. And Retail Row is a unique shopping experience where sought after retailers exhibit up-and-coming fashion trends. Catering by e.leaven Food Company. westerndesignconference.com

18th Annual Takin' It to the Streets
The open-air, juried art fair is presented by the Jackson Hole Art Association and features 40 local artists, including some of Jackson's finest, selling an array of fine artwork. Contact the Jackson Hole Art Association, 307.733.8792 or artistinfo@jhartfair.org.

taste of the tetonsTaste of the Tetons
Valley chefs, restaurants, and caterers put their best culinary work on display. In addition to the open-air tasting fair, participants will enjoy the Rotary Supper Club’s wine tasting and silent auction, “Pickin’ in the Park” live musical entertainment that keeps the crowd entertained, "Pinky Painting in the Park" presented by the Howdy Pardners Ambassador Club that gets the kids involved in making art, and "Takin' It to the Streets" art fair presented by the Art Association of Jackson Hole. Food and wine samples are exchanged for tickets that may be purchased at any of the four corners of Town Square. Each taste ticket is $1. Samples generally range from two to four tickets. The event is traditionally held from 11:00am-3:00pm on Town Square. Contact the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce, 307.733.3316 or info@jacksonholechamber.com.

fall arts festRotary Supper Club’s Fall Arts Festival Wine Tasting and Silent Auction
Joining with Taste of the Tetons and Takin’ It to the Streets, the Rotary Supper Club produces the Wine Tasting and Silent Auction! Proceeds benefit a selected nonprofit. The 2016 nonprofit was “Honoring Our Veterans. The event is traditionally held on Jackson Town Square from 11:00am-4:00pm. http://portal.clubrunner.ca/4562/

Wednesday, September 13

Poster Signing with the Featured Artist
Meet the featured artist of the 2017 Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival and receive a personally signed poster of the featured painting. Followed by an artist reception. Contact the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce, 307.733.3316 or info@jacksonholechamber.com.

Art Walk
Join more than 30 Jackson art galleries for the Third Thursdays Art Walk (moved to Wednesday evening for the week of the Fall Arts Festival).  Enjoy fine art and experience the vibrant Jackson art scene. Look for the Art Walk banners! The event is traditionally held from 5:00-8:00pm. jacksonholegalleryassociation.com

Thursday, September 14

Western Visions Artist Party
As part of the National Museum of Wildlife Art's 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, one ticket to the Artist Party event, admissions to the Museum during the duration of the exhibit and bidding number. www.westernvisions.org

Friday, September 15

The Jackson Hole Showcase of Homes
The Jackson Hole Showcase of Homes is a two-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 achievements in some of the most exciting living spaces in the West. Hosted by Homestead Magazine. www.jacksonholeshowcase.com.

Western Visions 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. Attire is "Western Cocktail." Piano music by Rebecca Ryan. www.westernvisions.org

Jackson Hole Art Auction
Since 2007, the Jackson Hole Art Auction has been recognized as one of the premier art events in the country, define by the high standard of works offered in a variety of genres including wildlife, sporting, figurative, landscape and Western art by both renowned past masters and contemporary artists.  With two days of sales, the Jackson Hole Art Auction offers artwork at pricepoints for every collector. Please register to attend. The event is traditionally held at the Center for the Arts, 265 S. Cache Street, at 12:00pm. www.jacksonholeartauction.com  

Saturday, September 16

The Jackson Hole Showcase of Homes
The Jackson Hole Showcase of Homes is a two-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 achievements in some of the most exciting living spaces in the West. Hosted by Homestead Magazine. Limited tickets available. www.jacksonholeshowcase.com.arts festival wyoming

22nd Annual Jackson Hole QuickDraw Art Sale and Auction
The Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present nationally, regionally, and locally recognized artists who will demonstrate their skills at this unique alfresco event. One-of a-kind artwork will be auctioned off following the ninety-minute creative process where spectators will watch artists paint and sculpt. The auction will feature the sale of the 2017 Fall Arts Festival featured painting. The event is open to the public and free to attend. Individuals who are interested in purchasing the artwork should register in advance at the information table. The event is traditionally held beginning at 9:00am on Town Square. Contact the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce, 307.733.3316 or info@jacksonholechamber.com.

Jackson Hole Art Auction
Since 2007, the Jackson Hole Art Auction has been recognized as one of the premier art events in the country, define by the high standard of works offered in a variety of genres including wildlife, sporting, figurative, landscape and Western art by both renowned past masters and contemporary artists.  With two days of sales, the Jackson Hole Art Auction offers artwork at pricepoints for every collector. The event is traditionally held at Center for the Arts, 265 S. Cache Street, at 12:00pm. www.jacksonholeartauction.com  

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

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Thank You, Volunteers!

Friends, family, neighbors, and colleagues contribute their time to network and give back to the community while having fun. For more information about volunteer opportunities at Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival and events throughout the year, please call 307.733.3316.

 

Updated 9/19/16