Don't Miss the 2016 Jackson Hole Arts Festival
Head to beautiful Jackson Hole this fall for a celebration of art in the Tetons. The Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival is widely recognized as one of the premier cultural events in the Rocky Mountain West. From September 7-18, 2016, the 32nd annual celebration with gather thousands of art enthusiasts who come to admire, see and experience the the diverse artwork and breathtaking natural surroundings that make Jackson Hole a leading cultural center.
With more than fifty events throughout the entire festival, featuring works by nationally and internationally acclaimed artists, music, food and wine, visitors have plenty of activities to keep them busy!
The 2016 featured poster artist is Edward Aldrich, who graduated in 1987 from the Rhode Island School of Design. In 1991, at the age of 26, he was juried into the Society of Animal Artists and his work is frequently included in their annual exhibition - 'Art and the Animal'. His work is in the permanent collection at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum and he has been accepted into their prestigious 'Birds in Art' show on eleven occasions.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE FESTIVAL:
Western Design Conference Exhibit + Sale
September 9 - September 11
Jackson Town Square
The preeminent exhibition of the finest Western design in the world.
Historic Ranch Tours
Buses leave Home Ranch parking lot at 2:00pm
Visit historic valley ranches where Jackson Hole's cowboy heritage still thrives. This favorite Fall Arts Festival event takes special significance this year as we join the Triangle X in celebrating their 90th anniversary! The tour is complete with cowboys, Western entertainment, and a good old fashioned barbeque. Hosted by Mountain Living magazine.
Taste of the Tetons
Town Square from 11:00am - 3:00pm
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.
Don’t miss this amazing celebration of art and entertainment!