National Museum Wildlife Art Cowgirl Magazine
John Nieto (United States, b. 1936), Coyote, 1993. Acrylic on Canvas. 48 x 60 inches. JKM Collection, National Museum of Wildlife Art. © John Nieto.

Take a walk on the wild side of fine art at the nation’s premier museum dedicated solely to Animalia. Gallery upon gallery, each one more jaw-dropping than the last, reveals masterful paintings, drawings, and sculptures depicting every kind of creature imaginable! From historical to modern, all the big names are here.

Photo courtesy of National Museum of Wildlife Art.

If you get tired, seek refuge and rejuvenation at the museum’s signature restaurant, Palate. The dining establishment serves quality food daily from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Breathtaking for all, this is a must see destination when visiting Jackson Hole.

Call 307.733.5771 or visit for visting hours, exhibit information, and special events.   

(Originally published in the November/December 2009 issue of Cowgirl Magazine).