As a VENUE: Host your event…

The National Museum of Wildlife Art offers a wide range of Jackson Hole event space rentals perfect for events and meetings. Whether it’s a: * wedding reception * business luncheon * gala dinner * conference, or * presentation, the Museum will make your event a masterpiece. Nine distinctive rental spaces are available:

  • Pike and Susan Sullivan Hall Event: (4,900 Square Feet) The beautiful lobby serves as a spectacular backdrop for small and large group dinners and receptions. With seating for 130 or standing room for 500, this multipurpose space opens onto the Sculpture Trail Terrace.
  • Members’ Lounge: (910 Square Feet) Casual and very comfortable for small discussion groups, receptions, and dinners for up to 42, the room offers a view of the National Elk Refuge and access to the Sculpture Garden Terrace. Soft leather sofas, a bay window, and fireplace create a cozy setting.
  • Members’ Gallery Event Space: (380 Square Feet) This beautiful wood-floored gallery serves as the entryway to the Members’ Lounge. It displays select museum exhibitions and may be used for a bar or buffet setup or as additional reception space.
  • Sculpture Trail Terrace: (2,000 Square Feet): Overlooking the National Elk Refuge, the terrace provides additional mingling space and picnic table seating for your event. The terrace may be combined with other museum spaces affording your guests the most spectacular views of the Gros Ventre Range, Sleeping Indian Mountain, and the National Elk Refuge.
  • Lynne and Jack Fritz Conference Room: (300 Square Feet) This formal boardroom, adjacent to the Members’ Lounge, seats 16 captain’s chairs around the heavy wooden sectional table. Perimeter seating expands room capacity to 25. The boardroom also features a wet bar and a retractable presentation screen.
  • Wapiti Gallery Event Space Rental: (1,200 Square Feet) Adjacent to the Cook Auditorium and Pike and Susan Sullivan Hall, the Wapiti Gallery may be used for meeting or reception space. Lecture style seating can be arranged for 80 people seated at round tables, with standing room for up to 150, or set up as a U-shaped boardroom with meeting space for 32 people. Great for a large group luncheon.
  • Cook Auditorium: (2,500 Square Feet) With seating for 225, the auditorium is designed for lectures, speakers, multimedia presentations, and films. The auditorium is located off Pike and Susan Sullivan Hall providing mingling space during breaks and intermissions. State of the art audio visual available.
  • Chrystie & Esperti Classroom: (621 Square Feet) The classroom has room for 50, and this flexible space can be used for classes, meetings, or studio space.
  • Museum Shop: (1,100 Square Feet) The Museum Shop offers an intriguing selection of items that complement the Museum’s collections. Artful gifts, coffee table books, and specialty items abound. The shop may be opened during private events for an additional charge.
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As a SHOP: Discover unique gifts…

The perfect place for art and wildlife inspired gifts. The Museum Wildlife Art Shop has become an essential part of the museum-going experience. Merchandise is catalogued within these collections: * Accessories * Books * Clothing * Household * Kids * Prints & Posters, and * Stationery.

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As an EATERY: Food for thought…

Artful Dining with a View. Palate offers a full service lunch menu with outdoor and indoor dining options. Restaurateurs, Graeme and Christine Mara Swain, owners of Gather Restaurant in Jackson, bring their great culinary reputation and service excellence to the stunning venue at The National Museum of Wildlife Art, aiming to create an experience where the food, the view, and the art all come together to create a one-of-a-kind dining experience.

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Be a DONOR: Show that you care…


Membership is your passport to exciting exhibitions, fun opening receptions, thought-provoking lectures and discounts at the Museum Shop, and more! Consider a Gift of Membership for friends and family. Memberships at specified levels are offered: * Individual * Dual/Family * Enthusiasts * Kuhn * Studio * Paintbox Society * Runguis Society * Collectors Circle * President’s Council, and * Chairman’s Council.

Business Membership:Business and corporate leaders recognize the importance of art as an economic engine that enhances the quality of life in our community. Museums also attract tourists to our area. With annual visitation of 75,000 and a member base of 5,000 individuals, we connect a diverse audience of locals and visitors to wildlife through art. As a member or sponsor, your business will receive valuable recognition and visibility with art collectors and philanthropists who share a passion for the arts. Business Membership Tiers include: * Business Studio * Business Paintbox Society * Business Runguis Society, and * Business Collectors Circle.


Your Gift Matters. Your generosity allows us to fulfill our mission to impart knowledge and inspire appreciation of humanity’s relationship with wildlife and nature through art and education.

  • Direct Giving: Specified amounts are designated or you may give an amount you can afford. Monthly donations are encouraged and you may donate as a memorial or an honor tribute.
  • Sponsorship: Come partner with us. Did you know that there are lots of ways to support the National Museum of Wildlife Art? One way is by sponsoring a world-class exhibit, special event, or our youth or adult education programs. Each year, thanks to our generous partners, we attract more than 65,000 visitors to these gatherings, including scores of art and wildlife enthusiasts from our own community and around the globe. Please let us tell you how these philanthropic opportunities can benefit the Museum, our visitors, and you!
  • Planned Giving: Did you know there are creative ways to support the National Museum of Wildlife Art? Ways in which the Museum, you and your loved ones all benefit at the same time? Such giving techniques are called “planned gifts,” because with thoughtful planning, you create win-win solutions for you and the Museum. Planning your estate and legacy for future generations, including your charitable interests, takes careful evaluation. Consulting with the appropriate professionals can assist you. Discussing your charitable intentions with us can lead to a much better result than going it alone – and will ensure that your gift is used just as you wish. We can provide valuable information about any of the creative giving techniques mentioned in these planned giving pages.
  • AmazonSmile: You shop, Amazon gives! AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the National Museum of Wildlife Art every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at Amazon Smile, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the Museum.
  • Old Bill’s Fun Run: Old Bill’s Fun Run is a community-focused seasonal fundraiser and event held by the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole. The giving season begins August 1 through September 18. As of the most innovative fundraisers in the nation, Old Bill’s Fun Run is also one of the most successful. In 2019, the event raised $14,381,191 from 4,012 donors. Old Bill’s has brought an astounding $173 million philanthropic dollars to our community. The Community Foundation of Jackson Hole improves lives through philanthropic leadership. The Foundation has helped make giving smarter, nonprofits more effective, and our community stronger for nearly 30 years. Addressing critical community needs, the Foundation administers various grant programs and supports organizations based on impact, collaboration, innovation, and capacity. Funds at the Community Foundation are carefully guarded, prudently invested, and wisely used.

Volunteer: Interested in fantastic art, wildlife, and making a difference in your community? Have you ever wondered what makes a museum tick? If so, the National Museum of Wildlife Art is the place for you! A museum volunteer plays a vital role in many aspects of the Museum, assisting with guided gallery tours, information desk, staffing special events, and other “behind the scenes” projects in numerous Museum departments. Whether you live in the valley part time, or are here with us all year long, we can work with you to customize a volunteer experience that will combine your interests and abilities with the Museum’s commitment to inspiring appreciation and knowledge of fine art and humanity’s relationship with nature. The only requirements for volunteering at the National Museum of Wildlife Art are: a passion for wildlife and a love of fine art.

Support the National Museum of Wildlife Art …by simply joining, giving, and volunteering here:

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