2013 Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival Adds Attractions

The 29th Annual Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival offers 10 days of arts events from a plein air “QuickDraw” in Jackson’s Town Square to the “Taste of the Tetons” sampling of chefs’ creations. For 2013, the Wyoming arts festival added a showcase of Jackson Hole homes to the mix. Peek inside some of Jackson, Wyoming’s famous residences with the new “Jackson Hole Showcase of Homes” tour.

The "Jackson Hole Showcase of Homes" will provide a one-of-a-kind opportunity for visitors to tour a selection of area houses on September 13 to 14. The tour will include homes designed, built and decorated by premier architects, builders and designers; and the new event will benefit community nonprofits.

The 29th Annual Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival brings its trademark mix of visual, contemporary, culinary, Western, landscape, wildlife and Native American arts to Jackson, Wyoming from September 5 to 15. Surrounded by the Teton Mountains in their autumn beauty, the annual Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival offers more than 50 family-friendly activities, many of them free. Visitors enjoy art and artists from around the world, with the chance to purchase original artworks from cowboy to cutting-edge contemporary.


The 2013 Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival roundup of activities includes the Palates & Palettes gallery walk on September 6; tours of historic Jackson Hole ranches on September 7; and the crowd-pleasing Taste of the Tetons, where participants stroll historic downtown Jackson’s sidewalks sampling gourmet cuisines from area chefs, on September 8.

As the 10-day festival continues, the National Museum of Wildlife Art presents its 26th annual Western Visions Wild West Artist Party and Miniatures and More Show & Sale on September 12 and 13, and artists create original works at the popular QuickDraw Art Sale and Auction in Jackson’s Town Square on September 14. Museum-quality contemporary Western style will be on display at the Western Design Conference, the exhibition of one-of-a-kind Western decorative arts and fashion sponsored by "Teton Home and Living" magazine, which runs from September 5 to 8 and includes an exhibit and sale, fashion and jewelry show.

Cowboy artist and Idaho native Jason Rich, known for reflecting the authenticity of the cowboy way in his award-winning work, is featured artist for the 2013 Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival. Rich’s original large-scale oil painting “River Overlook – Gros Ventre River Ranch” will be on display at the Wort Hotel from Memorial Day weekend through Saturday, September 14.

For a complete schedule of Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival, visit http://www.jacksonholechamber.com.

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