About Us

Mission

The Art Association of Jackson Hole is dedicated to encouraging a vital, creative community by providing everyone with exposure to, education in and enjoyment of a wide variety of art experiences.

About

The Art Association operates from a fundamental belief that everyone is creative. We believe in making art affordable and accessible for all. We also believe in the importance of integrating arts education and creative thinking into all disciplines.

Below are highlights of what is to come from the Art Association this summer and fall. As always, we strive to bring relevant and inspiring visual arts opportunities to our community.

Our new website is now live! Find real-time information on classes, events, artist call for entries and so much more. Sort classes by medium, date and age group. Get multifaceted views inside our spaces including all our studios and our gallery. Our site is mobile and tablet friendly, making class sign ups a snap.

An exciting addition to this year’s programming includes an all-day professional development workshop, facilitated by Creative Capital. Thanks to a grant from the Kresge Foundation, this May workshop is provided free of charge to 24 professional artists from all disciplines including dance, music, theater, writing, and visual arts. Workshop instructors will detail appropriate business and management skills to achieve success in their art forms.

We are announcing our 2015 Summer of Art & Technology programming, May 29 – August 28, made possible by grants from the Center of Wonder, the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole, and private funding. Students will work with visiting artists in a series of youth camps, adult workshops, exhibitions, and public art talks designed to incorporate the principals of art and design with science and technology. Our summer programs are comprised of two educational phases; one on digital media and the second on robotics and maker art, each with an opening exhibition showcasing work by nationally recognized artists, and closing exhibition to include students’ work. We are excited to share this new framework for learning with our community where the barriers between studio and gallery are broken down to integrate exhibitions and education.

Save the date of Friday, November 6th for our annual benefit party the Art Heist. This year’s theme is A Night in Athens!

We look forward to seeing you in our studios, in the gallery, and at the art fairs this summer.