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  • National Parks Experience: An Artful Exploration

    Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - Sunday, October 2, 2016
    5:00 pm - 12:00 pm

    Add to Calendar 09/28/2016 5:00 PM 10/02/2016 12:00 PM America/New_York National Parks Experience: An Artful Exploration

    Explore the Nation’s Parks and World-Class Galleries with The Rockwell

    Wednesday, September 28 – Sunday, October 2, 2016

    Online registration has closed.  Please email Brett Smith at smithb@rockwellmuseum.org to inquire about availability.

    Payment is due at time of registration.

    HIGHLIGHTS                               FULL ITINERARY BY DAY                         

    The Rockwell hits the road! Join us for this insider tour celebrating the centennial of the National Park Service. This exclusive, 4-night/4-day opportunity will allow participants to visit two of the most iconic national parks in person — Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks– while gaining access to world-renowned museums and private collections. Tailor the experience to fit your interests with optional wildlife hikes and excursions.

    Experience the grandeur of the west at Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

    Pictured here, the famed Grand Prismatic Spring at Yellowstone

    Artist Point at Yellowstone

    The most famous viewpoint of the Grand Canyon from Yellowstone - a stunning view of the Lower Falls framed by the canyon walls.

    Yellowstone River in Hayden Valley

    The Teton Range as seen from Jackson Hole, WY

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    Colter Bay

    Walk the Lake Shore Trail where Mt. Moran of The Tetons stands out as an impressive sight rising above Jackson Lake. Visit nearby Colter Bay Indian Arts Museum.

    Dine in style at various world-class museums and galleries

    Participants will have a welcome dinner in the elegant John Bunker Sands Photography gallery of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, followed by a special private tour at the Whitney Western Art Museum.

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    Buffalo Bill Center of The West

    "Among the nation’s most remarkable museums,” according to the NY Times - home five world-class museums and a research library: Western, Plains Indian, Natural History, Firearms and Buffalo Bill.

    The National Museum of Wildlife Art

    Dine and tour at this beautiful museum which sits perfectly above the National Elk Refuge, featuring 5,000 works of art and a peaceful ¾ mile outdoor sculpture trail.

    A Night at Old Faithful Inn

    Stay at the largest structure built of logs and boulders in the world. Watch Old Faithful Geyser erupt up to 180 feet, the symbol of America’s first national park.

    Trailside Galleries, Jackson Hole, WY

    Represents artists who are members of the National Academy of Design, Oil Painters of America, Society of Animal Artists, National Sculpture Society, and Cowboy Artists of America

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    Adventure Opportunities

    Hiking options throughout the trip will keep the adventurer happy on this 4-day excursion. Pictured here, the 200 foot cascade, Hidden Falls at Jenny Lake.

    Image not available

    Heading

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    Hiking

    Optional hikes along the Upper Geyser Basin of Yellowstone, the Lake Shore Trail at Colter Bay, and Jenny Lake.

    Jenny Lake Hike

    For adventurers, an optional 5.8 mile roundtrip route that passes by the famed Hidden Falls and Inspiration Point.

    Experience Western Wildlife

    Unique wildlife viewing opportunities along Sylvan Pass, the National Elk Refuge, and a special educational Raptor Program

     

    $1750 Per Person*

    *Excludes Airfare. Includes lodging and most meals. Trip prices per person are based on two persons sharing a room with a bath. Please note that a single supplement ($375) will apply for a single room. Discounts are available for participants that wish to sleep 3 or 4 to a room in select accommodations – please call to learn more about and reserve these special accommodations. 607-974-2333.

     

    Questions?

    Contact Brett Smith, smithb@rockwellmuseum.org
    607-974-2333

    Highlights include:

    Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks – Adventure & More

    Naturalist with 10+ years of experience will guide participants through both of these spectacular parks

     Majestic views of the jagged peaks of the Teton Range

    Wildlife viewing opportunities along Sylvan Pass, the National Elk Refuge, Upper Geyser Basin, and countless others

    Optional hikes along the Upper Geyser Basin of Yellowstone, the Lake Shore Trail at Colter Bay, and Jenny Lake/Hidden Falls in the heart of the Tetons

    Special Art Visits and Curator-led Tours

    Private access to museum collections, galleries, and artist studios in both Cody and Jackson Hole, Wyoming

    Including: Buffalo Bill Center of the West (includes 5 museums), Big Horn Gallery, studio gallery of artist Jim Wilcox, Legacy Gallery, Colter Bay Indian Arts Museum, National Museum of Wildlife Art, and Trailside Gallery

    Unique Dining & Lodging

    ▶ Welcome dinner in the Photography Gallery at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West

    Spend the evening at National Historic Landmark, Old Faithful Inn

    Members Lodge at the National Museum of Wildlife Art, including views of the National Elk Refuge and access to the Sculpture Garden Terrace

    Lunch in the Mural Room at Jackson Lake Lodge with panoramic views of the Teton Range

    Dining at Big Horn, Legacy, and Trailside Galleries

    Participants can anticipate a wonderful mix of nature and art in this specially packaged itinerary. This exclusive experience is not to be missed. Space is limited and expected to fill quickly.

    We hope to see you on this exclusive, one-of-a-kind adventure! Click here to secure your spot     


     Full Itinerary by Day

    WWAM

    Whitney Western Art Museum

    Day 1: Wednesday, September 28

    Arrival in Cody, Wyoming*

    Welcome dinner at John Bunker Sands Photography Gallery and private tour at the Whitney Western Art Museum, Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Dinner/tour start-time will depend on arrival of guests.

    Day 2: Thursday, September 29

    Breakfast at Big Horn Gallery in Cody, WY

    Raptor education program at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West – get up and personal with birds of prey

    Tour through Yellowstone National Park with a world-class guide

    Short visit to the historic Lake Hotel, the oldest hotel in Yellowstone

    Drive through Hayden Valley, looking out for wildlife, including bison

    Short walk to Artist Point, the most famous viewpoint of the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, offering views of Lower Falls, a 300 ft. drop

    Dinner and accommodations at the historic Old Faithful Inn

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    View from Jackson Lake Lodge

    Day 3: Friday, September 30

    Breakfast at Old Faithful Inn

    Optional early morning walk around the Upper Geyser Basin, where more than 20 percent of the world’s geysers are located

    Short walk along the boardwalk at West Thumb Geyser Basin

    Visit Colter Bay – choose to walk the Lake Shore Trail where Mt. Moran stands out as an impressive sight OR visit Colter Bay Indian Arts Museum

    Lunch in the Mural Room at Jackson Lake Lodge featuring 60 foot windows with a panoramic view of the majestic Teton Range

    Dinner and private tour at the National Museum of Wildlife Art, including views of the National Elk Refuge and access to the Sculpture Garden Terrace

    Trailside Galleries

    Day 4: Saturday, October 1

    ▶  Breakfast at Legacy Gallery in Jackson, WY and Tour of the studio and gallery of artist, Jim Wilcox OR optional 6-hour hike into the heart of the Tetons along Jenny Lake

      Shopping in the beautiful downtown of Jackson, WY, featuring 60+ Art Galleries

      Gala farewell dinner at Trailside Gallery, a pre-eminent figure in the art world

    Day 5: Sunday, October 2

    Departure from Jackson, WY*

    *Discounts may be available if you wish you extend your trip – contact
    The Rockwell Museum for more information.

    Click here to secure your spot

    Explore the Nation’s Parks and World-Class Galleries with The Rockwell

    Wednesday, September 28 – Sunday, October 2, 2016

    Online registration has closed.  Please email Brett Smith at smithb@rockwellmuseum.org to inquire about availability.

    Payment is due at time of registration.

    HIGHLIGHTS                               FULL ITINERARY BY DAY                         

    The Rockwell hits the road! Join us for this insider tour celebrating the centennial of the National Park Service. This exclusive, 4-night/4-day opportunity will allow participants to visit two of the most iconic national parks in person — Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks– while gaining access to world-renowned museums and private collections. Tailor the experience to fit your interests with optional wildlife hikes and excursions.

    Experience the grandeur of the west at Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

    Pictured here, the famed Grand Prismatic Spring at Yellowstone

    Artist Point at Yellowstone

    The most famous viewpoint of the Grand Canyon from Yellowstone - a stunning view of the Lower Falls framed by the canyon walls.

    Yellowstone River in Hayden Valley

    The Teton Range as seen from Jackson Hole, WY

    Image not available

    Colter Bay

    Walk the Lake Shore Trail where Mt. Moran of The Tetons stands out as an impressive sight rising above Jackson Lake. Visit nearby Colter Bay Indian Arts Museum.

    Dine in style at various world-class museums and galleries

    Participants will have a welcome dinner in the elegant John Bunker Sands Photography gallery of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, followed by a special private tour at the Whitney Western Art Museum.

    -

    Buffalo Bill Center of The West

    "Among the nation’s most remarkable museums,” according to the NY Times - home five world-class museums and a research library: Western, Plains Indian, Natural History, Firearms and Buffalo Bill.

    The National Museum of Wildlife Art

    Dine and tour at this beautiful museum which sits perfectly above the National Elk Refuge, featuring 5,000 works of art and a peaceful ¾ mile outdoor sculpture trail.

    A Night at Old Faithful Inn

    Stay at the largest structure built of logs and boulders in the world. Watch Old Faithful Geyser erupt up to 180 feet, the symbol of America’s first national park.

    Trailside Galleries, Jackson Hole, WY

    Represents artists who are members of the National Academy of Design, Oil Painters of America, Society of Animal Artists, National Sculpture Society, and Cowboy Artists of America

    Image not available

    Adventure Opportunities

    Hiking options throughout the trip will keep the adventurer happy on this 4-day excursion. Pictured here, the 200 foot cascade, Hidden Falls at Jenny Lake.

    Image not available

    Heading

    -

    Hiking

    Optional hikes along the Upper Geyser Basin of Yellowstone, the Lake Shore Trail at Colter Bay, and Jenny Lake.

    Jenny Lake Hike

    For adventurers, an optional 5.8 mile roundtrip route that passes by the famed Hidden Falls and Inspiration Point.

    Experience Western Wildlife

    Unique wildlife viewing opportunities along Sylvan Pass, the National Elk Refuge, and a special educational Raptor Program

     

    $1750 Per Person*

    *Excludes Airfare. Includes lodging and most meals. Trip prices per person are based on two persons sharing a room with a bath. Please note that a single supplement ($375) will apply for a single room. Discounts are available for participants that wish to sleep 3 or 4 to a room in select accommodations – please call to learn more about and reserve these special accommodations. 607-974-2333.

     

    Questions?

    Contact Brett Smith, smithb@rockwellmuseum.org
    607-974-2333

    Highlights include:

    Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks – Adventure & More

    Naturalist with 10+ years of experience will guide participants through both of these spectacular parks

     Majestic views of the jagged peaks of the Teton Range

    Wildlife viewing opportunities along Sylvan Pass, the National Elk Refuge, Upper Geyser Basin, and countless others

    Optional hikes along the Upper Geyser Basin of Yellowstone, the Lake Shore Trail at Colter Bay, and Jenny Lake/Hidden Falls in the heart of the Tetons

    Special Art Visits and Curator-led Tours

    Private access to museum collections, galleries, and artist studios in both Cody and Jackson Hole, Wyoming

    Including: Buffalo Bill Center of the West (includes 5 museums), Big Horn Gallery, studio gallery of artist Jim Wilcox, Legacy Gallery, Colter Bay Indian Arts Museum, National Museum of Wildlife Art, and Trailside Gallery

    Unique Dining & Lodging

    ▶ Welcome dinner in the Photography Gallery at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West

    Spend the evening at National Historic Landmark, Old Faithful Inn

    Members Lodge at the National Museum of Wildlife Art, including views of the National Elk Refuge and access to the Sculpture Garden Terrace

    Lunch in the Mural Room at Jackson Lake Lodge with panoramic views of the Teton Range

    Dining at Big Horn, Legacy, and Trailside Galleries

    Participants can anticipate a wonderful mix of nature and art in this specially packaged itinerary. This exclusive experience is not to be missed. Space is limited and expected to fill quickly.

    We hope to see you on this exclusive, one-of-a-kind adventure! Click here to secure your spot     


     Full Itinerary by Day

    WWAM

    Whitney Western Art Museum

    Day 1: Wednesday, September 28

    Arrival in Cody, Wyoming*

    Welcome dinner at John Bunker Sands Photography Gallery and private tour at the Whitney Western Art Museum, Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Dinner/tour start-time will depend on arrival of guests.

    Day 2: Thursday, September 29

    Breakfast at Big Horn Gallery in Cody, WY

    Raptor education program at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West – get up and personal with birds of prey

    Tour through Yellowstone National Park with a world-class guide

    Short visit to the historic Lake Hotel, the oldest hotel in Yellowstone

    Drive through Hayden Valley, looking out for wildlife, including bison

    Short walk to Artist Point, the most famous viewpoint of the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, offering views of Lower Falls, a 300 ft. drop

    Dinner and accommodations at the historic Old Faithful Inn

    OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

    View from Jackson Lake Lodge

    Day 3: Friday, September 30

    Breakfast at Old Faithful Inn

    Optional early morning walk around the Upper Geyser Basin, where more than 20 percent of the world’s geysers are located

    Short walk along the boardwalk at West Thumb Geyser Basin

    Visit Colter Bay – choose to walk the Lake Shore Trail where Mt. Moran stands out as an impressive sight OR visit Colter Bay Indian Arts Museum

    Lunch in the Mural Room at Jackson Lake Lodge featuring 60 foot windows with a panoramic view of the majestic Teton Range

    Dinner and private tour at the National Museum of Wildlife Art, including views of the National Elk Refuge and access to the Sculpture Garden Terrace

    Trailside Galleries

    Day 4: Saturday, October 1

    ▶  Breakfast at Legacy Gallery in Jackson, WY and Tour of the studio and gallery of artist, Jim Wilcox OR optional 6-hour hike into the heart of the Tetons along Jenny Lake

      Shopping in the beautiful downtown of Jackson, WY, featuring 60+ Art Galleries

      Gala farewell dinner at Trailside Gallery, a pre-eminent figure in the art world

    Day 5: Sunday, October 2

    Departure from Jackson, WY*

    *Discounts may be available if you wish you extend your trip – contact
    The Rockwell Museum for more information.

    Click here to secure your spot