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Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival

Experience The 2023 Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival

The 39th annual Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival and Art Auction is back, running September 6 – 17, 2023. Known as the premier arts festival of the Rocky Mountain west, artists and art enthusiasts alike gather for this iconic event to experience internationally acclaimed artists, music, food, wine and more in beautiful Jackson Hole.

The “FAF” draws hundreds of visitors to our valley each year. Experience a wide variety of work from both local and world-renowned artists, including sculptures, photographers, and painters and more. Here’s a quick snapshot of this year’s schedule of events:

Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival 2023 Schedule

Wednesday, September 6th

Wine Down Wednesday & Wind Up for Fall Arts:
Jewelry & Wine Pairing. Wind up for Fall Arts and wine down at The Historic Wort Hotel, where our wine expert is pairing bottles with jewelry designers from the Western Design Conference.
5-7pm, The Wort Hotel Showroom. Tickets & Info

Thursday, September 7th

Western Design Conference Preview Party & Fashion Show:
Early entry into the Exhibit & Sales allows a first glance at one-of-a-kind creations in furniture, fashion, jewelry, home and lifestyle accessories. Meet and shop with this year’s artists, designers and exhibitors, experience a runway Fashion Show and participate in the Live Auction during a festive night of shopping and entertainment.  Enjoy signature cocktails, open bars and catering all night.
6-10pm, Snow King Event Center. Tickets & Info

Friday, September 8th

Western Design Conference: 
The preeminent exhibition of the finest Western design in the world, with a twist – from cowboy to contemporary.  Meet the makers and shop direct at every price point during this festive event.  100 national artists present contemporary and traditional handcrafted, original creations of furniture, fashion, jewelry, and accessories for the home during the 31st annual WDC Exhibit & Sale.  Daily 2 pm happy hour in the WDC Designer Lounge.
10am-5pm, Snow King Event Center. Tickets & Info

Palates & Palettes Free Gallery Walk:
Presented by the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce and  Build Magazine.
Visit Jackson’s fine art galleries to kick off the 2023 Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival. Participating galleries pair with local restaurants and beverage makers to serve food and drink as you browse the art.
5-7pm, Jackson Galleries. Free gallery walk. More Info

Saturday, September 9th

Western Visions Exhibit Opening:
Western Visions is the National Museum of Wildlife Art’s largest and longest-running fundraiser, with top contemporary wildlife artists and collectors from around the world.  Exhibit runs through Oct. 1.
10am-5pm, National Museum of Wildlife Art, Tickets & Info

Western Design Conference:
10am-5pm, Snow King Event Center, Tickets & Info

Sunday, September 10th

Arts on the Green:
View and purchase art, jewelry, and more from 50+ local creatives including some of Jackson’s finest artists.  Local entertainment, food and drinks all afternoon!
10am-6pm, Center for the Arts Lawn, Tickets & Info

Western Design Conference
10am-5pm, Snow King Event Center, Tickets & Info

Broadway Showtune – Presented by the Jackson Hole Chorale
A revue featuring music from some of the greatest shows, including Hello, Dolly!, Mame, La Cage Aux Folles and many more!
7pm, Center for the Arts, Tickets & Info

Monday, September 11th

Gallery Events throughout Jackson Hole

Tuesday, September 12th:

Independent Artist Showcase:
A brand-new event pairing Jackson’s downtown businesses with local independent artists in an inviting gallery walk format.
5-7pm in the Town of Jackson, More Info

Gallery Events throughout Jackson Hole

Wednesday, September 13th

Featured Artist Poster Signing with Ewoud de Groot:
Meet the 2023 Fall Arts Festival featured artist, Ewoud de Groot, offering signed copies of this year’s featured poster “Twilight Elk.” Posters available for purchase at the event.
1-4pm, Astoria Fine Art, Free Event

Jackson Hole Gallery Association Art Walk
Tour Jackson Hole’s art galleries during the Fall Arts Festival and experience the artwork from participating artists.  Pick up a Gallery Guide at the Visitor Information Tent on the Town Square for a list and map of all galleries and other art walk dates throughout the summer.  More info.
5-8pm, Jackson Galleries, Free gallery walk

Westbank Art Gallery Tour More Info

Thursday, September 14th:

Western Visions Show + Sale with Live Auction:
Top contemporary wildlife artists come together with international collectors of the Museum’s longest-running fundraiser.  Open public sale begins Friday, September 15.
5-9:30pm National Museum of Wildlife Art, Tickets & Info

Westbank Art Gallery Tour More Info

Friday, September 15th:

Jackson Hole Showcase of Homes:
A one-day, self-guided tour of some of the most spectacular living spaces in the West.  Tickets available at homesteadmag.com.
10-4pm. Tickets & Info

“Afternoon with the Artist” reception with featured artist Ewoud De Groot
3-5 pm, Astoria Fine Arts

QuickDraw Artist Reception:
Meet the artists of the 2023 Jackson Hole QuickDraw in an intimate reception including fine food and drinks.  The QuickDraw Reception, presented by ARK Silver Gold OsmiumTM, includes an exclusive concert and viewing of the world-famous Osmium Violin.
5-7pm, Town Square, Tickets & Info

Saturday, September 16th:

Jackson Hole QuickDraw & Auction:
Internationally recognized Western, wildlife, and landscape artists take to the Town Square and create incredible works of art in 90-minutes. Finished pieces go to auction, paint still wet, on the Town Square!
8am-1pm, Town Square, Tickets & Info

Jackson Hole Art Auction:
In its 17th year, the Jackson Hole Art Auction offers masterworks of the American West, wildlife art and more in one of the most highly-anticipated art auctions of the year.
10am, Center for the Arts, More Info

Sunday, September 17th:

Sunday Art Brunch Free Gallery Walk:
A free gallery walk to say farewell to Fall Arts Festival 2023, including brunch bites, Bloody Marys, and mimosas available at the galleries.
11am-3pm, Jackson Galleries. More Info.

Book Your Room or Suite

At MM, we’re your perfect jumping-off point to experience the Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival! To book your room for the event, view our rooms and suites and then book your upcoming stay.