Renowned landscape architect Walter Hood to lead tour of NMWA’s Sculpture Trail

JACKSON, Wyo. — Developed by award-successful architect Walter Hood, the Sculpture Path at the Countrywide Museum of Wildlife Artwork was unveiled in 2012.

Now a ten years into its advancement, the trail is frequently evolving. When in the beginning bidding for the job, Hood had a clear eyesight for the route of the path, a vision that received him the fee. In speaking about the project’s conception, Hood claimed, “Everywhere you go in Jackson the landscape is big. When you’re in a place—even 1 like this—for so lengthy, it results in being everyday. I operate to make factors noticeable.” Hood will keep a absolutely free community tour of the Sculpture Path at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 21, 2022. Attendees are encouraged to satisfy at the Museum entrance.

The 3-quarters of a mile Sculpture Path underscores the Museum’s determination to
presenting wildlife sculpture inside the fabric of Jackson Hole’s incomparable
landscape. The trail begins at the Museum’s entrance with Bart Walter’s Wapiti Path
and winds up the sage lined hillside. Complementing breathtaking views, the Trail
stretches along the bluff to the north and south, overlooking the National Elk Refuge
and encompassing an open up-air amphitheater at the Museum entrance. The Sculpture
Trail was recognized in memory of Jim Petersen.