The Brinton Museum
239 Brinton Road, Big Horn, WY 82833 - United States
Museum Day Hours of Operation: 9:30 am ‐ 5:00 pm
The Brinton Museum is located on the historic Quarter Circle A Ranch in Big Horn, Wyoming and features 19th, 20th and 21st century Western and American Indian art in an ideal setting. We invite you to experience the lifestyle of a 1920s and 30s gentleman’s working ranch. Take a guided tour of The Brinton Museum’s Main Ranch House with its fine art, rare books and furnishings in their original setting, view our featured exhibits of American Indian, historic and contemporary Western art in the state-of-the-art Forrest E. Mars, Jr. Building and enjoy lunch in the Brinton Bistro with unobstructed views of the Bighorn Mountains. Stroll around the grounds and outbuildings including Little Goose Creek Lodge, Mr. Brinton’s hunting cabin. don't miss the traditional leather workshop set up in the old bunkhouse, complete with world renowned leather artist Jim Jackson!
The Historic Brinton Ranch House is open for tours, and while taking in the beautiful grounds and ranch outbuildings do not miss the traditional leather workshop in the old bunkhouse and enjoy a demonstration by world renowned leather crafter and artist Jim Jackson.
Exhibitions in the Forrest E. Mars, Jr. Building include:
To Honor the Plains Nations: American Indian art and artifacts from the Gallatin and Brinton Collections in the John and Adrienne Mars American Indian Gallery.
Highlights of the Brinton Collection by Remington, Russell, Borein, Moran, WHD Koerner, John Mix Stanley, Bodmer, Kleiber and Gollings in the Ted and Katie Meredith Gallery of Western Art.
Wyoming Point of View: works by Lorenzo Chavez, Bruce Graham, Kathy Wipfler, Skip Whitcomb and Dan Young
Gary Erbe: 50 Year Retrospective
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