4 Best Performing Arts Venues in Jackson, Jackson Hole and Northwest Wyoming

Center for the Arts

Jackson's $35 million center is dedicated to supporting the fine and performing arts, including theater, film, and dance. It also hosts lectures on global issues, rotating exhibits, and showcases of star talent from Hollywood to Broadway. Classes for adults are included in the center's mission.

Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival

Art galleries reserve their best exhibits for a 10-day extravaganza encompassing the first two weekends of September. Nationally known artists who work in a variety of mediums are showcased in the galleries, during a quickdraw competition and in a large auction. Other events highlight food, poetry, jewelry, and dance.

Jackson Hole Playhouse

You can attend live theater from June through the end of September at the Jackson Hole Playhouse, the oldest building in town. The best seats are a hot commodity, but procrastinators can usually buy last-minute tickets. Eat dinner at 6:30 in the gaudy, Western-style saloon, and take in the show in the playhouse's theater at 8. Performances also take place from late November through New Year's Eve.

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Off-Square Theatre

For those seeking a contemporary theater experience, Off-Square Theatre is a space for children and adults where theater professionals and nonprofessionals strut their stuff and sometimes go outside the box. It's one of the leading theater companies in the region.