Arts & Entertainment
Lovers of arts and entertainment have plenty to do and see in Cody, Wyoming!
That's why USA Today ranked Cody as one of the top 10 small town arts scenes in the country in 2022.
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Explore the Arts in Cody
Without a doubt, Cody can surprise even the most experienced art afficianados. Cody is home to an inspired community of Western artists. The downtown features a growing number of fine art and photo galleries. Meanwhile, hundreds of thousands per year come to see the renowned Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Be sure to visit the Whitney Western Art Museum inside the Center of the West and experience a world-class collection of original Western artwork.
Buffalo Bill's town in the Rockies is known for a varied landscape, abundant wildlife, and rugged atmosphere. As a result, these natural wonders inspire painters, sculptors, and craftsmen working in a varitety of styles and media.
Rendezvous Royale is a weeklong celebration of the arts held each year in late September. The cornerstone of this 5-day event is the Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale. Additionally, patrons can enjoy the Buffalo Bill Center of the West Patron's Ball and the Functional Design Exhibition at By Western Hands.
The non-profit Cody Country Art League shares a building with the Cody Country Chamber of Commerce and promotes local art and artists. It carries out this mission chiefly through ever-changing displays, competitions, and featured-artist shows. What's more, the art league offers educational opportunities taught by professional artists and instructors. Of course, the Art League offers affordable classes and workshops for all ages and abilities.
Cody's downtown offers a variety of fine art galleries and studios, not to mention handcrafted furniture studios and the historic Cody Theatre. Art lovers could spend several days taking in all there is to offer in Cody's art scene!