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A world-class collection of Western art on the road to Yellowstone. View timeless works of Remington and Russell, relax and reflect, and learn how art shaped the Wild West.



The Whitney Western Art Museum in Cody, Wyoming, is one of the founding museums at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Viewed as one of the best western art museums in the country, it houses numerous works from artists like Charlie Russell, Frederic Remington, Thomas Moran, Albert Bierstadt, and other traditional and contemporary artists.

The Whitney is a must-see in the Yellowstone area — it’s a great place to learn the connection between art and life.

Whitney Western Art Museum

Whitney Gallery Themes

The Whitney Western Art Museum explores the real and mythic West through wildlife, landscapes, Native Americans, heroes and legends, and historic events.

Albert Bierstadt (American, born Germany, 1830–1902). The Last of the Buffalo, ca. 1888. Oil on canvas, 60.25 x 96.5 inches. Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody, Wyoming, USA. Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney Trust Fund Purchase. 2.60

what will you see?

Artworks in the Whitney—by the western masters and contemporary artists of today—may inspire you, intrigue you, entertain you. Here are a few highlights.