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Electronic Field Trip
The Influence of Art on Yellowstone

Yellowstone and other national parks continue to inspire painters, photographers, and other artists. Today, like yesterday, artists record and document natural resources. Join us as we visualize Yellowstone with the eyes of an artist.


Part 1: Artists Explore the Yellowstone Region

Part 2: Artists Interpret Yellowstone National Park

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Trip Background
The images created by artists and photographers were worth a million words and were instrumental to the preservation of Yellowstone.

System Requirements
This trip was created to allow access by the maximum number of users and therefore will work with slow modem connections and older computers as well as with new, high-speed systems. Click here to find out how to attend an electronic field trip.

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Watercolor of Tower Fall by Thomas Moran
Tower Fall as envisioned by
artist Thomas Moran
Yellowstone National Park wishes to thank the Whitney Gallery and Education Department of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody, Wyoming, for developing and writing this electronic field trip.