Current Exhibitions

We strive to create insightful and interesting exhibitions that will appeal to a broad audience of fly fishers, outdoor enthusiasts, and history buffs. We maintain a changing exhibition program in our Leigh H. Perkins Gallery so that our visitors learn more each year about the rich history of fly fishing.

A man standing in a mountain stream maneuvers his catch into his net.

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art

Immerse yourself in the angler’s experience and explore the ways sporting art has chronicled the ever-changing connections with nature shared by…

In Reel Time: Fly Reels Past & Present

A showcase of the reel maker's art.

Leigh Perkins standing in the Battenkill.

Leigh H. Perkins

Honoring the life and legacy of a founding trustee.

A painting of a Brook Trout.

Smoke Signals: Cigarette Cards from the 19th and 20th Centuries

A colorful collectible takes center stage.

Past Exhibitions

Couldn't visit in person? Take a look back at some of our recent exhibitions.

The Wonders Of Fly Fishing

Immerse yourself in The Wonders of Fly Fishing and experience the evolution of our sport from the early American masters H.L. Leonard, and Charles…

On Turbulence & Flow

The Fly-Fishing–Inspired Artwork of Val Kropiwnicki.

Trout & Salmon. Gray's Sporting Journal. Volume one, issue 2. Spring 1976,

Gray’s Sporting Journal

A look at the art and artists that have appeared on the cover over the years.

A Graceful Rise

Women in Fly Fishing Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Bob Hines: National Wildlife Artist

The vehicle through which millions of citizens learned about their natural history.

Commemorating the Catch: Fish Carvings by Stephen R. Smith

Celebrating the work of the renowned fish carver.

Trout Magazine

This current exhibit features Trout magazine covers dating from 1959 through 2017. Trout is the quarterly publication of Trout Unlimited, America’s…

Field & Stream

‘Field and Stream’ has been the preeminent American outdoors publication for over a century with a current monthly circulation exceeding 1,000,000.…