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University of Wyoming Art Museum

Dara Lohnes-Davies

Collections Manager

Phone: 307.766.6634 • Office: Centennial Complex

University of Wyoming (BA); University of Leicester (MA)


Dara Lohnes-Davies in the UWAM Collections.
Dara Lohnes-Davies visiting The Jewry Wall Museum in Leicester, United Kingdom.


Dara Lohnes-Davies is the Collections Manager at the University of Wyoming Art Museum. She also represents the museum as the Wyoming State Representative in RC-MPMA and the Museum Studies Liaison for the CS-AAM professional organizations. Her MA in Museum Studies is from the renowned School of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester. There she specialized in how registration and collections management practices adapt to visitors usage with her dissertation research and archaeology curatorship specialization. Her BA in Humanities and Fine Arts with minors in Museum Studies and Music is from the University of Wyoming where she was part of the first class to graduate in the Museum Studies program. She has previously held positions at the National Music Museum, Oxford University Museum of Natural History, and the Herrett Center for Arts and Sciences. Dara studies and has a special interest in using digitization practices to better connect tangible objects with their intangible stories. She makes those connections more accessible to the collections audiences through these various projects.

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Instagram: @in_objects_wetrust


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Art Museum

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Closed Sunday & Monday

Admission: Free

Centennial Complex

2111 East Willett Drive

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-6622


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