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On View

Pavel Acosta: Stolen from the Museum

April 6 – august 10, 2019
Boyle and South One Galleries

Picasso famously quipped, “Good artists borrow, but great artists steal.” Acosta replies proudly that with his work, “I am the thief.”


Image: Peregrine Falcons by John James Audubon (1820 – ca.1823), From the series: Stolen from The Cleveland Museum of Art, 2016, collage of dry paint on sheetrock, 29 ½ x 39 11/16 inches, courtesy of Bernice Steinbaum and the artist

On View

44th Annual Juried University of Wyoming Student Exhibition

Feburary 23, 2019 – May 18, 2019
Friends and Colorado Galleries


Image: 44th Annual Juried University of Wyoming Student Exhibition, installation view, University of Wyoming Art Museum, 2019

On View

Deborah Willis: Reflections on Civil War

February 16, 2019 – July 20, 2019
South Two Gallery


Image: Still image from video Reflections on Civil War, directed by Deborah Willis featuring professional dancer and choreographer Djassi Johnson and dancer Kevin Boseman, courtesy of Deborah Willis.

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The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Wyoming

Feburary 9, 2019 – March 21, 2020
Chicago and East Galleries


Image: Richard Francisco (American, b. 1942), Sixty – Seven and a Half Inches from the Floor, 1978, enamel and acrylic on balsa wood, 9-1/4 x 11-9/16 x 5-3/8 inches, 2009.4.8

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Pat Guthrie Teaching Gallery Exhibition

  • Honors 4151 special topics: We Are What We Eat

  • Classics/English 4270: Classical Epic Poetry

  • Honors 4151 special topics: Stealing Culture: The Intersection of Art & Law 

  • Latina/o Studies 1101 First Year Seminar: Latina/o Popular Culture

January 19 – May 18, 2019
Pat Guthrie Teaching Gallery


Image: Harold Eugene Edgerton (American, 1903-1990), Milk Drop Coronet, 1957, Photograph (dye transfer photograph) - chromogenic print, 17-7/16 x 13-1/8 inches, 1986.49

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Tashi Norbu: Tibetan Live Painting Performance

November 6, 2018 – July 27, 2019
Rotunda Gallery


Image: Tashi Norbu (Tibetan/Indian/Belgian, b. 1974), Spaciousness in Mind, acrylic and ink on canvas, 72 x 144 inches, gift of the artist

On View

Sharon Louden: "Windows" at the University of Wyoming Art Museum

august 18, 2018 – August 2020
Entrance Hall


Image: Sharon Louden: "Windows" at the University of Wyoming Art Museum
75 sheets of 24 x 96" highly-reflective raw aluminum, colored and anodized aluminum, monofilament, glue, steel screws, 20' (h) x 45.9' (l) x 27' (w), spanning 600sqft, 3,870 ft3, 2018(Sharon Louden)

Exhibitions Overview

The University of Wyoming Art Museum’s exhibitions brings the world of art to Wyoming to support the academic mission of the University of Wyoming, provide original resource material for students of all ages, and enhance the cultural life of Wyoming’s citizens and visitors.

The Art Museum features an average of 16 exhibitions annually. Exhibitions include art and objects curated from the permanent collection, contemporary art by regional, national and international artists, and art from the American West. Exhibitions rotate generally on a semester schedule, allowing professors to incorporate original artwork into their curriculum and providing access for students to view and use the exhibitions as a resource for original research and scholarship. 

Upcoming Exhibitions

Past Exhibitions

2018 Archive

Previous Years

2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 
2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 
2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003

Ongoing Exhibitions

Several exhibitions are scheduled on an ongoing basis.

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