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Pat Guthrie Teaching Gallery

January 30 – June 4, 2016

Pat Guthrie Special Exhibitions Teaching Gallery

Philosophy I Philosophy II

Philosophy 4000/5000 – The Sublime; Honors Program 3153 – Art and Environment; Honors Program 2151 – The Empire Strikes Back: Postcolonial Studies with a Focus on Africa; Elementary Education 3170 – Art in the Elementary School

The Art Museum continues the successful teaching gallery model in in the Pat Guthrie Special Exhibitions Teaching Gallery by working closely with faculty from the Honors Program, Education and Philosophy for their specific courses on issues of art and the environment, the notion of the sublime, elementary school art education and concepts of postcolonial society.

The artwork is available to students throughout the semester for use during the museum’s public hours and divided into four sections, one wall for each course. While the gallery is designed to meet the needs of the academic community, it is also open to the public in order to demonstrate connections between the Art Museum and teaching across the curriculum, supporting UW’s academic mission.

  • Funded in part by Pat Guthrie Special Exhibitions Endowment Funds


Left: Eliot Porter (American, 1901-1990), Ice Cave, near Scott Base, Ross Island, Antarctica, December 7, 1975, 1975, dy transfer print, 10-7/16 x 8-1/16 inches, gift of Melvin and Elaine Wolfe, 1984.195,45

Right: Jane Waggoner Deschner (American), from the maxim series:  Thoreau (Aesop's cock), 2013, hand-embroidered found studio portrait, 13-1/2 x 10-3/8 inches, Patricia Guthrie Special Exhibitions Gallery Endowment purchase, 2015.2.6

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Phone: (307) 766-6622


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