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Art Museum

Hours: Mon-Sat: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Monday's until 7 pm, February - April, September - November.

Admission: Free

2111 Willett Drive

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-6622


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Current and Upcoming Exhibitions

Art Museum

Current Exhibitions

Audubon & Van Hoesen: Illustrating Animals

August 6 – November 5, 2016

Rotunda Gallery

Presented in conjunction with WASTE LAND: A Survey of Works by Brandon Ballengée, 1996-2106Audubon & Van Hoesen: Illustrating Animals presents a selection from the Art Museum’s permanent collection. Animal illustrator artists John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851), John Woodhouse Audubon (American, 1812-1862) and Beth Van Hosen (American, 1926-2010) depicted animal subjects with scientific devotion, emphasizing the importance of craftsmanship and technique in the creation of their artwork.

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Beth Van Hoesen (American, 1926-2010), Maharani, 1988, aquatint, etching and drypoint with roulette, handcolored with watercolor, 24-1/4 x 20-3/4 inches, gift of the E. Mark Adams and Beth Van Hoesen Adams Trust, 2012.3.16

American Indian Studies 2345 – American Indians and Film; Art 3760 – American Art History; Art/History/American Studies/Anthropology 2700 – Introduction to Museology; Environment and Natural Resources 1101 – First Year Seminar: Thinking Like a Mountain 

September 3 – December 17, 2016

Pat Guthrie Special Exhibitions Teaching Gallery

The Art Museum continues the successful teaching gallery model in in the Pat Guthrie Special Exhibitions Teaching Gallery by working closely with faculty from History, Art History, the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources, and American Indian Studies.  

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Bridalveil Falls

Binh Danh (Vietnamese/Cambodian, b. 1977), Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite, CA, May 11, 2012, 2012, daguerreotype, 6-1/2 x 8-1/2 inches, Frederick & Pamela Rentschler Endowment purchase, 2012.5

Waste Land: A Survey of Works by Brandon Ballengée, 1996 – 2016

September 10 – December 17, 2016

Art Museum Lobby, Friends, Colorado, Chicago, East, South One and South Two Galleries, Laramie Depot Park

The first US survey of American artist and biologist Brandon Ballengée is being mounted by the University of Wyoming Art Museum. The project includes a major exhibition, Waste Land: A Survey of Works by Brandon Ballengée, 1996 – 2016, a new site specific Love Motel for Insects, a series of educational and community-based events, and exhibition catalog. The project begins June 20 with the installation of Love Motel for Insects: Laramie Depot Park Variation and includes a new pollinator garden for the park. It opens on June 25 and continues through September 17, 2016. The museum exhibition will be on view September 10 to December 17, 2016.

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Brandon Ballengée (American, b. 1974), DFA 155: Morpheus, 2013, unique Iris print on Arches watercolor paper, cleared and stained Pacific tree frog collected in Aptos, California in scientific collaboration with Stanley K. Sessions, 46 5/8 x 34 inches, lent by the artist

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