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Art Museum
Hours: Mon-Sat: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Admission: Free
2111 Willet Drive
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-6622
Email: uwartmus@uwyo.edu
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Special Events 

Summer Teaching Institute 2014 (Details and Registration Form)

On-going educational classes for children

 

Summer Solstice

After Wyoming’s long winter, it is worth celebrating the longest day of the year and the official beginning of summer. Every year on the summer solstice, a beam of sunlight illuminates a silver dollar in the center of the Rotunda Gallery at exactly 12 o’clock, noon. Join us for this fun event, and to view the sun through astronomer Ray Martin’s filtered solar telescope, which will be set up on the terrace.

 

Gallery Walk Throughs and Art Talks

Visiting artists and other experts give Art Talks and Gallery Walk Throughs throughout the year. Both are free to the public. For upcoming dates and times check the News Feed.

 

Symposia

The Art Museum periodically offers intensive cross-disciplinary symposia inspired by a museum exhibition. The symposia explore issues critical to our community, state and region. Current and upcoming Symposia Information can always be found on our News Feed. Previous symposia have included, The Red Desert Symposiumand Public Art and Community: Inspiration and Reflection and Never Drink Downstream: Factual Tales and Artful Musing on Wyoming Water. Find out more about past symposium.

 

Festival of Trees

The first Thursday of December the Art Museum celebrates the Tree Lighting Ceremony. The community is invited to experience the beauty of the holidays by previewing decorated trees displayed in the museum galleries. Visitors may place advance bids as they enjoy an evening of music, refreshments and holiday lights. The auction continues Friday and concludes Saturday.

 

Happy Holidays, Laramie!

The first Saturday in December the Art Museum presents a celebration of the arts featuring a day of musical performances by community groups, including a grand finale by the Laramie Community Band. Enjoy the annual exhibition of artwork by Albany County students, art-making activities in the Shelton Studio, refreshments, balloon animals and a visit from Santa Claus.

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