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Future of the West: Where Earth, Wind, and Water Come Together

Earth, Wind & Water

October 20-November 4, Future of the West: Where Earth, Wind, and Water Come Together

  • Thursday, October 20 and Friday, October 21, 7:00 p.m. doors open at 6:30 p.m. Telluride Mountainfilm on Tour, Culture. Environment. Adventure. Films to inspire, educate, and motivate! Gryphon Threatre, Sponsored by Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources.
  • Saturday, October 22, 6 p.m. – Midnight, Wyoming Rocks! Celebrating Wyoming’s Resources & Wonders – UW Art Museum Gala at the Marian Rochelle Gateway Center, This is a ticketed Black Tie event supporting the UW Art Museum.
  • Monday, October 24, 1 p.m., High Plains American Indian Distinguished Lecture, Wyoming Union West Ballroom
  • Tuesday, November 1, 6-7 p.m., UW Art Museum, “Evening Conversations with Curators: Intersections of Art and Science,” Nicole Crawford, Curator of Collections and Heather Bender, Master Teacher.
  • Come to hear behind-the-scenes stories about the art, engage in Q&A and get time with exhibition experts. The featured exhibition for this special event is "WASTE LAND: A SURVEY OF WORKS BY BRANDON BALLENGÉE, 1996 – 2016.”
  • Tuesday, November 1, 7:30 p.m., Lights Along the Shore concert, Buchanan Center for the Arts Recital Hall
    Instrumental ensemble performance; arrangements of classical and folk music from around the world highlighting the Earth, Wind, and Water theme.
    • Lisa Rickard – piano
    • Blake McGee – clarinet
    • Rod Garnett – flutes
    • Kyle Schumacher - percussion
  • Wednesday/Thursday, November 2-3, Two Keynote and Panel Discussions on the Future of the West:
    • Wednesday, November 2, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Wyoming and the West: Looking Back to Look Forward, Berry Center Auditorium
      • Dr. Patty Limerick, Faculty Director and Chair of the Board of the Center of the American West at University of Colorado-Boulder (keynote)
        • Panelists:
          Gregg Cawley, Political Science
          Roger Coupal, Agriculture and Applied Economics
          Frieda Knobloch, American Studies
          Nina McConigley, Honors Program
    • Thursday, November 3, 5:30-7:30 p.m., From the World to the West: Responses and Options in a Changing Resource Landscape, Berry Center Auditorium
      • R. Andreas Kraemer Senior Fellow, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies; Founder & Director Emeritus Ecologic Institute, Berlin, Germany (keynote)
      • Panelists:
        Chuck Mason, Economics and Finance
        James Myers, Geology and Geophysics
        Mark Northam, School of Energy Resources
        Sarah Strauss, Anthropology
  • Friday, November 4, 7 p.m., Planetarium show "Our Place in Time and Space"

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