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UW Ann Simpson Artmobile to Host Exhibition at Niobrara County Library

November 2, 2016
drawing with mask at top and rose below
Hank Laventhal’s “L’image de Rose” is among works included in the UW Artmobile exhibition “Surrealism: Visions of the Mind” that will be on view at the Niobrara County Library in Lusk Nov. 14-17. (UW Art Museum)

The University of Wyoming Art Museum’s Ann Simpson Artmobile will host the exhibition “Surrealism: Visions of the Mind” at the Niobrara County Library in Lusk Nov. 14-17.

The public may view the exhibition at the library during regular business hours.

K-12 students will attend deep-looking sessions throughout the week with Erica Ramsey, Artmobile educator. Public program offerings for adults will include a brown-bag program Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and a community night Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

“Surrealism: Visions of the Mind” features the work of 15 different artists, representing the international significance of this 20th century artistic movement.

“Niobrara County citizens are invited to come and see the Artmobile exhibition and investigate surrealism, an important art historical movement,” Ramsey says.

The Ann Simpson Artmobile program is a free core outreach program for the UW Art Museum, traveling museum-quality original artwork statewide for the past 35 years. On average, the Artmobile travels two to three weeks out of every month to Wyoming communities that have little or no access to original art. The Artmobile reaches out to people of all ages, backgrounds and developmental abilities with special focus given to Wyoming’s K-12 schools and underserved populations including seniors, veterans and individuals with special needs.

For more information, call the Art Museum at (307) 766-6622, visit the website at, or follow the museum on Facebook.

Through its “Museum as Classroom” approach, the UW Art Museum places art at the center of learning for all ages. Located in the Centennial Complex at 2111 Willett Drive in Laramie, the museum is open Mondays through Saturdays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday hours are extended to 7 p.m. February through April and September through November. Admission is free.

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