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UW Art Museum to Offer Four-Part Preschool Class in September

August 31, 2017
young children working at table with paper, scissors and other art supplies
The UW Art Museum will offer preschool students art-making activities inspired by “YIM Maline: Decomposition, 2016” during a four-session class in September. (UW Art Museum Photo)

The University of Wyoming Art Museum will offer a four-session Friday morning preschool class Sept. 8, 15, 22 and 29 from 10-11 each day.

Each session will be led by the Art Museum’s trained teaching artists and educators to help preschool students explore a variety of materials to create unique works of art.

The Art Museum’s September class is titled “Making Art like Yim Maline.” Students will be inspired by the exhibition “YIM Maline: Decomposition, 2016” and use cardboard and other recyclable materials to create assemblage sculptures. The four-session class is $25 per student. Online registration is available at

For more information, contact Master Teacher Heather Bender at (307) 766-3515 or Visit the Art Museum 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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