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Placing Art at the Center of Learning

The University of Wyoming Art Museum presents and collects world-class art and objects by regional, national and international artists, and art from the American West.

As an academic museum and a leader in the arts, the University of Wyoming Art Museum concentrates on furthering programs that engage students and visitors in discussions that broaden an understanding of diverse perspectives, viewpoints, and cultures.

Through its Museum as Classroom approach, the University of Wyoming Art Museum places art at the center of learning for all ages, supports the academic mission of the University, assists in preparing our future workforce with essential skills, and enhances the cultural life of Wyoming’s citizens and visitors.


 

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  • Reframing Identity: From the UW Art Museum Collection

    On View through December 23, 2021

    In Reframing Identity, the UW Art Museum showcases works in the collection that allow for consideration of identity formation from a broad range of perspectives, beginning with the portrait and expanding out towards ideas of sexual, cultural, and regional identities, among others. The visual texts presented inspire reflection and consideration of how the concept of “self” is an amalgamation of internal and external forces that can be expressed in a multitude of ways. Viewers are encouraged to explore the specificities and generalities in the artworks, and to imagine new possibilities for self-articulation.

  • Pop Warriors: Lizabeth Eva Rossof's Imagined Excavation

    On view through March 19, 2022

    Playing with the concepts of appropriation and cultural exchange, Denver-based artist Lizabeth Eva Rossof creates figures modeled on the iconic 2,000-year-old terracotta warriors excavated in Xi’an, China, but replaces their heads with those of American pop culture characters like Mickey Mouse and Spiderman.

  • Something's Off: Paintings by Harold Garde and Ron Kroutel

    Through November 19, 2021

    The UW Art Museum brings together for the first time, paintings by two prolific artists: Harold Garde and Ron Kroutel. Both paint on a large scale and approach their work similarly as problems to be solved or questions to be answered, though their styles and methods are quite distinctive.

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Bill Gollings coloring book page. The page depicts artwork from the Art Museum's collection.

Coloring Book Pages from Artworks in the Collection

Giddy-up with this inspiring Bill Gollings coloring book page. You can now download this and other coloring book pages from artworks in the Art Museum's collection. Artists of all ages are invited to slow down and relax by coloring, and exploring your own expressive colors and patterns.

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image of "In the Tetons" zoom meeting background with Art Museum logo

Zoom Meeting Backgrounds

Looking for the perfect background for your Zoom meetings? Immerse yourself in works of art from the UW Art Museums's collection!

Reminder: UW Art Museum images are copyrighted and are offered here for personal use only.

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Tuesday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Open until 7pm on Thursdays


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Upcoming Closure:

  • UW Winter Closure: Friday, December 24, 2021 - Monday, January 3, 2022

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2111 East Willett Drive
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-6622
Email: uwartmus@uwyo.edu

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