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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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  • Luke Gilford: Portraits of the Queer Frontier

    On View through December 23, 2022

    Luke Gilford’s (American, b. 1986) photographs share an intimate glimpse into the community of the queer rodeo circuit. Born to a mainstream rodeo champion, the images presented convey Gilford’s self-proclaimed “electric charge of belonging” when he discovered the International Gay Rodeo Association as an adult in 2016. The iconic sporting event of the American West calls to mind strength, independence, rugged determination, and grit.

  • Rec Lobe TV

    On View Through December 23, 2022

    The group of artists and programmers known collectively as NonCoreProjector have been employing artificial intelligence (AI) in conceptual art installations for the last five years. This latest site-specific iteration takes the local Laramie police radio as the starting point for a journey that invites the viewer deep into the “mind” of the algorithm-centric inter-web, the result of which is so far removed from the original text we might forget how we got there; mirroring our everyday interactions with the internet and social media.

  • Pat Guthrie Teaching Gallery Fall 22

    On view through December 23, 2022

    The Pat Guthrie Special Exhibitions Teaching Gallery presents three installations of artwork, each specific to a course taught during the Fall 2022 semester at the University of Wyoming.  Faculty from a range of academic disciplines select artwork from our permanent collection to support the content and learning goals of their respective classes.  

    This object-based teaching and learning method invites inquiry, curiosity, and creative thinking into the students’ educational experience. These skills are tools to prepare our future workforce and leaders, no matter their path, and help enliven the cultural experience in Wyoming. 

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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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Desktop Backgrounds

Looking for the perfect background for your desktop? Immerse yourself in works of art from the UW Art Museums collection!

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

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

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