Centennial Complex

University of Wyoming Art Museum

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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.




  • Pat Guthrie Teaching Gallery

    On View January 14 - May 13, 2023

    The Pat Guthrie Special Exhibitions Teaching Gallery presents four installations of artwork, each specific to a course taught during the Spring 2023 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.

  • Cosmic: Works from the Collection

    On View January 21 - May 13, 2023

    This exhibition is curated to coincide with the Art Museum’s 2023 Cosmic Ball on April 1, 2023. Hosted by the UW Art Museum National Advisory Board, this annual gala fundraiser provides significant financial support for museum exhibitions, collections, education, and outreach. This year the gala is inspired by cosmic works in the Art Museum’s permanent collection. Our 2023 Gala will be a festive evening of fine food, libations, music, and friendship, all to support the extensive programs of the UW Art Museum.

  • Michiko Itatani: Infinite Hope/High-Point Contact

    On view through April 1, 2023

    Enigmatic and breathtaking, Michiko Itatani’s large-scale paintings draw the viewer in with gravitational pull. This new exhibition showcase works from two of her series: High-Point Contact and Infinite Hope. The earlier of the two, High-Point Contact is comprised of paintings created in the 1990s channeling Itatani’s questions over the place of human existence within the larger universe.


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 their own expressive colors and patterns.

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

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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Tuesday – Saturday: 10 AM – 5 PM

Open until 7 PM on Thursdays

Closed Sunday & Monday

Upcoming Closures:

  • Fall Break - November 24th-26th
  • Winter Break - December 23rd - January 2nd


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

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