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On View

Tashi Norbu: Tibetan Live Painting Performance

November 6, 2018 – July 27, 2019
Rotunda Gallery


Image: Live painting demonstration on Nov. 6, 2018 by Tibetan artist Tashi Norbu, University of Wyoming Art Museum, 2018 (UW Art Museum)

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The Floating World: Printmaking Techniques in Japanese Ukiyo-e

September 8, 2018 – March 23, 2019
Boyle Gallery


Image: Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760-1849), Poem by Yamabe no Akahito from the Series One Hundred Poems Explained by the Nurse, ca. 1835-1836, woodblock print on rice paper, 9-7/8 x 14-1/2 inches, friends of the UW Art Museum purchase, 1983.14

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Indigenous Mapping: Collecting Truths

September 4, 2018 – March 23, 2019
South One Gallery


Image: Corwin Clairmont (American Indian – Confederate Salish and Kootanai Tribal Nation, b. 1947), North Crow Canyon, 2017, collograph, relief, chine colle, bronzing powder on BFK Rives paper, 8 x 20 inches, gift of Melanie Yazzie, 2018.4.2

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Highpoint Editions: Contemporary Prints

August 25 – December 21, 2018
South Two Gallery


Image: Lisa Nankivil (American, b. 1958), Lacuna, 2008, lithography and screenprint, 13 x 15-1/2 inches, courtesy of Highpoint Editions and the artist

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Sharon Louden: "Windows" at the University of Wyoming Art Museum

august 18, 2018 – August 2020
Entrance Hall


Image: Sharon Louden: "Windows" at the University of Wyoming Art Museum
75 sheets of 24 x 96" highly-reflective raw aluminum, colored and anodized aluminum, monofilament, glue, steel screws, 20' (h) x 45.9' (l) x 27' (w), spanning 600sqft, 3,870 ft3, 2018(Sharon Louden)

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25 Years of Collecting: The UW Art Museum Collection

June 16, 2018 – January 26, 2019 | Section I
Friends and Colorado Galleries
July 28, 2018 – January 26, 2019 | Section II
Chicago and East Galleries


Image: Don Wiest (American, 1909-1995), Trees at Brooklyn Lake, Snowy Range, 1966, watercolor, 5-11/16 x 8-1/4 inches, gift of Mrs. Donald K. Wiest, 2005.2.6

Exhibitions Overview

The University of Wyoming Art Museum’s exhibitions brings the world of art to Wyoming to support the academic mission of the University of Wyoming, provide original resource material for students of all ages, and enhance the cultural life of Wyoming’s citizens and visitors.

The Art Museum features an average of 15-17 exhibitions annually. Exhibitions include art and objects curated from the permanent collection, contemporary art by regional, national and international artists, and art from the American West. Exhibitions rotate generally on a semester schedule, allowing professors to incorporate original artwork into their curriculum and providing access for students to view and use the exhibitions as a resource for original research and scholarship. 

Upcoming Exhibitions

Past Exhibitions

2018 Archive

Previous Years

2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 
2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 
2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003

Ongoing Exhibitions

Several exhibitions are scheduled on an ongoing basis.

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