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Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-6622
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Museum as Classroom

The University of Wyoming Art Museum presents and collects world-class art, furthers programs that engage students and visitors in discussions that broaden an understanding of diverse perspectives, viewpoints, and cultures, and advances service to the state. 

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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Find out what is happening at the Museum this Spring:

Spring 2016 Newsletter

Call for Proposals

Re-envisioning the Lab: 2016 Sci-Art Symposium

Catalyzing collaboration, scholarship and community through interdisciplinary conversations and presentations


Students, staff, faculty, Wyoming citizens, community organizations and government agencies are welcome to apply. Submit your proposal no later than midnight on May 25. Selected proposals will be announced via email by June 15. 

The University of Wyoming Art Museum, in partnership with the Biodiversity Institute, Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources, Department of Art and Art History, Science and Math Teaching Center and MFA in Creative Writing, is pleased to present Re-envisioning the Laboratory: Sci-Art Symposium, September 9 - 10, 2016 at the UW Visual Arts Building. 



UW Art Museum Will Host ‘Lunchtime Conversations with Curators’ June 1

May 26, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host “Lunchtime Conversations with Curators” Wednesday, June 1, from noon-12:30 p.m.

painting of woman in traditional Chinese clothing with flowers and bird in the background

Contemporary Art Exhibition Opens Saturday at UW Art Museum

May 23, 2016 — “Oversized: Contemporary Art from the Collection” will open Saturday, May 28, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum. The exhibition will be on view through Saturday, Aug. 6.

UW Art Museum Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant

May 20, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum has received a $20,000 Art Works award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support an exhibition and catalog on artist Brandon Ballengée.

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UW Art Museum Presents Exhibition, Public Programs by Artist and Biologist Brandon Ballengée

May 18, 2016 — Artist and biologist Brandon Ballengée will offer a series of educational events starting this summer in conjunction with a major exhibition at the University of Wyoming Art Museum and a public art installation in Laramie’s Depot Park.

greyscale print of hands holding a sailing ship out of ocean waves

Final Week to View Kara Walker Exhibition at UW Art Museum

May 6, 2016 — The final day to see works by African-American artist Kara Walker at the University of Wyoming Art Museum is Saturday, May 14.

sepia-toned historical photo of a Native American man on a horse

North American Indian Photography Exhibition Opens May 7 at UW Art Museum

May 3, 2016 — A new exhibition, “Identity and Gender Roles: The North American Indian Photographs of Edward S. Curtis,” will open Saturday, May 7, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum.

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Artist and Biologist Brandon Ballengée Featured at ‘Sci-Art Salon’

April 19, 2016 — A free “Sci-Art Salon,” featuring a presentation by artist and biologist Brandon Ballengée, will take place Wednesday, April 27, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Room 111 of the University of Wyoming Visual Arts Building.

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Congolese Artist Exhibition Opens Saturday at UW Art Museum

April 6, 2016 — A new exhibition, “AIMÉ MPANE,” will open Saturday, April 9, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum.

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New Exhibitions Will Open April 2 at UW Art Museum

March 29, 2016 — “From Samurai to Geisha: Depictions of Gender in Japanese Ukiyo-e Woodblock Prints” and “Beyond the Model: Contemporary Women Artists from the Art Museum Collection (Part I)”will open Saturday, April 2, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum.

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UW Art Museum Receives Gift of Ancient Small Bronzes

March 1, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum recently received a gift of 35 small bronzes, dating from the 13th to first centuries B.C.

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Waste Land: A Survey of Works by Brandon Ballengée, 1996 – 2016

The first US survey of American artist and biologist Brandon Ballengée is being mounted by the University of Wyoming Art Museum.

35 Small Bronzes from Arthur M. Sackler Foundation

The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation has generously gifted 35 important small bronzes to the UW Art Museum.

Panel Discussion: Emancipating the Past: Kara Walker’s Tales of Slavery and Power : Prof Kerry Pimblot, African American Diaspora Studies

Emancipating the Past: Panel Discussion: Prof Kerry Pimblot, African American Diaspora Studies
A discussion on using original art in the classroom by UW faculty Kerry Pimblott, Colleen Denney, and Peter Fine. Additional observations by Jordan D. Schnitzer

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