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Artmobile

Frequently Asked Questions


What is involved with a typical Artmobile visit?
A typical Artmobile visit includes looking at the current curated exhibition of artworks from the University of Wyoming Art Museum’s permanent collection. Following the viewing, a corresponding art lesson chosen in coordination with the host is typically taught by the Artmobile Educator.

How much does the Artmobile cost?
The Artmobile program is provided free of charge with minimal responsibilities required of the hosting institution. Hosts are required provide the Artmobile educator with hotel accommodations for the duration of the visit.

What responsibilities are required by the hosting venue?

Host responsibilities include:

    1. providing hotel accommodation for the educator

    2. helping set up and take down the exhibition

    3. active participation in planning

    4. being accessible to the Artmobile Educator throughout the visit as a community liaison

If I am hosting, do I have to be in town while the Artmobile is visiting?
Yes. The Artmobile Educator is generally not familiar with the town or location in which the visit occurs. It is essential for the contact person to be available to answer questions or address any concerns that may arise during the Artmobile visit. If you are a classroom teacher, do not schedule a substitute during the visit. The Artmobile educator is not a substitute teacher. The most successful school visits integrate the Artmobile into every-day classroom learning.

What are the Artmobile exhibition requirements?
The exhibition is displayed on four freestanding, double-sided panels and requires a secure, medium-sized room away from direct sunlight. Assembly and disassembly take approximately one hour each and require the assistance of one or two volunteers from the hosting institution. Helpers should be able to comfortably lift 50 lbs. or more.

What is involved with setting up the Artmobile exhibit?
The exhibition is displayed on four freestanding, double-sided panels and requires a secure, medium-sized room away from direct sunlight. Assembly and disassembly take approximately one hour each and require the assistance of one or two volunteers from the hosting institution. Helpers should be able to comfortably lift 50 lbs. or more.

How long does the Artmobile stay at one venue?
A typical Artmobile visit lasts anywhere from 1 to 5 days. When possible, the Artmobile curator schedules multiple events in the same geographic location.

The art program at my school is limited time-wise. Can I still schedule a visit?
Yes. Artmobile visits are tailored to meet your needs. Let’s figure out how to make it work.

What is the current Artmobile exhibit about?
The 2015-2017 Artmobile exhibition is titled Surrealism: Visions of the Mind and presents a variety of surreal images representing the complex history of surrealism. The variety of approaches presented in the exhibition allows for natural connections to the arts, as well as philosophy, history and social studies, science, math and engineering.

How do I schedule an Artmobile visit?
The Artmobile is on the road year-round, weather permitting. If you would like to schedule the Artmobile to visit your town, call Artmobile Educator, Erica Ramsey, at 307-399-2941 or send her an email at artmobile@uwyo.edu.


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