UWAM regularly hosts programming for the community in conjunction with our current exhibitions and visiting artists. From the Salvagio Artist Talk series, hands-on creative workshops, to intimate one-on-one tours and conversations with artists and curators, the Laramie community and all of Wyoming are welcome at UWAM to experience all the arts have to offer.

For more information, contact Education and Public Program Coordinator, William Bowling at wbowling@uwyo.edu


Fall Event Schedule

Join the University of Wyoming Art Museum in celebrating the opening of all our fall exhibitions, including: The New West: UWAM at Fifty, Oranzo Gasparo: People Places Things, The Wyoming Arts Council Biennial, and Micrographia in the Pat Guthrie Special Exhibitions Teaching Gallery.

The evening will include a public discussion with museum and guest curators, drinks, food, and live music. These events are free and open to the public.


Friday - September 15th - Free

5 PM - Join curators Robert Martinez, Nicole Crawford, and Michelle Sunset in conversation about The New West. The exhibition seeks to recontextualize objects in the museum’s permanent collection to reframe narratives common in Western museum practice.


6:30 PM - Christian Wallowingbull’s heart is as a storyteller to represent his own indigenous roots, and to bridge perspective and healing to the lives of those indigenous, as well as non-indigenous. He is an enrolled member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe and lives just outside the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming.


Thursday - October 12th - Free - 5 PM Reception / 6 PM Program

UWAM welcomes Jason Baldes, Executive Director of the Wind River Tribal Buffalo Initiative, for a conversation about his work bringing buffalo back to roam freely on tribal lands in Wyoming. Baldes will present his work, then participate in a moderated discussion with the public.


Thursday - November 9th - Free - 5 PM Reception / 6 PM Program

The University of Wyoming Art Museum is thrilled to welcome award-winning playwright and director, Tara Moses, a leading voice in modern American theater. Moses will present her unique body of work, discusses challenges in presenting indigenous work in the US, and read from select works. Tara Moses is a citizen of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, Mvskoke, and is based in Providence RI.