Fall Exhibitions Open at UW Art Museum

September 14, 2010
Painting of Navajo
Gerald Cassidy's "Navajo with a Lightning Pattern Blanket," is among the pieces displayed in the UW Art Museum's fall exhibitions. (UW Art Museum)

The University of Wyoming Art Museum celebrates its fall exhibitions during a free public reception Friday, Sept. 17, from 6-8 p.m.

Exhibitions include: "People of the West: A Collector's Vision, Selections from the Erivan and Helga Haub Collection"; "Iconic Mass Culture: Andy Warhol's Portraits"; "Anne-Karin Furunes: Portraits of Unknowns"; "Binh Danh: Life, Times, and Matters of the Swamp"; and "Home Front on the Frontier: Wyoming during World War I."

Two exhibitions from the permanent collection are also on view at the UW Art Museum. "Cold War in America: Works from the 1950s-1970s, Selections from the Art Museum Collection" highlights various artists and art movements from the time period. "Artists from France: Paintings and Prints from the Art Museum Collection," which opened last summer, will remain on view through Dec. 23.

For additional information on the exhibitions, call the UW Art Museum at (307) 766-6622 or visit the museum's Web site at www.uwyo.edu/artmuseum or blog at www.uwartmuseum.blogspot.com.

"Imagine learning from the masters" is a guiding principle of the UW Art Museum's programs. Located in the Centennial Complex at 2111 Willett Drive in Laramie, the museum is open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays. Admission is free.

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