UW Art Museum Holiday Event Showcases Work by Albany County Students

November 29, 2012

“Happy Holidays, Laramie!” presents musical performances, an art exhibition and refreshments from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum.

The event features music performed by school and community groups and artwork by Albany County students. Children are invited to be photographed with Santa and create their own ornaments, cards and other holiday decorations in the Shelton Studio. The winner of the Festival of Trees “People’s Choice Award,” will be announced.

“This event is our premier community celebration,” says Wendy Bredehoft, Art Museum education curator. “It is a time when entire families come together to enjoy the sights and sounds of the holidays and to recognize the artistic accomplishments of Albany County students.”

Laramie GM Auto Center, First Interstate Bank, John McPherson DDS, UniWyo Federal Credit Union, First National Bank of Wyoming, Westfahl’s Piano Co., Applebee’s, McDonald’s and the UW Art Museum sponsor “Happy Holidays, Laramie!”

For more information about the UW Art Museum, call (307) 766-6622 or visit www.uwyo.edu/artmuseum.

The museum is located in the Centennial Complex at 2111 Willett Drive. Hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday hours are extended to 9 p.m. February through April and September through November. Admission is free.

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