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UW Art Museum to Offer Three-Part Preschool Class in November

October 27, 2017
mask of a face
The UW Art Museum will offer mask-making activities inspired by “Changing Faces: Traditional and Contemporary Mexican Masks” during a three-class session in November. (Collection of Tom Yost and the artist)

The University of Wyoming Art Museum will offer a three-session, Friday-morning preschool class Nov. 3, 10 and 17 from 10-11 a.m. each day.

Each session will be led by the Art Museum’s trained teaching artists and educators to help preschool students explore a variety of materials to create unique works of art.

The Art Museum’s November class is titled “Making Masks.” Students will use the exhibition “Changing Faces: Traditional and Contemporary Mexican Masks” to study masks from Mexico and around the world. Participants will use color, shape and pattern to create a variety of masks.

The three-session class is $20 per student. Online registration is available at The deadline to register is Wednesday, Nov. 1, at 5 p.m.

For more information, call Heather Bender, master teacher, at (307) 766-3515, or email Visit the Art Museum website at or follow the museum on Facebook.

Through its “Museum as Classroom” approach, the UW Art Museum places art at the center of learning for all ages. Located in the Centennial Complex at 2111 Willett Drive in Laramie, the museum is open Mondays through Saturdays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday hours are extended to 7 p.m. February through April and September through November. Admission is free.

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