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Wyoming State Museum
Barrett Building
2301 Central Avenue
Cheyenne, Wy 82002
(307) 777-7022
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Museum News

Monday, February 06, 2017
Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition Purchase Award Winners Announced
Seven Wyoming artists have received 2017 Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition purchase awards and will be honored during a presentation ceremony during a reception at the Wyoming State Museum February 9 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Artwork of local artist Ted Gostas State Museum Artifact of the Month
February’s Artifact of the Month at the Wyoming State Museum is an untitled painting by Theodore “Ted” Gostas.

Wednesday, February 01, 2017
State Museum Family Fun Day focuses on Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition
The 2017 Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition will be the inspiration for the next Wyoming State Museum Family Days program, to be held on Saturday, February 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition reception scheduled Feb. 9 at State Museum
Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition reception scheduled February 9

Monday, January 09, 2017
State Museum Object of the Month is Sioux breaded belt
The January Object of the Month at the Wyoming State Museum is a commercially made Sioux men’s leather beaded belt featuring an image of “Buffalo Bill” Cody.


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The mission of the Wyoming State Museum is to serve as an educational, historical, and cultural institution, whose goal is to collect, preserve, and interpret artifacts that reflect the human and natural history of Wyoming and the Rocky Mountain West.

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Call For Proposals
The Wyoming State Museum is currently seeking presenters for the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 Thursday Night Lecture Series, If you are interested in presenting, or know someone who should, click here for the general guidelines as well as the proposal form. For more information, please contact Nathan Doerr, Curator of Education, at (307) 777-7021.

Thursday Night Lecture Series
All presentations are held the second Thursday of each month, September – May, at 7:00 p.m. at the Wyoming State Museum, located in the Barrett Building, 2301 Central Avenue, Cheyenne, Wyoming. Programs are free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Nathan Doerr, Curator of Education, at (307) 777-7021.

Next Museum Lecture

Lecture Series - The Union Pacific in Wyoming — 150 years

Wyoming State Museum - 2301 Central Avenue

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Next Museum Event

Family Days – Snow

Join us to learn fun facts about snow. Participants are invited to stop by anytime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to explore the Museum and participate in the Family Days program. Family Days is a free program of the Wyoming State Museum, sponsored by the Walmart Foundation, which provides children and their families with fun and educational opportunities to explore Wyoming’s natural and cultural resources. The program is held the first Saturday of the month, September through May, at the Wyoming State Museum. Each month’s program has a different theme. For more information, contact Doerr at 777-7021.

Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Date: Saturday, March 04, 2017

Click here for the complete events schedule.

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