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

Tuesday, February 09, 2016
Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition purchase awards announced

“Abu –‘Father’ in Most Semitic Languages,”
a painting by Cheyenne’s Rachel Ondrak
received the Governor’s Choice Award.

Thursday, February 04, 2016
Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition reception to honor artists

Thursday, February 04, 2016
Freemason artifacts featured as WSM Objects of the Month

Monday, February 01, 2016
Wyoming State Museum Family Day brings art to the forefront

Friday, January 08, 2016
Wyoming dinosaur history subject of State Museum lecture


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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

Thursday Night Lecture Series - The Legacy of Wahb: Ernest Thompson Seton's Biography of a Grizzly

Wyoming State Museum - 2301 Central Avenue

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Next Museum Event

2016 Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition and Sale Purchase Award Reception

Join the Wyoming State Museum as we host the awards reception for the 2016 Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition (GCAE) and Sale. Make plans to stop by, see this year’s CGAE artwork, and meet many of the participating artists.

Time: 5-7p.m.

Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016

Click here for the complete events schedule.

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