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

Thursday, August 31, 2017
State Golf Championship Trophy State Museum Object of the Month
September’s Artifact of the Month at the Wyoming State Museum is a trophy won by Vivian Lee, of Rawlins, at the 1938 Wyoming State Golf Championship.


Friday, July 07, 2017
We Were. We Are" reception and artist panel scheduled at Wyoming State Museum
Meet the Artists: Reception and Artists Panel Thursday, July 13 at 5:00 p.m.


Monday, June 19, 2017
We Were. We Are. Art Exhibit on display at State Museum
We Were. We Are. An exhibit featuring the work of six artists from the Northern Arapaho Artists Society and the Creative Indigenous Collective is currently on display at the Wyoming State Museum.


Thursday, June 01, 2017
US Flag is the State Museum Object of the Month

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
First Graders in Southern, WY Receive Free Copy of “Wyoming Firsts: A Children’s Book”
First Graders in Southern, WY Receive Free Copy of “Wyoming Firsts: A Children’s Book”


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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

Settling the Sterile and Desolate Plains: The Founding of Cheyenne and Then Some

Wyoming State Museum, 2301 Central Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82001, United States

Presented by Rick Ewig, Historian

Thursday, October 12, 2017

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