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

Monday, January 09, 2017
African-American history subject of State Museum lecture
African-American history will be the focus of January’s lecture at the Wyoming State Museum on Thursday, January 12, at 7 p.m.

Wednesday, January 04, 2017
"Buffalo Bill" Cody celebrated during State Museum Family Day Saturda
Celebrate the life and adventures of “Buffalo Bill” Cody during the Wyoming State Museum’s Family Day event Saturday, January 7, anytime from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition artists announced
Participants Announced for 2015 Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition

Monday, December 05, 2016
Christmas tree candle-holders State Museum Object of the Month
Old-fashioned Christmas tree candles and candle-holders are featured in the Wyoming State Museum’s Object of the Month Display for December.


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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 - 2017 Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition and Sale Purchase Award Reception

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Thursday, February 09, 2017

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