Friday, May 28, 2010

Museum Hours over Memorial Day Weekend

The University of Wyoming Art Museum will be open with its regular hours this Saturday, May 29, from 10 am - 5 pm. Due to the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 31, the Art Museum will be closed.

Summer activities and exhibitions will kick off in the first week of June, with a new summer exhibition, Dufy by Design: The Fabric Designs of Raoul Dufy opening on Friday, June 4th, with a free opening reception that evening from 6-8 pm. A second summer exhibition, Neltje, is currently on view and will also be celebrated at the opening reception. Art Talks and Gallery Walk Throughs are scheduled June 3, 4, and 5 with Wyoming artist Neltje, curator Shirley Howarth, and UW faculty members Donna Brown, Sonya Meyer, Lee Hodgson, and Ellen Jaegersen. See below for the complete schedule. Visit the Art Museum's website or call 307.766.6622 for more information. All events are free and open to the public.

The Art Museum wishes everyone a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend!

June 3
An Evening with Dufy

Art Talk: Shirley Howarth, curator of Dufy by Design
"Raoul Dufy and the Transformation of Fabric Design"
6:30 pm

Art Conversation: UW Faculty, Donna Brown, Sonya Meyer, Lee Hodgson, Ellen Jaegersen
"Fashion Evolutions in the Period of Dufy"
7:15 pm

June 4
Gallery Walk Through: Shirley Howarth
10:30 am

Gallery Walk Through: Neltje
4:30 pm

Summer Opening Reception
6-8 pm

June 5
Art Talk: Neltje
1:30 pm

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