Contact Us

New Exhibition of Haitian Art Opens at UW Art Museum

Prefete Duffaut’s “Ville Imaginaire,” gifted by Richard S. Plotka, is among works in a new exhibition of paintings at the University of Wyoming Art Museum.

The University of Wyoming Art Museum continues to offer different varities of paintings to observe. A new area for Haitian paintings can be seen through Saturday, May 11, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum.

“Image and Culture: Haitian Paintings from the Art Museum Collection” presents an overview of 20th century Haitian art and explores different styles, techniques and subject matter.

Haitian art reflects the island nation’s unique history, culture, religion and people, says Rachel Miller, assistant curator.

“With vibrant colors and varied styles and techniques, the paintings included in this exhibition address topics ranging from the military and religious history of the country to more contemporary abstract works,” Miller says. “Haitian art celebrates the nation’s culture and identity, despite there being little formalization to the various movements and styles.”

“Imagine learning from the masters” is a guiding principle of the UW Art Museum’s programs. Located in the Centennial Complex at 2111 Willett Drive in Laramie, the museum is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m-5 p.m. Monday hours are extended to 9 p.m. February through April and September through November. Admission is free.

For more information, please call the art museum at (307) 766-6622 or visit www.uwyo.edu/artmuseum and its blog at www.uwyoartmuseum.org. Follow the museum on Facebook at www.facebook.com/uwyoartmuseum.

More News from K2 Radio

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://k2radio.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on K2 Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on K2 Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!