Laramie Events Calendar

Jun
8
Sat
Family Saturday Workshop @ University of Wyoming Art Museum
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Family Saturday Workshop @ University of Wyoming Art Museum

Does your family need something fun and creative to do? Come to the Art Museum and make art with your children during our Family Saturday Workshop on Saturday, June 8th. During this workshop, families will view current exhibitions and guided in a hands-on, one of a kind art making experience supported by a knowledgeable arts instructor.

This workshop is a great ways to learn and share an artistic process with your children. June will focus on the work of artist Pavel Acosta.

“Pavel Acosta: Stolen from the Museum” is on view through August 10, 2019.

Sep
21
Sat
Higher Ground Fair 2019 @ Albany County Fairgrounds
Sep 21 all-day
Higher Ground Fair 2019 @ Albany County Fairgrounds

Part old-fashioned country fair, part music festival, part food fest, part conference – all celebrating community tradition and innovation in agriculture and ranching; music and dance; folk arts and crafts; animals and livestock; the environment, shelter and energy; gardening and farming; regional and cultural foods; health and wellness; social action. There are contests and competitions, hands-on workshops and demonstrations, three music and dance stages, two speaker stages. It’s all anchored by a Kids’ Adventure Zone, youth agricultural exhibits and presentations, and a children’s parade each day. A spotlight on life in the six Rocky Mountain states of Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.

To learn more about the fair visit www.highergroundfair.org.

Participating in the Higher Ground Fair means you’ll be rubbing elbows with ranchers, farmers, gardeners, activists, artists and musicians as they display and sell their creations; demonstrate and teach their skills; promote their social missions and philosophies.

We are now accepting applications to participate as a 2019 vendor, exhibitor, musician, or presenter! To apply visit https://www.highergroundfair.org/vendors for more information.

Higher Ground Fair Quilt Show @ Albany County Fair Grounds
Sep 21 all-day
Higher Ground Fair Quilt Show @ Albany County Fair Grounds

The Higher Ground Fair is a regional celebration of rural Rocky Mountain living, which brings together an extraordinary mix of music and art, agriculture and animals, contests, workshops and artisan’s marketplace—everything great about tradition and innovation. Our quilt show seeks to showcase quilts from Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming and the Native First Nations within them.

Sep
22
Sun
Higher Ground Fair 2019 @ Albany County Fairgrounds
Sep 22 all-day
Higher Ground Fair 2019 @ Albany County Fairgrounds

Part old-fashioned country fair, part music festival, part food fest, part conference – all celebrating community tradition and innovation in agriculture and ranching; music and dance; folk arts and crafts; animals and livestock; the environment, shelter and energy; gardening and farming; regional and cultural foods; health and wellness; social action. There are contests and competitions, hands-on workshops and demonstrations, three music and dance stages, two speaker stages. It’s all anchored by a Kids’ Adventure Zone, youth agricultural exhibits and presentations, and a children’s parade each day. A spotlight on life in the six Rocky Mountain states of Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.

To learn more about the fair visit www.highergroundfair.org.

Participating in the Higher Ground Fair means you’ll be rubbing elbows with ranchers, farmers, gardeners, activists, artists and musicians as they display and sell their creations; demonstrate and teach their skills; promote their social missions and philosophies.

We are now accepting applications to participate as a 2019 vendor, exhibitor, musician, or presenter! To apply visit https://www.highergroundfair.org/vendors for more information.

Higher Ground Fair Quilt Show @ Albany County Fair Grounds
Sep 22 all-day
Higher Ground Fair Quilt Show @ Albany County Fair Grounds

The Higher Ground Fair is a regional celebration of rural Rocky Mountain living, which brings together an extraordinary mix of music and art, agriculture and animals, contests, workshops and artisan’s marketplace—everything great about tradition and innovation. Our quilt show seeks to showcase quilts from Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming and the Native First Nations within them.

Oct
5
Sat
Creative Creature Constructions Workshop @ University of Wyoming Art Museum
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Creative Creature Constructions Workshop @ University of Wyoming Art Museum

Museum Classroom and Studio
Saturday, October 5, 1 – 5pm
$20, Ages 16 and up, space is limited

Join artists Troy Abbott and Enrique Gomez de Molina, along with educators and curators from the University of Wyoming Art Museum, for this workshop investigating fun animal forms.

Participants will choose from a variety of (stuffed) animal forms and recreate their own fantastic creature, inspired by the exhibition “(re)Evolution.” Once your fantastic creatures are finished; we encourage experimenting with low-tech video tools to invent a new narrative or environment for your creative creatures.

No experience necessary. Participants are asked to bring a stuffed animal or figure they are willing to donate, repurpose or share with the collective group of creatives. All other materials provided.