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September 7, 2021


Artwork Created During Plein Air in the Parks on View at the Wyoming Territorial Prison


Seven artists from across the region recently participated in Plein Air in the Parks and created artwork at the Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site (WTP).

Twenty-four pieces of art are now on view in the Horse Barn Gallery at WTP through Oct. 2. The public is invited to visit, view the artwork that was created, and explore the buildings and grounds of the historic site. All of the artwork on view is also for sale. Visitors will need to pay the daily access fee.

Plein Air in the Parks is a collaborative weekend event presented in Laramie this year by Wyoming State Parks, the Wyoming Arts Council, Laramie Artists Project, Laramie Public Art Coalition, and the University of Wyoming Art MuseumThis annual painting and drawing competition pairs talented artists with beautiful locations, and offers cash prizes to top participants.

Image caption: Artists participating in Plein Air in the Parks created work at the Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site.