Fortunately for the cohort this year the MFA program bought a table for the Art Museum Gala held at the University of Wyoming ballroom. It’s a swanky event- ladies got the chance to get dolled up and the boys got a chance to put on a suit (a rare occurrence in Laramie, Wyoming (where the culture prizes jeans and boots and cowboy hats)). But the really exciting thing is how much money the Gala is able to raise (through auctioning art (which two members of the cohort bought!) by local artists amongst other things) to support the art museum’s outreach programs.
Here’s a few shots: