The Nicolaysen Art Museum
The Nicolaysen Art Museum is located in Casper, Wyoming. It is housed in an old power station that was built in 1924. It has over 7,000 square feet of space for exhibit galleries and educational programming. It contains over 6,000 art objects, including paintings, photographs, sculptures, and prints. The museum's collection focuses on contemporary art of the Rocky Mountain region, the only museum in the state to do so. In addition to its educational programming, the museum holds an art festival each year and live music concerts on Wednesday nights. It is one of six Wyoming museums to be accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.
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