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Summer Programming

June 2, 2020

It is with great sadness that the museum has made the difficult decision to postpone much of our summer programming. We

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Summer Hours

May 26, 2020

The museum has transitioned to our summer hours. We are now open from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday

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Exhibits Are Coming

May 18, 2020

The museum has been moving forward with our "Life of Verna", "A Walk Down Main Street", and "Wyoming's Largest Free Outdoor

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Reopening Process at the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum

May 4, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the museum is offering limited visitation as businesses progress through reopening phases.  Most museum interactive are

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Art Kits

April 20, 2020

We would like to send special thanks to museum volunteers & staff who donated funds & supplies for these art kits.

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April Governing Board Meeting

April 4, 2020

Due to the on-going coronavirus pandemic, the monthly governing board meeting will not be held at the museum.  The public is

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Grow with the Gatchell

March 23, 2020

During this time of closures, including the museum, staff has put together a series of educational YouTube videos for individuals to

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Museum Closure

March 17, 2020

The museum is currently closed to the public.  Following recommendations set forth by the Governor of Wyoming and the President, we

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School Programs

March 9, 2020

Flashlights, Dinosaurs, and more! This week kicks off our Light program with first grade students. They are touring the museum learning

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Last Week in February

February 26, 2020

As we wrap up our month of being closed to the public, we have accomplished many items on our to-do list:

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February Projects

February 13, 2020

The museum has been closed the month of February for museum projects. Recently we have: Accessioned new artifacts into the collection

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Museum Closed for the Month of February

January 30, 2020

The museum is closed the month of February to the public. We will  be working on collections, exhibits, and maintenance projects

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Results from our Holiday Fundraiser

January 13, 2020

We are overwhelmed with gratitude for the support shown to the museum during our fundraising campaign this holiday season. We achieved

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Fundraising at the Museum: Update

December 17, 2019

If you are not aware, an anonymous museum supporter will donate up to $30,000 in matching funds for every dollar donated

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Double Your Impact! Triple Your Impact! With Giving Tuesday

November 26, 2019

We have some VERY EXCITING NEWS!  An anonymous museum supporter is willing to match any donations made to our sustainability reserve

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This Holiday Season at the Gatchell

November 14, 2019

  Think of the museum store for your holiday shopping! We are extending our gift shop hours in December to meet

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Veterans Day and Program

November 4, 2019

The museum will be closed on Monday November 11 for the observation of Veteran's Day. We will also be closed on

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Monster March and Let’s Hang Out

October 16, 2019

  The museum is excited to be participating again in the Buffalo community's Monster March. This is a safe way for

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Winter is coming…

October 2, 2019

As today has proven, Wyoming no longer has a Fall and instead has moved directly to Winter. The museum will continue

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2018 – 2019 Education Numbers

September 3, 2019

The museum finished its fiscal year on June 30. Every year our educator assesses our programs and categorizes the numbers into

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Ten Years at the Gatchell!

August 15, 2019

This month museum educator Jennifer Romanoski celebrated her ten-year anniversary at the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum! Stop by the museum or

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Wine About History

August 15, 2019

Our last Wine About History for the summer will occur next Wednesday, August 21. Join us on the museum front lawn

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Art Museum Mondays

July 8, 2019

We have had some amazing artists these past few weeks. The kids have learned about chalk art, abstract art, tie-dying, and

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2019 Echoes of the Past Cemetery Tours

June 25, 2019

Come get your tickets for the night time 2019 Echoes of the Past Cemetery Tours! Attend our special non-walking tours on

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GMA Raffle Fundraiser

June 3, 2019

1873 CATTLEMAN II BRASS REVOLVER .357 Mag. 4.75" Barrel The Uberti® 1873 Cattleman® II Single-Action Revolver is reminiscent of the revolvers

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New Signage at the Museum

May 24, 2019

We cannot thank Johnson County and the 1% optional tax enough for helping us improve our outdoor signage. Now visitors will

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Art Museum Mondays

May 24, 2019

The museum invites 6 - 13 year old kids to come to our Art Museum Mondays programs. Every Monday throughout June

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How you can help

April 1, 2019

The museum has experienced many successes over the years thanks to the support of people like yourself.  From volunteers who make

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Museum Calendar

March 25, 2019

April and May at the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum means school tours and programs! Therefore, as schools schedule with our educator,

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February Tasks

March 12, 2019

Thank you for your patience while the museum closed in February to the public. We wanted time to complete some projects

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Native American Gallery

January 30, 2019

One of the projects the museum will work on while we are closed in February is our Native American gallery. We

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