CTF Newsletter – August 19th, 2013

Well-known entertainer Cheech Marin, who has gained additional acclaim as a collector of Chicano art, is scheduled to visit the University of Wyoming campus and present two public programs on September 6-7, 2013.

Marin will speak about art at 4 p.m., Friday, September 6, in the Wyoming Union Ballroom, followed by a book signing. The title of his talk is “Chicano Art: Cultivating the Chicano Future”. On Saturday, September 7, at 10:30 a.m. he will give an informal gallery walk-through at the UW Art Museum. Both programs are free and open to the public.

CTF Newsletter – July 29th, 2013

Hell Gap, one of the most famous Paleoindian archaeological sites in North America was first investigated in the 1960s by a team from the Peabody Museum of Harvard University and U.W. The 1960s excavations uncovered many 8,000-11,000 year old campsites along a small valley now known as Hell Gap. At the time of these investigations, the sequence of Paleoindian cultures (the earliest North Americans) was unknown and Hell Gap provided the date to establish this sequence. Establishing the sequence was possible because little erosion had occurred in the valley and all cultural material deposited was sealed in by the accumulating sediment.