Neighbor Towns Ucross

The Ucross Foundation opened its doors in 1981. The Foundation is located 27 miles southeast of Sheridan.

Population: 26 (2012 projection)
Elevation: 4,085 ft.


The small community of Ucross received its name from the Pratt and Ferris Cattle Company cattle brand, a cattle brand that had a U with a cross beneath. This ranch turned into an 20,000-acre artist retreat when the Ucross Foundation opened its doors in 1981. Since its implementation, the Foundation has hosted 1,300 award-winning painters, printmakers, photographers, writers, composers and choreographers in their residency program. Artists are given uninterrupted time, accommodations and space to experiment and explore their fields.

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The Ucross Foundation Art Gallery, located in the historic Big Red Barn, provides space for fine art exhibits throughout the year. Open Mon-Sat from 10 AM to 4 PM. Also open by appointments.

If you have any questions about Ucross, please contact:Ucross Foundation 30 Big Red Lane Clearmont, WY 82835 Phone: (307) 737-2291 Fax: (307) 737-2322

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