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Feb
25
Wed
Sheridan Ice’s sixth annual Ice Show @ Sheridan Ice Rink
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Ice’s sixth annual Ice Show will be held Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. at the Sheridan Ice Rink.

The event is free and open to the public.

The event will feature the Sheridan Ice figure skaters performing their competition program.

The figure skaters include Gennah Deutscher, Catherine Winnop, Elizabeth Winnop, Maggie Pierce, Jessica Ross, Kairstyn Holden, Katelyn Kayser, Molly Butler, Taylor Meixner, Victoria Smith and Marra Donahue. The figure skaters are coached by Becky Rosty and Emily Emond.

The Sheridan Ice Rink is located at 475 E. Brundage St.

Feb
26
Thu
Artist reception for David Jones @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Feb 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The two- and three-dimensional art by David Jones will be on display at the Sagebrush Community Art Center through Friday.

An artist reception for the show, titled “Scale, Metaphor and Visual Props: Works Addressing Place” will be held Thursday from 5-7 p.m.

The Sagebrush Community Art Center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

Feb
27
Fri
Sheridan-WYO-Rodeo tickets go on sale @ WYO Theater Box Office
Feb 27 @ 7:00 am

SHERIDAN — Tickets for the 2015 Sheridan-WYO-Rodeo will go on sale at 7 a.m. Friday through the WYO Theater box office.

Performance dates for this year’s rodeo, a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association rodeo, will be July 8-11.

Internet ticket sales, in addition to purchases made by phone will begin at 12:01 p.m. Friday.

Purchases may be made at sheridanwyorodeo.com or at 672-9084.

Ticket prices will be as follows:

Reserved seating for Wednesday and Thursday will be $16.50 in advance and $18.50 at the gate.

Reserved seating for Friday and Saturday nights will be $18.50 in advance or $20.50 at the gate.

Tickets for children 12 and younger will be $7 for the Wednesday performance.

In addition, if you purchase tickets for all four nights, the cost will be $16.50 per ticket per night.

This year’s Sheridan-WYO-Rodeo will include the World Championship Indian Relay Races and wild pony races.

This is also the sixth year that the rodeo is sanctioned as a Million Dollar Silver Tour Rodeo.

For additional information, contact Jeff Wells at 461-3553.

The WYO Theater box office is located at 42 N. Main St.

Mar
3
Tue
Sheridan College annual employee art exhibit opening reception @ Martinsen Gallery in the Edward A. Whitney Academic Center
Mar 3 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College annual employee art exhibit opens March 3 in the Martinsen Gallery at the Edward A. Whitney Academic Center.

The show features photography, painting, quilting, ceramics, metalwork, fash- ion and folk art.

Awards will be given for people’s choice and best in show.

An opening reception will be held from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Hors d’oeu- vres will be served.

In addition, a raffle drawing will be held at 5 p.m. for a $100 gift certificate to Frackelton’s.

The exhibit will be on display through April 17.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

CANCELED Jentel Presents @ Sagebrush Community Art Center workshop
Mar 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Jentel Artist Residency Program is pleased to present this month’s residents in an event open to the public.

“Jentel Presents” will take place March 3 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center, on the corner of Fifth and Broadway streets.

“Jentel Presents” is a community out- reach program that features visual presentations and readings by the visual artists and writers at the residency.

Tuesday’s presenters include fiction writer Branden Boyer-White of Long Beach, California; painter and printmaker Mariana Escribano of Wichita, Kansas; acrylic and graphite painter Jennifer Day of Tucson, Arizona; narrative non-fiction writer Todd Weeks of Brooklyn, New Jersey; fiber artist Lisa Kriner of Berea, Kentucky; and sculptor Yong Soon Min of Los Angeles, California.

Mar
6
Fri
Reception for Aaron Wuerker @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Mar 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — An artist reception for Buffalo artist Aaron Wuerker will be held on Friday March 6 from 5-7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center.

Wuerker’s show, “Aaron Wuerker: Recent Landscapes,” will be on display through March 31 in the center’s Invitational Gallery.

Wuerker earned a bachelor’s in fine arts from Kansas City Art Institute in 1992 and a master’s in fine arts from Yale University in 1995. He and his wife, Jenny, also a renowned artist, own the Crazy Woman Fine Art Gallery in Buffalo.

“My work has continually returned to a realist vision of the landscape,” Wuerker said. “I’m usually drawn to compositions where mechanized forms either mimic or contrast with the natural forms in the land.”

For additional information, see the Sagebrush Community Art Center’s website at artinsheridan.com or call 674-1970.

The art center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

Mar
14
Sat
Run ‘Til You’re Green Fun Run @ Kendrick Park
Mar 14 @ 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Jaycees will host a fun run Saturday in Kendrick Park beginning at 11 a.m.

The “Run ‘Til You’re Green” event will include 1-mile, 5K and 10K runs.

The entry fee to participate is $25 if you register before Saturday. The cost will be $30 on race day. The fee includes a T-shirt, goodie bag and lunch from Qdoba.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Sheridan Jaycees for various community development projects.

Prizes will be awarded for best/greenest outfit as well as top times in each race and age group.

Register online at itsyourrace.com or beginning at 9 a.m. on race day.

Mar
21
Sat
Lacrosse games @ Scott Field at Sheridan High School
Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Lacrosse is coming back to Sheridan this weekend.

After giving Sheridan a taste of the sport a year ago, four regional lacrosse teams are coming back to play at Scott Field. Starting at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 21, teams from West Billings, Black Hill-Rapid City Lacrosse and Laramie’s club lacrosse will play the sport that combines hockey, soccer and a little football on the soccer field at the high school.

“You can expect high energy, some contact and great athletes on the field,” Corridor Marketing Group’s Melanie Schwarz says of Saturday’s events.

Apr
1
Wed
Juried photography show entries due @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Apr 1 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host a juried photography show May 4-28 and is currently seeking submissions for the show.

The cost to submit photographs is $30 for up to three entries that are due by April 1.

The Best of Show photographer will be awarded $500, while first- and second-place photographers will be given $200 apiece. Third place and People’s Choice winners will receive $100 each.

For more information about the show, see artinsheridan.com or contact Kate Harrington at 674-1970 or sage3@questoffice.net.

The Sagebrush Community Art Center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

Apr
7
Tue
Sheridan College Student Juried Exhibition opens @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Apr 7 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host the Sheridan College Student Juried Exhibition April 7-29.

The show will feature works of art by Sheridan College students that were chosen to be in the show.

An artists’ reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. April 9. Refreshments will be served and the public is welcome to attend.

Sagebrush Community Art Center is located in the historic train depot at 201 E. Fifth St.

Jentel Presents @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Apr 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Jentel Artist Residency Program is pleased to present this month’s residents in an event open to the public.

“Jentel Presents” will take place April 7 from 5:30-7 p.m. at Sagebrush Community Art Center, on the corner of Fifth and Broadway streets.

“Jentel Presents” is a community outreach program that features visual presentations and readings by the visual artists and writers at the residency.

Tuesday’s presenters will include painter and curator Melody Saraniti from Chicago, Illinois; photographer and frequent traveler Laurie Lambrecht from Bridgehampton, New York; Kiki Farish, a painter who is passionate about relationships from Raleigh, North Carolina; Justin Go, a novelist from Austin, Texas, who has been living out of his suitcase for five years; painter and New York Yankees fan Sean McDonough from Howard Beach, New York; and Peter Mattair, a poet from Santa Fe, New Mexico who was born in Niagra Falls.

“Jentel Presents” is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served.

For more information, please visit www.jentelarts.org or call 737-2311.

The Sagebrush Community Art Center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

Apr
9
Thu
Sheridan College Student Juried Exhibition art reception @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Apr 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host the Sheridan College Student Juried Exhibition April 7-29.

The show will feature works of art by Sheridan College students that were chosen to be in the show.

An artists’ reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. April 9. Refreshments will be served and the public is welcome to attend.

Sagebrush Community Art Center is located in the historic train depot at 201 E. Fifth St.

Lecture with ceramic artist Kim Dickey @ The Brinton Museum reception gallery
Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum, in partnership with Sheridan College, will host ceramic artist Kim Dickey for an evening lecture and workshop demonstration on Thursday and Friday.

Dickey is an art professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She is known for her large-scale, sculptural pieces.

Dickey received her master of fine arts in ceramics from New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. She has exhibited her work extensively throughout the United States and in group exhibitions in Canada, Germany, Australia, Japan and Taiwan. She has received numerous awards and fellowships.

Dickey was also represented in The Brinton Museum’s 2014 summer show “Flora and Fauna.”

The lecture will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 9, in The Brinton Museum’s Reception Gallery.

A one-day workshop will be held on Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the fine arts ceramics studio at the Sheridan College Art Department.

Both events are free and open to the public.

Dickey’s lecture and workshop are funded by a grant from the Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation.

The Brinton Museum is located at 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn. Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave. in Sheridan.

For more information, call The Brinton Museum at 672-3173 or visit thebrintonmuseum.org.

Apr
10
Fri
Final day for Harry Jackson exhibit at Ucross @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Apr 10 all-day

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation will close its exhibit featuring the abstract art of Harry Jackson today.

The show is the first of its kind since 1953.

Harry Jackson was born in Chicago in 1924 and first spent time in Wyoming in 1938, when he worked as a cowboy on the Pitchfork Ranch near Meeteetse. He enlisted in the Marines at age 18 and was wounded in combat in the Central Pacific battles of Tarawa in 1943 and Saipan in 1944.

At 20, he became an official Marine Corps Combat Artist, the youngest ever, while stationed in Los Angeles. Jackson also spent much time in Europe where he studied the Old Masters and had a studio in Italy.

“Well-Aimed Lightning: The Abstract Art of Harry Jackson,” which will also include a video about Jackson’s life, is on view through April 10.

The Ucross Foundation Art Gallery is located at 30 Big Red Lane in Ucross.

For additional information, call Ucross Foundation at 737-2291.

Submission deadline for mini works of art @ Davis Gallery
Apr 10 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Wilderness Association is soliciting donations from artists for its ninth annual Miniature Art and Music Auction: Celebrating our Wild Earth, to be exhibited and juried April 13-24 at Davis Gallery.

The WWA is asking local and regional artists and musicians to contribute miniature works of art (no larger than 6-by-8 inches) and “mini-concerts” (up to 90 minutes) in support of protecting some of the most special places in Wyoming.

Artists are asked to deliver finished and framed miniature art pieces to the Davis Gallery on or before April 10.

Prizes from local businesses will be awarded for work in the following categories: best earth landscape, best use of natural materials, best use of recycled materials and best of show.

All musicians will be recognized as well.

Details and donation forms are available at www.wildwyo.org.

A free Grand Finale Gala at Davis Gallery will be held from 5-7 p.m. April 24. The public is welcome to submit final bids and enjoy free music, food and beverages.

Proceeds from the silent auction will benefit the WAA.

For additional information, contact Kate Seymour at 672-2751 and visit www.wildwyo.org.

Davis Gallery is located at 645 Broadway St.

Workshop with ceramic artist Kim Dickey @ Sheridan College Art Department
Apr 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum, in partnership with Sheridan College, will host ceramic artist Kim Dickey for an evening lecture and workshop demonstration on Thursday and Friday.

Dickey is an art professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She is known for her large-scale, sculptural pieces.

Dickey received her master of fine arts in ceramics from New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. She has exhibited her work extensively throughout the United States and in group exhibitions in Canada, Germany, Australia, Japan and Taiwan. She has received numerous awards and fellowships.

Dickey was also represented in The Brinton Museum’s 2014 summer show “Flora and Fauna.”

The lecture will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 9, in The Brinton Museum’s Reception Galley.

A one-day workshop will be held on Friday, April 10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the fine arts ceramics studio at the Sheridan College Art Department.

Both events are free and open to the public.

Dickey’s lecture and workshop are funded by a grant from the Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation.

The Brinton Museum is located at 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn. Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave. in Sheridan.

For more information, call The Brinton Museum at 672-3173 or visit thebrintonmuseum.org.

Apr
12
Sun
“The Art of David Shannon!” artist reception @ The Brinton Museum
Apr 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum presents its 10th Illustrator Show featuring celebrated Caldecott Honor Book recipient and children’s storybook author and illustrator David Shannon.

“The Art of David Shannon!” opens in the Museum’s Reception Gallery on Thursday with an artist’s reception on Sunday, April 12, from 2-4 p.m.

A gallery talk and book signing are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. April 16.

Admission to the reception and gallery talk is free and open to the public.

David Shannon is perhaps best known for his popular children’s picture book, “No, David!” published by The Blue Sky Press and inspired by whimsical drawings made when he was a little boy.

A resident of Los Angeles, David grew up in Spokane, Washington, and has written and illustrated numerous books for children including the enchanting “Jangles: A Big Fish Story,” a tale about a boy and a fish, and “A Bad Case of Stripes!,” a story about a charming little girl who develops a bad case of stripes.

More than 60 of Shannon’s original children’s book illustrations are represented in The Brinton Museum’s 10th Illustrator Show. The exhibit is funded by a grant from the Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation.

“The Art of David Shannon!” will show through May 31.

To schedule a children’s or school tour — offered with free admission — or for more information, contact Museum Educator Barbara McNab at 672-3173 or email bmcnab@TheBrintonMuseum.org.

The Brinton Museum is located at 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn.

Apr
16
Thu
“The Art of David Shannon!” gallery talk and book signing @ The Brinton Museum
Apr 16 @ 7:30 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum presents its 10th Illustrator Show featuring celebrated Caldecott Honor Book recipient and children’s storybook author and illustrator David Shannon.

“The Art of David Shannon!” opens in the Museum’s Reception Gallery on Thursday with an artist’s reception on Sunday, April 12, from 2-4 p.m.

A gallery talk and book signing are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. April 16.

Admission to the reception and gallery talk is free and open to the public.

David Shannon is perhaps best known for his popular children’s picture book, “No, David!” published by The Blue Sky Press and inspired by whimsical drawings made when he was a little boy.

A resident of Los Angeles, David grew up in Spokane, Washington, and has written and illustrated numerous books for children including the enchanting “Jangles: A Big Fish Story,” a tale about a boy and a fish, and “A Bad Case of Stripes!,” a story about a charming little girl who develops a bad case of stripes.

More than 60 of Shannon’s original children’s book illustrations are represented in The Brinton Museum’s 10th Illustrator Show. The exhibit is funded by a grant from the Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation.

“The Art of David Shannon!” will show through May 31.

To schedule a children’s or school tour — offered with free admission — or for more information, contact Museum Educator Barbara McNab at 672-3173 or email bmcnab@TheBrintonMuseum.org.

The Brinton Museum is located at 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn.

May
1
Fri
‘Wyoming Grasslands’ photography exhibit opening reception @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
May 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation announces an upcoming exhibit called “Wyoming Grasslands” which will feature photographic work from William Sutton and Michael Berman.

The show is a collaboration between the artists, the Wyoming Chapter of The Nature Conservancy and the Buffalo Bill Center of the West’s Draper Natural History Museum.

Berman and Sutton spent three years traversing Wyoming, logging many miles in an old pickup truck and on foot. Their travels took them to public and private lands, including several properties with conservation easements held by The Nature Conservancy and time in a residence at the Ucross Foundation to capture Wyoming’s vast and beautiful landscape.

The Ucross Foundation is the first venue that will present this traveling exhibit, which will tour to 14 libraries in the state as well as the Wyoming State Museum.

The traveling exhibition, which features 41 photographs, is a smaller version of a major exhibition that will open at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody in June.

There will be a gallery reception for the show from 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 1 at the Ucross Foundation Art Gallery. It will feature an artist talk by Sutton, and Rick Pallister with The Nature Conservancy will speak about grasslands conservation.

The exhibit will be on display through June 15.

A public symposium on grasslands will take place at the gallery on May 30.

The Ucross Foundation Art Gallery is located at 30 Big Red Lane in Clearmont.

May
2
Sat
12th annual Beaver Creek Slide @ Dahlin residence
May 2 @ 8:00 am

SHERIDAN — The 12th annual Beaver Creek Slide and third annual Beaver Creek Bike Slog will take place May 2, with part of the proceeds to benefit the Sheridan Community Homeless Shelter operated by Volunteers of America.

The homeless shelter will receive $12.50 of each individual’s entry fee.

Races include a half marathon and 3.5-mile walk/run. The half marathon is a loop course covering primarily dirt and gravel roads along the scenic Bighorn Mountain foothills. The 3.5-mile course loops through the Wild Turkey and Beaver Creek subdivisions.

The courses are well marked and have aid stations.

Last year’s races had competitors from across Wyoming and Montana.

Walkers for the half marathon will start at 8 a.m. May 2, and runners will start at 9 a.m.

The 3.5-milers start at 10 a.m.

Bike racers take the same course as the half marathon and do two loops starting at 8 a.m. Bikers need to yield to runners and stay on the right side of the road while runners stay to the left.

The entry fee is $30, payable to Wyoming Innovation. Entry forms can be picked up at the Sports Stop in Sheridan or via email by contacting bdahlin@wyoming.com.

Each entrant receives a long sleeved T- Shirt. Lunch is provided, and door prizes will be drawn after the race. Awards go to the top three finishers in each race for men and women.

Races will start at the Dahlin residence at 12 S. Sharptailed Road.

May
4
Mon
Juried Photography Show opens @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
May 4 all-day

SHERIDAN — Sagebrush Community Art Center will host its first Juried Photography Show, featuring work by many local photographers, from May 4-28 at the Sagebrush Fine Art Gallery.

The juror for the show was renowned local photographer Adam Jahiel. A total of 38 photos by 30 local and regional photographers display a variety of subjects including landscapes, portraits, wildlife, human interest and more. Awards will be given for Best of Show, first, second and third place and People’s Choice.

There will be an opening reception, with many of the photographers on hand to speak about their work, from 5-7 p.m. May 15 at the Sagebrush Fine Art Gallery.

All are welcome to attend, and refreshments will be served.

The Sagebrush Community Art Center is located in the historic train depot at 201 E. Fifth St.

May
5
Tue
‘Jentel Presents’ @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
May 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Jentel Artist Residency Program will present this month’s residents in an event open to the public.

“Jentel Presents” will take place from 5:30-7 p.m. May 5 at Sagebrush Community Art Center, on the corner of Fifth and Broadway streets.

“Jentel Presents” is a community outreach program that features visual presentations and readings by the visual artists and writers at the residency.

Tuesday’s presenters will include Gary Hawkins of Johnson, Vermont; installation artist Renee Cinderhouse of Kansas City, Missouri; textile artist Katrina Majkut of Brooklyn, New York; poet and playwright Afaa Weaver of Somerville, Massachusetts; visual artist Lauren Kalman of Detroit, Michigan; and sculptor Mitchell Messina of Pittsford, New York.

“Jentel Presents” is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served.

For more information, please visit jentelarts.org or call 737-2311.

The Sagebrush Community Art Center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

May
6
Wed
‘From the Titanic to Western Cowboys’ with Adam Jahiel @ Sagebrush Community Center
May 6 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Photographers Association will present “From the Titanic to Western Cowboys,” a presentation by renowned local photographer Adam Jahiel, during its monthly event at 7 p.m. May 6 at the Sagebrush Community Art Center.

Jahiel will share his story of becoming a photographer who travels the world, his experience photographing the Titanic in a submersible and why he photographs cowboys in the rugged west. Jahiel will also answer questions and share tips at the end of the presentation.

Over the years, Jahiel has photographed diverse subject matter including celebrities in Los Angeles, the RMS Titanic and life in Kyrgyzstan and Cuba. His images have been exhibited and published all over the world. In 1996, he became the first living photographer to have a one-man show at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody.

SPA is a local community of photographers of all skill levels who meet to educate and inspire each other through photography workshops, photo walks, lectures, instameets and more.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, find Sheridan Photographers Association on Facebook or contact Justin Sheely at 461-2448 or sheelyphotog@yahoo.com.

The Sagebrush Community Art Center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

May
13
Wed
‘Paint & Pinot for Paws’ to benefit the Dog and Cat Shelter @ The Paint Post
May 13 @ 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Paint Post will offer “Paint & Pinot for Paws” at 6 p.m. May 13.

The evening of step-by-step painting instruction will allow participants to take home a cute rendition of six furry friends — not to mention the memories of a fun evening with friends, music and a little wine.

A portion of the money raised from the event will go to the Dog and Cat Shelter.

The cost is $40 per person.

Seating is limited; contact the Paint Post to register by calling 752-8677.

The Paint Post is located at 117 N. Main St.

May
20
Wed
VA2K Walk and Roll @ Sheridan Veterans Affairs Medical Center
May 20 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Veterans Affairs Health Care System will host a VA2K Walk and Roll on May 20 at the Sheridan VAMC to encourage healthy activity while supporting homeless Veterans with donated food.

The VA2K Walk and Roll is free and open to veterans, members of the public and VA employees.

The Sheridan VA2K will be held on the parade grounds between 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 20.

Pre-registration is not required and those interested in participating can arrive and walk or roll any time during the event. There will be signs for alternate location if weather is poor.

The Sheridan event is just one of many VA2Ks taking place on Wednesday at VA facilities across the country.

In conjunction with the event, VA’s Volunteer Service Office will accept donations to be used for existing VA programs for homeless veterans. There will be a box to receive small household items that will be used to assist homeless veterans moving into their new homes, as well as canned food goods.

There is no requirement for a donation in order to participate.

The event is open to people of all fitness levels and can be done over a lunch break.

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