Calendar

Feb
8
Sat
Brent Spink artist’s reception @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Local artist Brent Spink will present his art throughout February at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library beginning with an artist’s reception on Saturday.

The reception will be in The Inner Circle from 1-3 p.m.

Spink is originally from Missoula, Mont. and his primary medium is oil paintings.

He currently lives and works just north of Sheridan in the Wolf Teeth Mountains.

For more information call Kevin Knapp at 674-8585 extension 29.

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Feb
12
Wed
Warriors Don’t Cry @ WYO Theater
Feb 12 @ 6:30 pm

The Bushnell Center will present “Warriors Don’t Cry” at the WYO Theater on Wednesday. Part of the Children’s Education and Family series at the theater, the play tells the story of the Little Rock Nine who risked their lives in 1957 to end segregation at Central High School. The play received the American Library Association award, 1995 Nonfiction Book of the Year award and the Robert F. Kennedy Book award. The performance will commence at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $14 for adults, $8 for students and $5 for children ages 12 and younger. Tickets are available at the boxoffice located inside the theater at 42 N. Main St., online at www.wyotheater.com or by calling 672-9084. For more information on the play see www.bushnell.org.

Feb
13
Thu
Cowboy Country: Photographs by Mary and Arthur ‘Pete’ Dailey artist’s reception @ SAGE Exhibit Gallery inside Sheridan College Main Street
Feb 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The Sheridan Artists’ Guild, Et al (SAGE) will host an artist’s reception and gallery talk on Thursday.

From 5:30-7 p.m. the public is welcome to visit the gallery and enjoy refreshments as SAGE presents “Cowboy Country: Photographs by Mary and Arthur ‘Pete’ Dailey” which is on display now.

The SAGE Exhibit Gallery is located inside Sheridan College Main Street at 171 N. Main St.

The exhibit will run through the end of the month.

For more information contact SAGE at 674-1970 or sage3@qwestoffice.net.

Feb
15
Sat
Birding at the Brinton @ The Brinton Museum
Feb 15 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

The Brinton Museum, Science Kids and the Big Horn Audubon will present the next monthly “Birding at the Brinton” on Saturday.

This free morning of bird watching will run from 9-11 a.m at The Brinton Museum.

All ages and abilities are welcome to join.

Participants are encouraged to bring binoculars if they have them.

For more information see www.thebrintonmuseum.org. The museum is located at 239 Brinton Road, Big Horn.

Moments of Seeing: The Art of Teresa Jordan and Chessney Sevier @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Feb 15 @ 3:00 pm – Feb 15 @ 5:00 pm
SHERIDAN — A new exhibit is opening at the Ucross Foundation Art Gallery on Feb. 15 and an artist’s reception will be held.
“Moments of Seeing: The Art of Teresa Jordan and Chessney Sevier” will feature monotypes and hand-colored monotypes by Jordan and paintings and intaglio etchings by Sevier.
The reception will run from 3-5 p.m. and will include a special performance in the Barn Loft at 4 p.m. featuring music and stories by Jordan and her husband, Hal Cannon, the executive director of the Western Folklife Center and National Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nev.
The event is free and open to the public.
The exhibit will be on display through May 9.
The gallery is located at 30 Big Red Lane, Ucross.
For more information call 737-2291, emailinfo@ucross.org or see www.ucrossfoundation.org.
Feb
17
Mon
Fun at the Museum: Presidents Day Crafts and History @ community room at the Johnson County Library
Feb 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum will host “Fun at the Museum: Presidents Day Crafts and History” on Monday in the community room at the Johnson County Library.

This free event is open to everyone and will run from 9 a.m. to noon.

For more information call 684-9331.

The library is located at 171 North Adams Ave., Buffalo.

Feb
21
Fri
Stars of Tomorrow @ WYO Theater
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Kiwanis will host “Stars of Tomorrow” Feb. 21.

This youth talent show will present children in three categories: elementary, junior high and high school.

First-, second- and third-place winners in each category will receive a trophy and a certificate.

There will also be an overall winner who will receive a scholarship toward the college of their choice and is given the opportunity to compete at the district level.

The show will commence at 7 p.m. at the WYO Theater located at 42 N. Main St.

Tickets for the performance are $8 for adults, $5 for students under age 18 and free for children five years old and younger.

For more information contact Katie Dehn at 683-6170.

Feb
22
Sat
Behind the Scenes Saturday @ Sheridan County Museum
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Sheridan County Museum will present “Behind the Scenes Saturday” on Saturday. This free event is open to all with no reservations required. The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a behind-the-scenes view at the museum’s operations. The public is invited to come and see what goes on at the museum when the galleries are closed. Attendees will see how employees take down old exhibits, care for the items entrusted to the museum and prepare new items and galleries for new exhibits. There will also be Tidbit activities for children and parents. The museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle, off of the Fifth Street exit of Interstate 90. For more information call 675-1150.

Uncapped @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Feb 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host a special class “Uncapped” on Feb. 22.

This painting workshop is tailored to adults and children and will be taught by Tongue River High School art student Hannah Johnston.

Johnston will guide the class in a 20X16 painting with local artist Sonja Caywood serving as her assistant. The class will run from 2-4 p.m. at the art center.

The cost to attend is $35 per adult and $25 per child with an adult, with all supplies included.

Johnston is raising money to go to Europe and all proceeds will go toward that cause.

Attendees are invited to bring non-alcoholic beverages.

Pre-registration is requested. To register call 674-1970.

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

Feb
25
Tue
“Back to the Drawing Board” artist’s reception @ Martinsen Gallery at Sheridan College
Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm – Feb 25 @ 5:00 pm

A new art exhibit, “Back to the Drawing Board” by Christie American Horse, will open at the Martinsen Gallery on Tuesday, commencing with an artist’s reception. On Tuesday from 4-5 p.m. the public is invited to the free reception at Sheridan College. American Horse, who was born cross-eyed but overcame the condition, has worked in many mediums including oils, pastels, acrylics, watercolors, charcoal and graphite. The exhibit will focus on her drawings, which she states is her favorite part of the painting process. She is the daughter of fellow local artist Fred Goehring and a graduate of Northwest Nazarene University in Idaho. The exhibit will run through April 8. The gallery is located in the Whitney building of SC located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Feb 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host another “Uncorked” workshop on Tuesday. “Sunshine Poppies” will offer music, fun and step-by-step guidance from local artist Sonja Caywood on painting your own 20X16 acrylic sunshine poppy painting. The event is open to all and all supplies are included in the price of admission. Space is limited and pre-registration is requested. Registration costs $5 per adult and $25 for children and can be made by calling the art center at 674-1970. The art center is located inside the Historic Train Depot at 201 E. Fifth St.

Feb
28
Fri
Pub Painting
Feb 28 @ 5:00 pm

The Wyoming Water Color Association will present “Pub Painting” an Artists in Motion fundraiser. On Friday at 5 p.m. the artists of the association will paint and sell their works inside the corner pub at Fifth Street and Main Street. There is no cost to attend but attendees must be age 21 or older to enter the pub. The WWCA offers classes to educate people on the art and Artists in Motion is a grassroots movement to bring art to the masses. Attendees’ participation is welcome. For more information call Helen Campbell at 673-1710 or Paulette Kucera at 672-7369.

Mar
1
Sat
Science Saturday H2O Olympics @ Edward A. Whitney Academic Center atrium of Sheridan College
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Sheridan College Museum of Discovery and Science Kids will host March’s Science Saturday this weekend.

Science Saturday offers free admission to the museum for the entire community. This month the focus is “H2O Olympics” from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Edward A. Whitney Academic Center atrium of Sheridan College.

Water may seem ordinary but it is a building block of life and the program will discuss why.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

For more information contact Sarah Mentock at 763-0976 or email sarah@science-kids.org.

Mar
3
Mon
Forest service photos reception @ The Inner Circle at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Mar 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Photographs taken in the Cloud Peak Wilderness area will be on display in The Inner Circle at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library during the month of March. Local representatives of the US Forest Service will be displaying the photographs as a part of their celebration of the 50th anniversary of the signing of The Wilderness Act. A reception will be held on Monday from 5-7 p.m. to mark the opening. All members of the community are invited to attend this free event. For more information contact Kevin Knapp at 674-8585 extension 29. The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Mar
4
Tue
Jentel Presents @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Mar 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Jentel Artist Residency Program will host their March “Jentel Presents” on Tuesday. “Jentel Presents” is a free community outreach event open to everyone which features visual presentations and readings by artist in residency. The event will take place from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center and refreshments will be served. This month’s presenters include playwright Barbara Lindsay, mixed media artist Laini Nemett, metal smith Lori Swartz and printmaker Junko Yamamoto. For more information see www.jentelarts.org or call 737-2311. The art center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

Mar
5
Wed
Steve Johnson presentation @ room 153 of the Whitney Building at Sheridan College
Mar 5 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

The Sheridan College art department will host visiting artist Steve Johnson Wednesday through Friday. Johnson is an assist professor of drawing at College of Charleston in Charleston, S.C. On Wednesday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in room 153 of the Whitney Building he will provide a presentation of his work and his creative process. This event is free and open to the public. On Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. he will spend the day working on unfinished drawings in the art wing hallway. Interested students and members of the public are encouraged to observe the evolution of his work throughout the day. On Friday from 12:30-4:30 p.m. he will conduct an experimental drawing workshop. More examples of his work will be exhibited in the fine arts wing gallery starting tomorrow and remaining through March 15. For more information call Wendy Smith at 674-6446 or email at wsmith@sheridan.edu. The college is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Mar
6
Thu
Steve Johnson live art @ art wing hallway at Sheridan College
Mar 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Sheridan College art department will host visiting artist Steve Johnson Wednesday through Friday. Johnson is an assist professor of drawing at College of Charleston in Charleston, S.C. On Wednesday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in room 153 of the Whitney Building he will provide a presentation of his work and his creative process. This event is free and open to the public. On Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. he will spend the day working on unfinished drawings in the art wing hallway. Interested students and members of the public are encouraged to observe the evolution of his work throughout the day. On Friday from 12:30-4:30 p.m. he will conduct an experimental drawing workshop. More examples of his work will be exhibited in the fine arts wing gallery starting tomorrow and remaining through March 15. For more information call Wendy Smith at 674-6446 or email at wsmith@sheridan.edu. The college is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Mar
7
Fri
Experimental drawing workshop @ Fine arts wing gallery at Sheridan College
Mar 7 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm

The Sheridan College art department will host visiting artist Steve Johnson Wednesday through Friday. Johnson is an assist professor of drawing at College of Charleston in Charleston, S.C. On Wednesday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in room 153 of the Whitney Building he will provide a presentation of his work and his creative process. This event is free and open to the public. On Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. he will spend the day working on unfinished drawings in the art wing hallway. Interested students and members of the public are encouraged to observe the evolution of his work throughout the day. On Friday from 12:30-4:30 p.m. he will conduct an experimental drawing workshop. More examples of his work will be exhibited in the fine arts wing gallery starting tomorrow and remaining through March 15. For more information call Wendy Smith at 674-6446 or email at wsmith@sheridan.edu. The college is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Mar
10
Mon
Fun at the Museum: St. Patrick’s Day Crafts and History @ community room at the Johnson County Library
Mar 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum will host “Fun at the Museum: St. Patrick’s Day Crafts and History” on Monday in the community room at the Johnson County Library. This free event is open to everyone and will run from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information call 684-9331. The library is located at 171 North Adams Ave., Buffalo.

Mar
12
Wed
Tom Randazzo artist’s reception @ Mezzanine of Sheridan Fulmer Public library
Mar 12 @ 5:00 pm – Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm

A show of original paintings in a variety of media created by local artist Tom Randazzo will be presented on the mezzanine of Sheridan Fulmer Public library. “Balance and texture” will present a wide variety of mixed media including wax and motor oil. An artist’s reception will be held tomorrow from 5-7 p.m. The public is welcome to attend this free event. The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Mar
13
Thu
“Seven Years Plus” artist’s reception @ SAGE Exhibit Gallery @ Sheridan College Main Street
Mar 13 @ 5:30 pm – Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm

Throughout the month of March the SAGE Exhibit Gallery will feature life-long Sheridan area resident and colored pencil artist Dean States. “Seven Years Plus” will exhibit his drawings at the gallery located inside Sherian College Main Street. An artist’s reception and gallery talk will be held Thursday from 5:30-7 p.m. The public is welcome to this free event and refreshments will be served. The gallery is located at 171 N. Main St. More of States’ work can be viewed at the Dean States Studio located at 637 W. Loucks St.

Mar
14
Fri
Jenny Wuerker artist’s reception @ Sagebrush Community Art Center’s Invitational Gallery
Mar 14 @ 5:00 pm – Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm

The Sagebrush Community Art Center’s Invitational Gallery will host Buffalo artist Jenny Wuerker’s exhibition “Painting the Expanse” today through April 12. The exhibit is an artistic view of the iconic American landscape of the west on large canvases. An artist’s reception and talk will be held Friday from 5-7 p.m. at the gallery. The public is welcome to this free event and refreshments will be served. For more information call the gallery at 674-1970. The gallery is located in the Historic Train Depot at 201 E. Fifth St.

Mar
20
Thu
@ First Light Children’s Center
Mar 20 @ 5:30 pm – Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm

First Light Children’s Center will host a community open house on Thursday.

Celebrating their second anniversary, the public is invited to help them “March into Year 3” from 5:30-7 p.m.

Birthday cake will be served as well as samples of the healthy lunches the children at the center receive from Volunteers of America’s Catering for a Cause.

Activities will also include tours of the facility, a staff meet-and-greet and the opportunity to learn more about the Highscope Curriculum taught at the school.

First Light is located at 366 E. Brundage St.

For more information see www.firstlightsheridan.com.

Seventh biennial Big Horn Elementary All-Student Art Show reception @ The Brinton Museum
Mar 20 @ 5:30 pm – Mar 20 @ 7:30 pm

The Seventh biennial Big Horn Elementary All-Student Art Show at The Brinton Museum will open Thursday.

A reception will be held by the BHE Home and School Association on Thursday from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

All members of the community are invited to this free event.

The show will run through March 30 with no admission charged.

For more information call the school at 672-3497 or the museum at 672-3173.

The museum is located at 239 Brinton Road, Big Horn.

The Blue Dog Blues concert @ Powder River Community Center in Arvada
Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm

The Arvada Elementary students will host a concert tomorrow at the Powder River Community Center in Arvada. Commencing at 7 p.m. the students will present “The Blue Dog Blues.” the concert aligns with a “Blue Dog” project they have been working on in art class. The community center is located in the old school at 5 Upper Powder River Road. For more information call Elisa Olson at 758-4411 extension 107.