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Dec
6
Tue
Artists to show off work at ‘Jentel Presents’ @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Dec 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Jentel will present its current artists in residence at the Sagebrush Community Art Center on Tuesday from 5:30-7 p.m.

The artists will give presentations about the art on which they are working at Jentel.

The event is free and open to the public.

Presenters for November include mixed media artist Mary Bergs of Minneapolis, Minnesota; found materials artist Lisa Hochstein of Santa Cruz, California; encaustic painter, Mona Monroe of Alta, Wyoming; essayist Catherine Jagoe of Madison, Wisconsin; novelist Lisa Lee of Los Angeles, California; and sculptor Andrew Redington of Berlin, Wisconsin.

For more information, call 737-2311.

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

 
Dec
15
Thu
SC to host reception for DeVuono art show Thursday @ Whitney Center for the Arts
Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College will host a reception for Lanny DeVuono’s new show on display in the Whitney Center for the Arts. The reception will take place Thursday from 5-7 p.m.

The exhibition, “Outer Space,” comes to Sheridan from the Denver Contemporary Art Museum.

DeVuono uses landscape imagery as a metaphor to examine both the physical environment in which we live, as well as the social and psychological environments of our expectations.

In this series at Sheridan College, she is interested in the current privatization of space research, historical parallels with past explorations as well as the fast changing environments of the earth.

DeVuono is an associate professor at the University of Colorado Denver and has taught at Eastern Washington University, New York University, William Paterson University, Rangsit University in Thailand and Trivandrum College of Fine Art in India.

She also writes on contemporary art under the name Frances DeVuono.  

DeVuono’s work will be on display through Jan. 22. 

The Whitney Center for the Arts is located on the Sheridan College campus at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Dec
17
Sat
Museum to host events before winter closure @ Sheridan County Museum
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Museum will host a number of events this weekend before its winter closure.

On Saturday, Tidbit Saturday will begin at 10 a.m. and will focus on holiday traditions in Sheridan. Tidbit Saturday is a monthly program for youth ages 4-10.

On Saturday and Sunday, the museum will also host an open house to celebrate the end of its 2016 exhibit season. The museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days with free admission for all visitors. 

Local author Craig Johnson will also share a Longmire Christmas story on Saturday at 10 a.m.

Following the weekend events, the museum will be closed through Jan. 1. Its office will reopen Jan. 2, but its exhibit gallery won’t reopen until May 1.

The Sheridan County Museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.

 
Feb
2
Thu
SAGE to host 7th annual National Juried Art Show @ Sagebrush Community Art Center’s new space
Feb 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Artists Guild Et al will host its seventh annual National Juried Art Show in February and has put out a call for art to be featured in the show.

Heather Plank will serve as the juror for the first show in the guild’s new space downtown.

Plank has a bachelor’s degree in printmaking from the University of Oregon and established the residency program and gallery at the Ucross Foundation, among other accomplishments and training.

The show will open Feb. 2 and a reception and awards event will take place that day from 5-7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center’s new space at 21 W. Brundage St.

All submissions for art are due Jan. 10. To submit work, see artinsheridan.com for information.

 
Feb
10
Fri
Brinton to display student art in February @ Brinton Museum
Feb 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum will again partner with local elementary schools to present the second annual All-Schools Fifth-Grade Student Art Show, featuring original art by fifth-grade students from nine schools throughout Sheridan and Johnson counties. 

The student art show opens in the Forrest E. Mars, Jr. Building’s Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery on Thursday. A reception for the artists will take place Friday from 5:30-7:30 p.m., and is free and open to the public. 

Admission to the student art exhibit through Feb. 17 is free for students and teachers.

The All-Schools Fifth-Grade Student Art Show offers fifth-graders the unique opportunity to showcase their artistic talents in a professional, museum setting and share their classroom art projects with the public. 

“We are happy to again highlight art by young students in a special show at The Brinton Museum,” Museum Director Kenneth Schuster said in a press release. “This event gives students the chance to experience first-hand how a fine art museum functions as a valuable resource to the community, and that museums are a great place to see great art!” 

The All-Schools Fifth-Grade Student Art Show is available to guests through Feb. 17.

More information about upcoming exhibits and educational events is found on the museum’s website at www.thebrintonmuseum.org.

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

Feb
16
Thu
SC to host father, daughter art exhibit, reception @ Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College
Feb 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Internationally-renowned artist Theodore Waddell, who has gifted the college his entire print collection, printing press and materials to Sheridan College, will give a presentation with his daughter, local artist Arin Waddell, on Feb. 16 from 5-7 p.m.  

Theodore Waddell most often paints freely-rendered range animals roaming the vast plains of eastern Montana. He is known for expressionist animal and landscape painting and sculpture. Waddell was born in Laurel, Montana, and studied at the Brooklyn Museum Art School; Eastern Montana College; and Wayne State University, Detroit (MFA, 1968). He taught at the University of Montana from 1968 to 1976 and has since been a full-time artist and rancher.  He has had more than 90 one-man exhibitions, including a major survey at the Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis. Waddell’s work has been singled out in reviews in the Washington Post and The New York Times, and was the subject of a Newsweek article. 

The Waddells will work with Sheridan area high school students on Feb. 15 and Sheridan College students on Feb. 16. 

On Feb. 16, from 5-7 p.m., the Whitney Center for the Arts will host an opening artist reception for Theodore Waddell and Arin Waddell. Both of their works will be on display in their latest exhibition: Waddell + Waddell. This reception is free and open to the public. The public is welcome to attend, view the works and meet the artists. 

Waddell + Waddell is on display through March 10.

The Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave. 

Feb
28
Tue
SC to host open house for new Agriculture Center @ Sheridan Colleg
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College will host an open house for the new Mars Agriculture Center Tuesday. All are welcome to attend, and the center will be open to the public from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with tours of the facility guided by current students. 

There will also be students and faculty in class working on their current studies. The open house is free, and light refreshments will be served.

The Mars Agriculture Center provides the college with a 16,000-square-foot learning environment for a variety of disciplines within the Sheridan College Ag Department. The building is attached to the existing Science Center, which underwent a renovation that updated existing space during summer 2015.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Mar
7
Tue
UW to host open house in Sheridan @ UW Northeast Regional Center
Mar 7 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The University of Wyoming will host an open house on March 7 from 2-6 p.m. in Sheridan.

The open house will take place at the UW Northeast Regional Center, located at 3401 Coffeen Ave.

All are welcome to learn about UW’s role in the community.

Those with questions may contact Dawn Kiesel or Becky Johnston at 672-8737.

For additional information and to register for prizes, see facebook.com/UWyoOutreach or bit.ly.uwstatewideopenhouse.

Mar
23
Thu
SAGE to host ‘Modern Masters’ @ SAGE Community Arts
Mar 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — SAGE Community Arts will host a show entitled “Modern Masters: Jenna Jordan and Micah Trampe” through April 14.

A reception for the show will take place Thursday from 5-7 p.m.

SAGE Community Arts is located at 21 W. Brundage St. and is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For additional information, see artinsheridan.com or call 674-1970.

 
Apr
22
Sat
Ucross new exhibit reception @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Apr 22 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation has opened a new show in its art gallery, “Views from Oregon: Sixteen artists.”

The show opened Feb. 6 and will run through May 12. A reception will take place April 22 from 4-6 p.m.

All 16 artists participating in the show are from Oregon and were artists in residence at Ucross between 2013-2016.

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

May
4
Thu
SC to host reception for student show @ Sheridan College
May 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College will present the 70th annual Sheridan College Student Juried Art Exhibition. The exhibition is on display through May 14 in the Edward A. Whitney Gallery. The opening reception will take place May 4 from 5-7 p.m.

The exhibition was juried by local artist Joel Ostlind. Twenty-four Sheridan College students submitted work and 18 were selected to show. Those exhibiting are Taryn Bohlman, Shaelyn Moore Hytrek, Rebekah Blommel, Nichole Wolz, Lydia Johnson, Kari Lentz, Jonathan Kibodeaux, Helene Todd, Emily Swanson, Elijah McClendon, Dylan Campbell Peterson, Diana Goodrich, David Danielson, Colleen Swan, Cecilia Riddle, Ashlee Purcella and Trudy Schoonover.

The pieces were installed by Sheridan College students Nichole Wrigley and Jonathan Kibodeaux.

The Edward A. Whitney Gallery is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m.

The reception is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

Information on this concert and all other Whitney Center for the Arts events can be found at www.whitneyarts.org.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

May
7
Sun
Church to host open house Sunday @ First United Methodist Church
May 7 @ 11:30 pm – May 8 @ 1:30 am

SHERIDAN — First United Methodist Church will host a public open house Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The event will provide an opportunity for the community to tour the church’s new facility.

Cookies and coffee will be served.

For additional information, contact Tracee Davis at 672-9779 or email fumc215@fumcsheridan.org.

First United Methodist Church is located at 215 W. Works St.

May
11
Thu
Open house set for business network @ The Rock Church
May 11 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm

SHERIDAN — The Business Network International Cloud Peak Chapter will host an open house Thursday from 7:15-8:15 p.m.

If you are interested in becoming a member, you are encouraged to stop by. For more information, contact Bob Utter at bob@zackcummins.com.

The event will take place at The Rock Church, located at 1100 Big Horn Ave.

May
27
Sat
Sheridan County Museum open house @ Sheridan County Museum
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Museum will host an open house Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

The open house includes free admission and a 10 percent discount on all merchandise in the museum mercantile.

For additional information, see sheridanmuseum.org.

The Sheridan County Museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.

May
28
Sun
Sheridan County Museum open house @ Sheridan County Museum
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Museum will host an open house Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

The open house includes free admission and a 10 percent discount on all merchandise in the museum mercantile.

For additional information, see sheridanmuseum.org.

The Sheridan County Museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.

Jun
10
Sat
Universal Language of Birds @ Ucross Foundation
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

UCROSS — For bird lovers and art lovers alike, Saturday will provide an opportunity to experience a combination of the two, through a series of events at the Ucross Foundation Art Gallery. 

To celebrate the opening of the exhibition “The Universal Language of Birds” by Christina Baal, a day of festivities will take place, building connections between people, art, science, birds and all of the natural world.

Events will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will include a morning talk on birding and nature journaling, and guided bird walks on the Ucross Ranch, culminating with an artist’s talk and gallery reception starting at noon.

Dr. Jackie Canterbury, President of Bighorn Audubon, will join Christina Baal to lead the day’s activities.

Inspired by Baal’s dedication to public engagement, the exhibition will also include bird-related art submitted by the local community, such as a painting by Worland artist Victoria Bales, and from the national Ucross community, such as poems by Pittsburgh poet and Ucross fellow J.C. Todd.

The community art will also be catalogued online at www.drawingtenthousandbirds.com, a website created by Baal intended to develop a community of “citizen artists.”

The following is the schedule of events:

• 9 a.m. — doors open at the Ucross Art Gallery

• 9:30-10 a.m., presentation by Baal and Canterbury, with tips on birding and nature journaling

• 10 a.m. to noon — Guided bird walks led by Baal and Canterbury, starting from Big Red 

• Noon — gallery reception begins

• 1 p.m. — Artist talk by Baal

• 3 p.m. — reception concludes

Morning participants will receive nature journals and a copies of “Recognizing 10 Common Birds of Ucross and Wyoming,” created by Baal for the event. Participants should wear weather appropriate attire and binoculars are recommended (a few will be on hand for guest use).

The Ucross Foundation Art Gallery is located one-half mile east of the intersection of Highways 14 and 16 East in Ucross.

For more information, call 737-2291 or email info@ucross.org. 

Jun
14
Wed
Champion Funeral Home open house @ Champion Funeral Home
Jun 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Champion Funeral Home will host an open house Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The community is encouraged to stop by and see the changes made to the facility and meet the staff.
Door prizes and light food and refreshments will be served.
For more information, call the funeral home at 674-6329.
Champion Funeral Home is located at 244 S. Brooks St.

Jun
19
Mon
Veterans town hall @ Sheridan VA Medical Center
Jun 19 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Veterans Affairs Health Care System will host a veterans town hall from 4:30-6 p.m. Monday.

The event will take place in the VA’s auditorium. 

All veterans and those who care for or advocate for veterans in the community are invited to attend the event. VAHCS officials will provide a brief update and accept questions from those in attendance. 

Representatives from various VA programs will be available to share information and answer questions. 

For additional information email shepublicaffairs@va.gov.

The Sheridan VAHCS is located at 1898 Fort Road.

Jun
21
Wed
Business After Hours @ Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce
Jun 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The next round of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours is set for June 21 from 5-7 p.m.

The monthly social and networking event is held at a different member location each month. This month’s event will take place at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce office, but is hosted by Cloud Peak Energy/Spring Creek Mine.

The Chamber office is located at 171 N. Main St.

For additional information, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 672-2485.

Aug
30
Wed
Open house @ Ebia Hearing
Aug 30 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Ebia Hearing will host an open house Aug. 30 from 4:30-7 p.m.

The event will include hors d’oeuvres and drinks, along with a door prize worth $400.

For additional information, contact Will Craft at 674-8920.

Ebia Hearing is located at 1949 Sugarland Drive, Suite 180.

Sep
6
Wed
Teton Therapy anniversary celebration @ Teton Therapy
Sep 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Teton Therapy will celebrate its one-year anniversary on Sept. 6 from 5-7 p.m.
The public is welcome to join the business for an open house with light refreshments.
Teton Therapy is located on the second floor of 727 E. Brundage Lane.

 

Sep
7
Thu
Harvest Moon Festival
Sep 7 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Harvest Moon Festival will kick off Thursday with a tea and discussion on local foods at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

That event will begin at 6 p.m.

On Friday, tours and workshops will take place at Sheridan College and the Sheridan Research and Extension Center from 1-4 p.m. At 5:30 p.m. Friday, a town hall discussion on how to overcome barriers that limit regional food distribution and availability will take place at the college and extension center.

On Saturday, an open, no-fee farmers market will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery, located at 505 College Meadows Drive.

For additional information, contact Donald Legerski at 683-7849 or sheridanlocalfoods@gmail.com.

Coffee with a Cop @ Whitney Commons
Sep 7 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — Local law enforcement officers have invited the community to join them for coffee Thursday morning from 8-10:30 a.m. at Whitney Commons.

The event provides members of the community the opportunity to meet members of the Sheridan Police Department and ask questions.

Bonafide Foods will be on site selling breakfast  for the event.

Sep
8
Fri
Harvest Moon Festival
Sep 8 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Harvest Moon Festival will kick off Thursday with a tea and discussion on local foods at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

That event will begin at 6 p.m.

On Friday, tours and workshops will take place at Sheridan College and the Sheridan Research and Extension Center from 1-4 p.m. At 5:30 p.m. Friday, a town hall discussion on how to overcome barriers that limit regional food distribution and availability will take place at the college and extension center.

On Saturday, an open, no-fee farmers market will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery, located at 505 College Meadows Drive.

For additional information, contact Donald Legerski at 683-7849 or sheridanlocalfoods@gmail.com.

Sep
9
Sat
Harvest Moon Festival
Sep 9 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Harvest Moon Festival will kick off Thursday with a tea and discussion on local foods at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

That event will begin at 6 p.m.

On Friday, tours and workshops will take place at Sheridan College and the Sheridan Research and Extension Center from 1-4 p.m. At 5:30 p.m. Friday, a town hall discussion on how to overcome barriers that limit regional food distribution and availability will take place at the college and extension center.

On Saturday, an open, no-fee farmers market will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery, located at 505 College Meadows Drive.

For additional information, contact Donald Legerski at 683-7849 or sheridanlocalfoods@gmail.com.

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