Celebration of the Arts

Celebration of the Arts

Date: Thursday, April 26 – Monday, April 30, 2018
Start Time: All Day Event
Where: WYO Theater, 42 N Main St, Sheridan, WY 82801, USA

Sheridan Public Arts Council, Whitney Center for the Arts, SAGE Community Arts, UCross, WYO Theater and Frackelton’s are coming together to Celebrate the Arts April 26-30; unveiling new works, engaging the community in new experiences, and cultivating a love of and appreciation for the arts. Most events during Celebrate the Arts are free.

“Sheridan has an especially collaborative, passionate and committed community of artists, arts organizations and patrons,” said Kim Love, Sheridan Public Arts committee chair. “We are proud to partner with our fellow creators and lovers of art to spread the joy and value of the arts throughout Sheridan.”

Celebrate the Arts culminates Monday, April 30 with the Houser exhibition at SAGE Community Arts and Frackelton’s Dining for a Cause to benefit Celebrate the Arts in Sheridan.

“The art we create and celebrate is an expression of our identity and curiosity,” said Erin Hanke, Whitney Center for the Arts director. “For five days straight, we’re inviting the entire community to immerse themselves in the Sheridan arts scene, and learn more about how the arts enhance our lives and our local economy.”

Schedule of Events:

Throughout the week : New sculptures by Sheridan Public Arts Council throughout downtown, including Rabbit Reach by Tim Cherry

Thursday, April 26
3:30-5p : Jazz at Sheridan College open workshop with Ben Markley (free)
7p : Concert: Ben Markley with SC Jazztet (free)

Friday, April 27
7:30p : BJ Thomas at the WYO Theater ($35/ticket)

Saturday, April 28
1-3p : Dedication of Tamale Louie sculpture in Grinnell Plaza (free)
5-7p : Sheridan College Student Juried Art Exhibition opening reception and awarding of first annual Theodore Waddell print prize (featuring music by Sheridan College student ensembles) (free)
7p : Mariela Shaker, lecture + violin, as featured on TEDx (free)

Sunday, April 29
12-2:30p : Lineage & Legacy : The Imaged Horse workshop at Ucross (free, but registration is required)
3-5p : Lineage & Legacy : The Imaged Horse opening reception at Ucross (free)

Monday, April 30
11a-2p & 4-10p : Dining for a Cause to benefit Celebrate the Arts at Frackelton’s
5-7p : Allan Houser Exhibition opening reception at SAGE Community Arts (free)