CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Arts Cheyenne opened its first creativity center to the public today and showcased various art exhibitions for First Friday Artwalk.
The center was established for visual and performing artists to gather, learn and create together in a collaborative environment.
Every month, the center will offer art workshops and classes for community members and showcase rotating exhibits from Colorado and Wyoming artists.
The types of artwork accepted at the center include:
- Wall-hung art: paintings, drawings, photography, serigraphs, printmaking and prints of original artworks
- Wearable art: scarves, clothing, jewelry, hats, purses, etc.
- Three-dimensional and functional art: glasswork, pottery and ceramics, wood carvings, sculpture, mixed-media assemblage
- Other art items: greeting cards, forge work, woodwork, etc.
Arts Cheyenne is a nonprofit organization advocating and promoting art and culture in the city and Laramie County.
First Friday Artwalks take place on the first Friday of the month and feature various artist and their work at several downtown venues.
The center is located at 1620 Thomas Ave. Beginning Feb. 7, it will open Tuesday–Thursday from noon to 6 p.m., Friday from noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.