Community Fine Arts Center | Exhibits, Classes, and Performances

Exhibits & Events

CFAC Calendar

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The following performances and events are made possible by the generosity of the City of Rock Springs, Sweetwater BOCES, and the Wyoming Arts Council.

Gary Mortensen: Photography

Gary Mortensen: Photography

July 5 - August 10, 2024

Local photographer Gary Mortensen will share his fine art photograhy work at the CFAC. Reception will be July 6 from 2 to 4 pm.

ARTember 2024

ARTember 2024

September 14, 2024

This year's Artember will be exciting with artists, entertainment, and food vendors. Artists can download the application here.  Calling for artists and patrons to mark their calenders!

Concert: Six One Five Collective

Concert:  Six One Five Collective

September 20, 2024

The Six One Five Collective is a collaborative effort and creative brainstorm of four artists that are steeped in the musical mix of Country, Americana, Folk and Pop.

Their sound is an undeniable wall of distinctive harmonies, vocal prowess, and solo voices that are reminiscent of those great American bands that have come before them; Fleetwood Mac, Little Big Town, etc. Their road show is an eclectic mix of original solo music, hit songs they’ve written for other artists, and high energy songs that are the ‘Six One Five sound.’

At the Broadway Theater at 7pm.  Ticket info coming soon!

Bernie Jensen: Western Artist

Bernie Jensen: Western Artist

August 14 - September 28, 2024

You may recognize oil painter Bernie Jensen's work from Cabela's catalogs where he captured wildlife and the West in his paintings for many years. Reception to be announced.

18th annual October Community Show: Indian Paintbrush

18th annual October Community Show: Indian Paintbrush

October 2024

Each year, we celebrate the local artists with a themed exhibit, and this year it will be "Indian Paintbrush."  Sweetwater County artists of all ages can participate in any medium. We do have a few standard guidelines but we want to see your creativity!   Entry Form here!

David von Metz: Paintings and Digital Art images

David von Metz: Paintings and Digital Art images

Nov. 2 - Dec. 28, 2024

Local artist David von Metz has been exploring digital art and how AI can be a tool in his creative work. Acrylic paintings sometimes embelished with hardware will also be exhibited. Reception on Saturday, November 2 at 2 pm.    November 2 - December 28.

Youth Arts Exhibits 2025

Youth Arts Exhibits 2025

February - May

Each year we display a selection of the students' artwork from each school in Sweetwater School District #1.  This is in celebration of Art and the accomplishments of the youth in our community!

TENATIVE SCHEDULE

February 4 - 15 
    • Desert View Elementary School & Farson/Eden School 

February 18 - March 1 
    • Walnut & Stagecoach Elementary Schools  

March 4 - 15
    • Sage, Northpark Elementary Schools, & Desert School (Wamsutter)

March 18 - 29    
    • Eastside Elementary School

April 1 - 12
    • Pilot Butte Elementary School

April 15 - 26
    • Rock Springs Junior High School
    • Reception – Wednesday, April 16, 5:30 to 7 p.m. 

April 30 - 18  
    • Rock Springs & Black Butte High Schools
    • Reception – Wednesday, April 30, 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Also visit other ART EXHIBITS in the
Sweetwater County Library System

at White Mountain Library in Rock Springs and Sweetwater County Library in Green River.

Check Out Our Past Exhibits and Events

Class Schedule

The CFAC strives to provide a variety of art-related activities including classes and workshops for the community.


A is for Art classes for 2nd - 4th grade students.

Please preregister as space is limited for these free classes. 

Jan. 23 & 30; Feb. 6, 13,20, & 27;  March 5, 12, & 26; and April 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30.

 

Open Knitting

Each Thursday, 4 – 6 pm; Frae Hay Room  

Beginners and experienced knitters welcome. Learn new techniques with a dedicated community of fiber enthusiasts.

 

Open Painting Sessions

1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 1 to 3 pm; Ferrero Meeting Room

All are welcome to join acrylic students continuing to develop their skills in painting. Please call ahead to be sure there is room. Table easels are provided but you bring your painting supplies.

 

Art Chat

Wednesday, second Wednesday of each month at 6 pm; CFAC

Artists of all levels are invited for an informal conversation on art, being an artist, and sharing ideas and upcoming shows and competitions.

 

Please feel free to contact us for more information. We are also interested in finding new individuals who can teach in a number of different art techniques and styles.

Thank you for your interest in the Arts!

 

 

 

 

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