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Robert A. Peck Arts Center
With one of the finest visual and performing arts centers in the area, Central Wyoming College is the cultural center for the region. The Robert A. Peck Arts Center offers a full slate of cultural activities year round. Professional touring groups and visiting visual artists enhance the concerts, exhibits and theater productions by CWC visual and performing artists.
The Robert A. Peck Gallery is a non-traditional, educational teaching gallery. The 6,000 square foot gallery displays a wide array of contemporary artwork in all media. There are approximately 8-10 exhibitions a year from local, national, and international artists.
The gallery is open during regular college business hours: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursdays and from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays. The Arts Center Box Office is open from 3-6 p.m. weekdays during the academic year and sells tickets for shows sponsored by the college and other outside entities. Browse through our Arts Center brochure that describes CWC-sponsored events.
The Box Office, located in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center lobby, is the place to purchase tickets for CWC events and productions brought to the college by promoters and outside agencies.
The Box Office is open during the regular academic year from 3-6 p.m. weekdays. CWC accepts credit cards for CWC Theater Department events only. Please use VISA, MasterCard or Discover.
Inquiries about tickets can be made by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling the Box Office voicemail box and leaving a message. Here is the seating chart (366 KB) for the Arts Center.
Contact By Mail Central Wyoming College Theater Department, 2660 Peck Ave., Riverton, WY 82501
Other Important Things to Know
No Refund/No Exchange Policy All tickets are non-refundable, except for canceled events that are not rescheduled. Please check your tickets carefully when you receive them.
Do You Have Special Needs? Wheelchair seating is available. Please inform us when purchasing your tickets if any one in your party requires wheelchair seating. Assisted Listening is available upon request.
The Fine Print. We love kids, but young children can be disruptive to our performances. No child under the age of three will be admitted. Please use discretion when bringing any child. Everyone, regardless of age, must have a ticket to be admitted to the theatre. Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of the house staff. No food or drink is permitted in the theatres. Please turn off pagers and cell phones during the performances. Cameras and video recorders are prohibited.
Discounted tickets are available for groups of 10 or more. For assistance in planning your special group or event, call the box office at (307) 855-2002 or 1-800-865-0190, ext. 2002.
Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit
Central Wyoming College is becoming known for its collection of outdoor abstract sculpture and visitors are invited to walk the campus to view the variety of art.
For visitors and community members, the CWC campus is becoming one of the "culturally interesting" stops in town," said art professor Nita Kehoe, who said the exhibit is open 24-7, 365 days a year. The CWC campus is located just west of Riverton, Wyo., on U.S. Highway 26.
Kehoe initiated "Outward Westward," a call for artists from around the world to submit "earthworks" or "collaborative pieces." Regularly, new sculptures are loaned and others are permanently installed into the CWC landscape.
Over the years, several of the sculptures have become ensconced into the CWC landscape. "Windows West," a series of windows constructed by Allyn Elkin on the expansive Circle Drive in front of campus, became part of the college's landscape in 2003, as has last year's sculpture "Five Ways of Looking."
Miami, Florida artist Tim Curtis installed "Wind River Circle," a piece that represents the need for unity among CWC's cultures.
Chris Fennell, an artist from Alabama, created "Tree Wave," a large sculpture that transformed logs and old lumber into a woven structure that will "dynamically move and respond" to the CWC campus.
Another permanent installation near the two new sculptures is "Carbon Cycle Inventory," a sculpture of trees that signal the reclamation of a balanced carbon cycle. In the middle of it is "Leaf Cathedral," a steel, cast iron, bronze and glass piece installed in 2004.
Permanent pieces, other sculptures on the CWC campus are installed on the campus for a period of a year.
Brochures are available in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center so that people can take a self-guided tour of the sculpture exhibit.