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.
 

Box Office

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: tickets@cwc.edu or by calling the Box Office voicemail box and leaving a message. Here is the seating chart (366 KB) for the Arts Center.

 
How Do I Buy Tickets?

  • In Person The Theater Box Office, located in the lobby of the Robert A Peck Arts Center on the campus of Central Wyoming College, is open from 3-6 p.m. Monday through Friday (when classes are in session).
  • By Phone To purchase tickets by phone, please call (307) 855-2002 or 1-800-865-0190, ext. 2002 (voice mail)
  • Online by going to this website.
  • We accept credit cards for theater department events only. Please use VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Discover.
    Contact: tickets@cwc.edu
    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.

Alec Henderson,
House Manager
(307) 855-2222 or
800-865-0190
Email: tickets

 

Online ticket purchase

 

Consistent with its mission to value diversity and to treat all individuals with dignity and respect, Central Wyoming College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, or disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its educational program services or activities. The college makes reasonable accommodations to serve students with special needs and offers services to students who have the ability to benefit.
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