Arts and Crafts

Area 59- My Grown Up and Me Workshop

Contact:   Ellen Peterson       Website: Facebook: (Gillette College Area 59)

What:   Our My Grown Up & Me Woodshop is an opportunity for community members to learn and share their skills with a younger generation of learners! As we become an increasingly more digital world, craft skills like woodworking are becoming lost arts.  With our project, we can help a new generation of kids learn some of these craft skills, while working hands-on with an adult mentor/partner.

Meet:  Feb. 3, Apr. 6, June 1, Oct. 5 (9:30 - 11:30 AM)  

Mar. 6, May 1, July 10, July 31, Sept. 4, Nov. 6 (5:30 - 7:30 PM)

Fees:  This series of workshops will be offered to community members for free. Registration is required. Registration for the following month's class will be opened upon completion of the current month's class.

Ages:  School-aged children (6+) and their REQUIRED adult mentor

Art Immersion

Contact:  Roxanne West                                                       Email:

What:  An opportunity for teens and adults in the community to experience different art mediums including: mosaics, basket weaving, painting/ watercolor, pottery, stained glass, and wood burning.

Meet:  Mondays 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm and one Saturday per month TBD, Sept. through May, TBHS room 320

Ages:  9th grade through adult

Fees: yes, to cover the cost of materials.  

Ava 2024 Summer Art Camps

Contact:  Quinn Goldhammer                            Email:    Website:

What:   AVA's 2024 Summer Art Camps provide local youth with a series of 2 week long art camps in which they can explore visual arts processes using a variety of materials to complete both mixed media and clay art projects.  During the 3 sessions, attendees will learn from local, qualified art instructors about various techniques as they work through projects such as glass mosaic, sand art, painting and drawing, visual art foundations, clay hand building, pinch pots, coil structures and glaze decorations.

Meet:  June 11, 2024 to August 2, 2024

Fees:  $65 for AVA Members/ $75 for non-members

Ages: 5-15 years

Basin Nation Art Club at TBHS

Contact:  Abbey Zimmerman                                Email:

What:  An opportunity for TBHS students to explore a variety of art activities.

Meet:  Mondays after school, Sept. through May in room 327 at TBHS

Ages:  9th through 12th grades

Camel Photo and Design Club

Contact:  Josh Dillinger                                        Email:

What:  An opportunity to create art through photography or graphic design.

Meet:  Tuesdays after school, Sept. through April, CCHS

Ages:  7th grade through adult

CCHS Art, Pottery and Painting Club

Contact:  Jason Linduska or Rede Ballard                           Email:  or

What:  An opportunity to explore, create and learn through art beyond the classroom.

Meet:  Tuesday and Thursdays after school, Sept. through May, CCHS rooms 131 and 104

Ages:  9th through 12th grade and adults

Donkey Creek Music and Arts Festival

Contact:  Robert Henning, Treasurer Email: Website:

What:  The Donkey Creek Music and Arts Festival is the reincarnation of the Donkey Creek Music Festival that was formerly held at Gillette College.  This new version will feature musicians from around the state as well as local and regional art in the new Artisan Village.  There will also be food and beverage vendors available.  This is no charge for admission to this event. 

When:  June 22, 2024 from 10:00 am to 11:00 pm

Where:  Big Lost Meadery,  105 S. Warren Avenue,  Gillette, WY 82716

Ages:  all

Furniture Rehab Workshop

Contact:  Karyl Meyer          307-660-6577                   Email:       Facebook:  Northeast Wyoming Furniture Restorers

What:  Annual furniture rehab workshop. Text to signup and information will be emailed to you.

When:  January 19-28, 2024, 8:00 am to 9:00 pm at the Central Pavillion, Camplex.  

Ages:  9 years to adults- children must be accompanied by adults

Fees:  $90 

Quilt Club

Contact:  Lorna Fitzgerald                                    Email:

What:  An opportunity to teach and share quilting with students and community members of Campbell County.

Meet:  Saturdays, year round at the Boys and Girls Club

Ages:  12 and older with parent supervision

Fees:  yes, to cover the cost of materials

Sage Valley Crafts, Cooking and Sewing Club

Contact:  Bonnie Pettyjohn                                          Email:

What:  An opportunity for students to experiment with a variety of art and cooking mediums while creating different projects.

Meet:  Tuesday and Thursday, 3:00 pm to 4:45 pm, Sept. through May at SV

Ages:  5th through 12th grades

TBHS Art Club 2D

Contact:  Dana Miller                                                            Email:

What:  The club allows extended art opportunities for current and future TBHS art students.

Meet:  Monday and Wednesdays afterschool, Sept. through May, room 317

Ages:  9th through 12th grades

Westwood Art Club

Contact:  Shanon Erickson                                           Email:

What:  Art club for Westwood students.

Meet:  Fridays from 9:00am to 11:00am, September through May, Westwood Art room

Ages:  9th through 12th grades

WJSH Adult Pottery Class

Contact:  Tarina Leithead                                                      Email:    

What:  The WJSH Adult Pottery Wheel Class will allow adults in the Wright community the opportunity to learn

wheel throwing skills and finish the class with at least 1 glazed canister, mug or bowl.  This class will meet 4 times in March for 2 hours each.  Class size is limited.

Meet:  March 12, 13, 19 & 20, 2024 in the Art Room at Wright Jr. Sr. High

Ages: 19 and up

Fees: no