ART BEAT 2O23
Friday, October 6th, 4:00PM – 8:00PM and
Saturday, October 7th, 10:00AM - 2:00PM
The seventh annual ArtBeat will be the first weekend in October. It’s a traditional art gathering mixed with food, drink, and activities! The event has been a very large draw since inception in 2017 and we are excited to bring it back, adding an additional day of fun and creativity!
Produced in cooperation with
Discover Carbon County, Wyoming
Appreciate Creations by 17+ Local Artists
Create 10 Works of your own
Enjoy 5 Performances
A fiber and glass artist hosted at the Choir Loft on Saturday; also offering 3 activities for all ages; Saturday Only
Betty Salisbury is an artist who specializes in stained glass and ceramics; Saturday Only
Hair Feather Designs; Friday Only
Christine (O'Connell) Bjork was raised in and graduated from Rawlins, WY many moons ago. She is proud to represent the fifth of seven generational family creatives residing in Carbon County. She continues to express her Wyoming Heritage in her art. Her arts consist of: rag rug creations, mosaicworks utilizing Vitreous and Venetian glass, homestead tallow and vegan cold processed soaps, beeswax candles, clay creations, and refurbished furniture.
Welcome to the world of metal art! Based in Saratoga, WY, Donald's pieces are inspired by nature and the world around him. Saturday Only
Heidi Larsen is an accomplished artist with years of experience, who brings a unique perspective and passion to every project.
Leatherworkers sharing creations on Saturday; also offering free leather keychains and 4-leaf clovers activity
Kelia McCuddy is a talented artist who creates paintings, drawings, digital art, sculpture, and more. She is also the Education and Outreach Coordinator for the Carbon County Museum. Her artwork is a reflection of her unique perspective on the world, and she enjoys sharing her creations with others. Friday Only.
Jewelry artists from Baggs, Wyoming creating unique jewelry often featuring beautiful Kingman turquoise
Artists from Wamsutter, Wyoming handcrafting Art Shadow Boxes and Jewelry; Saturday Only
Woodcarving artist from Rawlins, WY, Jarred is passionate about creating beautiful and unique pieces of art. Every piece is one of a kind and crafted with precision and care.
Photographer at Wyoming Women's Gifts & Consignment; not present during event
Marge McCrea is a creative artist and teacher who is passionate about sharing her love of art with others. Located in Rawlins, WY, her studio is a vibrant and welcoming space where artists of all ages and skill levels can come together and explore their creativity.
Come enjoy dances from age 1-15 from our local studio perform at 4:30 on Friday at the Rawlins In Motion: Cedar Street Location located at 301 W. Cedar.
Artwork from Rawlins Elementary, Middle, and High School Students will be displayed in the windows of Evolution Fitness and Markey Real Estate all weekend
Still House Blues is an eclectic mix of people with one goal, making a bluesy funky music. Join us at ArtBeat and experience magic of Still House Blues for yourself!
Wood Carving Demonstrations by Jerrod James
Friday 4:15pm & Saturday 10:30am at Windswept Goods (410 W. Cedar Street) on the Back Patio
Live Music by Still House Blues
Friday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on the corner of 4th and Cedar Streets
Dance Performance by Rawlins in Motion
Friday 4:30 pm at Rawlins in Motion: Cedar Street Location (301 W. Cedar Street)
Ceramic & Stained Glass Demonstrations
Saturday at Artistry in Glass (213 2nd Street)
Hair Feather Designs by Brooke Armstrong
Friday at Felicity's Hair & Lash Studio (406 W Cedar Street)
Free while supplies last
Food Trucks & More
Friday Only: Olio Food Truck, Salena's Eats and Treats, Open House at Markey Real Estate, and Outlaw Stampede Drink Special at Shogunz Pizzeria and Bar
All activities are free unless otherwise noted. While supplies last.
DIY Wood Pumpkins
Friday & Saturday at Studio 519 (519 W Cedar Street)
Wooden Pumpkin $10 - all supplies included
Upcycled T-Shirt Tote
Friday & Saturday at Serendipity Thrift (311 W. Cedar Street)
Paint & Take Sculpture Activity
Friday & Saturday at Rawlins in Motion: Cedar Street Location (301 W. Cedar Street)
$5 Suggested Donation to Rawlins Middle School Art Club
Art Selfie Challenge for $100
Friday & Saturday at participating businesses throughout downtown. Take a selfie with an Artist or/and Art and post on Facebook or Instagram with #wyoartbeat for a chance to win $100!
Terracotta Wind Chimes
Friday at Red Desert Arts (116A 4th Street)
Make Your Own Mini-Canvas Magnet Art
Saturday at Red Desert Arts (116A 4th Street)
Make Your Own Leather Keychain or 4-Leaf Clover
Saturday at Studio 519 (519 W. Cedar)
String a Suncatcher with Fused Glass
Saturday at The Choir Loft (322 5th Street)
Create Day of the Dead Sugar Skull Community Art (Flowers & Felt)
Saturday at The Choir Loft (322 5th Street)
Sign-up for our Art Around Downtown Community Banner Program
Friday and Saturday at Rawlins DDA/Main Street Booth on 4th and Cedar Streets
Participating Downtown Businesses:
Artistry in Glass, Bi-Rite Sporting Goods, Bucks Sports Grill, Choir Loft, Evolution Fitness, Felicity's Hair and Lash Studio, Markey Real Estate, Rawlins DDA/Main Street, Rawlins in Motion, Red Desert Arts, Serendipity Thrift Store, Shogunz Pizzeria & Bar, Studio 519, T-Tech, Windswept Goods, and Wyoming Women's Gifts.
Want to Keep the Art Going?
Artistry in Glass offers classes and one-on-one teaching during Open Workshop for artists ages 15+ in stained glass, card making, and more. Suitable for beginning to advanced artists. Call Betty at (307)328-1988 for more information. Please leave a message if the phone is not answered, and she will call you back.
Rawlins in Motion is a dance, tumbling, cheer, and karate studio dedicated to providing a safe and positive space for children to explore movement and creativity. We offer a range of classes for ages 1.5 through adult. To sign up or for more information, visit rawlins-inmotion.com, our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Rawlinsinmotion, or call/text Becca at 801-809-2763. Follow us on Facebook for details on public performances.
Rawlins Music Academy (RMA) offers lessons for children and adults on a wide variety of instruments. RMA hosts concerts throughout the community featuring local and global musicians. RMA is the home of community music groups, including the community band, choir, strings and handbells. For more information, visit Rawlins Music Academy on Facebook at www.facebook.com/RawlinsMusicAcademy.
Red Desert Arts is a locally-owned gallery featuring works from five artists, including jewelry, stained glass, pottery, paintings, and more. They also offer classes monthly and Drop-In Art times on Saturday mornings. Find out more at Red Desert Arts on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MargeInRawlins or call (307) 321-9920.
Studio 519 offers monthly art classes on canvas painting, various crafts & decor, and more! They also offer space for events and artists. Visit them on Facebook as "Studio 519 - Bottle Bar Art" at www.facebook.com/BottleBarArtStudio or call (307)941-2014 for more information.
#wyoartbeat Selfie Contest 2023 Winners
Congratulations to our #wyoartbeat 2023 selfie challenge winners! In alphabetical order, our first winner is Stephanie Johnson, who photographed her daughter with art of Beth Cleary, who was located at The Choir Loft. Our second winner is Gayle Shaw, who highlighted the leatherworking by artists John and Diana Espy, who were located at Studio 519. Her selfie included Diana, as well as her friend Sara Sapp. Our last winner is Savannah White, who highlighted the Wind Chime Activity at Red Desert Arts. Congratulations to our winners, who each receive $100 in Main Street Money to be used in downtown businesses! Thanks to everyone who came to ArtBeat and we will see you next year!