EXPLORE WANIYETU WOWAPI INSTITUTE & ART PARK
Art Center News
As we embark upon the construction of our new Youth Arts Center for the Waniyetu Wowapi Institute and Art Park, we will keep you updated regularly. Check here for the latest news.
Classes & Workshops
The Waniyetu Wowapi Institute and Art Park currently offers programming in fine art, graffiti and street art, and traditional Lakota arts. Our long-term vision includes music and movement, commercial arts, full internships/peer mentor program. Learn more about our classes and workshops.
Lakota Arts Fellowship
The CRYP Lakota Arts Fellowship is a 9-month Fellowship Program within our Waniyetu Wowapi Institute and Art Park. The Fellowship program is designed to build confidence, skills and personal growth for teens who have indicated they are considering pursuing a career in the arts. Learn more about the Fellowship here.
Instructors & Featured Artists
We are deeply thankful for the connection we have to so many incredible artists here on Cheyenne River and across the country. These talented, dedicated individuals teach our children through our Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Count) Institute & Art Park, they share their unique work in our Keya Gift Shop & E-Store, and at every turn, they join with us to lift up our community. Meet our Instructors and Artists.
Waniyetu Wowapi Art Park
The Waniyetu Wowapi Art Park, located adjacent to Cokata Wiconi, is a free public space that offers Cheyenne River’s young people, members of our community, and visitors from other places to express their own unique voices and life experiences in a positive, healthy way. Both traditional and contemporary arts are welcome in this safe outdoor space. Learn more about the Art Park.
RedCan Graffiti Jam
RedCan provides meaningful, lasting inspiration to our young people, who seek to explore their identities, find their own unique voices, and express themselves in a positive, healthy way. It also offers offers an unprecedented opportunity for the Cheyenne River community to experience what has become the largest art movement in the history of humankind. Learn more about RedCan here.