A lively art collection at home

(Publisher's note: the following column was written for our annual 'Things We Love' section.)

It's hard to believe one of the best art collections in the Western United States actually exists in our backyard. Yet, it's true and is easily viewable at its home in Rock Springs.

The Community Fine Arts Center in Rock Springs displays hundreds of pieces owned by Sweetwater County School District No. 1. Both the collection and the CFAC itself owe their existence to a man and his desire to share his appreciation for art.

The school district's collection dates back to 1939 when a science teacher at Ro...

 

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