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Upcoming Events

Light on Painting

Art Auction Fundraiser

Join us as we debut this new event featuring solely local artisans, as this year's Star Valley Arts Council Fundraiser.

Attendees will enjoy an evening of food, drinks, art, music, entertainment, a live and silent auction, and raffles!

Saturday, July 20th, from 7:00-9:00pm

Alpine Airpark - 75 Alpine Village Circle

Tickets - $25

Thayne Chalk Art Festival

Join us in our debut season of the Thayne Chalk Art Festival!  Watch in awe as talented artists transform ordinary sidewalks into scenes of wonder and delight.  See your favorite heroes and villains leap off the screen and onto the concrete.

Squares can be purchased as families, individuals, or as businesses.  The best in each category will win a prize!

Friday, July 26th, and Saturday, July 27th

Thayne Community Center

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Montana Shakespeare in the Parks

This valley-wide favorite tour is coming back this summer!  We are so excited to introduce this year's play: Hamlet!

When:  Monday, July 29th, 6:00pm

PRESHOW starts at 5:15!

Where:  Kodiak Mountain Resort, Afton

Cost:  FREE Admission!

Plein Air Workshop

Professional artists David Dean and Kimball Warren are hosting their SECOND plein air workshop in Star Valley, just weeks before our annual plein air competition!

Where:  Alpine, Wyoming

When:  August 1st-3rd

Cost:  $450

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Alpine Art Festival

Welcome to the inaugural Alpine Art Festival, where creativity knows no bounds and artistic expression takes center stage!

Vendor applications open on April 15th. 

Friday, August 16th, and Saturday, August 17th


Bank of Jackson Hole Lawn, Alpine

Star Valley Plein Air

Join us for our 3rd season of Star Valley Plein Air, with a new quick draw paint out event on Afton's Main Street!

When:  September 16th-21st

Registration is OPEN!

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Past Events

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Stars in the Valley
Christmas Concert

A Christmas variety show featuring a wide range of artistic selections--from operatic duets and string quartets, to lively dances and holiday harmonies. Don’t miss this fun evening of Christmas cheer! 

Saturday, December 9th, 7:00 pm

Star Valley High School Auditorium

$5 per person at the door

Still Life Painting Workshop
with Professional Artist
David Dean

Register now for this two-day painting workshop!  Demonstration will be in oils, but theories can be applied to all media.

Friday, April 19th and Saturday, April 20th


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Trebelle Concert

Trebelle is a regionally acclaimed piano trio founded in 2012 by pianist Robyn Wells, cellist Heidi Nagel, and violinist Jennifer Dunn.

Known for their highly imaginative and creative programs, the trio performs biannual tours throughout Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. Trebelle has recorded two CD’s: Chaminade and Schumann, celebrating works by female composers;

and Night and Day, featuring evocative music that depicts the times of day.

Saturday, April 13th, 7:00pm

Ford Theatre

$10 - online or at the door


Lightwire Theater is a unique entertainment experience that utilizes light, technology and music to tell captivating stories.  Our shows are designed to bring audiences of all ages into a fantastical world of imagination.

Saturday, March 30th


SVHS Auditorium

$15 - Adults

$7 - Children (under 18)

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Three Rivers Youth Chorus

Our Youth Chorus is opening a new session that will run from February - May! 

Three Rivers Youth Chorus is the premiere vocal instruction program in Star Valley, teaching youth to sing and perform, and grounding them in sound musical fundamentals of counting and reading music.

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Halloween Extravaganza

We’re THRILLED to bring back our hugely popular Star Valley Halloween Extravaganza–an Arts Council fundraising event that will knock your pumpkin socks off!


This fundraiser includes three very special spook alleys to help SPOOK up your family’s Halloween including Pumpkin Town, Creepy Crawly Forest, and Zombie Zone! We’ll also have some special performances and Halloween “celebrity” appearances, food trucks, and free hot chocolate!

Monday, October 23, 5:30 - 8:30 pm 

Afton Fairgrounds

$7 for individuals, $30 for families

PRESALE DISCOUNT!  Tickets are on sale now!


Fat Lady Portrait Contest

The Star Valley Arts Council is hosting a contest to find an artist to create a painting for us!

This painting will be based off of the "Fat Lady Portrait" from the Harry Potter franchise.  The final piece will be used as a decoration for the Town of Thayne's Harry Potter Halloween Event!

Submission window is from September 8th - September 30th. 

Acrilic Paints
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Star Valley Plein Air

The Star Valley Arts Council, in partnership with Western Skies Art Gallery, is excited to host its second season of Star Valley Plein Air. 


This plein air painting event will be held September 19th through the 24th. Beginner and professional artists are invited to enter and paint the surroundings of beautiful Star Valley. 


The public is invited to the Western Skies Art Gallery on September 23rd to enjoy the artwork and possibly purchase a piece for their own collection.

September 18-23

Western Skies Fine Art Gallery

Star Valley Art Trail

Get ready for a fusion of art and market magic as the Star Valley Art Trail and Star Valley's Street Market come together for an unforgettable experience!

Whether you're an art enthusiast or a shopping lover, (or want to attend the car show next door), this weekend has something for everyone.  Mark your calendars and join us for this celebration of creativity and community.

Vendors are still wanted!  Send an email to to sign up.

Friday, August 18, 4:00-8:00

Saturday, August 19, 11:00-4:00 

Alpine Main Street

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Shakespeare in the Park

Join Montana Shakespeare in the Parks for a FREE performance of The Three Musketeers!  We'll be located in the grassy area south of the Afton Civic Center.  (In case of inclement weather, The Three Musketeers will be held at the Ford Theater, located at 444 S Washington Street.

Bring blankets or chairs to sit on!

August 9, 6:00 pm 

South of Afton Civic Center


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