We recently hosted an event celebrating the completion of the historic airport fountain restoration and an open house at the historic airport terminal on September 9th, 2023.
Over 400 community members joined us for the fountain dedication and to relive memories inside the terminal. Attendees walked around the terminal halls and former, viewing historic photos and potential plans for the future of the building. Attendees also had an opportunitiy to leave feedback via a survey and memories via post it notes.
All feedback from surveys, focus groups and other feedback sessions will be available in late 2023.
About the Arts & Aviation Center Project
In 2022, the Cheyenne Regional Airport Board Manager and Arts Cheyenne staff began discussing a potential partnership regarding the future of the former historic airport terminal. Those discussions led to some ‘what if’s?’ and Arts Cheyenne applied for a NEA Our Town Grant (see more information below) just to see what might happen…
Well, we got the grant!
The NEA Our Town Grant is a design grant, intended to provide the funds to update several studies, and to understand the feasibility of redeveloping the former Airport Terminal into a potential Arts and Culture center. The partnership between the Cheyenne Regional Airport and Arts Cheyenne is a natural, positive relationship to explore how to save and preserve such a beautiful structure.
National Endowment for Arts Announces Second Round of Grants for FY 2023
$103 Million to Organizations in All States and Jurisdictions