Carl Link

Carl Link emigrated from Germany to the United States in September 1914 and spent years teaching, designing costumes and theater sets, as well as creating portraits of actors and dancers in New York, before moving to the West. Many of his illustrations in the NIC’s collections were created during or after Link’s first stay in...

Art on Wheels
Car Show

The Annual NIC Fest Art on Wheels Car Show will be featured again at this year’s festival! All classic cars 1980 and older are welcome. Cars will be on display Saturday of the festival and awards will be given for first through fourth People’s Choice. Space is limited, pre-registration is recommended. For more information contact...

Tour de Wish
Ride and Walk

In 1985, Make-A-Wish® Wyoming granted its first wish when Brian dreamed of owning a BMX bike. Join Make-A-Wish Wyoming in celebrating Brian’s wish – and the wishes of more than 500 Wyoming children – by participating in Tour de Wish Casper. The event begins Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 9 a.m. Register online at


Visit the Family Area during NIC Fest to immerse yourself in art! In the Discovery Center, learn about famous artists and paint your own masterpiece inspired by their art. Explore the works of Carl Link to create your own unique costume design and you will be able to color a beautiful reproduction of a work...