Wyoming Arts Council

AIR brochures winging their way to you

New Artist Image Registry brochures are in the mail! The AIR is an online database of Wyoming visual artists, a program of the Wyoming Arts Council. There is no registration. All WY artists are eligible. Just fill out and sign the AIR form and return it to the WAC with a CD of up to
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Call for applications: Brush Creek Arts Foundation

Located on the historic Brush Creek Ranch, a 13,000-acre working cattle ranch and luxury lodge at the base of the Medicine Bow National Forest, Wyoming’s Brush Creek Arts Foundation offers writers, visual and performing artists, musicians and composers from all backgrounds and levels of experience an unique opportunity of time and space to create. Selected
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Call for applications: Bard Fiction Prize

The Bard Fiction Prize, established in 2001 by Bard College, is given annually to an emerging writer who is an American citizen and under the age of 40 at the time of application. The prize includes a $30,000 cash award and appointment as writer-in-residence at the College for one semester, during which the winner is
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Daily hard-hat tours of renovation work at National Museum of Wildlife Art

Another good reason to visit Jackson this summer: Beauty is being restored to the rugged National Museum of Wildlife Art façade one carefully placed piece of Oakley Quartzite (shown in photo) at a time as the museum’s construction projects continue on schedule. More than 37,000 square feet of the multicolored stone, mined in Idaho, will eventually sheathe
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WY Territorial Prison hopes to make Butch Cassidy Days a national tourist destination

Interesting article from the Associated Press about our sister agency in the Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources. Butch Cassidy Days at Wyoming Territorial Prison just wrapped up on Sunday. The site’s superintendent, Deborah Amend, is thinking big for next year’s event: “My vision for this site is to make this a national destination
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Helen Schmill announces publication of three books

Helen Schmill Casper writer Helen Schmill announces publication of three books through Xlibris: “A Morning with God,” an illustrated children’s book“Paradise Lost 2011,” described as “a reading play for churches and schools”“A Grandmother’s Old Testament Hymns,” a living autobiography Order copies of Helen’s books through amazon.com, xlibris.com or through http://www.wix.com/helenschmill/books#!contact

Hear stories of Wyoming ethnic traditions July 14 at Laramie County Public Library

One World, Wyoming Stories When: Thursday, July 14, 7– 8:30 p.m. Where: Laramie County Library Cheyenne (map) Description: Annie Hatch, Wyoming Arts Council Folk & Traditional Arts Specialist, and Andrea Graham, Folklorist with the University of Wyoming American Studies Program, will share stories about a variety of ethnic traditions in Wyoming. They’ll also encourage participants to share their
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Artists prepare for emergencies using Studio Protector

The CERF Studio Protector Online Guide is the source for emergency preparedness and recovery information for artists. Small measures taken in advance of an emergency, and the right sequence of emergency response actions, can make a huge difference in reducing loss and in the time it takes to rebound from a setback.

New bronze at Historic Cheyenne Depot celebrates Wyoming's history as "The Equality State"

A new bronze statue by Veryl Goodnight, “A New Beginning,” will be dedicated Wednesday (today) at 3 p.m., at the Historic Cheyenne Depot. The event is free and open to the public. The artist will be at the ceremony. Her work often celebrates the West and has been displayed all over the world. She has
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New bronze at Historic Cheyenne Depot celebrates Wyoming’s history as "The Equality State"

A new bronze statue by Veryl Goodnight, “A New Beginning,” will be dedicated Wednesday (today) at 3 p.m., at the Historic Cheyenne Depot. The event is free and open to the public. The artist will be at the ceremony. Her work often celebrates the West and has been displayed all over the world. She has
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