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"Darwin's Legacy" blends science and art

While you’re recreating in the Jackson area this winter, stop by the National Museum of Wildlife Art across from the Elk Refuge to view the Darwin’s Legacy exhibit. Here’s some info from the NWMA: Darwin’s Legacy: The Evolution of Wildlife Art examines the interchanges between science and art. In the field of wildlife art, these connections
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“Darwin’s Legacy” blends science and art

While you’re recreating in the Jackson area this winter, stop by the National Museum of Wildlife Art across from the Elk Refuge to view the Darwin’s Legacy exhibit. Here’s some info from the NWMA: Darwin’s Legacy: The Evolution of Wildlife Art examines the interchanges between science and art. In the field of wildlife art, these connections
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World War II G.I. artists painted historic murals

The Wyohistory.org web site is a terrific resource for researchers. The articles are well-documented, but also written with the layperson in mind. Eric Wimmer penned a piece on the site this month about the origins of the murals at the Wyoming Veterans Museum on the grounds of the Natrona County Airport. Cpl. Leon Tebbetts, an
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Call for entries: Riot Act, Inc.’s, New Play Festival

From Riot Act, Inc.’s, web site: In honor of the tenth anniversary of Riot Act, Inc.’s Annual Series of Shorts, the company is celebrating by hosting its first New Play Festival.  Always wanted to write a play?  Or maybe you’re an experienced writer who would like some feedback.  Anyone can enter Riot Act’s New Play Festival
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Call for entries: Riot Act, Inc.'s, New Play Festival

From Riot Act, Inc.’s, web site: In honor of the tenth anniversary of Riot Act, Inc.’s Annual Series of Shorts, the company is celebrating by hosting its first New Play Festival.  Always wanted to write a play?  Or maybe you’re an experienced writer who would like some feedback.  Anyone can enter Riot Act’s New Play Festival
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Governor Mead announces recipients of 2013 Governor’s Arts Awards

Governor Matt Mead has announced the recipients of the 2013 Wyoming Governor’s Arts Awards. Guadalupe Barajas of Cheyenne, Babs Case of Jackson, Bruce Richardson and Norma Sturges of Casper, and the Bar J Wranglers of Wilson will be honored at the annual Governor’s Arts Awards Gala on Feb. 28, 2014, at Little America in Cheyenne.
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Wyoming State Museum receives NEA grant for “Art of the Hunt” project

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa announced today that the Wyoming State Museum, an agency in the Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources, is one of 895 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. The State Museum is recommended for a $45,000 grant to support “Art of
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Wyoming State Museum receives NEA grant for "Art of the Hunt" project

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa announced today that the Wyoming State Museum, an agency in the Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources, is one of 895 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. The State Museum is recommended for a $45,000 grant to support “Art of
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Laura Bell of Cody receives 2014 NEA creative writing fellowship

From a press release: National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Senior Deputy Chairman Joan Shigekawa announced that Laura Bell of Cody has been selected to receive a FY 2014 $25,000 Creative Writing Fellowship. A long-time resident of Wyoming’s Big Horn Basin, Bell has chronicled her experiences as sheepherder, ranch hand, wife, mother and conservationist.  Her
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Call for entries: Jackson Center for the Arts Public Spaces

Jackson Center for the Arts Public Spaces call for entries Call Type: Public Art Eligibility: For this call, artists must reside in the State of Wyoming, or Teton County, Idaho. City: Jackson State: Wyoming Fee: $25.00 (Community Center for the Arts: Jackson Center for the Arts Public Spaces) Entry Deadline: 1/15/14 The Center for the
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