Wyoming Arts Council

Changes coming to the Wyoming Arts Council artist roster program

Please note that there are some changes coming to the Wyoming Arts Council Artist Roster this year. Currently, the Roster application and re-application process is suspended. The WAC staff is developing new ideas for how the roster can better serve Wyoming communities and the state’s artists, and is in the process of restructuring how the
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Poet and critic James Longenbach talks about poetry Oct. 1 in Casper

From UW/CC: James Longenbach has written several books of poetry and criticism. His writing has been featured in the The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Paris Review, and The Nation. He is also the recipient of numerous honors and awards including Guggenheim and Mellon fellowships. Light refreshments will follow the presentation.

Expanded UW Performing Arts Center Opens with Tours, Performances

From a UW press release: Wyoming’s commitment to excellence in the performing arts will be celebrated with symphony and theater performances during the grand opening and ribbon cutting for the expanded and renovated University of Wyoming Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Thursday, Oct. 8. Tours of the facility will be offered beginning at 5
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Monica Miller to conduct Ink Well course for writers in Cheyenne

This info comes from Monica Miller at Monica Writes in Cheyenne: Have you had the desire to write a book? Do you dream of smelling the freshly printed pages of your book? But with this dream comes the reality of starting your book and you may not know how to do that. The questions keep
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Happy 50th birthday to the National Endowment for the Arts

From the National Endowment for the Arts, the Wyoming Arts Council’s national partner: When President Lyndon Johnson signed the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) into existence on September 29, 1965, he said, “Art is a nation’s most precious heritage. For it is in our works of art that we reveal to ourselves, and to
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Manmay La Kay Folk Band of Saint Lucia visits Buffalo Sept. 30-Oct. 3

From Wednesday, Sept. 30, to Saturday Oct. 3 Worlds of Music will present a series of school visits, workshops, performances, and talks along with a community dance featuring the Manmay La Kay (pronounce maw-my-law-ky) Folk Band of Saint Lucia, West Indies.  All events will take place in Buffalo and are free and open to the
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Architects join Casper Art Walk in October

On Friday, Oct. 2, 7-8 p.m., AIA Wyoming, a Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, will be hosting a free public evening program at the Casper College Music Building, Wheeler Hall. The event will feature speaker Tod Williams, of Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects. Using examples of his own work, Williams will elaborate on
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Belt buckle art supports Casper autism group

From the Casper Journal: Casper Autism Support is looking for creative folks to design and donate one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted, wearable belt buckle art that will be auctioned to the highest bidder at the Beacon Club’s Thankful Thursday Oct 8. This is CAS’s second annual Belt Buckle Design Contest to raise funds for central Wyoming families who
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Holladay Brothers Geo-Mapped Music Sept. 29 at UW

“The Holladay Brothers Present Geo-Mapped Music,” a performance that connects music and art, is at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, in the University of Wyoming College of Education auditorium. Hays and Ryan Holladay, brothers and collaborators, have connected art and technology with an emphasis on music and sound. They have pioneered work in location-aware composition
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Huun Huur Tu travels from Tuva to Laramie for Sept. 29 performance

From a University of Wyoming press release: Huun Huur Tu, a Tuvan throat singing quartet, opens the University of Wyoming’s Cultural Programs series that features a variety of world-renowned performers. Coming from Tuva, a Russian Federation republic on the Mongolian border, Huun Huur Tu will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, in the Buchanan
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