Wyoming Arts Council

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman to make First Official Visit to Wyoming

A town hall reception at the Gryphon Theater in Laramie is set to welcome NEA Chairman Jane Chu to Wyoming on October 6. The reception celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as Chairman Chu’s first official visit to the Cowboy State. Remarks will begin at 6 p.m by Jane Chu, followed
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Concerning the Art Education Program at UW

The current Art Education undergraduate program at the University of Wyoming offers a concurrent major in both art education through the College of Education and art through the Art Department. In recent news, the University of Wyoming is considering the elimination of 16 programs, one of which is the art education program as it currently
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Announcing the 2017 Creative Writing Fellowship Recipients

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s creative writing fellowships. They each will receive a $3,000 award plus a travel stipend to read their work at one of Wyoming’s statewide literary conferences. Categories in 2017 include Poetry, Creative Nonfiction, and Fiction, for a total of three fellowships. And the winners are:
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National Arts in Education Week, Teacher Profile: Jennifer Emery

I have taken a number of professional artists into Jennifer’s classes for residencies. She is always open to such activities, planning well in advance to ensure her students are able to take full advantage of such opportunities. In the classroom I see her encourage her students and bring out the best in them. On one such
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Registration Open for Wyoming Poetry Out Loud

The Wyoming Arts Council invites interested 9th-12th grade teachers and students to take part in Poetry Out Loud (POL), the national recitation and memorization contest sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation. Designed specifically for students in grades 9-12 attending public, private or home schools, the POL program is a
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