Wyoming Arts Council

Announcing the 2017 Wyoming Road Trip Playlist

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce the 2017 Wyoming Road Trip Playlist. With tracks by some of the hottest bands in Wyoming, the playlist offers summer road trippers a soundtrack for their Wyoming adventures. Click here to link to the Spotify playlist. Wyoming is famous for its beautiful landscape, and these ten bands
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2017 Performing Arts Fellowship Awards Announced

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce the 2017 Performing Arts Fellowship recipients. Two fellowships were awarded in the category of Music and two were awarded in the category of Theatre & Dance. The Performing Arts Fellowships are awarded to Wyoming artists based on merit and artistic excellence. Two honorable mentions in Music were
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National Endowment for the Arts FY 2017 Spring Grant Announcement

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) just released its list of FY17 recommended grants. These are the amounts that the federal government is allocating to Wyoming for the coming fiscal year. Project details are accurate as of June 5, 2017. For the most up to date project information, please use the NEA’s online grant
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Wyoming Arts Council Visual Arts Fellowships Deadline Extended

The deadline to apply to the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2018 Visual Arts Fellowships has been extended to June 30, 2017. Open to Wyoming residents, the Visual Arts Fellowships are merit-based awards selected on the artist’s portfolio and honoring work that reflects serious and exceptional investigation. Artists working in any media may apply. Applications must be
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Wyoming Arts Council board to meet June 1

The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold its next quarterly meeting Thursday, June 1 via teleconference. Beginning at 1 p.m. the board will convene to hear reports, plan for upcoming events, get updates on current arts council initiatives, review panel recommendations on grants, and conduct business. An executive session may be called if necessary. The
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Wyoming Arts Council Visual Arts Fellowships Now Open

The Wyoming Arts Council is now accepting applications for the 2018 Visual Arts Fellowships. Open to Wyoming residents, the Visual Arts Fellowships are merit-based awards selected on the artist’s portfolio and honoring work that reflects serious and exceptional investigation. Artists working in any media may apply. The deadline to apply is June 16, 2017, and
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Public Comment Open on Wyoming ESSA Draft Plan

Wyoming’s draft Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) State Plan is currently open for public comment. The draft plan is available on the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) website. “This plan builds off of the strengths in Wyoming’s education system and our ongoing commitment to excellence. The goals for our schools are based on our state’s
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New Call-In Numbers for Community Support Grant Panel Meetings

The Wyoming Arts Council Community Support Grant applications will be panel reviewed on May 18th and 19th. Applications requesting operating/project support will be reviewed in Lander. The public is invited to call in and listen to the panel discussion of each application received. The panel will convene at 9:30 a.m. on May 18th, and 9 a.m. until finished on May
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ANNOUNCING TWO NEW GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018

Applications for two new Wyoming Arts Council grants, Professional Development/ Career Advancement and Rural Arts Access will be available to all Wyoming 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations, government agencies, churches or tribal governments, and  individual artists, beginning May 1. Professional Development/Career Advancement Grants (PD) are available to organizations and individual artists, and is designed to help grow
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Piatigorsky Foundation Announces Wyoming Spring Tour

For the 14th consecutive year, the Muriel & Seymour Thickman Family Charitable Trust in Sheridan is funding The Piatigorsky Foundation’s tour of Wyoming. The spring 2017 tour will include public concerts and school outreach programs. The community concerts are free and open to the public. The Wyoming Arts Council serves as facilitator with each of the communities in
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