Wyoming Arts Council

Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition features work by 36 Wyoming artists

The Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition and Sale is on display through March 7 at the Wyoming State Museum in Cheyenne. The juried show is an annual competition for Wyoming Artists. This year, 42 works by 36 regional artists appear in the show. All of the artworks are available for sale. Artists receiving Purchase Awards will
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Register now for the Governor’s Arts Awards gala and dinner

Governor’s Arts Awards Dinner Governor Matthew H. Mead and the Wyoming Arts Council invite you to celebrate the 34th Governor’s Arts Awards. Governor’s Arts Awards is a gala event celebrating the awardees and the vibrancy of the arts in Wyoming. The event includes a social hour, dinner, the State of the Arts speech by the
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Poet Laureate Rose Hill reads from her work Nov. 18 in Buffalo

Call for public art submissions: Laramie County Community College

The Wyoming Arts Council announces that two calls for entry are now open for two new buildings currently under construction at Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne. A new Flexible Industrial Technology Building will house several programs: diesel technology, engineering technology, expanded welding fabrication, and construction management. For this call, the committee is particularly interested
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WAC announces changes to FY 2017 grants

The Wyoming Arts Council will be switching to a new e-granting system for all Fiscal Year 2017 grant applications for projects that will take place between 7/1/16-6/30/17. The GO:GrantsOnline system is managed by the Western States Art Federation (WESTAF) and it will launch on 2/1/16. Here is a brief overview of Grant Program changes for
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WAC board holds next quarterly meeting Nov. 12-13 in Thermopolis

The Wyoming Arts Council will hold its next quarterly board meeting in Thermopolis on Nov. 12-13. It will be held in the Government Annex Building’s County Commission Meeting Room, 117 N. 4th St. Beginning at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12, the board will convene to adjudicate Governor’s Arts Awards nominations, hear reports, plan for
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Town meeting scheduled for Cheyenne on Sept. 15

The Wyoming Arts Council is holding a Town Meeting in Cheyenne on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 7–8:30 p.m., in the Sage Room of the Laramie County Public Library, 2200 Pioneer Ave. The meeting is open to the public. WAC Executive Director Michael Lange urges people to attend and “bring your comments, suggestions and dreams of the future
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WAC’s Laramie Town Meeting set for Sept. 14

The Wyoming Arts Council is holding a Town Meeting in Laramie on Monday, Sept. 14, from 7-8:30 p.m., in Room 208 in the Laramie Plains Civic Center at 710 E. Garfield St. The meeting is open to the public. WAC Executive Director Michael Lange urges people to attend and “bring your comments, suggestions and dreams of the future for
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Guitar-building workshop in Laramie revolves around STEM teaching

From a University of Wyoming press release: Kim Burkhart can’t wait to integrate guitar building into her biology classroom as a way to get her Laramie High School (LHS) students interested in science. It is an interesting concept, Burkhart says, meshing how to build a guitar from a piece of wood and then applying STEM
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Great Dam Day on Aug. 15 features WAC roster artist David Osmundsen

Buffalo Bill State Park and the Buffalo Bill Dam Visitor Center will host this year’s annual Great Dam Day, August 15, between 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The event will be held at the Buffalo Bill Dam Visitor Center located 6 miles west of Cody on HWY 14/16/20. This year the event is highlighted with the gate open
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WAC invites you to three public gatherings in Evanston

Wyoming Arts Council staff and board members invite you to attend a series of public gatherings in August to help us develop a long-range plan for the arts in the state. WAC Executive Director Michael Lange urges people to attend and “bring your comments, suggestions and dreams of the future of the arts in Wyoming.”
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Wyoming Arts Council holds town meeting in Sheridan on Aug. 3

The Wyoming Arts Council is holding a Town Meeting on Monday, Aug. 3, from noon-1:30 p.m., at the Sagebrush Community Art Center, 201 E. 5th St., Sheridan. The meeting is open to the public. The WAC is holding these gatherings this summer in ten other communities around the state. WAC Executive Director Michael Lange urges people
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