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Oct. 1 is postmark deadline for next round of WY Cultural Trust Fund grants

From a State Parks and Cultural Resources press release: The Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund (WCTF) grant postmark deadline of ​October 1​ is approaching for projects beginning after January 1​. The WCTF can provide grant funding for all forms of arts and culture, including but not limited to, historic and architectural preservation, preservation easements,  cultural tourism, community cultural
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Fall Semester Exhibitions Open at UW Art Museum

The University of Wyoming Art Museum will celebrate the opening of its fall semester exhibitions with a free public reception Friday, Sept. 11, from 6-8 p.m. Two exhibitions are open now: “Dickie Landry: Composer. Saxophonist. Photographer. Artist.” and “Sandro Miller – Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich: Homage to photographic masters.” Four new exhibitions will open Saturday, Sept.
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Visual Culture exhibit in Jackson features work by UW and CWC art professors

Visual Culture September 6-29, 2015 The Center Theater Gallery, Jackson Exhibit Opening during Palates & Palettes Friday, September 11 from 5-8PM Art Professors of Central Wyoming College & University of Wyoming will showcase the artwork of 11 art professors from the UW and CWC, from both the Riverton and Jackson locations. The original concept was
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Tyler Gilmore’s “A Rambling Stretch” tours eight Wyoming communities in September

“A Rambling Stretch,” a concert of contemporary jazz music inspired by the beauty of Wyoming and its landscape by composer and Wyoming native Tyler Gilmore, will visit eight Wyoming communities Sept. 18-25. The tour is co-sponsored by Central Wyoming College, UW Fine Arts Outreach and the Wyoming Arts Council. In the performances, Gilmore explores Wyoming’s landscapes
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Oct. 1 is postmark deadline for next round of WY Cultural Trust Fund grants

From a State Parks and Cultural Resources press release: The Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund (WCTF) grant postmark deadline of ​October 1​ is approaching for projects beginning after January 1​. The WCTF can provide grant funding for all forms of arts and culture, including but not limited to, historic and architectural preservation, preservation easements,  cultural tourism, community cultural
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Fall Semester Exhibitions Open at UW Art Museum

The University of Wyoming Art Museum will celebrate the opening of its fall semester exhibitions with a free public reception Friday, Sept. 11, from 6-8 p.m. Two exhibitions are open now: “Dickie Landry: Composer. Saxophonist. Photographer. Artist.” and “Sandro Miller – Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich: Homage to photographic masters.” Four new exhibitions will open Saturday, Sept.
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Visual Culture exhibit in Jackson features work by UW and CWC art professors

Visual Culture September 6-29, 2015 The Center Theater Gallery, Jackson Exhibit Opening during Palates & Palettes Friday, September 11 from 5-8PM Art Professors of Central Wyoming College & University of Wyoming will showcase the artwork of 11 art professors from the UW and CWC, from both the Riverton and Jackson locations. The original concept was
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Wyoming celebrates September’s Archaeology Awareness Month with new poster, events

This news comes from our colleagues in Archaeology. We love the poster — it’s a work of art: Citing the importance of Wyoming’s cultural landscapes and the part they play in the state’s heritage and collective identity, Governor Matt Mead proclaimed September, Wyoming Archaeology Awareness Month (WAAM). September’s WAAM celebration will include the 17th Annual
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Call for artists: Tennessee Arts Commission

Call for entries from the Tennessee Arts Commission: The Tennessee Arts Commission on behalf of the Tennessee State Capitol Commission and the Tennessee General Assembly requests qualifications from professional artists to create a bust to commemorate David Crockett. This memorial four-foot bronze bust will be displayed on the 2nd floor of the Tennessee State Capitol Building
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Cheyenne International FAST Film Festival set for Sept. 21-27

From a Wyoming Community Media press release: The Cheyenne International Film Festival and the F.A.S.T. Filmmaking Festivals are converging in 2015 into the Cheyenne International FAST Film Festival. We’ll be presenting a program of diverse movies from around the world and locally made movies based on Cheyenne historic preservation themes. We want you to be
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Laramie Fiber Festival celebrates sheep industry contributions to Wyoming

From a University of Wyoming press release: Fiber craft, craftspeople and sheep will be celebrated with workshops and demonstrations during the WyoFiber Live! Festival Friday through Sunday, Sept. 18-20, at the Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site (WTP), according to Debbie Gorski of the Wyoming Women’s Business Center (WWBC) at the University of Wyoming. She
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Susan Marsh leads season-ending Writers in the Park workshop

Here’s news about the season-finale Writers in the Park workshop: The Grand Teton Association offers a free writing workshop in Grand Teton National Park, Saturday, September 12.  The guest writer is local author Susan Marsh, novelist and memoirist.  She will lead the workshop for writers of any genre and any level of interest. Workshop topic: Bringing
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Laramie Pop-up Artwalk set for Sept. 18-19

From the Wyoming Art Party: On Sept. 18, we are reviving the Friday night artwalk (for one weekend in September) with established galleries and “pop-up” shops (vacant storefronts converted into galleries) to showcase the work of local artists and performers. Galleries and pop-ups will also be open on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 11 to 3
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Neville A. Lee named as juror for 2016 Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition

Neville A. Lee of the Glazer Children’s Museum in Tampa, Fla., has been selected as the juror for 2016 Governor’s Capitol Arts Exhibition. Lee has been working in museum design since starting at the Carnegie Center in Pittsburgh and has since been at the leading edge of museum design. He now works as a private
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