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Acclaimed author Matt de la Pena to conduct writing workshops in Teton County schools

News from the Teton County Public Library: Teton County Library will be bringing Matt de la Peña, the author of five critically-acclaimed young adult novels, into Teton County schools to talk with tweens and teens about creative writing on Wednesday, Dec. 3, and Thursday, Dec. 4. The young adult fiction writer builds a strong case
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UW marks centennial of College of Education with “A Tribute to Teachers”

From a University of Wyoming press release: A night of song, historical school fashion and celebration of the University of Wyoming College of Education’s centennial marks “A Tribute to Teachers,” scheduled Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 6:30 p.m. in the UW Education auditorium. The event celebrates the College of Education’s 100th anniversary with “an old-fashioned, yet
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Wyoming selected for national arts education initiative

Wyoming was selected to join Americans  for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, as part of ten state teams administering a three-year pilot program to strengthen arts education by advancing state policy. The ten states entering this State Policy Pilot Program (SP3) are Wyoming, Arizona, Massachusetts, New
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Acclaimed author Matt de la Pena to conduct writing workshops in Teton County schools

News from the Teton County Public Library: Teton County Library will be bringing Matt de la Peña, the author of five critically-acclaimed young adult novels, into Teton County schools to talk with tweens and teens about creative writing on Wednesday, Dec. 3, and Thursday, Dec. 4. The young adult fiction writer builds a strong case
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UW marks centennial of College of Education with “A Tribute to Teachers”

From a University of Wyoming press release: A night of song, historical school fashion and celebration of the University of Wyoming College of Education’s centennial marks “A Tribute to Teachers,” scheduled Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 6:30 p.m. in the UW Education auditorium. The event celebrates the College of Education’s 100th anniversary with “an old-fashioned, yet
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lvhs students at UW

Wyoming selected for national arts education initiative

Wyoming was selected to join Americans  for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, as part of ten state teams administering a three-year pilot program to strengthen arts education by advancing state policy. The ten states entering this State Policy Pilot Program (SP3) are Wyoming, Arizona, Massachusetts, New
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Reception on Dec. 11 for “Painting Jackson Hole’s Open Spaces” exhibit

Here’s a note about the exhibit from Kathryn Mapes Turner: Save the date for a special holiday reception and preview for friends of the Jackson Hole Land Trust and View22 Project: Thursday, December 11th, 5:30 to 7 pm | National Museum of Wildlife Art Celebrating the art and artists of the View22: Painting Jackson Hole’s
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Learn about “The Business of Art” Dec. 1 at the Casper library

Notice from the Natrona County Public Library in Casper: Calling all artists! Are you represented by a gallery?  Do you have an artist statement? Are you selling your art at a fair price?  Learn about the Business of Art from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, December 1 at the Natrona County Public Library.  Attend this
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Meet the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2015 Visual Arts Fellowship recipients

Thomas Macker of Jackson and June Glasson and Diana Baumbach, both of Laramie, are the recipients of 2015 Wyoming Arts Council Visual Arts Fellowships. Thomas Macker of Jackson creates installation work using photography, 3-D rendered objects and assemblage sculptures. June Glasson is a painter and mixed media sculpture artist who is “increasingly influenced by living
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Photographer Paul Ng to talk about his new book at Nov. 19 Green River Library event

News release from the Sweetwater County Library: Wyoming’s Red Desert is always changing. Natural factors such as erosion and man-made factors will cause the area to change over the years. Fortunately, photographer Paul Ng has documented the Red Desert in his book “Twenty-Five Years of Exploration of Wyoming’s Red Desert.” Ng will present a program
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Turtle Island Quartet performs Nov. 21 at UW

From a University of Wyoming press release: Turtle Island Quartet performs Friday, Nov. 21, for the final University of Wyoming Cultural Programs concert of the fall semester at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. Tickets cost $24 for the public, $20 for seniors and UW faculty/staff, and $10 for
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Colleen Denney presents “A Visual Odyssey on Women’s Rights around the Globe”

From a University of Wyoming press release: A University of Wyoming professor will share her insights from a sojourn to learn more about women’s rights during a free presentation Thursday, Nov. 20, at 5:10 p.m. in Room 310 of the UW Classroom Building. Colleen Denney, professor of gender and women’s studies, will discuss “A Visual
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“Tinsel Through Time” opens Nov. 21

Enjoy the glitter, lights and decor that dress the Wyoming Historic Governors’ Mansion during the “Tinsel Through Time: Presents Under the Tree” Opening Reception, November 21 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Historic Governors’ Mansion, in conjunction with the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, will feature historic gifts through the ages, from sporting
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