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Wyoming Arts Council board to meet Feb. 3

The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold its next quarterly meeting Thursday and Friday, February 2-3 in the Big Horn Room of the Little America Hotel & Resort. Beginning at 10 a.m. the board will convene to hear reports, plan for upcoming events, get updates on current arts council initiatives, and conduct business. An executive session may be called if necessary.
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2016 Governor’s Arts Awards winners announced

Governor Matt Mead has announced the recipients of the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2016 Governor’s Arts Awards. Recipients will be honored at a dinner and awards ceremony on February 3, in Cheyenne. The recipients are: Adam Duncan Harris, Ph.D., author/art historian/curator from Jackson;  Marianne Vinich, art teacher/visual artist from Lander; Tim Sandlin, arts advocate/writer from Jackson; and a posthumous award to Forrest E.
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Wyoming’s Health & Wellness through the Arts Census

The Wyoming Arts Council is taking a census of arts programming related to Health & Wellness. If you are based in Wyoming, and if you are in the Healthcare, Aging, Military or Disabilities sectors, please take a moment to participate. The census will take 10-15 minutes to complete and will close December 31, 2016. CLICK HERE
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Wyoming Arts Council board to meet Feb. 3

The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold its next quarterly meeting Thursday and Friday, February 2-3 in the Big Horn Room of the Little America Hotel & Resort. Beginning at 10 a.m. the board will convene to hear reports, plan for upcoming events, get updates on current arts council initiatives, and conduct business. An executive session may be called if necessary.
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Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition On Display

The works of 60 Wyoming artists are featured in the 2017 Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition and Sale on display at the Wyoming State Museum January 7 through March 4. Approximately 70 pieces will be on display. The Purchase Award Reception is scheduled for Thursday, February 9, from 5 – 7 p.m. Artworks included in the
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Announcing the 2017 Blanchan/Doubleday Writing Award Winners

The Wyoming Arts Council announces the winners of the 2017 Blanchan/Doubleday Writing Awards. Erin Jones of Laramie has won the Doubleday award for her entry, “The Conners.” Winner of the Blanchan award goes to Jayme Feary of Jackson for his entry, “Moving On.” Judge for the awards was Taylor Borby, an award-winning essayist and poet.
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25 Wyoming Artists Selected for Inaugural IMTour Participation 

The Wyoming Arts Council is proud to announce 25 bands selected to represent Wyoming’s Independent Music in the inaugural year of the Western States Art Federation’s (WESTAF) program, IMTour.  The Independent Music on Tour (IMTour) program was created by musicians for musicians, and offers underappreciated artists support in the areas of professional development, exposure to new
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2016 Governor’s Arts Awards winners announced

Governor Matt Mead has announced the recipients of the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2016 Governor’s Arts Awards. Recipients will be honored at a dinner and awards ceremony on February 3, in Cheyenne. The recipients are: Adam Duncan Harris, Ph.D., author/art historian/curator from Jackson;  Marianne Vinich, art teacher/visual artist from Lander; Tim Sandlin, arts advocate/writer from Jackson; and a posthumous award to Forrest E.
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Wyoming’s Health & Wellness through the Arts Census

The Wyoming Arts Council is taking a census of arts programming related to Health & Wellness. If you are based in Wyoming, and if you are in the Healthcare, Aging, Military or Disabilities sectors, please take a moment to participate. The census will take 10-15 minutes to complete and will close December 31, 2016. CLICK HERE
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The Every Student Succeeds Act & the Arts

What is the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)? The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed by President Obama on December 10, 2015, reauthorizing the 50-year old Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) to create a long-term, stable federal policy that gives states additional flexibility and encourages innovation, while at the same time holding us
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Wyoming Arts Council Board to meet in Torrington

The Wyoming Arts Council Board will hold its next quarterly meeting Thursday, November 10 – Friday, November 11 at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington, Room T274. Beginning at 1:30 p.m. the board will convene to hear reports, plan for upcoming events, get updates on current arts council initiatives, and conduct business. An executive session may be called if
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The Arts Council & the Cultural Trust Fund

The Wyoming Arts Council enjoys a close relationship with the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund. We’re both granting organizations, we go to the same staff meetings here at State Parks & Cultural Resources, and at the moment, we’re both working to sort through this year’s crop of Cultural Trust Fund Grant applications. These come in twice a
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2017-18 NEA Big Read Guidelines Now Available

Public webinar about the NEA Big Read on November 16, 2016 at 3pm ET Washington, DC— Today the National Endowment for the Arts released the application guidelines for 2017-2018 NEA Big Read grants. This is the first opportunity organizations have to apply for programming around the 13 new titles added to the NEA Big Read, which
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