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Registration Open for Wyoming’s Poetry Out Loud

The Wyoming Arts Council invites interested 9th-12th grade teachers and students to take part in Poetry Out Loud (POL), the national recitation and memorization contest sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation. Designed specifically for students in grades 9-12 attending public, private or home schools, POL is a fun way
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Deadline Approaching for Arts Council Creative Writing Fellowships

The application period for the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2018 Creative Writing Fellowships is quickly drawing to a close. The deadline for submissions is August 16. Fellowships will be awarded in the categories of Poetry, Creative Nonfiction, and Fiction, for a total of three fellowships. Applications are accepted online via Submittable at wyomingartscouncil. submittable.com. The annual Creative Writing
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Wyoming Arts Council Board To Meet August 7

The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold its next quarterly meeting Monday and Tuesday, August 7-8 in the Bison Room of the Park County Library. Beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, August 7, the board will convene to hear reports, plan for upcoming events, and get updates on current Arts Council initiatives. An executive session
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Registration Open for Wyoming’s Poetry Out Loud

The Wyoming Arts Council invites interested 9th-12th grade teachers and students to take part in Poetry Out Loud (POL), the national recitation and memorization contest sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation. Designed specifically for students in grades 9-12 attending public, private or home schools, POL is a fun way
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Deadline Approaching for Arts Council Creative Writing Fellowships

The application period for the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2018 Creative Writing Fellowships is quickly drawing to a close. The deadline for submissions is August 16. Fellowships will be awarded in the categories of Poetry, Creative Nonfiction, and Fiction, for a total of three fellowships. Applications are accepted online via Submittable at wyomingartscouncil. submittable.com. The annual Creative Writing
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Wyoming Arts Council Board To Meet August 7

The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold its next quarterly meeting Monday and Tuesday, August 7-8 in the Bison Room of the Park County Library. Beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, August 7, the board will convene to hear reports, plan for upcoming events, and get updates on current Arts Council initiatives. An executive session
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Wyoming Arts Council Folk Masters Tent Added to Big Horn Basin Folk Festival

For more than a decade, the Wyoming Arts Council has provided grants to skilled folk and traditional artists to teach an apprentice specific skills through the Mentoring Project Grants program. The program is designed to help preserve the masters’ skills and to pass them on to the next generation. This summer, travelers on their way
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NOW HIRING: Community Development and Independent Music Specialist

The Wyoming Arts Council is hiring! We’re looking for our next Community Development and Independent Music Specialist. The position is responsible for managing our Community Development Through the Arts Program, as well as Arts Council efforts to promote the independent music scene in Wyoming. The position is open until filled. You can view the full description and
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Deadline is Sept. 1 for Wyoming Arts Council Mentoring Project Grants

The Wyoming Arts Council welcomes new applications for the 2018 Folk & Traditional Arts Mentoring Project Grants. The deadline is Sept. 1. Project grants are designed to support the transmission of Wyoming’s finest traditional and folk skills through the natural process of in-person, hands-on instruction. A master artist selects a worthy apprentice to mentor over time in order
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Apply now for a Wyoming Arts Council Creative Writing Fellowship

The Wyoming Arts Council is accepting applications for the 2018 Creative Writing fellowships. Fellowships will be awarded in the categories of Poetry, Creative Nonfiction, and Fiction, for a total of three fellowships. Applications are accepted online via Submittable at https://wyomingartscouncil.submittable.com/submit. The application deadline is August 16. The annual Creative Writing Fellowships are awards of merit,
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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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