The Wyoming Arts Council offers an incredible array of programs for organizations and individual artists.
-The Arts for Underserved Populations Program provides resources for communities and diverse populations to ensure that these regions and groups have the best possible access to arts programming.
-The Arts Education Program provides leadership in developing programs, grants and technical assistance to schools and organizations wishing to strengthen arts education.
–Community Development and the Arts The WAC Community Development and the Arts Program serves communities by creating social and economic development opportunities through the arts that benefit Wyoming residents. .
-The goal of the Folk and Traditional Arts Program is to identify, document, preserve, and honor folk arts and traditions throughout Wyoming.
-The WAC supports Individual artists through fellowships, mentorships, professional development grants, artist registries and an artist roster.
– Special events and opportunities include the Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition, Art in the Parks, Poetry Out Loud, Governor’s Arts Awards and others.
Take a look at the variety of programs that we offer!
Need assistance? Contact the WAC at 307-777-7742.
Programs of the Wyoming Arts Council
Latest Program News
Posted: August 14, 2015
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
Posted: August 5, 2015
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
Posted: July 28, 2015
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.”