Wyoming Arts Council

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


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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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Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition features work by 36 Wyoming artists

The Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition and Sale is on display through March 7 at the Wyoming State Museum in Cheyenne. The juried show is an annual competition for Wyoming Artists. This year, 42 works by 36 regional artists appear in the show. All of the artworks are available for sale. Artists receiving Purchase Awards will
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gcae2016

Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition features work by 36 Wyoming artists

The Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition and Sale is on display through March 7 at the Wyoming State Museum in Cheyenne. The juried show is an annual competition for Wyoming Artists. This year, 42 works by 36 regional artists appear in the show. All of the artworks are available for sale. Artists receiving Purchase Awards will
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