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


Latest Program News

Wyoming Arts Council board meets Feb. 26-27 in Cheyenne

The Wyoming Arts Council will hold its quarterly board meeting Feb. 26-27 at the Little America Hotel and Resort at 2800 W. Lincolnway in Cheyenne. Beginning at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26, the board will convene at Little America to hear reports, plan for upcoming events, attend a training session with the Attorney General’s
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Dylan Collins declared champion of the 2015 Wyoming Poetry Out Loud state competition

Dylan Collins, a senior at Arvada-Clearmont High School, won the 2015 Wyoming Poetry Out Loud competition Feb. 2-3 in Cheyenne. This is the sixth consecutive year that an Arvada-Clearmont student has won the state title in the 10-year history of this poetry memorization and recitation competition. This year’s runner-up was Rebecca Dulaney from Sundance Secondary.
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Join us in Cheyenne Feb. 12 for the Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition reception

Some of Wyoming’s finest artists will be recognized as Gov. Matt Mead makes the Purchase Award presentations during the 2015 Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition reception at the Wyoming State Museum on Thursday, February 12, from 5-7 p.m. The works of 48 Wyoming artists are included in this year’s Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition and Sale. Now in
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