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: May 5, 2015
News from Thermopolis: The Big Horn Basin Folk Festival takes place July 31-Aug. 2 in Thermopolis in Hot Springs State Park, the most visited state park in Wyoming. * Pre-festival workshop & tours * 65th Annual Gift of the Waters Pageant Days program * Eastern Shoshone dance demonstrations – Read more about why the hot springs in the
Posted: April 1, 2015
Arts Council job announcement. To apply, go here. The Community Development and Independent Music Specialist will develop, implement, and manage all aspects of the Community Development Through the Arts Program, and create and develop a program to promote the Independent Music Scene in Wyoming.” Interested? ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are
Posted: March 31, 2015
For the 12th consecutive year, the Muriel & Seymour Thickman Family Charitable Trust in Sheridan is funding The Piatigorsky Foundation’s tour of Wyoming. The spring 2015 tour will include public concerts and school outreach programs. The concerts are free and open to the public. The Wyoming Arts Council has served as the facilitator with each of