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: January 6, 2017
The works of 60 Wyoming artists are featured in the 2017 Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition and Sale on display at the Wyoming State Museum January 7 through March 4. Approximately 70 pieces will be on display. The Purchase Award Reception is scheduled for Thursday, February 9, from 5 – 7 p.m. Artworks included in the
Posted: December 14, 2016
The Wyoming Arts Council announces the winners of the 2017 Blanchan/Doubleday Writing Awards. Erin Jones of Laramie has won the Doubleday award for her entry, “The Conners.” Winner of the Blanchan award goes to Jayme Feary of Jackson for his entry, “Moving On.” Judge for the awards was Taylor Borby, an award-winning essayist and poet.
Posted: December 12, 2016
Governor Matt Mead has announced the recipients of the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2016 Governor’s Arts Awards. Recipients will be honored at a dinner and awards ceremony on February 3, in Cheyenne. The recipients are: Adam Duncan Harris, Ph.D., author/art historian/curator from Jackson; Marianne Vinich, art teacher/visual artist from Lander; Tim Sandlin, arts advocate/writer from Jackson; and a posthumous award to Forrest E.