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

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How do I apply to be on the Wyoming Arts Council artist roster?   

It’s Oct. 1! Today, applications open for the Wyoming Arts Council artist roster. Apply at the CaFE site.  We accept applications for the artist roster once a year, from October 1 to December 1.  The application is available in CaFE (Call for Entry), a program of the Western States Arts Federation, and is free to use.  CaFE is a
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Georgia Rowswell conducts “Draped Vessels” workshop at The Nic in Casper

DRAPED VESSELS WITH GEORGIA ROWSWELL AT THE NICOLAYSEN ART MUSEUM Saturday, October 4: Noon–5 p.m. (Please pre-register and pay by September 29th) Fees: $45 for members, $30 for students with valid student ID, and $55 for non-members. Bring a friend and save 25% off or your class fee. Supplies fee is $10 due at the
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Michael Lange named new manager of the Wyoming Arts Council

Our Wyoming Arts Council colleague Michael Lange has been named the new WAC manager. Lange replaces Rita Basom, who recently retired. For the past two years, Lange, a native of Riverton, has been working as the Community Development and the Arts Specialist with the Wyoming Arts Council.  Prior to this position, he was employed by the
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