Wyoming Arts Council

Wyoming Arts Council board to meet Feb. 3

The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold its next quarterly meeting Thursday and Friday, February 2-3 in the Big Horn Room of the Little America Hotel & Resort. Beginning at 10 a.m. the board will convene to hear reports, plan for upcoming events, get updates on current arts council initiatives, and conduct business. An executive session may be called if necessary.
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2016 Governor’s Arts Awards winners announced

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.
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Introducing the New WAC Staff

Tara Pappas is the Arts Education Specialist with the Wyoming Arts Council. Prior to joining the Arts Council staff, Tara worked as a K-6 elementary arts educator in Albany County School District and a K-8 arts educator for the Fremont County School District in Colorado, having over 10 years of experience in the field of
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Spend the Cheyenne weekend with Jalan Crossland and his band

Jalan Crossland on the songwriters’ stage at the 2011 French Quarter Festival in New Orleans. Ten Sleep’s Jalan Crossland will receive a 2012 Governor’s Arts Award Friday, Feb. 8, at the annual GAA Awards Gala at Little America in Cheyenne. He’ll be performing a few of his trademark songs to wrap up the night’s festivities.
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Interested in participating in a 2013 Wyoming arts conference? Take our survey

The Wyoming Arts Council is planning a conference focused on building strong arts organizations, boards and administrators to take place in the fall of 2013. We need your input! Tell us what would be helpful to you. This conference will be geared primarily towards arts organization staff and board members. Take the survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WACconf

Tim O’Brien leads a writing workshop on "The Things We Carry" Oct. 5 at LCCC in Cheyenne

Want to take a free writing workshop with one of America’s best writers? Tim O’Brien, author of “The Things They Carried” and “Going After Cacciato,” will be at the Literary Connection at Laramie County Community College on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5-6. On Friday, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., he will join two other
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Tim O'Brien leads a writing workshop on "The Things We Carry" Oct. 5 at LCCC in Cheyenne

Want to take a free writing workshop with one of America’s best writers? Tim O’Brien, author of “The Things They Carried” and “Going After Cacciato,” will be at the Literary Connection at Laramie County Community College on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5-6. On Friday, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., he will join two other
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More info on the Wyoming Arts Council poetry fellowships

On Monday, the Wyoming Arts Council announced the recipients of this year’s creative writing fellowships in poetry. Here is some additional information on the three winners and two honorable mentions. The three winning poets are Matt Daly and Claudia Mauro of Jackson and W. Dale Nelson of Laramie. They each will receive a $3,000 award plus a
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WAC announces winners of creative writing fellowships in poetry w/update

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s creative writing fellowships in poetry. They are Matt Daly and Claudia Mauro of Jackson and W. Dale Nelson of Laramie. They each will receive a $3,000 award plus a $500 stipend to travel to Casper to read their work at the annual
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Governor Matt Mead announces appointments to Wyoming Arts Council board

Governor Matt Mead has appointed two new board members and two returning members to the Wyoming Arts Council Board. New board members are Erin Taylor of Cheyenne, Executive Director of the Wyoming Taxpayers Association, and Casper’s Holly Turner, Executive Director of the Trails Center Foundation and past Executive Director of both the Nicolaysen Arts Museum
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