Wyoming Arts Council

Calling All Art TeachersOn Friday, May 18, The Lab School of Washington (D.C.) will host its 14th annual workshop, “The Power of Art: Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities.” The one-day workshop provides art teachers with a better understanding of learning disabilities, original ways to teach, and how art can be used to teach academic skills.
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Dance Blooms in MarchDance Across Wyoming, an American Masterpieces project of the Wyoming Arts Council, presents these 2007 dance performances in 16 Wyoming communities: Powwow Concerts with Dancers from the Wind River Reservation: Gillette (3/24), Torrington (4/21), Cody (6/21), Casper (June), Encampment/Riverside (June). Modern Dance Concerts with University of Wyoming’s Theater & Dance Department: Lander
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Bolivia Trip May Leave UW Musicians Breathless From a University of Wyoming press release:Members of the UW Symphony Orchestra (UWSO) will use spring break (March 10-18) to share Western classical music with South American youth during five performances in Bolivia. UWSO’s international spring break is the cumulating event for this year’s cultural exchange between UW
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Poetry Out Loud Names ChampThese results just in: Josh Schaberg, a senior at Buffalo High School, has been named the winner of the 2007 Wyoming Poetry Out Loud Recitation Contest. Josh will represent the state in the national POL finals in late April in Washington, D.C . Second place goes to Danielle Then, Guernsey-Sunrise High
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Make Masks at AVA Center“Masks of the World,” a multi-media collage and mask-making class for children in grades 1-6, will be held on Thursday, March 8, 2-5 p.m. at the AVA Center, 509 W. Second St., Gillette. Join artist Melissa Wickwire to make a mask and a collage while learning about a variety of different
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“Painting with Light” at Jackson Library “Seeing the Unseen: Photography Workshop,” will be held on Saturday and Sunday, March 31 and April 1, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Teton County Public Library in Jackson. Mark Andres, director of Seeing with Photography, a New York collective of photographers with varying visual abilities, leads this workshop that
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Call for Artists – Heart of the West Bronze ShowFrom a press release: The Lander Area Chamber of Commerce and the Lander Art Center are proud to host one of the finest exhibitions of bronze sculpture in the Western U.S. Artists from all over the nation are invited to participate in the Heart of the
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Poetry Out Loud Finals in CheyenneHigh School students from throughout Wyoming will participate in the state finals of the “Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest,” at 7 p.m., Monday, March 5, at the Plains Hotel in downtown Cheyenne. Winners of this year’s competition will be announced at an awards ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda at
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Postmark deadline for the Wyoming Arts Council’s Grants to Organizations category is Thursday, March 15 (a.k.a. “The Ides of March”). Go to the WAC web site and click on the “grants/applications” link at the top of the home page and apply on-line. If you run into any gremlins, call WAC staff at 307-777-7742 and we’ll
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BBHC Celebrates “Spirit of the West” The 25th annual “Cowboy Songs and Range Ballads” program will be held April 12-15 at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody. This anniversary celebration salutes the cowboy songwriters and poets who have captured the spirit of the West in their stories and songs. It includes dinner concerts, jam
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