Wyoming Arts Council

Riding Wyoming's artistic skies

While you’re flying Wyoming’s turbulent skies, don’t forget to pick up the winter issue of Great Lakes Airlines’ Peaks & Plains magazine featuring a number of artists from Campbell County. Christopher Amend, recently retired art teacher at Campbell Co. H.S. in Gillette, is profiled and his art featured in living color. Chris grew up in
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NEA Chair addresses national arts conference

NEA Chair Dana Gioia addressed last week’s National Assembly of State Arts Agencies’ conference in Baltimore. This is the second time in the past two months that Wyoming Arts Council staff members have heard him speak. In mid-October, Gioia traveled to Casper to speak at the first-ever Wyoming Arts Summit. This time, he spoke to
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"Signatures" explores threats to bird habitats

From a UW press release: The semi-monthly University of Wyoming television series, “Wyoming Signatures,” will feature segments on dinosaurs and Wyoming birds. The public affairs program will air on KCWC, Wyoming Public Television, at 7:30 p.m.,Thursday, Dec. 13. The show will repeat Sunday, Dec. 16, at 5:30 p.m. Brent Breithaupt, director of the UW Geological
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"Signatures" explores threats to bird habitats

From a UW press release: The semi-monthly University of Wyoming television series, “Wyoming Signatures,” will feature segments on dinosaurs and Wyoming birds. The public affairs program will air on KCWC, Wyoming Public Television, at 7:30 p.m.,Thursday, Dec. 13. The show will repeat Sunday, Dec. 16, at 5:30 p.m. Brent Breithaupt, director of the UW Geological
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Utah Symphony performs in Lander Feb. 7

The Utah Symphony Orchestra will perform on Thursday, Feb. 7, 7 p.m., at the Lander Valley High School Auditorium in Lander.Founded in 1940, the Utah Symphony has become a vital presence on the American music scene. Under Keith Lockhart, whose tenure as music director began in 1998, and Joseph Silverstein, music director from 1983 to
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Writin’ (and ridin’) the range with Page

One-time Wyomingite Page Lambert, an award-winning author and two-time WAC fellowship winner, will be leading a five-day riding and writing adventure, “Exploring the Literature and Landscape of the Horse,” June 1-6, 2008, at the Vee Bar Guest Ranch located between Laramie and Centennial. “During the retreat,” Page says, “we will ride our horses across the
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Writin' (and ridin') the range with Page

One-time Wyomingite Page Lambert, an award-winning author and two-time WAC fellowship winner, will be leading a five-day riding and writing adventure, “Exploring the Literature and Landscape of the Horse,” June 1-6, 2008, at the Vee Bar Guest Ranch located between Laramie and Centennial. “During the retreat,” Page says, “we will ride our horses across the
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The Big Read continues to grow

NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $1.5 MILLION IN BIG READ GRANTS FOR FIRST HALF OF 2008. One hundred twenty-seven grantees include libraries, arts groups, science organizations, colleges, and municipalities. U.S. military bases overseas and Russian cities join the Big Read. Institute of Museum and Library Services partnership helps program continue to grow.
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"Engaging Art" in the Gen-Y world

One of the major issues discussed at the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies conference in Baltimore is this: how to get more young people involved in the arts. The best session (thus far) devoted to this topic was entitled “Engaging Art” taken from Steven Tepper’s book, “Engaging Art: The Next Great Transformation of America’s
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"Engaging Art" in the Gen-Y world

One of the major issues discussed at the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies conference in Baltimore is this: how to get more young people involved in the arts. The best session (thus far) devoted to this topic was entitled “Engaging Art” taken from Steven Tepper’s book, “Engaging Art: The Next Great Transformation of America’s
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