Wyoming Arts Council

Call for entries: Riverton Art Show & Sale

Entry forms are now available for the Riverton National Art Show and Sale June 6-15 at Central Wyoming College in Riverton. It’s sponsored by the Riverton Artists Guild. Completed application forms and fees ($10 per entry) are due by May 15. Shipped works are due on May 31. Hand-delivered works may be brought through 3
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Montana clay artists invade Wyoming

“Red Lodge Clay Center Comes to Northwest” features the work of Montana clay artists through Feb. 8 at the Northwest College Gallery in the Cabre Building in Powell. Artists in the exhibit are David Hiltner, Dawn Holder, Frank Saliani, Stephanie Lanter, and Tara Wilon.Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Friday; also open 7-9
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The invitations are in the mail!

This past week, the Wyoming Arts Council mailed thousands of invitations for its 26th annual Governor’s Arts Awards gala Feb. 22 at the Taco John’s Events Center in Cheyenne. Thanks to our excellent corps of WAC volunteers for stuffing, stamping, and labeling the multitude of envelopes.If we miss you, let us know and we’ll send
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MFAers in Casper tomorrow

In the effort to promote the MFA creative writing program at UW, a group of University of Wyoming MFA creative writing students, including Jason Burge, Josh Olenslager, and yours truly, Linda Coatney, will be reading in Casper on Friday, January 25 beginning at noon on the Casper College campus in the Vista Lounge in the
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Music students featured at UW convocation

University of Wyoming music students will be featured at the second Chair’s Honor Convocation Thursday, Jan. 31, recognizing their outstanding performances last fall. The performances will be at 1:10 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center concert hall.Students representing various performance areas will be recognized by Dr. David Brinkman, chair of the Department of Music.Vocal arts
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ART MUSEUM TO OPEN SPRING EXHIBITIONS

The University of Wyoming Art Museum will open a number of new exhibitions during a free public reception Friday, Feb. 1, from 6-8 p.m. The 33rd Annual Juried University of Wyoming Student Exhibition will be featured during the reception with an award ceremony to announce cash and purchase awards. The ceremony begins at 6:30 p.m.
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Writing contest: one week and counting

The postmark deadline for the Wyoming Writers 2008 Writing Contest is one week from today — January 31. Here are some details: Entry Fee: Prose: $10 per entry for members of Wyoming Writers, Inc.; $15 per entry for non-members. Poetry: $5.00 per entry for members of Wyoming Writers, Inc. and $10.00 per entry for non-members.
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It’s a great day for poetry

From Ted Kooser, Poet Laureate 2004-2006 I’ve written about the pleasures of poetry that offers us vivid scenes but which lets us draw our own conclusions about the implications of what we’re being shown. The poet can steer us a little by the selection of details, but a lot of the effect of the poem
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It's a great day for poetry

From Ted Kooser, Poet Laureate 2004-2006 I’ve written about the pleasures of poetry that offers us vivid scenes but which lets us draw our own conclusions about the implications of what we’re being shown. The poet can steer us a little by the selection of details, but a lot of the effect of the poem
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New season begins for "Jentel Presents"

News from the Jentel Foundation in Banner: After being closed for our annual cleaning and maintenance break, Jentel is pleased to start the New Year off with a diverse and exciting group of talented artists and writers for “Jentel Presents.” This month’s residents from the Jentel Artist Residency Program in Banner will be featured in
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