Wyoming Arts Council

Visual arts fellowship form now on WAC web

The printable application for the 2008 visual arts fellowships is now on the Wyoming Arts Council web site. Go to the home page at https://wyoarts.state.wy.us and scroll down to the news section. Click on the link for the visual arts fellowships. This takes you to the page for the visual arts program. There are two
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Banff Mountain Film Festival at UW

From a UW press release: For the ninth year, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour will stop at the University of Wyoming for two nights of mountain adventure films, Feb. 23-24 at 7 p.m. in the College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. The event is sponsored by the UW Outdoor Adventure program. One of
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Week of Feb. 18-23 to be lively in Cheyenne (and not just because of the Legislature)

Next week is a biggie for the Wyoming Arts Council. The annual Governor’s Arts Awards gala will be held on Friday, Feb. 22. While in town, visit the WAC Gallery show of “Wyoming Folk Masters.” Follow the image above to the WAC web site and further info.

UW art auction benefits juvenile diabetes

From a UW press release: Cardinal Key, the University of Wyoming junior honorary, will hold its annual banquet and art auction to benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research, “Hearts of Gold.” The event will be Saturday, Feb. 23, in the Wyoming Union Yellowstone Ballroom in Laramie. Doors open at 5 p.m. with a silent auction and dinner
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Promoting Women’s History

From the National Women’s History Project web site: March 2008 had been designated as National Women’s History Month to ensure that the history of American women will be recognized and celebrated in schools, workplaces, and communities throughout the country. The stories of women’s historic achievements present an expanded view of the complexity and contradiction of
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Promoting Women's History

From the National Women’s History Project web site: March 2008 had been designated as National Women’s History Month to ensure that the history of American women will be recognized and celebrated in schools, workplaces, and communities throughout the country. The stories of women’s historic achievements present an expanded view of the complexity and contradiction of
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Art for the Cure seeks donated artwork

Art for the Cure will be accepting donated artwork until March 26. It will be featured at the Art for the Cure event on April 11, 6:30-9:30 p.m., at the Little America Hotel, 2800 W. Linconway, Cheyenne, According to its web site, “Art for the Cure is a live and silent art auction open to
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Black History Month

Tuesday, February 26, is the final event in the Cheyenne Depot Museum’s Downtown Entertainment Program of their literary/historical series with a Black History Presentation.Free to all, the talk/presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. Takes place in the historic Depot Lobby.

Looking to fill position of Dean of Conservatory of Music at Purchase College

Unique among the sixty-four SUNY campuses in combining professional conservatory programs in the performing and visual arts with rigorous and complementary studies in the liberal arts and sciences, Purchase College has grown to become an academic, intellectual and artistic center for the West Chester county region with highly regarded and increasingly well-known programs. Considered one
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Pilot program helps Wyoming veterans

From Mike Shay: The following isn’t primarily an arts issue, but it is one that affects us all. Art and art therapy are playing a big part in mental health issues. The Cheyenne V.A. Hospital runs an annual arts competition and exhibition. The National Endowment for the Arts sponsors Operation Homecoming, a program that offers
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