Wyoming Arts Council

UW Libraries add AP digital images

From a UW press release: The University of Wyoming Libraries has added Associated Press images to its digital collections. UW students, faculty and staff members will have access to AP material, including photographs, images, graphics, historical photographs and audio clips. “This resource is useful for any discipline,” says Nancy Marlatt, marketing coordinator for the UW
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New arts classes at AVA in February

Coming Soon at AVA in Gillette: For kids: Early Release Day Art Class. Looking for something fun to do on Early Release Day? Join Becky Thompson for art projects, fun, and games. For grades 1-6. February 13, 2-5 p.m. Fee is $15 (includes all supplies!) Click Here to Register!For teens and adults: Beginning Pottery Classes.
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Mike Shay and the Arts Council receive recognition

From Assistant Editor Linda C.: WyoPoets has selected the Wyoming Arts Council, and Mike Shay, to receive one of their Excellence Awards. He will recieve their undying gratitude and a certificate suitable for framing. He was nominated, then approved by two committee members. Myra Peak will be in Cheyenne on February 19 to present the
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Collecting and displaying Wyoming artwork

A new program is working to acquire a collection of Wyoming artwork for display in the State Capitol Building. Through the Wyoming Legislative Artwork Donation Program, Wyoming artists can donate or loan pieces to be included in a collection for exclusive display in the Capitol. Senator Jayne Mockler, a member of the Legislative Facilities Committee,
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Glass Art Show opens today in Cheyenne

“The Glass Art Celebration!” Wyoming’s largest glass art show is returning for its sixteenth season. The show runs for ten days from Friday, February 8 through Sunday, February 17, at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens in Lions Park. The show is open to both amateur and professional glass artists. Glass at the Gardens is professionally judged
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Clifton mixed-media exhibit at NW College

“Vignettes,” a mixed-media exhibition by Jeanju Clifton, will be on display at Northwest College’s SinClair Gallery through Feb. 22 in Powell. Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. Here’s a statement from the artist: My work is based upon Victorian die-cut chromolithographs, or “scraps,” which the Victorians used to decorate just about everything in their
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Call for entries: 10-minute play contest

Theatre Oxford’s Ten-Minute Play Contest awards $1,000 and production of the winning script to the author of a 10-minute play that is no longer than 10 pages. Submitted plays must be original and never-before produced. There is a $10 application fee. For full information on how to apply, visit www.10minuteplays.com.

Call for entries: Summer Arts & Crafts Show

Wyoming and Front Range artists and crafts persons are invited to participate in the Wyoming State Museum Volunteers’ 31st Annual Outdoor Arts and Crafts Show, August 16, on the grounds of the Barrett Building in Cheyenne.One of the largest and longest-running arts-and-crafts shows in the area, crafts persons from throughout the Rocky Mountain region participate
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Call for entries: Summer Arts & Crafts Show

Wyoming and Front Range artists and crafts persons are invited to participate in the Wyoming State Museum Volunteers’ 31st Annual Outdoor Arts and Crafts Show, August 16, on the grounds of the Barrett Building in Cheyenne.One of the largest and longest-running arts-and-crafts shows in the area, crafts persons from throughout the Rocky Mountain region participate
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Grants to Composer-led Jazz Ensembles

Chamber Music America is pleased to request applications for its jazz commissioning program—New Works: Creation and Presentation—which is now entering its ninth year. Grant range: up to $15,000Deadline: February 28, 2008 The program supports the creation and performance of new compositions in the jazz idiom. Funding is available to professional jazz ensembles that are led
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