Wyoming Arts Council

Nine Wyoming artists receive purchase awards at 2008 Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition

Ginny Butcher,”Winter Sage,” Oil, 18″x24″ Nine Wyoming artists received purchase awards totaling more than $12,500 during the Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition reception held at the Wyoming State Museum on June 26. Gov. Dave Freudenthal presented purchase awards at the event to Bunny Connell of Sheridan, Dan Hayward and Travis Ivey of Laramie, Rom Hinz of
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Nine Wyoming artists receive purchase awards at 2008 Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition

Ginny Butcher,”Winter Sage,” Oil, 18″x24″ Nine Wyoming artists received purchase awards totaling more than $12,500 during the Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition reception held at the Wyoming State Museum on June 26. Gov. Dave Freudenthal presented purchase awards at the event to Bunny Connell of Sheridan, Dan Hayward and Travis Ivey of Laramie, Rom Hinz of
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WAC makes changes in grant programs

Just in time for the new fiscal year, the Wyoming Arts Council has announced an increase in funding for most of its Ongoing Grants.These grants are for arts projects or events taking place between July 1, 2008 and June 30, 2009. Applicants may receive funding from each WAC grant category once per year (July 1-June
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Firefighters help kids with reading

Join Raising Readers in Wyoming and the Casper Fire Department for an hour of reading fun at Fire Station 3 in Casper on Monday, June 30, at 9 a.m. After the reading session, Casper Fire Department personnel will lead the children on a tour of the station. All are welcome to attend this free event.
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Snowy Range Fest offers "Rounding Third"

The final theatre production in the University of Wyoming’s 2008 Snowy Range Summer Theatre and Dance Festival, “Rounding Third” runs July 8-12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center studio theatre in Laramie. Tickets cost $10 for the public, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students. For tickets call (307) 766-6666 or go
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Snowy Range Fest offers "Rounding Third"

The final theatre production in the University of Wyoming’s 2008 Snowy Range Summer Theatre and Dance Festival, “Rounding Third” runs July 8-12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center studio theatre in Laramie. Tickets cost $10 for the public, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students. For tickets call (307) 766-6666 or go
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Capitol Art Exhibition reception today

This reminder comes from Milward Simpson, director of Wyoming State Parks and Cultural Resources: I’d like to invite you all to attend the annual Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition Reception taking place this evening from 5-7 p.m. in the State Museum in Cheyenne. True to form, there’s some fantastic art this year, great live music, an
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New Roster Artist: Bryan Ragsdale

As noted in a June 13 post, the Wyoming Arts Council has added eight new artists to its roster. The WAC now has 57 artists, writers, performers and folk artists eligible to be brought into Wyoming communities through its Arts Across Wyoming grants. The new roster will be up on the web site early in
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NPR’s Stamberg to speak in Jackson

Press release from the University of Wyoming National Public Radio’s special correspondent Susan Stamberg will speak Tuesday, Aug. 12, at 6 p.m. at Spring Creek Ranch, 1800 Spirit Dance Road in Jackson. Reservations for the event, sponsored by Wyoming Public Radio and the University of Wyoming Libraries, are due by Aug. 1. The cost is
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NPR's Stamberg to speak in Jackson

Press release from the University of Wyoming National Public Radio’s special correspondent Susan Stamberg will speak Tuesday, Aug. 12, at 6 p.m. at Spring Creek Ranch, 1800 Spirit Dance Road in Jackson. Reservations for the event, sponsored by Wyoming Public Radio and the University of Wyoming Libraries, are due by Aug. 1. The cost is
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