Wyoming Arts Council

Colorado Council on the Arts faces 50 percent budget cut, postpones grants deadlines

The economic crisis is taking a toll on the creative economies in our neighboring states. We reported a few days ago about a proposed bill to eliminate the South Dakota Arts Council (see http://wyomingarts.blogspot.com/2009/01/sd-govs-budget-eliminates-state-arts.html).This press release comes from the Colorado Council on the Arts: The current proposal for the State’s budget balancing plan includes a
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Wyoming Arts Advocacy Day is Feb. 13

This notice coimes from Phyllis Colpitts of the Wyoming Arts Alliance: Arts Advocacy Day 2009 will be Friday, Feb. 13, at the Wyoming Capitol Building in Cheyenne. Wyoming singer/songwriter Bryan Ragsdale of Green River (a Wyoming Arts Council roster artist) will be performing for our Legislators at 10 a.m. that day. At the close of
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"Musings on Shakespeare by a Teenage Girl"

Off Square Theatre and Dancers’ Workshop presents “Musings on Shakespeare by a Teenage Girl” on Friday, Jan. 30, 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., in the Dancers’ Workshop Studio 1, Center for the Arts, 240 S. Glenwood, Jackson. Suggested donation are $5 adults, $3 students. Here’s a description of the event from the Center for the
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"Musings on Shakespeare by a Teenage Girl"

Off Square Theatre and Dancers’ Workshop presents “Musings on Shakespeare by a Teenage Girl” on Friday, Jan. 30, 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., in the Dancers’ Workshop Studio 1, Center for the Arts, 240 S. Glenwood, Jackson. Suggested donation are $5 adults, $3 students. Here’s a description of the event from the Center for the
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Andy Calder plays music inspired by fine art

If you’re up in Jackson next week, drop into the National Museum of Wildlife Art for this event (thanks to the museum’s Zeenie Scholz for the info): For the National Museum of Wildlife Art’s upcoming “Art After Hours,” Jackson Hole electric bassist, Andy Calder, is facing a challenge: write a piece, or multiple pieces, of
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KEAG Gallery features Brett Deacon

Sarah Ramsey-Walters at the KEAG Gallery in Laramie sends this: Don’t miss the work of nature photographer Brett Deacon in an exhibit at KEAG Gallery, 414 Grand Avenue, Laramie. His exhibit, “Wyoming Landscape,” will show through Feb. 3. Brett’s reverence for the natural world is evident through his vibrant prints capturing the beauty of Wyoming’s
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Student exhibit opens 1/30 at UW Art Museum

From a UW press release:The University of Wyoming Art Museum will present the 34th annual Juried UW Student Exhibition beginning with the opening reception at 6 p.m. and announcement of awards at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30. The exhibition will be on view at the UW Art Museum through Feb. 14. Jennifer Garner, assistant professor,
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Call for entries: Albuquerque Fiber Arts Fiesta

The deadline is March 1 for the Albuquerque, N.M., Fiber Arts Fiesta Expo set for May 21-23, 2009. This is the seventh biennial show dedicated to fiber arts education and to the display of fiber-related artwork. Hosted by the Albuquerque Fiber Arts Council, Inc. (AFAC), the Fiesta includes both juried and judged works organized by
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Reminder: Send in those applications for the Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition

Wyoming artists interested in applying for inclusion in the 9th Annual Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition are reminded the deadline for entries is February 13 . All artists living and working in Wyoming are invited to enter this juried competition. Selected pieces will be on display in the Wyoming State Museum in Cheyenne from April 20
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Reminder: Send in those applications for the Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition

Wyoming artists interested in applying for inclusion in the 9th Annual Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition are reminded the deadline for entries is February 13 . All artists living and working in Wyoming are invited to enter this juried competition. Selected pieces will be on display in the Wyoming State Museum in Cheyenne from April 20
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