Wyoming Arts Council

Georgia’s new creative economies initiative

The State Arts Action Network newsletter distributed by Americans for the Arts carried this interesting story about innovative ways that the State of Georgia is using to promote its creative economies: The Georgia Department of Economic Development and Georgia Tourism Foundation have combined forces in the creation of a new state creative economies initiative to
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Georgia's new creative economies initiative

The State Arts Action Network newsletter distributed by Americans for the Arts carried this interesting story about innovative ways that the State of Georgia is using to promote its creative economies: The Georgia Department of Economic Development and Georgia Tourism Foundation have combined forces in the creation of a new state creative economies initiative to
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Tina Welling hits the road with second novel

This news comes from Jackson novelist Tina Welling: Tina Welling’s new novel Fairy Tale Blues, published by NAL/Penguin, is available now at all Barnes & Noble book stores and many independents. The novel is about a marriage. On the night of her twenty-sixth wedding anniversary, AnnieLaurie does the unthinkable. She walks out on ther celebration
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Nancy Weidel signs new book May 5-6

Nancy Weidel, the author of the most recent book on the early history of Cheyenne, will be at the Wyoming State Museum for two book signings, May 5 and 6. Weidel will be on hand from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., on May 5 and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., May 6 to sign her
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Fund to Find Craig Arnold has hired independent search-and-rescue team

Here’s the latest update from the FIND CRAIG ARNOLD Facebook page: 5/5 9:18 a.m. EST: Thanks to the money raised through The Fund to Find Craig Arnold, we have been able to engage the help of an independent search and rescue team (1SRG) who arrived at Kuchino-erabu yesterday afternoon. The local authorities brought the team
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Call for entries: Poets of the American West

This was sent by Utah lit guy, Guy Lebeda:Many Voices Press is now soliciting submissions for Poets of the American West, an anthology of poets from western states. Poems by Christopher Howell, Marilyn Krysl, Sandra McPherson, Robert McDowell, David Romtvedt, Joy Harjo, Greg Pape, Melissa Kwasny, Robert Pack, David Wagoner, Katharine Coles, Kim Addonizio, Dana
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SPCR Commission meets in Sheridan

In conjunction with the “Living Upstairs in Wyoming” conference May 11-13 in Sheridan, members of the Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources Commission will meet May 12-13 in the Solitude Room of the Sheridan Holiday Inn from 1:15-5 p.m. May 12, and 8 a.m.-noon, May 13. During the meeting, the commission will receive
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Dan Hayward photo wins "People’s Choice Award" at Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibit

From a press release by Gary Schoene of the SPCR Public Information Office: Five Wyoming artists received purchase awards totaling $8,300 during the Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition reception recently held at the Wyoming State Museum. Gov. Dave Freudenthal presented purchase awards at the event to Dan Hayward, photo, “Mammoth Hot Springs (show above, 58″X33.5″),” and
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Dan Hayward photo wins "People's Choice Award" at Governor's Capitol Art Exhibit

From a press release by Gary Schoene of the SPCR Public Information Office: Five Wyoming artists received purchase awards totaling $8,300 during the Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition reception recently held at the Wyoming State Museum. Gov. Dave Freudenthal presented purchase awards at the event to Dan Hayward, photo, “Mammoth Hot Springs (show above, 58″X33.5″),” and
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Card-making workshop with Carol Richards

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