Wyoming Arts Council

New book by Laramie mother and daughter

From a UW press release: A new book describes a Laramie mother and daughter’s trek from stroke through rehabilitation and their return home. Stacy Gupton suffered a stroke in 2003 while working on an art project. Stacy and her mother, Mona, said at that time they lacked the resources to deal with stroke and all
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Open house at Artful Hand Gallery/Studio

Wyoming Arts Council roster artist Georgia Rowswell sends this invitation: We are having an open house at our new Artful Hand Gallery & Studio on Friday, Jan. 8, noon-10 p.m. Our house is on the corner of East First Avenue and House Street in Cheyenne. Everyone is welcome! We also will be offering classes in
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Apply now for Wyoming Writers, Inc., contest

Wyoming Writers Inc. (WWInc.) is seeking participants to enter the annual Writing Contest.Prose entries are limited to 3,000 words and the categories are: Adult Fiction (which includes genre fiction such as science-fiction, mystery, romance, but no horror or erotica) Fiction for Children Novel Segments Humor Non-fiction (includes articles, essays, and creative non-fiction) Poetry entries are
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Ilyasah Shabazz to deliver keynote address at MLK/DOD Jan. 22 at UW

From a UW press release: Ilyasah Shabazz, an author, lecturer and daughter of slain Muslim leader Malcolm X, is the keynote speaker at the eighth annual Martin Luther King Jr. and Days of Dialogue (MLK/DOD) celebration Jan. 18-22, 7:30 a.m., at the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom. “Poverty, Politics and Race” is the theme of
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Platte River Photography Show accepting entries

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Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition accepting applications from Wyoming artists

All Wyoming visual artists working and livng in the state who meet the eligibility requirements are invited to enter. All artistic interpretations are encouraged. Postmark deadline to apply is February 1, 2010. Artists selected for the exhibit are notified March 12, 2010. Art work by selected artists are due at the State Museum the week
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Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition accepting applications from Wyoming artists

All Wyoming visual artists working and livng in the state who meet the eligibility requirements are invited to enter. All artistic interpretations are encouraged. Postmark deadline to apply is February 1, 2010. Artists selected for the exhibit are notified March 12, 2010. Art work by selected artists are due at the State Museum the week
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Crawford presents "Shop Class as Soulcraft"

Join motorcycle mechanic, author and philosopher Matthew Crawford as he talks about and reads from his book “Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work” (The Penguin Press, 2009) on Thursday, Jan. 14, 7-8 p.m., at the Teton County Public Library in Jackson. Crawford presents a fascinating analysis of what we’ve lost
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Crawford presents "Shop Class as Soulcraft"

Join motorcycle mechanic, author and philosopher Matthew Crawford as he talks about and reads from his book “Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work” (The Penguin Press, 2009) on Thursday, Jan. 14, 7-8 p.m., at the Teton County Public Library in Jackson. Crawford presents a fascinating analysis of what we’ve lost
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Arts participation topic of NEA gathering

This comes from a Dec. 10 press release from the National Endowment for the Arts: Senior Deputy Chairman Joan Shigekawa convened a roundtable discussion with national arts service organizations, regional arts organizations, and NEA staff to discuss the NEA’s 2008 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts, the nation’s largest and most representative study of
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