Wyoming Arts Council

Buffalo Bill Dam celebration features book signing by Beryl Gail Churchill

Officials at Buffalo Bill State Park are preparing for the 100th anniversary of the completion of the Buffalo Bill Dam with a formal commemoration and public centennial photograph on January 16. During the celebration, the Buffalo Bill Visitor Center will open at 9 a.m. Refreshments will be available and Beryl Gail Churchill will sign the
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CWC Opens The Wind In the Willows

The Central Wyoming College (CWC) Theatre Department opened The Wind in the Willows yesterday. Directed by Mike Meyer, the production stars CWC students. Performances are Dec 5, 11, & 12 in the evening. Matinees are offered at 10 AM on Dec 5 and 2:30 PM on Dec 13. The play is being held at the
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Hairy Hanging Holidays!

For those who write about art, Arts Writers Grant Program Announces 2009 Grants

The Creative Capital Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2009 grant cycle.Designed to encourage and reward writing about contemporary art that is rigorous, passionate, eloquent, and precise, as well as to create a broader audience for arts writing, the program aims to strengthen the field as a
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WAC’s fall issue of newsletter now out

Fall issue of the newsletter should have arrived in your mailbox this week. You can also read it online at http://www.wyomingartscouncil.org/. This issue features: Front page–A recap of Arts Summit 2009 audience favorite Kelly Barsdate’s presentation. Kelly works for NASAA, the National Assembly of State Arts Agency. There’s also a terrific photo of Leah Hardy’s
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WAC's fall issue of newsletter now out

Fall issue of the newsletter should have arrived in your mailbox this week. You can also read it online at http://www.wyomingartscouncil.org/. This issue features: Front page–A recap of Arts Summit 2009 audience favorite Kelly Barsdate’s presentation. Kelly works for NASAA, the National Assembly of State Arts Agency. There’s also a terrific photo of Leah Hardy’s
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Blanchan/Doubleday apps on way to juror

Mailed the box filled with Blanchan/Doubleday manuscripts to juror Aaron Abeyta this morning. There are 37 applications in the Frank Nelson Doubleday category and 41 in Neltje Blanchan. This is about the same number we had last year. The Doubleday is given for the best writing informed by a relationship with the natural world. The
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Cheyenne Winter Market at Depot Museum features local food, arts and crafts

This comes from the Northern Colorado Food Incubator Cheyenne will host two winter farmers’ markets this fall, patterned after the Fort Collins Winter Market model. One was held Nov. 7; the next one will be held indoors on Saturday, December 5, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Cheyenne Depot Museum in downtown Cheyenne. Please note, due
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Happy first birthday, Wyo. Humanities blog!

The Wyoming Humanities Council’s Vistas Online e-letter celebrates a cyber-milestone: It’s been a successful first year for the Wyoming Humanities Network, the Wyoming Humanities Council’s blog! Our most popular post this year was “Why I Love Vintage Advertising,” by Communications Coordinator Jenn Koiter. Here is a short excerpt: “If the questions of what beauty is
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Paper Bird performs in Jackson Dec. 7

Denver’s Paper Bird, voted Westword’s 2009 best music group in the Roots/Americana category, will perform at Jackson’s Hole Bar & Grill in Jackson on Monday, Dec. 7, 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $8. At 6 p.m. that day, they will be do a live interview and perform live on 89.1 KHOL Radio. FMI: http://www.myspace.com/paperbirdband. Photo by
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