Wyoming Arts Council

WAC town meeting set for Lander April 1

The Wyoming Arts Council is holding a Town Meeting on Thursday, April 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Conference Rooms A&B at the Fremont County Library, 451 North Second Street in Lander. The meeting is open to the public. The WAC is holding future meetings through mid-June in other communities around the state. WAC Manager Rita Basom
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Shepard Symposium on Social Justice addresses environmental topics

From a UW press release: World-renowned physicist and environmental leader Vandana Shiva is the keynote speaker for the 14th annual Shepard Symposium on Social Justice, April 7-9, at the University of Wyoming. All symposium events are free and open to the public and registration is recommended. Shiva will discuss “Soil Not Oil: Food Security in
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First two WAC town meetings set for Cheyenne and Lander

Bring your comments, suggestions, and dreamsfor the future of the arts in Wyoming! Southeast Region Town Meeting.March 25, 20106:30 – 8:30 p.m.Sunflower Room, 3rd FloorLaramie County Library2200 Pioneer, Cheyenne Fremont/Hot Springs Region Town MeetingThursday, April 1, 20106:30 8:30 pmConference Rooms A&B, Second FloorLander Branch Library200 Amoretti St, Lander

"Ductogami" at Carbon Co. Library in Saratoga

"Ductogami" at Carbon Co. Library in Saratoga

Artwork selected for tenth annual Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition

BREAKING NEWS (as they say on TV): Works by 40 of Wyoming’s best artists have been selected for inclusion in the Tenth Annual Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition, and will be on display at the Wyoming State Museum in Cheyenne from May 8 through June 5. An opening reception will be held at the State Museum
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Artwork selected for tenth annual Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition

BREAKING NEWS (as they say on TV): Works by 40 of Wyoming’s best artists have been selected for inclusion in the Tenth Annual Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition, and will be on display at the Wyoming State Museum in Cheyenne from May 8 through June 5. An opening reception will be held at the State Museum
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Artspace launches toolkit to help communities find affordable space for the arts

Representatives from Minneapolis-based Artspace spoke at the “Living Upstairs in Wyoming” conference last spring in Sheridan and at the September 2009 Arts Summit in Cheyenne. They also conducted a site visit a few years ago in Casper. Artspace now has designed a toolkit for communities to use as they investigate affordable spaces for the arts.
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Call for entries: Copper Nickel literary journal

This contest announcement comes from Copper Nickel, the University of Colorado at Denver literary journal: Copper Nickel is pleased to announce its first-ever contests in poetry and fiction. The poetry contest will be judged by Natasha Trethewey, Pulitzer-Prize Winning author of Native Guard. The winner will receive $1000 and publication in Copper Nickel 15 in
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Vicki Lindner conducts reading and workshop March 26 in Rock Springs

Vicki Lindner, mentor to an entire generation of writers in Wyoming, will be returning to the state for a March 26 event in Rock Springs. Vicki retired from University of Wtyoming a few years ago. She’s the recipient of two creative writing fellowships (1991 and 2005) from the Wyoming Arts Council. Here’s a press release
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