Wyoming Arts Council

In Cheyenne — local art, local food, local fun

“Road to Cheyenne” by Meghan Cochrane Art Design & Dine on Thursday, April 8, 5-8 p.m. Eight local Cheyenne art and design venues will be open for an evening of art, food and fun! This month’s featured restaurant is Pizza Venti Artful Hand Studio and Gallery will be featuring the work of Meghan Cochrane. Meghan
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Mark Junge on "New York to Charleston on O2" at State Museum April 8

Take a journey with Cheyenne author Mark Junge as he discusses his bicycle trip from New York City to Charleston, S.C., during a Wyoming State Museum lecture series presentation, April 8, at 7 p.m. Titled, “New York to Charleston on O2,” Junge and wife, Ardath, discuss one of five trips throughout the United States that
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Mark Junge on "New York to Charleston on O2" at State Museum April 8

Take a journey with Cheyenne author Mark Junge as he discusses his bicycle trip from New York City to Charleston, S.C., during a Wyoming State Museum lecture series presentation, April 8, at 7 p.m. Titled, “New York to Charleston on O2,” Junge and wife, Ardath, discuss one of five trips throughout the United States that
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Quilting is Dinomyte

The Wyoming State Quilt Guild Southwest Region is hosting Quilt Wyoming 2010’s “Quilting is Dinomyte,” July 15-18 at Western Wyoming Community College. Quilt classes, a vendor mall and quilt display will be offered, as well as quilt entries in the Challenge and Opportunity categories for judging. Registration must be postmarked by April 15, 2010. Go
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UW hosts 29th biennial powwow April 17-18

From a UW press release: Contestants from around the region are expected to take part in the 29th biennial powwow April 17-18, at the University of Wyoming’s War Memorial Fieldhouse in Laramie. UW’s American Indian Studies Program, together with the American Indian Studies Alliance, will host a series of events before the spring semester powwow.
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Ed Reeve is YMCA "Artist of the Month"

From a press release: The Cheyenne Family YMCA “Artist of the Month” for April is photographer Ed Reeve. This is Ed’s fifth year as YMCA artist of the month and his work is very popular. Ed’s art is of wildlife, Wyoming ranch life and Wyoming’s beautiful scenery from the Tetons, the Snowy Range and many
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Ed Reeve is YMCA "Artist of the Month"

From a press release: The Cheyenne Family YMCA “Artist of the Month” for April is photographer Ed Reeve. This is Ed’s fifth year as YMCA artist of the month and his work is very popular. Ed’s art is of wildlife, Wyoming ranch life and Wyoming’s beautiful scenery from the Tetons, the Snowy Range and many
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WAC adds 11 new artists to roster

We have 11 new artists that were approved for the Wyoming Arts Council’s Artist Roster, now totaling 74, who represent the literary, visual and performing arts from across the state. I’ll be profiling them here over the next few days. The full-color, printed version of the roster will be out toward the end of May.
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Ford Foundation announces new program to fund art spaces around the U.S.

The Ford Foundation announced new $100 million program to fund art spaces during the next 10 years. Last year, the foundation awarded a $1 million grant to ArtSpace Projects, a Minneapolis non-profit that finances live-work spaces for artists. Representatives from ArtSpace spoke last September at the Wyoming Arts Summit in Cheyenne and at the “Upstairs
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Call for entries: Woody Guthrie Folk Festival Songwriting Competition

From a press release: The Oklahoma Songwriters & Composers Association, in association with The Woody Guthrie Coalition, is proud to announce the Annual Woody Guthrie Folk Festival Songwriting Competition. This international, folk-oriented songwriting contest is held in conjunction with the 13th Annual Woody Guthrie Folk Festival, held in Woody’s hometown of Okemah, Oklahoma, each July.
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