Wyoming Arts Council

UW Art Museum's "20:20 Performing Arts" event has been postponed

Notice from the UW Art Museum blog: The UW Art Museum has decided to postpone “20:20 Performing Arts,” originally scheduled for June 7th. Summertime in Laramie means fewer presenters are around and smaller crowds, so we’ve decided to reschedule this particular 20:20 for later in the year. Keep an eye out for future 20:20 events;
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Back from Cody

Traveled to Cody with arts council Manager Rita Basom and Folk and Traditional Specialist Anne Hatch for a town meeting and the opening of the Art of the Horse exhibit at the BBHC. No bad weather driving on Thursday last week, just some snow flurries through the Wind River canyon. What a spectacular landscape when
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"My Horse, My Gun, My Libraries"

From a SPCR press release: Lynne Swanson brings to life early 20th century Wyoming librarian Mabel Wilkinson on Thursday May 13 at the Wyoming State Museum. Swanson’s talk, “My Horse, My Gun, My Libraries,” is presented by the Wyoming Humanities Council and sponsored by the Wyoming State Museum and State Museum Volunteers. The lecture begins
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"My Horse, My Gun, My Libraries"

From a SPCR press release: Lynne Swanson brings to life early 20th century Wyoming librarian Mabel Wilkinson on Thursday May 13 at the Wyoming State Museum. Swanson’s talk, “My Horse, My Gun, My Libraries,” is presented by the Wyoming Humanities Council and sponsored by the Wyoming State Museum and State Museum Volunteers. The lecture begins
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This comes from the Kansas Arts Commission: Kansas Arts on Tour Roster deadline is September 16, 2010 The Kansas Arts Commission supports performances, exhibitions, workshops and presentations by artists who appear on the Kansas Arts on Tour Roster by funding presenting organizations up to 40% of the artists’ fees (maximum total request per organization is
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Early registration deadline extended to May 20 for Wyoming Writers, Inc., conference in Cody

Wyoming Writers, Inc., has extended its early bird conference registration deadline to May 20. The conference will be held June 4-6 in Cody. The early bird rate is $155 per person for members and $170 for non-members. After May 20, that rate goes up to $175 and $200, respectively. Join WWInc when you register and
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Piatigorsky Tour resumes tonight in Worland

Harpist Heidi Krutzen and flutist Lorna McGhee will perform a 10-concert tour of Wyoming May 5-12. Two concerts have already been held — in Dayton and Upton. The remaining free Wyoming concerts on the Piatigorsky Foundation Tour are scheduled for: Friday, May 7th, 7 p.m., Worland, Worland Community Center Complex Conference Room, 1200 Culbertson Avenue,
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UW one step closer to new visual arts facility

From a May 7 UW press release: The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees today (Friday) approved a guaranteed maximum price (GMP) for construction of a Visual Arts Facility. Trustees approved a GMP of $26.674 million, as proposed by GE Johnson Construction Inc., the project’s construction manager-at-risk. A GMP ensures the costs of the project
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Call for entries: Failbetter Novella Contest

From Guy Lebeda’s LitOps newsletter: Failbetter Novella ContestDeadline: May 15, 2010Web site: failbetter.com/newsandnotes/wordpress/?p=1E-mail address: novella@failbetter.com. A prize of $500 and publication in Failbetter will be given for a novella. All entries will be considered for publication. Submit the first 5,000 words of a manuscript by May 15. There is no entry fee. Visit the Web
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