Wyoming Arts Council

Call for proposals: Helena, MT, Parks & Rec

From the Montana Arts Council blog: The city of Helena Parks and Recreation Department and the Helena Public Art Committee (HPAC) are seeking artists to provide a design and painting for a new mural inside the band shell at Veteran’s Memorial Park located in Helena (Last Chance Gulch and Lyndale Ave.). The submission deadline for
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Call for entries: Poets for Living Waters

From Poets & Writers Magazine: Poets for Living Waters is a poetry action in response to the Gulf Oil Disaster of April 20, 2010, one of the most profound man-made ecological catastrophes in history. Former US poet laureate Robert Pinsky describes the popularity of poetry after 9/11 as a turn away from the disaster’s overwhelming
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NEA launches Blue Star Museums program

National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson is one of the Blue Star Museums in Wyoming Just announced by the National Endowment for the Arts: NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman and Blue Star Families Chairman Kathy Roth-Douquet announced the launch of Blue Star Museums, a partnership with more than 600 museums across America to offer free
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Date change for Craig Johnson book signing

From Sheridan Stationery Books & Gallery in downtown Sheridan: Craig Johnson’s book signing for his newest novel “Junkyard Dogs” has been rescheduled for Thursday, May 27th, 2010 at 5 pm. “Craig Johnson’s award-winning Walt Longmire mysteries continue to find new fans, and “Junkyard Dogs” is sure to create many more devotees. The sixth book in
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NIC Fest entertainment line-up announced

From the Nicolaysen Art Museum web site: This year, NIC Fest’s Main Stage will feature 14 different musical groups performing throughout the June 25-27 weekend in downtown Casper. On Saturday, June 26, during breaks on the NIC Fest Main Stage, visitors can wander down to the corner of Beech and 2nd street to hear the
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Neltje exhibit opens Saturday, May 22, at UW Art Museum

Neltje, Clear and Silent Light IV, mixed media, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 24 inchesImage courtesy of the artist From the University of Wyoming Art Museum blog: An exhibition featuring eminent Wyoming artist Neltje (American, b. 1934) will open on Saturday, May 22 at the UW Art Museum. Neltje highlights recent paintings, including new works
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Daniel Junge — from making videos as an East High student to an Academy Award nomination

Filmmaking in the West and the Importance of Literacy from Indie Media: The New Journalism on Vimeo. Opening night on May 21 at the Cheyenne International Film Festival is a fund-raising reception for the Laramie County Library Foundation honoring Oscar-nominated filmmaker Daniel Junge. He’ll be screening three of his films, including “The Last Campaign of
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"Flakes, Jugs and Splitters" slide show and book signing June 2 at UW

From a UW press release: “Flakes, Jugs & Splitters: The Geology of Rock Climbing,” a free slide show and book signing by geologist, writer and climber Sarah Garlick, is scheduled Wednesday, June 2, at 7 p.m. in Room 133 of the University of Wyoming Classroom Building. A UW alumna, Garlick brings the stories behind the
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"Flakes, Jugs and Splitters" slide show and book signing June 2 at UW

From a UW press release: “Flakes, Jugs & Splitters: The Geology of Rock Climbing,” a free slide show and book signing by geologist, writer and climber Sarah Garlick, is scheduled Wednesday, June 2, at 7 p.m. in Room 133 of the University of Wyoming Classroom Building. A UW alumna, Garlick brings the stories behind the
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"Absaroka" wins Wyoming Short Film Contest

The Wyoming Film Office just announced this: “Absaroka,” a short film produced by Patrick Mignano and filmed near Cody, Wyoming is the winner of this year’s Wyoming Short Film Contest. Now in its third year, the Wyoming Short Film Contest awarded $25,000 to Mignano who will now have the opportunity to produce another film in
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