Wyoming Arts Council

"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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WAC town meetings set for next week in Laramie and Kemmerer

The Wyoming Arts Council is holding a series of town meetings to gather input for its next long-range plan. There remain four more meetings. Next week, WAC will be holding town meetings in Laramie and Kemmerer. Town meetings are open to the public. We encourage anyone interested in the arts in Wyoming to attend! Your
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Roripaughs lead session about Heart Mountain during Wyoming Writers, Inc., conference

Lee Ann Roripaugh At the Wyoming Writers, Inc., conference June 4-6 in Cody, there will be a session about the Heart Mountain Relocation Camp. During World War II, the camp was home to more than 10,000 Japanese-Americans relocated from the West Coast. The camp is now a National Historical Site and an interpretive center is
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Call for entries: "Art Along the Parkway"

This article by Sally Ann Shurmur in today’s Casper Star-Tribune features details about a contest co-sponsored by the Casper Artists Guild. Here’s an excerpt: “Art Along the Parkway” is a joint summer endeavor between the Platte River Parkway Trust and the Casper Artists Guild. Organizers stress, however, that guild membership is not necessary to participate.
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Call for entries: "Art Along the Parkway"

This article by Sally Ann Shurmur in today’s Casper Star-Tribune features details about a contest co-sponsored by the Casper Artists Guild. Here’s an excerpt: “Art Along the Parkway” is a joint summer endeavor between the Platte River Parkway Trust and the Casper Artists Guild. Organizers stress, however, that guild membership is not necessary to participate.
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40th annual National Juried Art Show and Sale

The Cheyenne Artists Guild is holding its 40th National Juried Art Show and Sale. Deadline for entry is Monday, June 14; acceptance notices mailed July 12; final day to accept artwork hand delivered or shipped is July 28; show opens August 2; closes August 31. FMI, go to the website at http://cheyenneartistsguild.org

Reception today at State Museum for Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition

Laramie photographer Ronald Hansen is one of the artists featured in the 2010 Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition. This is an Inkjet photo print entitled “Shoshoni Geronimo.” The work will be on display at the Wyoming State Museum in Cheyenne May 8 through June 5. An opening reception will be held at the State Museum on
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Reception today at State Museum for Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition

Laramie photographer Ronald Hansen is one of the artists featured in the 2010 Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition. This is an Inkjet photo print entitled “Shoshoni Geronimo.” The work will be on display at the Wyoming State Museum in Cheyenne May 8 through June 5. An opening reception will be held at the State Museum on
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Capitol Christmas Tree Project Hosts State–wide Artist’s Competition

Every year since 1970, a Christmas tree has been presented to the United States Congress from a national forest and is known as “The People’s Tree.” This year, for the first time, the tree will be a gift from Wyoming. In honor of this occasion, the Bridger‐Teton National Forest, Bobbi Brown Barrasso, and the Wyoming
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BBHC hosts new blog

Thanks to the federal grant funding agency Institute of Museum and Library Service (IMLS), the Buffalo Bill Historical Center’s Conservation Department has launched an Internet blog titled “Connecting to Collections: Exploring the questions facing Wyoming’s cultural institutions.” Conservator Beverly Perkins and Coordinator Laura Fry decided to start a blog as part of a statewide IMLS
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