Wyoming Arts Council

Gov. Matt Mead presents purchase awards to six artists at Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition

Six Wyoming artists received purchase awards totaling nearly $8,500 during the Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition reception recently held at the WyomingStateMuseum. Following remarks by First Lady Carol Mead (at far left in photo), Governor Matthew H. Mead (at far right in photo) presented  purchase awards to Jerry Antolik of Hudson for his painting, “Mallard;” Sonja R.
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Gov. Matt Mead presents purchase awards to six artists at Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition

Six Wyoming artists received purchase awards totaling nearly $8,500 during the Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition reception recently held at the WyomingStateMuseum. Following remarks by First Lady Carol Mead (at far left in photo), Governor Matthew H. Mead (at far right in photo) presented  purchase awards to Jerry Antolik of Hudson for his painting, “Mallard;” Sonja R.
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Sheridan library one of 65 chosen nationally to host Civil War program

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library is one of 65 libraries selected to host a new program entitled “Let’s Talk About it: Making Sense of the American Civil War.” Here are the details:The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced that 65 public, academic and community
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Eat, shop and watch a cool movie tonight in downtown Rawlins

Rawlins DDA/Main Street  has been working extremely hard the past few years on its downtown. Tonight, Rawwlins DDA/Main Street and the CarbonCountySchool District #1 Rec Board present Downtown Moonlight Movies, a outdoor movie series showing four films June through September. Tonight’s show at DepotPark, 4th and Front streets, is the animated feature “DespicableMe.” This year’s
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NIC Fest features performances by Urban Island

Denver’s Urban Island NIC Fest at the Nicolaysen Art Museum in Casper starts at 5 this evening. The annual event features booths and demos by more than 60 visual artists and three days of musical entertainment. The corner of Beech and 2nd street on the NIC Fest grounds will feature a whole new “unique, completely
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40 years after — Cheyenne’s Class of 1971 celebrates through art

Hynds Building art space, downtown Cheyenne Class reunions usually consist of picnics and boozy receptions recalling the good ol’ (or not so good ol’) days. Here’s a unique event centered around 40th reunion activities for grads of Cheyenne high schools. Class of ’71 grads B.J. Buckley (poet) and Alan O’Hashi (filmmaker) sent me this info:
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40 years after — Cheyenne's Class of 1971 celebrates through art

Hynds Building art space, downtown Cheyenne Class reunions usually consist of picnics and boozy receptions recalling the good ol’ (or not so good ol’) days. Here’s a unique event centered around 40th reunion activities for grads of Cheyenne high schools. Class of ’71 grads B.J. Buckley (poet) and Alan O’Hashi (filmmaker) sent me this info:
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Call for public art proposals: WY Military Joint Force Readiness Center

Photo by Sue Sommers FMI: Wyoming Military Joint Force Readiness Center, Cheyenne. Deadline is June 30, 2011 

Casper College board of trustees names theatre for Tom Empey

On Wednesday, Casper College trustee Bill Hambrick spoke in favor of renaming the college’s Black Box Theatre for former theater director Tom Empey. Empey is a former board chair of the Wyoming Arts Council. The Casper College board names buildings after people who have given “distinguished service” or substantial monetary gifts, according to a new
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BBHC offers field trip for Fern-filled Fauna of the Bighorn Basin

Fossilized vegetation of the Bighorn Basin From the Buffalo Bill Historical Center: Dr. Scott Wing describes his job like this, “As a research scientist and curator at the Smithsonian’s Museum of Natural History the three major parts of my job are research, collections, and outreach.” All three come together on July 9, 2011, 10 a.m.-2
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