Wyoming Arts Council

Wyoming Wilderness Association offers a weekend of art and nature with painter Joan Hoffman

From a press release from the Wyoming Wilderness Association: The Wyoming Wilderness Association is excited to be hosting a weekend of art and nature with Joan Hoffmann, extraordinary oil and pastel artist from Colorado and Vermont, conservationist and teacher. Friday- Sunday June, 15-17th, Hoffmann will inspire painters of any medium or skill level, in a
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NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman: Ray Bradbury inspired generations of readers and writers

NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman’s statement on the death of National Medal of Arts recipient Ray Bradbury: “On behalf of the National Endowment for the Arts, it is with great sadness that I acknowledge the passing of Ray Bradbury, recipient of the National Medal of Arts and one of the inaugural authors featured in our Big
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The Patti Fiasco returns to UW for June 13 concert

The Patti Fiasco will perform a free concert Wednesday, June 13, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. on the University of Wyoming Simpson Plaza. With three years of touring, writing, recording and playing shows together, the group offers country twang mixed with an essence of rock. The members’ Wyoming heritage influences the band’s music. “The Patti Fiasco
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Summer Artist Visits Celebrate New Jackson Hole Sculpture Trail

Tim Shinabarger, (United States, b. 1966), “Black Timber Bugler,” 2007. Bronze. 112 1/2 x 64 5/8 x 116. Gift of Joy and Tony Greene. © Jim McNutt. Jackson Hole, Wyoming – June 7, 2012 – Summer visitors to Jackson Hole, Wyo., will have the opportunity to brush elbows with top wildlife sculptors as part of
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CLTP looking for volunteers

The Cheyenne Little Theatre Players is looking for a few good volunteers. See the long list of needs at http://www.cheyennelittletheatre.org/volunteer.asp?utm_source=Beat+the+Summer+Heat+with+CLTP&utm_campaign=Summer+Heat&utm_medium=email

Author and visionary Ray Bradbury dies at 91

Ray Bradbury in his L.A. office in 2008 Gone is the author of the classics “Fahrenheit 451” and “The Martian Chronicles.” See this article by Rick Schindler in Today Books: Ray Bradbury foresaw the future — and didn’t trust it. Excerpt: Ray Bradbury was the last of the giants of mid-20th century American science fiction, a select fraternity that
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John Frintzler and his Polka Band play in Pine Bluffs June 9 — and on RFDTV tonight!

This comes from our very alert folk arts specialist Annie Hatch: Wyoming favorite, John Fritzler and his Polka Band, perform tonight (June 6) on Mollie B Polka Party on RFDTV at 5:00 pm. John and his band play Dutch Hop, a traditional music for social dancing in the German Russian American community of the tri-state
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Laramie artist Felicia Follum blogs about screen print workshop

Felicia Follum Art + Design Blog: Ink Lounge Screen Print Workshop: This workshop was a wonderful opportunity to learn some fairly simple DIY printing processes.

Next Art Design and Dine features painting frenzy by Cheyenne artist Forrest King

The next Art Design and Dine Artwalk features “Portraits in Progress – Live painting by Forrest King” Thursday, June 14th from 5-8 at the Ancient Sage, 1726 Capital Ave in Historic Downtown Cheyenne Four new portraits in progress by Forrest King, two of which have not been revealed to the public, will be worked on
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"Aerial art" takes to the skies over Laramie during Butch Cassidy Days

Press release from our colleagues at Wyoming State Parks and Historic Sites: The skies of Laramie will be painted with a multitude of colors as kite fliers from throughout the region are featured during this year’s Butch Cassidy Festival at the Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site on Saturday, June 9, from 9 a.m. to
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