Wyoming Arts Council

Connie Gibbons steps down as executive director of the NIC; search on for replacement

From a press release: The Board of Directors of the Nicolaysen Art Museum today announces that its Executive Director, Connie Gibbons, will take up a position beginning in June with the Mulvane Art Museum at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas. Gibbons made the decision to leave the NIC to be closer to her family, and
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Wyoming Poetry Out Loud champ rehearses for national finals in Washington, D.C.

Wyoming Poetry Out Loud champion Sara Ellingrod (shown in photo above), a student at Arvada-Clearmont High School, is coached on March 18 by poet Jim Coppoc, who teaches at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. Also in the photo is Sara’s teacher, Linda Crawford. Sara will be rehearsing poems for the next month in preparation
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Mac Miller, Sean Kingston and New Boyz perform at UW April 13

Press release by Brittany Perez, UW Institutional Communications Intern: “1, 2, 3, 4, some crazy kids come and knocked upon your door. So let ‘em in, let ‘em in, let ‘em in…. Join the K.I.D.S. and have the best day ever.” Those lyrics from a pair of popular Mac Miller tunes will be rapped at
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Mac Miller, Sean Kingston and New Boyz perform at UW April 13

Press release by Brittany Perez, UW Institutional Communications Intern: “1, 2, 3, 4, some crazy kids come and knocked upon your door. So let ‘em in, let ‘em in, let ‘em in…. Join the K.I.D.S. and have the best day ever.” Those lyrics from a pair of popular Mac Miller tunes will be rapped at
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Three Wyoming groups hit the road in May and June for regional WYOmericana Music Tour

JShogren Shanghai’d, Jalan Crossland and Screen Door Porch have joined together for WYOmericana Caravan in May and June. They kick off the tour with a May 15 concert in Laramie’s Gryphon Theatre and wind their way through venues in Wyoming, Colorado, Montana and Idaho. They wrap up the tour June 8 at the Hi-Water Hoedown at
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Karmen Rossi named new operations manager of the Wyoming Arts Alliance

The new operations manager of the Wyoming Arts Alliance is Karmen Rossi of Cheyenne. She joins WyAA with a strong set of experiences in the non-profit world, most recently with the Girl Scouts of America. She has already hit the ground running, attending CLICK!, Poetry Out Loud, and serving on the GTO grant panel. Join
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Casper’s Gabrielle Reeves uses her artwork to explore Turkish concept of “Huzun”

The Corridor Gallery in downtown Casper announces “Hüzün: Memories of Istanbul,” an upcoming guest artist show opening on March 29 at 7 p.m. and featuring the work of Casper artist Gabrielle Reeves. “Hüzün: Memories of Istanbul” is a body of original artwork which seeks to define the root of the show’s title by imagery. After
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Casper's Gabrielle Reeves uses her artwork to explore Turkish concept of “Huzun”

The Corridor Gallery in downtown Casper announces “Hüzün: Memories of Istanbul,” an upcoming guest artist show opening on March 29 at 7 p.m. and featuring the work of Casper artist Gabrielle Reeves. “Hüzün: Memories of Istanbul” is a body of original artwork which seeks to define the root of the show’s title by imagery. After
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Celebrate Celtic history through poetry, dance and song March 17 at the Pinedale LIbrary

Not your average St. Patrick’s Day celebration! Come on out to the Sublette County Public Library in Pinedale on March 17 for Ceilidh (pronounced Kay-Lee). The celebration reaches deep into Celtic history as a Gaelic social gathering filled with folk music, poetry, dancing and seasonal merriment. Special guests will include Gelene Cox, Valerie Lee, George
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Four Teton County artists explore the “New Frontier” on March 27

“New Frontier: Artists Re-Imagining the Old West” is a cocktail-hour chat with Tony Birkholz, Kelly Halpin, Abbie Miller (2013 WAC visual arts fellowship recipient) and Travis Walker on Wednesday, March 27, 5:30 p.m. in the Pink Garter Theatre, 50 W. Broadway, Jackson. Topics will include film, animation, sculpture, painting, and ideas that chart new paths
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