Wyoming Arts Council

Apply now for Blanchan and Doubleday writing awards

The Wyoming Arts Council welcomes applications for the 2015 Blanchan and Doubleday writing awards. Deadline is midnight on Monday, Nov. 17. The Neltje Blanchan Award of $1,000 is given for the best poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, or script which is informed by a relationship with the natural world. The Frank Nelson Doubleday Award of $1,000
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Ever driven Wyoming’s Snow Chi Minh Trail?

Sometimes history, current events and the arts collide in a strange way. All of us here at the Wyoming Arts Council have driven this stretch of I-80 on our way to and from arts events and meetings in Rock Springs and beyond. Some of our readers may remember Barbara Smith’s poem “I-80” in 2003’s Deep
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Ever driven Wyoming's Snow Chi Minh Trail?

Sometimes history, current events and the arts collide in a strange way. All of us here at the Wyoming Arts Council have driven this stretch of I-80 on our way to and from arts events and meetings in Rock Springs and beyond. Some of our readers may remember Barbara Smith’s poem “I-80” in 2003’s Deep
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Wyoming Piatigorsky Tour stop at Casper College features Evan Drachman on cello

Wyoming State Parks and Cultural Resources Commission meets Oct. 21-22 in Thermopolis

From a State Parks and Cultural Resources press release: Members of the Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources Commission will meet from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., October 22, in the Big Horn Federal, Basement Meeting Room, 643 Broadway in Thermopolis. An executive session may be called if necessary. The Commission will also
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Encounter the Grand Canyon with writers Chris Propst and John Yohe

Update from PALS in Lander

This comes from the latest e-mail newsletter from Promoting Arts in Lander Schools (PALS), a 2011 Governor’s Arts Award recipient: PALS has been working to bring quality arts programs into Lander Schools since 1999. Exposure to and integration of the ARTS are the main areas of focus.We would like you to be informed of the distinctive programming we
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LaPlaca Cohen asks: What do food trucks have to do with the future of arts marketing?

We came across this fascinating Oct. 8 ARTSblog post on the American for the Arts web site. It has a lot to say about the evolution of the term “culture” and the dynamics of the changing audience for the arts: Over the past few weeks, a new face has been popping up at street fairs and
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Author and historian Karen Abbott at Teton County Library Oct. 15-16

From a Teton County Public Library press release: Next week, Teton County Library hosts yet another stellar author in its “Writers at the Library” series: best-selling historian, Karen Abbott, who USA Today heralded as the “pioneer of sizzle history.” On Wednesday, October 15 at 7 p.m., Abbott will give a free talk in the library’s Ordway Auditorium. The following
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Call for submissions: Laramie Film Festival

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