Wyoming Arts Council

Four new exhibitions open Jan. 31 at UW Art Museum

News from the UW Art Museum: Four new exhibitions featuring artwork that includes hand-sewn quotes on photographs, words or lettering as the subject, historical maps and pop art will open Saturday, Jan. 31, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum in Laramie. “Face Value: Embroidered Found Photographs by Jane Waggoner Deschner” explores the artist’s fascination
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2015 Blanchan and Doubleday Writing Award winners announced

The Wyoming Arts Council (WAC) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Blanchan and Doubleday Memorial Writing Awards. Matt Daly of Jackson won the Neltje Blanchan award for nature writing for his manuscript, Wolf Hunter and Other Poems. Winner of the Frank Nelson Doubleday award for women writers is Marylee White of Wilson
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NEA offers Jan. 21 webinars for Arts Works and Imagine Your Parks grants

  The National Endowment for the Arts sent us this information about two webinars scheduled for Jan. 21: 1. Wednesday, January 21, 2015 – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Art Works Guidelines Webinar: This will be a general guidelines workshop for potential Art Works applicants (non-profit organizations. There will be an overview presentation followed by a Q&A session.
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WAC roster artist Gene Gagliano conducts events in Lander

This announcement comes from Promoting Art in Lander Schools (PALS): This Week at Baldwin Creek Elementary! Eugene Gagliano, Children’s Book Writer from Buffalo and Wyoming Arts Council roster artist. January 21-22: Classroom residency for all 4th graders and 5th graders January 22: Family Fun Night with Mr. Gagliano for all BCE families, 6-7:30 pm in the gym

Trampled by Turtles, Elephant Revival perform Feb. 28 at UW

From a University of Wyoming press release: Renowned bluegrass-folk band Trampled by Turtles is scheduled to perform Saturday, Feb. 28, at the University of Wyoming. Tickets to the concert, set for 8 p.m. in the College of Arts and Sciences auditorium, are available starting Monday, Jan. 19, at 10 a.m. via www.uwyo.edu/finearts. Cost is $20 with
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Daniel Junge's documentary on Evel Knievel will be screened at Sundance

Daniel Junge’s film, “Being Evel,” will be screened five times during the Sundance Film Festival Jan. 25-31 in Park City, Utah. The Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker grew up in Cheyenne. This is the first time that one of his films will be screened at the festival. Here’s more information about the film from the Sundance
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Daniel Junge’s documentary on Evel Knievel will be screened at Sundance

Daniel Junge’s film, “Being Evel,” will be screened five times during the Sundance Film Festival Jan. 25-31 in Park City, Utah. The Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker grew up in Cheyenne. This is the first time that one of his films will be screened at the festival. Here’s more information about the film from the Sundance
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New Mexico poet Levi Romero comes to Rock Springs on Jan. 22

  From Rick Kempa at Western Wyoming College in Rock Springs: New Mexico Centennial Poet Laureate Levi Romero will give a presentation of his work at Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs on Thursday, Jan. 22, at 7 p.m, in Room 1302.  He will also offer an author’s workshop that will focus on the
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Second City performs in Laramie on Jan. 28

From a University of Wyoming press release: Members of Chicago’s famed Second City will present an improvisational comedy show Wednesday, Jan. 28, at 8 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. The program, sponsored by UW’s Student Activities Council, is free and open to the public. Since opening December 1959
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Twelve students chosen to perform at Jan. 25 Young Artist Competition in Casper

The Wyoming Symphony Orchestra will hold its Young Artist Competition on Sunday, Jan. 25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Casper College. Designed to recognize and encourage the musical artistry of young Wyomingites, the Young Artist Competition is open to Wyoming musicians between the ages of 13 and 25 who play any of the standard orchestral instruments
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