Wyoming Arts Council

Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund announces latest round of grant recipients

News from the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund: The Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund recently awarded $195,678 to 30 cultural organizations around the state at their recent grant review board meeting held in Pinedale. This grant round was very competitive with 45 excellent grant applications requesting essentially $1 million in grant support. Awards were given to support
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Artistic Discovery exhibit opens June 3 in Cheyenne

  The exhibition “Artistic Discovery: Outstanding 2-D and 3-D student work from the Wyoming High School Art Symposium,” will be on display from June 3-July 31 in Cheyenne’s Barrett Building, 2301 Central Avenue, home of the State Museum. The exhibit will be open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Forty pieces of two- and three-dimensional
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The Wyomericana Caravan gets rolling on May 28


Applications open for Teton Artlab Visiting Artist in Residence fellowships

From the Teton Artlab: Teton Artlab assists visual artists by providing studio space, exhibition and performance opportunities, and access to shared resources. We offer the only residency program within one hour of two National Parks, Yellowstone and Grand Teton. Artists have access to endless miles of trails, rivers, and forest right out of the door.
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Guidelines released for next round of NEA Our Town grants

The guidelines are out for the next round of NEA Our Town grants. Here’s more info from the NEA web site: 2016 is the sixth year of Our Town, the NEA’s primary creative placemaking program, providing funding that supports local efforts to enhance quality of life and opportunity for residents, increase creative activity, and create
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UW Summer Programs announces May-June concert line-up

From a UW press release: Synth-punk band Slow Caves will launch the University of Wyoming Summer Programs concert series Wednesday, May 27, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. on Simpson Plaza in Laramie. The event is free and open to the public. Based in Fort Collins, Colo., Slow Caves released its self-titled debut EP in June 2014.
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Park County residents invited to learn about their local folk artists on June 6

On Saturday, June 6, 2:30 p.m., Wyoming Arts Council folk and traditional arts specialist Anne Hatch will present a program, “Meet Your Neighbors: Folk Artists in Park County,” at the Park County Library in Cody. The event is free and open to the public. For those unfamiliar with the definition of folk artists, Hatch explains
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Jackson Hole Community School students turn school bus into mobile work of art

This comes from the Jackson Hole Community School Facebook page: A mobile chicken coop? Yes indeed! And thanks to a grant from pARTners in Jackson, the bus is also a mobile work of art. The bus is headed back to Full Circle Farm, an organic Community Shares Agriculture (CSA) operation in Victor, Idaho, which will
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Art of the Hunt sponsors two public presentations on May 28 and 30

The Wyoming Arts Council wraps up its series of free public presentations for its Art of the Hunt exhibit with two events on May 28 and 30 at the Wyoming State museum in Cheyenne. Family Hunting Traditions will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 28. Listen to stories about the importance of family hunting
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Artist reception this evening for Hatsuko Mary Higuchi at Heart Mountain Interpretive Center

“GAMAN:  Surviving the Nikkei Gulag and Diaspora in World War II,” featuring the art of Hatsuko Mary Higuchi, will be on display through May 31 at the Heart Mountain Interpretation Center in Park County. This evening at 6 p.m. Higuchi will be at the center for a “meet the artist” event beginning at 6 p.m.
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