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Heart Mountain and Ireland's Great Hunger two of the topics set for UW summer institute

Public programs on topics ranging from refugees in Wyoming to insights about museum and memorial sites around the world will be presented daily during the Summer Institute on Human Rights at the University of Wyoming. Barbara Logan, a UW lecturer in history and women’s studies, will open the conference Sunday, June 14, at 7 p.m.
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Juan Felipe Herrera to become United States’ first Latino poet laureate

From the National Public Radio web site: Poetry readers, prepare yourselves for a passing of the laurels. The Library of Congress announced in the wee hours Wednesday that the next U.S. poet laureate will be California writer Juan Felipe Herrera. He will be the first Latino poet to be appointed to the position. “This is
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Artists in the Environment series announces summer 2015 line-up

News from the Grand Teton Association: Artists in the Environment 2015 will take place the second Saturday in June, July, August and September. Artists in the Environment, sponsored by Grand Teton Association, announces this summer’s line-up. Artists demonstrating oil painting, while referencing the splendor of Grand Teton National Park, will again be featured in various
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Wyoming Arts Council is looking for a Public Art & Creative Sector Specialist

The Wyoming Arts Council is looking for a Public Art & Creative Sector Specialist to “oversee the state of Wyoming Art in Public Buildings program, public art collaborations with communities, and Wyoming Arts Council programs and services that strengthen individuals working in the creative sector.” For the full job listing and access to online applications,
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Wyoming Arts Council is looking for a Public Art & Creative Sector Specialist

The Wyoming Arts Council is looking for a Public Art & Creative Sector Specialist to “oversee the state of Wyoming Art in Public Buildings program, public art collaborations with communities, and Wyoming Arts Council programs and services that strengthen individuals working in the creative sector.” For the full job listing and access to online applications,
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Wynona performs June 10 at UW

Indie rock band Wynona will perform for the University of Wyoming Summer Programs concert series Wednesday, June 10, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. on Simpson Plaza. The event is free and open to the public. The Laramie-based band recently recorded and released a four-song EP titled “Death is an Ocean.” “Wynona has a soothing, light indie
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Governor Mead announces July 10 events to celebrate 125th anniversary of statehood

Governor Matt Mead has announced plans to mark the 125th anniversary of Wyoming statehood on Friday, July 10. The celebration begins at 3:00 p.m. with the early release of state employees and then the Governor speaks from the steps of the Capitol. Those who attend will enjoy games, music and other activities on the grounds around the
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State Museum marks state’s 125th anniversary with a look at the Depression era

From our colleagues at the Wyoming State Museum: The Wyoming State Museum continues the weekly expansion of the Wyoming 125th Anniversary exhibit with a look at the Depression-hit 1930s. Lasting a full decade, it was the worst economic slump ever experienced by the industrialized countries. Not everything about the 1930s was bad for Wyoming, though.
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State Museum marks state's 125th anniversary with a look at the Depression era

From our colleagues at the Wyoming State Museum: The Wyoming State Museum continues the weekly expansion of the Wyoming 125th Anniversary exhibit with a look at the Depression-hit 1930s. Lasting a full decade, it was the worst economic slump ever experienced by the industrialized countries. Not everything about the 1930s was bad for Wyoming, though.
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UW Art Museum celebrates new exhibits with June 11 reception

Everyone’s gathering in Laramie next week: A free public reception to celebrate new summer exhibitions and to welcome attendees of the conference “Our Place in the West … and Beyond: Wyoming at 125” will be held Thursday, June 11, from 6-8 p.m. at the University of Wyoming Art Museum in Laramie. Refreshments will be available, and
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