Wyoming Arts Council

WAC invites you to three public gatherings in Evanston

Wyoming Arts Council staff and board members invite you to attend a series of public gatherings in August to help us develop a long-range plan for the arts in the state. WAC Executive Director Michael Lange urges people to attend and “bring your comments, suggestions and dreams of the future of the arts in Wyoming.”
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Wilson artist Suzanne Morlock takes her site-specific art to Seattle

Western Design Conference opens Sept. 10 at Snow King Center in Jackson

From a press release: The Western Design Conference (WDC), the world’s preeminent exhibition of Western furniture, fashion and accessories, returns to Jackson September 10-13.  The four-day conference begins Thursday, September 10, with the highly popular Opening Preview Party kicking off the event at the Snow King Center. The Party includes entertaining jewelry and runway fashion
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UW Creative Writing Program goes independent

News from the University of Wyoming: An independent Creative Writing Program will be launched this fall within the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences. “We have impressive programs in art, music, theater and dance, and a nationally renowned art museum, so it makes good sense to build on our strengths in the literary
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Chinese artist Chino Zhao featured at Clay Paper Scissors Gallery in Cheyenne

From Clay Paper Scissors Studio and Gallery in Cheyenne: August and September show opening at Clay Paper Scissors. Clay Paper Scissors is excited to feature Chino Zhao, a Chinese artist who has been in Laramie for the last year. Chino Zhao has been exploring how artmaking and teaching art is different here in the U.S.
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Why you should attend the Big Horn Basin Folk Festival – Photo Tip #1

Come to the Big Horn Basin Folk Festival a day early on July 31 in Thermopolis and improve your professional skills. There are only a few photo workshop slots left so contact Jeb at knowa@gmail.com. Dr. Jeb Schenck, mountain climber-educator-brain theorist, is a national award-winning photographer. He has photographed from the highest peaks on earth. In 1988, he served as
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WESTAF invites Wyoming participants to its 2015 Emerging Leaders of Color convention

From a Western States Arts Federation press release: WESTAF 2015 Emerging Leaders of Color Professional Development Program The Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF) is a regional nonprofit arts service organization whose mission is to strengthen the financial, organizational, and policy infrastructure of the arts in the western United States. In its work, the organization strives
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The arts at the heart of downtown Casper revival

The Casper Star-Tribune editorial board has some good things to say today about the renaissance happening in its downtown. The activity is a grassroots effort, spurred in large part by the arts. It’s incredibly easy to say that there ought to be more things to do in your town. It takes grit and planning and
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Why You Should Attend the Big Horn Basin Folk Festival — Reason #2

Many reasons to attend the upcoming Big Horn Basin Folk Festival: A special “Legacy of Wyoming” program celebrating the 125th anniversary of Wyoming statehood will be held in Hot Springs State Park, Thermopolis, Saturday, August 1. “Buffalo Bill” Boycott and “Dr. Jo” mix story, song and visual images with historical paintings and photographs to highlight
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Wyoming Arts Council holds town meeting in Sheridan on Aug. 3

The Wyoming Arts Council is holding a Town Meeting on Monday, Aug. 3, from noon-1:30 p.m., at the Sagebrush Community Art Center, 201 E. 5th St., Sheridan. The meeting is open to the public. The WAC is holding these gatherings this summer in ten other communities around the state. WAC Executive Director Michael Lange urges people
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