Wyoming Arts Council

UW Art Museum hosts annual holiday events Dec. 3-5

The University of Wyoming Art Museum will launch the holiday season with two free public celebrations, Festival of Trees and 23rd Annual Happy Holidays, Laramie! Thursday, Dec. 3-Saturday, Dec. 5. “These events are our most joyful community celebration,” says Katie Christensen, curator of education and statewide engagement. “Participation in visual art, music and dance helps
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Ancient Native arts bring cultural revolution to tribal colleges and universities

From Indian Country Today Media Network: Ancient Native arts and technology are bringing a cultural revolution to 13 tribal colleges and universities that received a grant from the American Indian College Fund. The three-year “Restoration and Preservation of Traditional Native Art Forms and Knowledge Grant” allows tribal colleges and universities (or TCUs) to develop curriculum
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Teton Writers Series presents author Greg Zeigler on Dec. 2

At the Teton County Public Library, Ordway Auditorium, Jackson, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 6 p.m. Teton County Library’s Teton Writers series presents Jackson author, Greg Zeigler, who will read select passages from his new novel, “Some Say Fire,” the sequel to his eco-thriller,  “A Straw that Broke.” The reading will be followed by a Q&A with Zeigler on
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Real Women, Real Bodies presents “Speak Like a Girl” Dec. 2 at UW

From a University of Wyoming press release: Real Women, Real Bodies, a University of Wyoming recognized student organization, will host a “Speak Like a Girl” poetry slam Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 8 p.m. in the UW College of Education auditorium. “Speak Like a Girl” uses spoken word as a tool to educate students about gender
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Real Women, Real Bodies presents "Speak Like a Girl" Dec. 2 at UW

From a University of Wyoming press release: Real Women, Real Bodies, a University of Wyoming recognized student organization, will host a “Speak Like a Girl” poetry slam Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 8 p.m. in the UW College of Education auditorium. “Speak Like a Girl” uses spoken word as a tool to educate students about gender
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Piatigorsky Foundation pianist Richard Dowling tours Wyoming in December

For the 12th consecutive year, the Muriel & Seymour Thickman Family Charitable Trust in Sheridan is funding The Piatigorsky Foundation’s tour of Wyoming. The fall/winter 2015 tour will include public concerts and school outreach programs. The concerts are free and open to the public. The Wyoming Arts Council serves as facilitator with each of the
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Sign up now for Wyoming Poetry Out Loud

The Wyoming Arts Council invites interested language arts, speech/debate and drama teachers and students to take part in Poetry Out Loud (POL), the national recitation and memorization contest sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation. Designed specifically for students in grades 9-12 attending public, private or home schools, the POL
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High school artists invited to enter 2017 Wyoming Conservation Stamp Art Contest

From a Wyoming Game & Fish Department’s press release: Wyoming high school artists interested in Wyoming’s wildlife are alerted that beginning Jan. 1, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will begin accepting artwork for the 2017 Wyoming Conservation Stamp Art Contest. Each year the Game and Fish selects one species to be the subject of
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Wyoming Black Friday alternative: spend time in the great outdoors!

From a Wyoming State Parks and Cultural Resources press release: This year, after fighting the holiday shopping crowds this Black Friday, or to avoid them altogether, the Wyoming Division of State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails invite you to spend some time outdoors. Wyoming’s State Parks and Historic Sites host a variety of trails that
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Sonja Caywood leads “Uncorked” winter classes in Sheridan

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