Wyoming Arts Council

35th Annual Governor’s Arts Awards Open for Nominations

Each year the Governor’s Arts Awards recognize artists, arts organizations and patrons who display excellence in the arts and outstanding service to the arts in Wyoming. Now in its 35th year, the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2016 Governor’s Arts Awards is now open for nominations. Any Wyoming citizen, organization, business or community may be a Governor’s Art
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Now Accepting Applications: 2017 Creative Writing Fellowships

The annual Creative Writing fellowships are awards of merit, based on a writer’s body of work, and honoring Wyoming’s literary artists whose work reflects serious and exceptional writing. The Wyoming Arts Council is now accepting applications for the 2017 Creative Writing fellowships. The deadline for applications is midnight, August 22. The format of the 2017 fellowships
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Announcement and Reception for Wyoming’s Next Poet Laureate

Governor Matt Mead will announce Wyoming’s next Poet Laureate and sign the Executive Order on Monday, July 11 at 2 pm in the Barrett Building in Cheyenne. This will be the 8th Poet Laureate. Wyoming’s current Poet Laureate, A. Rose Hill of Sheridan has been in the position for the past year. The Poet Laureate
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Introducing the New WAC Staff

Tara Pappas is the Arts Education Specialist with the Wyoming Arts Council. Prior to joining the Arts Council staff, Tara worked as a K-6 elementary arts educator in Albany County School District and a K-8 arts educator for the Fremont County School District in Colorado, having over 10 years of experience in the field of
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