Wyoming Arts Council

New Research Reveals State-By-State Arts Participation Rates

  Washington, DC—The National Endowment for the Arts is releasing new research that for the first time offers a complete state-by- state perspective on how American adults participate in the arts, including activities in Wyoming. The new research comes in the form of an “arts data profile,” an NEA collection of statistics, graphics, and summary results from data-mining
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Calling All Wyoming Musicians

The Wyoming Arts Council and the Western States Art Federation (WESTAF) are seeking musicians for Wyoming’s IMTour Roster. This is a statewide call, and represents the next phase of the Wyoming Independent Music Initiative (WIMI).  Designed to open up touring opportunities across 13 Western states, IMTour serves as a booking website. It is the program’s mission to support underappreciated artists, offering roster
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Deadline Approaches for Wyoming Arts Council Mentoring Project Grants

The Wyoming Arts Council introduced the Folk & Traditional Arts Mentoring Program in 2005 as part of its ongoing effort to increase support and recognition of Wyoming’s rich cultural arts and traditions. The grants are designed to support the transmission of Wyoming’s finest Traditional and Folk skills through the natural process of in-person, hands-on instruction. A master
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Bearlodge Writers to Host Maine Author for Workshop

Morgan Callan Rogers, author of two internationally-acclaimed novels and several short stories, will present an all-day workshop for writers on Saturday, September 24, in Sundance, Wyoming. The workshop will be held from 9a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Crook County Courthouse. The author will also be available to the public to sign her books Friday, September 23, at
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Last Week to Apply for Wyoming Arts Council Creative Writing Fellowship

Wyoming writers are reminded the deadline for Wyoming Arts Council 2017 Creative Writing fellowships applications is August 22. The format of the 2017 fellowships is new: one fellowship will be awarded in each category of Poetry, Creative Nonfiction, and Fiction, for a total of three fellowships. Applications are accepted online via Submittable at wyomingartscouncil. submittable.com/submit. The
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Wyoming Arts Council Board to meet at Camp Douglas

The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold its next quarterly meeting Thursday, August 18 at Camp Douglas Officers’ Club a World War II era State Historic Site. Beginning at 9 a.m. the board will convene to hear reports, plan for upcoming events, get updates on current arts council initiatives, and conduct business. An executive session may be called if necessary.
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