Wyoming Arts Council

RESERVATIONS NOW OPEN FOR GOVERNOR’S ARTS AWARDS

The Wyoming Arts Council is now accepting reservations for the 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards dinner and awards ceremony at Little American Hotel and Resort in Cheyenne, Feb. 9. Reservations for the event are $65 per person and can be obtained by visiting governorsartsawards17.eventbrite.com or calling the Wyoming Arts Council at 307-777-7742. The premier sponsor of
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Artist Selected for Northwest College Art in Public Buildings Project

Northwest College recently opened the new Yellowstone Building with the goal of strengthening relationships between the college and the community. The building houses state of the art facilities for Criminal Justice, Nursing, Social Sciences and Communications, as well as a conference area and other public spaces. The building qualified for Wyoming’s Art in Public Buildings
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2017 Governor’s Arts Awards Winners Announced

Governor Matt Mead has announced the recipients of the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards. Recipients will be honored at a dinner and awards ceremony on Feb. 9 in Cheyenne. The recipients are: Susan Moldenhauer, individual artist/community arts builder/retired director of the UW Art Museum from Laramie; ART 321/Casper Artists Guild, a nonprofit organization offering art exhibitions
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Phone Spoofing the Arts Council

We’ve seen a recent increase in complaints about spoofed calls using our phone number. These robocalls use a faked caller ID, hiding the caller’s true identity. The way it works is that the spammers use call spoofing technology to call your phone while showing a phone number that appears to be from your specific area
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Mentoring Project Grants Awarded

The Wyoming Arts Council has awarded four new Mentoring Project Grants for 2018. Established in 2005 as part of the Arts Council’s ongoing effort to increase support and recognition of Wyoming’s rich cultural arts and traditions, these grants are designed to support the transmission of traditional and folk art skills through the natural process of
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Introducing Community Development & Independent Music Specialist Philip Moline

Philip Moline is the new Community Development and Independent Music Specialist for the Wyoming Arts Council. Given the choice at a young age to take piano lessons or sign up for band, Philip chose both and never looked back. Philip moved to Laramie, WY to pursue a BA in Music at the University of Wyoming,
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Wyoming Arts Summit to Feature Community Events and Concerts

Designed as a professional development conference and networking opportunity for arts advocates, administrators, educators, and artists, the Wyoming Arts Summit will also host a number of free concerts and events that are open to the general public, November 2-3. The festivities begin with the Wyoming Arts Council’s 50th Anniversary Concert. The show features the Wind River Dancers;
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Wyoming Arts Council board to meet November 1

The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold its next quarterly meeting Wednesday and Thursday, November 1-2 at the Fremont County Branch Library in Lander. Beginning at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, November 1, the board will convene to hear reports, plan for upcoming events, and get updates on current Arts Council initiatives. An executive session may
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Art in Public Buildings Reception at LCCC

A reception at Laramie County Community College is scheduled for October 18 at 10:30 a.m. to recognize the recently completed Art in Public Buildings project on campus. The reception is free and open to the public. Two new buildings on the LCCC campus qualified for Art in Public Buildings. The Flexible Industrial Technology Building was
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Artists Selected for New Game and Fish Department Laramie Regional Office Art in Public Buildings Project

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is building a new Regional Office and Wildlife Forensic and Fish Health Lab in Laramie. The new building qualifies for Wyoming’s Art in Public Buildings (APB) program. The call for artists went out in May and 36 Wyoming artists submitted proposals. After a multi-step review process and artist presentations,
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