Wyoming Arts Council

Wyoming Arts Council board to meet June 1

The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold its next quarterly meeting Thursday, June 1 via teleconference. Beginning at 1 p.m. the board will convene to hear reports, plan for upcoming events, get updates on current arts council initiatives, review panel recommendations on grants, and conduct business. An executive session may be called if necessary. The
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Wyoming Arts Council Visual Arts Fellowships Now Open

The Wyoming Arts Council is now accepting applications for the 2018 Visual Arts Fellowships. Open to Wyoming residents, the Visual Arts Fellowships are merit-based awards selected on the artist’s portfolio and honoring work that reflects serious and exceptional investigation. Artists working in any media may apply. The deadline to apply is June 16, 2017, and
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Public Comment Open on Wyoming ESSA Draft Plan

Wyoming’s draft Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) State Plan is currently open for public comment. The draft plan is available on the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) website. “This plan builds off of the strengths in Wyoming’s education system and our ongoing commitment to excellence. The goals for our schools are based on our state’s
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New Call-In Numbers for Community Support Grant Panel Meetings

The Wyoming Arts Council Community Support Grant applications will be panel reviewed on May 18th and 19th. Applications requesting operating/project support will be reviewed in Lander. The public is invited to call in and listen to the panel discussion of each application received. The panel will convene at 9:30 a.m. on May 18th, and 9 a.m. until finished on May
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Announcing Two New Public Art Calls

The Wyoming Arts Council announces two calls for entry for public art are now open. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is building a new Regional Office and Wildlife Forensic and Fish Health Lab in Laramie. A Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is open only to Wyoming artists with a deadline of May 31, 2017. Northwest
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Applications for two new Wyoming Arts Council grants, Professional Development/ Career Advancement and Rural Arts Access will be available to all Wyoming 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations, government agencies, churches or tribal governments, and  individual artists, beginning May 1. Professional Development/Career Advancement Grants (PD) are available to organizations and individual artists, and is designed to help grow
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