Wyoming Arts Council

Wyoming Arts Council Seeking songs from Wyoming Musicians for the 2020 Summer Road Trip Playlist

The Wyoming Arts Council is seeking music from Wyoming musicians for the 2020 Summer Road Trip Playlist. This is a statewide call open to independent musicians of all genres. To apply for consideration, please complete the interest form online and create or update a profile on the Wyoming Arts Council’s Artist Directory by April 22.
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Piatigorsky Foundation Wyoming Spring Tour Canceled

The Piatigorsky Foundation has made the decision to cancel all remaining tours of the 2019-2020 season in order to comply with social distancing recommendations due to COVID-19.  This includes the tour of Wyoming originally scheduled to take place April 21-27 and feature pianist Richard Dowling. The Wyoming Arts Council in partnership with The Piatigorsky Foundation
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Deadline Extended for the Wyoming Arts Council Community Support Grant

The deadline to apply for a Community Support Grant from the Wyoming Arts Council has been extended to April 10. The Community Support Grant (CSG) is a competitive grant program for project and/or operational support for qualified organizations that provide services to their community through the arts. Applications are available for programming and services that
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Coronavirus update from the Wyoming Arts Council

As coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads across the U.S. and is now confirmed in the state, the Wyoming Arts Council recognizes that this health concern presents special challenges for the arts sector, especially those hosting mass gatherings, such as performances, festivals, and receptions. We would like to take this opportunity to direct our colleagues and grantees to
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Resources and information for arts and culture organizations dealing with the impacts of COVID-19

The Wyoming Arts Council would like to share some resources for organizations and individuals working in the arts, and some information about how to continue to support the arts and culture sector during a time of cancellations, postponements, and social isolation. Please visit the Wyoming Department of Health website and the Center for Disease Control
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Wyoming Showcase at Treefort Music Fest Postponed

This morning at 10 a.m. MST, Treefort Music Fest announced that the upcoming festival will be postponed. The ninth annual Treefort Music Fest will now take place Sept. 23-27, 2020 in downtown Boise.  Festival organizers have been monitoring Coronavirus (COVID-19) and have been in constant contact with the City of Boise and Central District Health
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Wyoming Arts Council announces Abbi Wingfield as the 2020 Poetry Out Loud state champion

Abbi Wingfield from Thunder Basin High School in Gillette, Wyo., won the title of 2020 Poetry Out Loud Wyoming State Champion. More than 620 students participated in Poetry Out Loud across the state, with 14 high school champions advancing to the state finals, held in Cheyenne, Wyo. on March 2, 2020. The first runner-up was
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Wyoming Arts Council Accepting Applications for Folk & Traditional Arts Mentoring Project Grants

The Wyoming Arts Council welcomes new applications for Fiscal Year 2021 Folk & Traditional Arts Mentoring Project Grants. The deadline is May 1. Mentoring Project Grants are designed to support the transmission of Wyoming’s finest folk and traditional arts and skills through the natural process of in-person, hands-on instruction. A master artist selects a worthy
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Deadline Approaching for the 2020 Pattie Layser Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing and Journalism Fellowship

The deadline is approaching for The Wyoming Arts Council’s 2020 Pattie Layser Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing and Journalism Fellowship. The application deadline is March 11, 2020. Applications are accepted online via Submittable.  Now in its second year, this annual prestigious fellowship of $3,500 is a national call open to creative writers (poetry, fiction, nonfiction) and
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Deadline Approaching for Wyoming Arts Council Blanchan and Doubleday Writing Awards

The deadline is approaching for the Wyoming Arts Council’s Blanchan and Doubleday Memorial Writing Awards. The application deadline is March 11. Applications are accepted online via Submittable at https://wyomingartscouncil.submittable.com/submit. The Neltje Blanchan Memorial Writing Award and the Frank Nelson Doubleday Memorial Writing Award are made possible through the generosity of a private donor. The Doubleday Award of $1,000 is
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