Wyoming Arts Council

2021 Governor’s Arts Awards Winners Announced

Governor Mark Gordon has announced the recipients of the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2021 Governor’s Arts Awards. Recipients will be honored at a dinner and awards ceremony on Feb. 4, 2022 in Cheyenne. The recipients are:  Bronwyn Minton, artist/curator from Jackson;  Debora Soule, arts administrator from Rock Springs; James Bama, artist from Wapiti, Off Square Theatre
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Treefort Music Fest Performance Opportunity for Wyoming Musicians

The Wyoming Arts Council and Treefort Music Fest are seeking Wyoming-based musicians to perform at the March 23-27, 2022 music festival in Boise, ID.  This is a statewide call open to Wyoming independent musicians of all genres. Several acts will be selected by the talent buyers at Treefort Music Fest and paid for their performance.
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Registration Now Open for Wyoming’s Poetry Out Loud Competition

The Wyoming Arts Council invites interested 9-12 grade teachers and students to take part in Poetry Out Loud (POL), the national recitation and memorization contest sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation. Designed specifically for students in grades 9-12 attending public, private or home schools, POL is a fun way
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Wyoming Arts Council Holding Listening Sessions in Cheyenne and Laramie

Every five years the Arts Council completes a new strategic plan in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts. As part of this process, the Arts Council will be gathering feedback through public listening sessions, interviews, and small group meetings.  Additionally, the Arts Council is accepting feedback through an online Google survey. Schedule for
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces Public Art Call

Central Wyoming College (CWC) in Riverton, Wyo., is constructing a new Agriculture and Animal Science Center.  Through the State’s Art in Public Buildings program, exterior, functional artwork will be commissioned for the new facility. A Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is open to artists with a deadline of Dec. 29, 2021. This is an updated RFQ
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Wyoming Arts Council board to meet via teleconference Nov. 18

The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold its next quarterly meeting, Thurs., Nov. 18 via teleconference. Beginning at 9 a.m., the board will convene to hear reports and get updates on current Arts Council initiatives. An executive session may be called if necessary. The board invites individuals to join any part of the meeting to
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces Public Art Call

Casper College is currently constructing a new Visual Arts Building on campus in Casper, Wyoming. Through the State’s Art in Public Buildings program, exterior artwork will be commissioned for the new facility. A Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is open to artists with a deadline of Dec. 10, 2021. The call is available on CaFE (callforentry.org).
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Wyoming Arts Council Holding Public Listening Session in Casper

The Wyoming Arts Council invites you to join them on Mon., Oct. 25 from 12 – 1:30 p.m. at the Nicolaysen Art Museum (400 E Collins Dr, Casper, WY 82601) for a listening session. This session will be over the lunch hour and attendees are invited to bring lunch and help brainstorm ideas for the
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Wyoming Arts Council Releases Full Schedule for Wyoming Arts Summit

The Wyoming Arts Council is excited to release the full schedule for the 2021 Arts Summit. Join us virtually this year on Nov. 1 – 5 for a week-long series of sessions, workshops, and networking. Sessions begin at 1 p.m. each day.  The theme for the 2021 Arts Summit is “Connecting Through the Arts.” Keynote
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Registration Open for the Wyoming Arts Summit

Registration is now open for the Wyoming Arts Summit. Join us virtually this year on Nov. 1 – 5 for a week-long series of sessions, workshops, and networking. Sessions begin at 1 p.m. each day.   The theme for the 2021 Arts Summit is “Connecting Through the Arts.” Keynote speakers include Beth Kanter, Trainer, Facilitator,
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