Wyoming Arts Council

Wyoming Arts Council to hold quarterly board meeting and public reception May 23-24, 2022 in Thayne

Please join Governor Gordon, the Wyoming Arts Council (WAC) Board, and the Star Valley Arts Council for a public reception on Monday, May 23 from 4-5:30 p.m. The reception will be at the Afton Civic Center (150 Washington St, Afton, WY 83110). Come meet the WAC board and staff for conversation about arts and culture
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Piatigorsky Foundation Announces Second Wyoming Spring Tour

The Wyoming Arts Council (WAC), in partnership with The Piatigorsky Foundation is hosting another tour of Wyoming this spring. The tour features tenor Kelly Burns and pianist Nicholas Shaneyfelt. The duo will be traveling throughout Wyoming May 16-20, hosting free public concerts and school outreach programs.  The Piatigorsky Foundation works to bring the joy of
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces Community Artist ARPA Project Grant Recipients

The Wyoming Arts Council, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), is awarding community project grants to 31 artists across Wyoming. A total of $601,330 in grant dollars will be distributed. The Wyoming Community Artist ARPA Project Grant provides funds to Wyoming-based individual artists and
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Call in Numbers Announced for the Wyoming Arts Council Community Support Grant Panel Meetings

The panel review meetings for the Wyoming Arts Council’s Community Support Grant (CSG) applications will be held online May 16 – 17. Applicants and the general public are invited to call in and listen to the panel review and discussion. Review of applications requesting operating and project support as well as arts learning funding will
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Piatigorsky Foundation Announces Wyoming Spring Tour

After a long pause due to the pandemic, The Piatigorsky Foundation tours of Wyoming are officially back in person, with two tours taking place this spring. The Piatigorsky Foundation works to bring the joy of live classical music to communities throughout the country. The first tour features cellist Evan Drachman and pianist Audrey Vardanega. The
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Wyoming Arts Council Seeking Wyoming Musicians for the 2022 Summer Road Trip Playlist

The Wyoming Arts Council is seeking music from Wyoming musicians for the 2022 Summer Road Trip Playlist. This is a statewide call open to independent musicians of all genres. To apply for consideration, musicians must complete the interest form online by April 27, 2022. The interest form is short, requiring some general information about the music and links to up to two songs
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Work of Art Workshops: Business Skills for Artists Open for Registration

The Wyoming Arts Council (WAC) is partnering with classical flutist and entrepreneur Nicole Riner to host a series of workshops focused on business skills for artists.  On Wed., May 25 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Nicole will host a Portfolio Kit workshop at the University of Wyoming Art Museum in Laramie. In this interactive workshop,
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Wyoming Arts Council Now Accepting Fellowship Applications

The Wyoming Arts Council is now accepting applications for fellowships in Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Creative Writing, and the Native Art Fellowship. Fellowships are open to Wyoming residents, and are merit-based awards. Applications are juried by noted artists and professionals in the field who are from outside the state. The deadline to apply to all
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Announcing the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2022 Blanchan and Doubleday Writing Award Winners

Hollie Sambrooks of Laramie and Brandon McQuade of Gillette are the recipients of the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2022 Blanchan and Doubleday writing awards. Sambrooks won the Frank Nelson Doubleday Memorial Writing Award for the entry, “The Year She Came,” and McQuade received the Neltje Blanchan Memorial Writing Award for the entry, “If the Soul Could
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Announcing the recipient of the 2022 Pattie Layser Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing & Journalism Fellowship

Katie Christiansen of Evergreen, Colo. is the recipient of the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2022 Pattie Layser Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing & Journalism Fellowship. An honorable mention was given to Nikki Mann of Lander, Wyp.  The Pattie Layser Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing & Journalism Fellowship is made possible through generous funding from The Pattie and Earle
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