Wyoming Arts Council

Wyoming Arts Council Highlights the Value of the Arts in Wyoming

At the recent Governor’s Arts Awards on Feb. 4,  Governor Gordon spoke about the importance of the arts to Wyoming, stating, “Wyoming really values what the arts bring, we all know it to be a part of our culture and we know it to be so enriching and it makes something magical happen in Wyoming,”
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces Community Artist ARPA Project Grant Now Accepting Applications

The Wyoming Arts Council, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), has developed a Wyoming Community Artist ARPA Project Grant.  Applications are now open and the deadline to submit an application is Tues., March 15, 11:59 p.m. MST. All applications must be submitted through the
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Wyoming Showcase at Treefort Music Fest

For the second year in a row, the Wyoming Arts Council and Treefort Music Fest have partnered to bring an official Wyoming Showcase featuring six Wyoming acts to Boise, ID this March. The six showcasing acts include: Benyaro (Jackson), Christian Wallowing Bull (Lander), De Gringos y Gremmies (Laramie), Missy Jo (Jackson), Walk the Doctor (Cheyenne),
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Wyoming Arts Council to hold quarterly board meeting Feb. 3 – 4, 2022 in Cheyenne

Wyoming Arts Council to hold quarterly board meeting Feb. 3 – 4, in Cheyenne The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold a quarterly meeting Thursday and Friday, Feb. 3 – 4, at Little America in Cheyenne. Beginning at 1 p.m. on Thursday the board will convene to hear reports, plan for upcoming events, get updates
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Wyoming Arts Council receives CDC Foundation Grant; Now Accepting Artist Applications for Engaging the Arts to Build Vaccine Confidence Project

The Wyoming Arts Council received a $75,000 grant from the CDC Foundation to create innovative work that will harness the power of the arts to engage audiences and participants of all ages in overcoming COVID-19 and influenza vaccine hesitancy. The CDC Foundation awarded grants to a total of 30 arts and culture organizations across the
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Apply Now for Wyoming Arts Council 2022 Blanchan and Doubleday Memorial Writing Awards

The Wyoming Arts Council is now accepting applications for the 2022 Blanchan and Doubleday Memorial Writing Awards. The Doubleday Award of $1,000 is given for the best poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, or script written by a female writer. The Blanchan Award, also $1,000, is given annually for the best poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, or script
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Wyoming Arts Council Accepting Applications for the 2022 Pattie Layser Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing and Journalism Fellowship

The Wyoming Arts Council is now accepting applications for the 2022 Pattie Layser Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing and Journalism Fellowship.  This annual prestigious fellowship of $3,500 is a national call open to creative writers (poetry, fiction, nonfiction) and journalists (writer, photojournalist, videographer, documentary filmmaker, online or print media) who demonstrate serious inquiry and dedication to
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Wyoming Receives $95,000 in Direct Grants to Wyoming Organizations and Individuals from the National Endowment for the Arts

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is pleased to announce the first round of recommended awards for fiscal year 2022, with 1,498 awards totaling nearly $33.2 million. Grants for Arts Projects funding spans 15 artistic disciplines and reaches communities in every state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Recipients of the Challenge America
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Ticket Sales Now Open for Governor’s Arts Awards

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce tickets are now available for purchase to attend the Governor’s Arts Awards dinner and awards ceremony at Little America Hotel and Resort in Cheyenne, Feb. 4, 2022 at 6 p.m. Online reservations for the event are $65 per person and can be purchased here.  Sponsorship opportunities are
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