Wyoming Arts Council

Announcement and Reception for Wyoming’s Next Poet Laureate

IMG_2389Governor Matt Mead will announce Wyoming’s next Poet Laureate and sign the Executive Order on Monday, July 11 at 2 pm in the Barrett Building in Cheyenne. This will be the 8th Poet Laureate. Wyoming’s current Poet Laureate, A. Rose Hill of Sheridan has been in the position for the past year. The Poet Laureate is appointed by the Governor and is tasked with writing and reciting poems at various state and legislative events, as well as performing outreach duties such as working with K-12 classes, teaching workshops, and advocating for the written and spoken word.

A reception to celebrate the new Poet Laureate will be held in the Arts Council office, Barrett Building, 2nd Floor, following the signing of the Executive Order on Monday. The public is invited to attend and meet Wyoming’s next Poet Laureate and learn more about this honorable appointment. Light refreshments will be served.

Albany County artists arts arts education art show arts organizations author books call for entries Campbell County Colorado community concerts creative economy creative placemaking creativity exhibit film humanities international Laramie County library museums music Natrona County Park County performances performing arts photography poetry reception Sheridan County students summer Teton County theatre U.S. University of Wyoming visual arts workshop writers writing Wyoming Wyoming Arts Council Wyoming history
Sort By Category By Month By Year