Wyoming Arts Council

Wyoming Arts Council Accepting Applications for the 2021 Pattie Layser Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing and Journalism Fellowship

The Wyoming Arts Council is now accepting applications for the 2021 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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Apply Now for Wyoming Arts Council 2021 Blanchan and Doubleday Memorial Writing Awards

The Wyoming Arts Council is now accepting applications for the 2021 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 Announces Creative Aging Training for Teaching Artists in Partnership with the Wyoming State Library and Lifetime Arts

The Wyoming Arts Council is now accepting applications from Wyoming based artists to participate in a virtual training on best practices in Creative Aging. Wyoming has a growing community of elder adults. One effective way to address adverse health effects associated with aging is with intentional arts engagement. This field is referred to as Creative
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We are looking for Community Development and DEI Specialist

We’re looking for a Community Development and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Specialist. This position is responsible for oversight of grant programs and providing services to arts and community organizations to strengthen their capacity to offer arts programming. This position will also develop, implement, and manage initiatives addressing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) for the Wyoming
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces CARES Act Financial Assistance Recipients

The Wyoming Arts Council, with support from the Wyoming Governor’s Office through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, has distributed $2.4 million dollars in grant funding to individual artists and to arts and cultural organizations in the state. The Arts Council distributed 55 financial assistance grants to arts and cultural organizations in
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Wyoming Arts Council to hold a Q&A Webinar for CARES Act Financial Assistance Grant Applicants

The Wyoming Arts Council, with support from the Wyoming Governor’s Office through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, has developed a financial assistance grant for arts and cultural organizations in Wyoming and a second grant for individual artists. Interested applicants with questions can join Arts Council staff on Mon., Nov. 23 from
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces Additional CARES Act Financial Assistance for Arts and Cultural Organizations and Individual Artists

The Wyoming Arts Council, with support from the Wyoming Governor’s Office through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, has developed a financial assistance grant for arts and cultural organizations in Wyoming and a second grant for individual artists. The Arts Council has received $2.4 million to disperse. “Like all Wyoming organizations, businesses,
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Wyoming Arts Council board to meet via teleconference Nov. 10

The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold its next quarterly meeting, Tues., Nov. 10 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 the 2020 Arts Learning Innovation Award Recipient

Courtney Widhalm from Baldwin Creek Elementary and Gannett Peak Elementary schools in Lander was selected as the 2020 Arts Learning Innovation Award recipient for a distinguished Wyoming arts educator. The Wyoming Arts Council established the Arts Learning Innovation Award in partnership with the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE). The award was established to promote awareness
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Deadline Approaching for Wyoming Arts Council Governor’s Arts Awards Nominations

The deadline to submit a nomination to the Wyoming Arts Council for the 2020 Governor’s Arts Awards is Mon., Oct. 5. Any Wyoming citizen, organization, business, or community may be nominated for a Governor’s Arts Award (GAA). Noted accomplishments should reflect substantial contributions that exemplify a long-term commitment to the arts in Wyoming. Special consideration
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