Wyoming Arts Council

Wyoming Arts Council Board Meeting: Thursday and Friday, May 30-31

The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold its next quarterly meeting May 30-31 at Basement Shift (444 S. Center St.) in Casper. Beginning at 1 p.m. on May 30, the board will convene to hear reports, plan for upcoming events, get updates on current Arts Council initiatives and review grant panel recommendations for the FY20
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Wyoming Musicians Selected to Perform at Levitt Pavilion Denver

The Wyoming Arts Council, in partnership with the Levitt Pavilion Denver, are pleased to announce the four Wyoming bands and musicians chosen to perform as part of the Levitt Pavilion Denver’s summer concert series this summer. The Woodpile of Laramie will open for Dustbowl Revival on July 6. The Canyon Kids of Jackson will open
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Wyoming Arts Council Seeking music from Wyoming Musicians for the 2019 Summer Road Trip Playlist

The Wyoming Arts Council is seeking music from Wyoming musicians for the 2019 Summer Road Trip Playlist. Wyoming is famous for its beautiful landscape, and the musical talent of the Cowboy State provides the perfect soundtrack for all of those summer adventures. The Summer Road Trip Playlist is an annual release hosted on Spotify and
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Announcing the 2019 Blanchan and Doubleday Writing Award Winners

Liberty Lausterer of Laramie and Lyndi Waters of Kaycee are the recipients of the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2019 Blanchan and Doubleday writing awards. Lausterer won the Neltje Blanchan Memorial Writing Award for her entry, “Liberty: A Spiritual Memoir,” and Waters received the Frank Nelson Doubleday Memorial Writing Award for her entry, “In the Key of
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2019 Pattie Layser Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing & Journalism Fellowship Winner Announced

Melodie Edwards of Laramie is the recipient of the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2019 Pattie Layser Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing & Journalism Fellowship for her entry, “Predators as Eco-Engineers.” Honorable mentions were given to Betsy Bernfeld of Wilson and Jeffrey Lockwood of Laramie. The Pattie Layser Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing & Journalism Fellowship is made possible
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Wyoming Arts Council Fellowships now open

The Wyoming Arts Council is now accepting applications for fellowships in Visual Arts, Performing Arts, and Creative Writing. Fellowships are open to Wyoming residents and are merit-based awards. Applications are juried by noted artists and professionals in the field and who are from outside the state. The deadline to apply to the fellowships is June
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Call-in numbers announced for Wyoming Arts Council Community Support Grant Panel Meetings

The panel review meetings for Wyoming Arts Council Community Support Grant applications will be held May 13-14. 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 will begin at 9:00 a.m. on May 13. The public is invited
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Performance Opportunity for Wyoming Musicians

The Wyoming Arts Council and the Levitt Pavilion Denver are seeking musicians for performance opportunities at the Levitt Pavilion summer concert series, opening for national touring acts. This is a statewide call open to independent musicians of all genres. Four to six acts will be selected by the talent buyer at Levitt Pavilion Denver and
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Funding still available for FY 2019 Arts Council Grants

Wyoming 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations, government agencies and individual artists can still apply to the Wyoming Arts Council for two grant categories that have funds available for projects taking place by June 30, 2019.  The Professional Development/Career Advancement Grant is designed to help grow the capacity of organizations and individuals that work in and support the arts. Examples
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Deadline Approaching for the Wyoming Arts Council Community Support Grant

The deadline to apply for Community Support Grant (CSG) through the Wyoming Arts Council is April 1. This is a competitive grant program for project and/or operational support for organizations that provide services to their community through the arts. Applications are open for programs and services held between July 1, 2019, and June 30, 2020. An
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