Wyoming Arts Council

Registration Now Open for Plein Air in the Parks

Plein Air in the Parks is a collaborative weekend event presented by Wyoming State Parks, the Wyoming Arts Council, and the Cody Country Art League. Taking place Aug. 27-30 at Buffalo Bill State Park, this painting and drawing competition pairs talented artists with beautiful locations, and offers cash prizes to top participants.  Registration for youth
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces Grant Funding

The Wyoming Arts Council has awarded $655,215 in Community Support Grants to 122 organizations, arts programs, and non-profit organizations throughout the state for programs and services scheduled from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. The Community Support Grant is a competitive grant category open to 501(c)(3) organizations or government agencies, including tribal governments, universities
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces Arts Learning Innovations Award

The Wyoming Arts Council announces it’s first-ever Arts Learning Innovations Award for a distinguished Wyoming arts educator in all artistic disciplines including, theater, dance, visual, literary and performing arts. The Arts Learning Innovations Award seeks to celebrate a Wyoming K-12 arts educator who is utilizing new and innovative ways to incorporate arts in their classroom
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces Folk Art Mentoring Grant Recipients

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce the recipients of the fiscal year 2021 Folk & Traditional Arts Mentoring Project Grants.  The Mentoring Project Grant recipients are: Ralphaelita Stump teaching her daughter Raphaella Stump (both of Crowheart) the art of Eastern Shoshone Cradleboard Making; Audra Draper teaching Stan Castagno (both of Riverton) the art
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces Public Art Call

Laramie County Community College (LCCC) is currently constructing the Surbrugg Prentice Auditorium on the LCCC main campus in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Through the State’s Art in Public Buildings program, indoor artwork will be commissioned for the new facility. A Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is open to artists with a deadline of July 27, 2020. This is
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces CARES Act Funding Recipients

The Wyoming Arts Council, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, has distributed COVID-19 support grants to 45 arts organizations across Wyoming. The purpose of the CARES Act funding for arts organizations is to preserve jobs and stabilize organizations. Funds are distributed
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces Public Art Call

The Wyoming Arts Council announces that a new call for entry for public art is now open. The Wyoming Department of Health, along with the Veteran’s Commission and State Construction Department, are constructing the Veteran’s Home of Wyoming Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF), located in Buffalo. Through the State of Wyoming’s Art in Public Buildings program,
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The 2020 Wyoming Road Trip Playlist is Here

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce the 2020 Wyoming Road Trip Playlist. The temperatures are rising and places are starting to open back up. Whether you are staying in and enjoying socially distanced adventures or heading out for a weekend of camping,  the musical talent of the Cowboy State provides the perfect soundtrack
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Wyoming Arts Council board to meet via teleconference June 1, 2020

The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold its next quarterly meeting Monday, June 1 via teleconference. Beginning at 9 a.m. the board will convene to hear reports, get updates on current arts council initiatives, and review grant panel recommendations for the FY21 Community Support Grant. An executive session may be called if necessary. The board
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Applications Now Open for Two Wyoming Arts Council Grants

The Wyoming Arts Council’s Professional Development/Career Advancement Grant and the Rural Arts Access Grant applications are now available for projects taking place between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021.  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 of how funding can
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