Wyoming Arts Council

Piatigorsky Foundation Announces Wyoming Spring Tour

For the 16th consecutive year, the Muriel & Seymour Thickman Family Charitable Trust in Sheridan is funding The Piatigorsky Foundation tour of Wyoming. The spring 2019 tour will include public concerts and school outreach programs. The community concerts are free and open to the public. The Wyoming Arts Council serves as facilitator with each of the communities in the
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Hot Tamale Louie Tour

A series of performances of “Hot Tamale Louie: The Story of Zarif Khan, a tale told through Jazz,” will be presented throughout Wyoming April 10-13. Developed by Professor John Rapson of the University of Iowa School of Music’s Jazz Studies Program, “Hot Tamale Louie” is a powerful multimedia performance piece about an early 20th-century immigrant
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Poetry Out Loud State Finals to be held March 4 at Laramie County Community College

The Wyoming Arts Council hosts the Poetry Out Loud State Finals Competition on Mon., March 4 at 7 p.m. at the College Community Center Playhouse at Laramie County Community College, 1400 East College Drive in Cheyenne. Awards will be announced at a ceremony on Tues., March 5 at 10:30 a.m. in the lobby of the
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Wyoming Arts Council offering grant writing workshops for the 2020 Community Support Grant

The Wyoming Arts Council is offering grant writing workshops for arts organizations, fiscally-sponsored projects, nonprofits, school districts, or government entities that are interested in applying to the Arts Council’s Community Support Grant (CSG). Join the Arts Council at one of the application workshops listed below. Workshops are designed to help applicants prepare their grant applications.
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Applications are open 2/1/19 for the Wyoming Arts Council Community Support Grant

The Community Support Grant (CSG) 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 2/1/19 for programs and services held between July 1, 2019, and June 30, 2020. Final application deadline is April 1. Organizations that did not receive a
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Wyoming Arts Council board meeting: Thursday, February 7

The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold its next quarterly meeting Thursday, February 7 at Little America Hotel. Beginning at 1 p.m. on Thursday the board will convene to hear reports, plan for upcoming events, get updates on current Arts Council initiatives, and conduct business. An executive session may be called if necessary. The board invites individuals and organizational representatives to attend any part
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Apply now for Wyoming Arts Council 2019 Blanchan and Doubleday Memorial Writing Awards

The Wyoming Arts Council is accepting applications for the 2019 Blanchan and Doubleday Memorial Writing Awards. Applications are accepted online via Submittable at https://wyomingartscouncil.submittable.com/submit. The application deadline is March 11, 2019. The Neltje Blanchan Memorial Writing Award and the Frank Nelson Doubleday Memorial Writing Award are made possible through the generosity of a private donor. The Doubleday
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Wyoming Arts Council accepting applications for the 2019 Pattie Layser Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing and Journalism Fellowship

The Wyoming Arts Council, with generous funding from The Pattie and Earle Layser Memorial Fund announces the Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing and Journalism Fellowship. This new fellowship is a national call open to writers and journalists and seeks to intersect science, education, current events, and conservation to effectively communicate the Greater Yellowstone’s natural history and singular importance to society
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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 University of Wyoming is constructing a new Science Initiative Building on the campus in Laramie. Through the State of Wyoming’s Art in Public Buildings program, artwork will be commissioned for the new facility.A Request for Qualifications (RFQ)
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2018 Governor’s Arts Awards Recipients to be honored on Feb. 8

Governor Matt Mead has announced the recipients of the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2018 Governor’s Arts Awards. Recipients will be honored at a dinner and awards ceremony on Feb. 8 in Cheyenne. This year’s recipients are: Visual artist and educator Karyne Dunbar from Shell Artisan and leatherworker Keith Seidel from Cody Ceramics artist, educator, and editor Elaine
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