Wyoming Arts Council

2017 Governor’s Arts Awards Winners Announced

Governor Matt Mead has announced the recipients of the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards. Recipients will be honored at a dinner and awards ceremony on Feb. 9 in Cheyenne. The recipients are: Susan Moldenhauer, individual artist/community arts builder/retired director of the UW Art Museum from Laramie; ART 321/Casper Artists Guild, a nonprofit organization offering art exhibitions
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Mentoring Project Grants Awarded

The Wyoming Arts Council has awarded four new Mentoring Project Grants for 2018. Established in 2005 as part of the Arts Council’s ongoing effort to increase support and recognition of Wyoming’s rich cultural arts and traditions, these grants are designed to support the transmission of traditional and folk art skills through the natural process of
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Wyoming Arts Summit to Feature Community Events and Concerts

Designed as a professional development conference and networking opportunity for arts advocates, administrators, educators, and artists, the Wyoming Arts Summit will also host a number of free concerts and events that are open to the general public, November 2-3. The festivities begin with the Wyoming Arts Council’s 50th Anniversary Concert. The show features the Wind River Dancers;
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Wyoming Arts Council board to meet November 1

The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold its next quarterly meeting Wednesday and Thursday, November 1-2 at the Fremont County Branch Library in Lander. Beginning at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, November 1, the board will convene to hear reports, plan for upcoming events, and get updates on current Arts Council initiatives. An executive session may
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Art in Public Buildings Reception at LCCC

A reception at Laramie County Community College is scheduled for October 18 at 10:30 a.m. to recognize the recently completed Art in Public Buildings project on campus. The reception is free and open to the public. Two new buildings on the LCCC campus qualified for Art in Public Buildings. The Flexible Industrial Technology Building was
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Artists Selected for New Game and Fish Department Laramie Regional Office Art in Public Buildings Project

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is building a new Regional Office and Wildlife Forensic and Fish Health Lab in Laramie. The new building qualifies for Wyoming’s Art in Public Buildings (APB) program. The call for artists went out in May and 36 Wyoming artists submitted proposals. After a multi-step review process and artist presentations,
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Announcing the 2018 Creative Writing Fellowship Recipients

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s Creative Writing Fellowships. They each will receive a $3,000 award plus will share their work publicly through readings and workshops. Categories in 2018 include Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction, for a total of three fellowships. And the winners are: Poetry: Cara Rodriguez
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Announcing the 2017 Visual Arts Fellowship Recipients

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s Visual Arts Fellowships. The Visual Arts Fellowships are awarded to Wyoming artists based on the merit of their portfolio and whose work reflects serious and exceptional aesthetic investigation. The fellowships are open to Wyoming artists working in any visual medium. Recipients each
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Wyoming Arts Council Seeks Independent Musicians for Showcase

The Wyoming Arts Council is accepting applications from Wyoming independent bands and singer/songwriters to perform for a showcase at the Wyoming Arts Summit. Full event details can be found at: https://wyoarts.state.wy.us/programs/wyoming-arts-summit/ As part of the arts summit the Wyoming Arts Council will be hosting two evening events on Friday, Nov. 3. Applications are being accepted
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Registration Open for the Wyoming Arts Summit

Registration is now open for the Wyoming Arts Summit. A celebration of the Wyoming Arts Council’s 50th anniversary, the summit is set to take place November 2-4, 2017 at the Lander Community and Convention Center in Lander, WY. This event is an opportunity for Wyomingites to come together, learn from one another, and empower the state’s
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