Wyoming Arts Council

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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Call in Numbers Announced for the Wyoming Arts Council Community Support Grant Panel Meetings

The panel review meetings for the Wyoming Arts Council Community Support Grant applications will be held online on May 18-19. 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 a.m. on Monday, May 18.
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces CARES Act Funding Support for Arts Organizations

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 developed a COVID-19 support grant for arts organizations in Wyoming. Applications are now open and the deadline to submit an application is Fri., May 15 at 5 p.m. MST. The purpose
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Wyoming Arts Council Receives $20,000 Grant from the Wyoming Community Foundation for Creative Aging Training in Partnership with the Wyoming State Library and Lifetime Arts

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce the receipt of a $20,000 grant from the Wyoming Community Foundation’s McMurry Library Endowment Fund. Through a partnership between the Wyoming Arts Council, the Wyoming State Library and Lifetime Arts, the grant funds will be used to provide training and coaching to teaching artists and librarians throughout
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Announcing the 2020 Blanchan and Doubleday Writing Award Winners

Linda Baker of Pinedale and sid sibo of Afton are the recipients of the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2020 Blanchan and Doubleday writing awards. Baker won the Frank Nelson Doubleday Memorial Writing Award for the entry, “Searching for Touchstones in the Path of the Pronghorn,” and sibo received the Neltje Blanchan Memorial Writing Award for the
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Announcing the recipient of the 2020 Pattie Layser Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing & Journalism Fellowship

Sarah Keller of Bozeman, Mont. is the recipient of the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2020 Pattie Layser Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing & Journalism Fellowship for her entry, “Out of Fire and Ice: Climate change is showing archaeologists that the high Northern Rockies were once much more crowded than they imagined.” Honorable mentions were given to Linda
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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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