Wyoming Arts Council

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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Wyoming Arts Council Announces COVID-19 Support Grant for Individual Artists

The Wyoming Arts Council is sensitive to the inherent economic challenges that are rising in relation to the current CDC recommendations for social distancing. In response to this ever evolving situation, The Wyoming Arts Council announces a $500 grant for individual artists based in Wyoming who have lost income due to COVID-19.  Applications are now
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Wyoming Arts Council Seeking songs from Wyoming Musicians for the 2020 Summer Road Trip Playlist

The Wyoming Arts Council is seeking music from Wyoming musicians for the 2020 Summer Road Trip Playlist. This is a statewide call open to independent musicians of all genres. To apply for consideration, please complete the interest form online and create or update a profile on the Wyoming Arts Council’s Artist Directory by April 22.
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Piatigorsky Foundation Wyoming Spring Tour Canceled

The Piatigorsky Foundation has made the decision to cancel all remaining tours of the 2019-2020 season in order to comply with social distancing recommendations due to COVID-19.  This includes the tour of Wyoming originally scheduled to take place April 21-27 and feature pianist Richard Dowling. The Wyoming Arts Council in partnership with The Piatigorsky Foundation
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Deadline Extended for the Wyoming Arts Council Community Support Grant

The deadline to apply for a Community Support Grant from the Wyoming Arts Council has been extended to April 10. The Community Support Grant (CSG) is a competitive grant program for project and/or operational support for qualified organizations that provide services to their community through the arts. Applications are available for programming and services that
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Coronavirus update from the Wyoming Arts Council

As coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads across the U.S. and is now confirmed in the state, the Wyoming Arts Council recognizes that this health concern presents special challenges for the arts sector, especially those hosting mass gatherings, such as performances, festivals, and receptions. We would like to take this opportunity to direct our colleagues and grantees to
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Resources and information for arts and culture organizations dealing with the impacts of COVID-19

The Wyoming Arts Council is sensitive to the inherent economic challenges that are rising in relation to the current CDC recommendations for social distancing. In response to this ever evolving situation, The Wyoming Arts Council announces a $500 grant for individual artists based in Wyoming who have lost income due to COVID-19.  Applications are now
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Wyoming Showcase at Treefort Music Fest Postponed

This morning at 10 a.m. MST, Treefort Music Fest announced that the upcoming festival will be postponed. The ninth annual Treefort Music Fest will now take place Sept. 23-27, 2020 in downtown Boise.  Festival organizers have been monitoring Coronavirus (COVID-19) and have been in constant contact with the City of Boise and Central District Health
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Wyoming Arts Council announces Abbi Wingfield as the 2020 Poetry Out Loud state champion

Abbi Wingfield from Thunder Basin High School in Gillette, Wyo., won the title of 2020 Poetry Out Loud Wyoming State Champion. More than 620 students participated in Poetry Out Loud across the state, with 14 high school champions advancing to the state finals, held in Cheyenne, Wyo. on March 2, 2020. The first runner-up was
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