Wyoming Arts Council

Deadline Approaching for Wyoming Arts Council Blanchan and Doubleday Writing Awards

The deadline is approaching for the Wyoming Arts Council’s Blanchan and Doubleday Memorial Writing Awards. The application deadline is March 11. Applications are accepted online via Submittable at https://wyomingartscouncil.submittable.com/submit. 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 Award of $1,000 is
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Youth Art Month Proclamation Signing to be held March 3 at Wyoming State Capitol

A proclamation recognizing March 2020 as Youth Art Month will be signed by Gov. Mark Gordon on March 3 at 11 a.m. in the Capitol Extension Conference Center Room W053/W054, the Wyoming Arts Council announced. This event is free and open to the public. Youth Art Month is proclaimed in celebration of the creativity of our
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Poetry Out Loud State Finals to be held March 2 at Cheyenne Civic Center

The Wyoming Arts Council will host the Poetry Out Loud State Finals Competition on Mon., March 2 at 7 p.m. at the Cheyenne Civic Center, 510 W. 20 St. in Cheyenne.  Awards will be presented by Governor Gordon at a ceremony on Tues., March 3 at 11:30 a.m. in Wyoming’s State Capitol in the Capitol
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Wyoming Showcase at Treefort Music Fest

The Wyoming Arts Council and Treefort Music Fest have partnered to bring an official Wyoming Showcase featuring six Wyoming acts to Boise, Idaho this March. The six showcasing acts include: The Two Tracks (Sheridan), 10 Cent Stranger (Laramie), Speed the Pilgrim (Casper), Low Water String Band (Lander), Aaron Davis & The Mystery Machine (Jackson/Hoback), and
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Wyoming Arts Council Board Meeting: Thursday, February 20

The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold its next quarterly meeting Thursday, Feb. 20 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
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Apply now for the Wyoming Arts Council Community Support Grant

The application process has begun for the Wyoming Arts Council’s Community Support Grant (CSG), 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 take place between July 1, 2020, and June 30, 2021. Final application
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The Wyoming Arts Council is hiring!

We’re looking for a Community Development and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Specialist. This position is responsible for overseeing the Community Support Grant and providing services to community organizations to help strengthen their capacity to offer arts programming. This position will also develop, implement, and manage initiatives addressing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) for the Wyoming
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Apply Now for Wyoming Arts Council 2020 Blanchan and Doubleday Memorial Writing Awards

The Wyoming Arts Council is now accepting applications for the 2020 Blanchan and Doubleday Memorial Writing Awards. Applications are accepted online via Submittable at https://wyomingartscouncil.submittable.com/submit. The application deadline is March 11, 2020. The Neltje Blanchan Memorial Writing Award and the Frank Nelson Doubleday Memorial Writing Award are made possible through the generosity of a private
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Wyoming Arts Council Accepting Applications for the 2020 Pattie Layser Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing and Journalism Fellowship

The Wyoming Arts Council is accepting applications for the 2020 Pattie Layser Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing and Journalism Fellowship. Now in its second year, this annual prestigious fellowship of $3,500 is a national call open to creative writers (poetry, fiction, nonfiction) and journalists (writer, photojournalist, videographer, documentary filmmaker, online or print media) who demonstrate serious
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Winners Announced for 2019 Governor’s Arts Awards

Governor Mark Gordon has announced the recipients of the 2019 Governor’s Arts Awards. Recipients will be honored at a dinner and awards ceremony on Feb. 21, 2020 in Cheyenne. The recipients are: Jim Jackson, artisan and leatherworker from Sheridan; Robert Martinez, Native American visual artist from Riverton; Wendy Bredehoft, visual artist and educator from Laramie; WYO Theater,
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