Wyoming Arts Council

Artists Announced for Two Art in Public Buildings Projects

Artists have been selected for two Art in Public Buildings Projects, one at the University of Wyoming and the second in Casper, the Wyoming Arts Council announced. Ben Butler from Memphis, Tenn. has been selected to create two site-specific works for the interior of the Science Initiative Building on the University of Wyoming campus in
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces Grant Funding

 The Wyoming Arts Council has awarded nearly $800,000 in Community Support Grants this year to 124 organizations, school districts and non-profit organizations throughout the state for events scheduled from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. The Community Support Grant is a competitive grant category open to 501(c)(3) organizations or government agencies, including tribal governments,
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2019 Plein Air in the Parks Award Winners Announced

Award winners of the second annual Plein Air in the Park event held at Sinks Canyon State Park were announced at the awards ceremony, art sale, and reception on Sun., Sept. 15. Best in Show was awarded to Gayle Barnett (Lander) for her watercolor, “Rolling Down the River.” Second place was awarded to Rosie Ratigan
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Keynote Speakers Announced for Wyoming Arts Summit

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce the keynote speakers for the 2019 Arts Summit, “Equity in the Arts: Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Wyoming Women’s Suffrage” being held in Cheyenne, Nov. 7-9. Keynote speakers include Mary Anne Carter, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Pam Breaux, president and CEO of
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Piatigorsky Foundation Announces Wyoming Fall Tour

For the 16th consecutive year, the Muriel & Seymour Thickman Family Charitable Trust in Sheridan is funding The Piatigorsky Foundation’s tour of Wyoming. The fall 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
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Free Public Events at Plein Air in the Parks

The public is invited to attend several free events in conjunction with Plein Air in the Parks September 12-15 at Sinks Canyon State Park. Plein Air in the Parks is a collaborative weekend event presented by Wyoming State Parks, the Wyoming Arts Council, and the Lander Art Center. This painting and drawing  competition pairs talented
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Wyoming Arts Council Call for Musicians and Visual Artists – November Artwalk in Cheyenne

The Wyoming Arts Council is partnering with Arts Cheyenne for an expanded November Artwalk in downtown Cheyenne, Thurs., Nov. 7, 5-8 p.m. The Arts Council is accepting applications from Wyoming-based independent musicians to perform and from Wyoming visual artists to exhibit their work. The Artwalk combines Arts Cheyenne’s monthly Artwalk and is part of the
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Wyoming Arts Council is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Governor’s Arts Awards

Any Wyoming citizen, organization, business or community may be nominated for a Governor’s Art Award. Noted accomplishments should reflect substantial contributions that exemplify a long-term commitment to the arts in Wyoming. Special consideration will be given to nominees whose arts service is statewide. Previous GAA recipients are not eligible for nomination, but the nomination of
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Caleb Bristol is a multi-instrumentalist, producer and composer based in Laramie, WY

We sat down with Caleb to talk about inspiration and the creative process. Here’s what unfolded. What drew you to creating music? Both of my parents were musicians and are a part of what I listen to, so they showed me a lot of music that I like now, like Kate Wolf, George Harrison, and
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Deadline Reminder for Plein Air in the Parks Early Bird Registration

The deadline for artists to register for the 2019 Plein Air in the Parks at the Early Bird rate of $35.00 is Aug. 15.  Registration for youth and adult categories is now open and available online at https://2019pleinairintheparks.eventbrite.com. Regular and walk up registration after Aug. 15 will be $50.00. A reduced rate for college students
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