Wyoming Arts Council

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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Art in Public Buildings Receptions Scheduled for August

Two receptions are scheduled this month for the Wyoming Arts Council’s Art in Public Buildings program. Both receptions are free and open to the public. A reception is scheduled at Gillette College, Pronghorn Center, Art in Public Buildings Reception, scheduled for August 22 at 5:30 p.m. Three Gillette artists have artwork in the new building: Tricia Scheele,
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Registration Open for Wyoming’s Poetry Out Loud

The Wyoming Arts Council invites interested 9th-12th grade teachers and students to take part in Poetry Out Loud (POL), the national recitation and memorization contest sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation. Designed specifically for students in grades 9-12 attending public, private or home schools, POL is a fun way
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Deadline Approaching for Arts Council Creative Writing Fellowships

The application period for the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2018 Creative Writing Fellowships is quickly drawing to a close. The deadline for submissions is August 16. Fellowships will be awarded in the categories of Poetry, Creative Nonfiction, and Fiction, for a total of three fellowships. Applications are accepted online via Submittable at wyomingartscouncil. submittable.com. The annual Creative Writing
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Wyoming Arts Council Board To Meet August 7

The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold its next quarterly meeting Monday and Tuesday, August 7-8 in the Bison Room of the Park County Library. Beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, August 7, the board will convene to hear reports, plan for upcoming events, and get updates on current Arts Council initiatives. An executive session
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Wyoming Arts Council Folk Masters Tent Added to Big Horn Basin Folk Festival

For more than a decade, the Wyoming Arts Council has provided grants to skilled folk and traditional artists to teach an apprentice specific skills through the Mentoring Project Grants program. The program is designed to help preserve the masters’ skills and to pass them on to the next generation. This summer, travelers on their way
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NOW HIRING: Community Development and Independent Music Specialist

The Wyoming Arts Council is hiring! We’re looking for our next Community Development and Independent Music Specialist. The position is responsible for managing our Community Development Through the Arts Program, as well as Arts Council efforts to promote the independent music scene in Wyoming. The position is open until filled. You can view the full description and
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