Wyoming Arts Council

Aug. 1 final day for "South Pass" and "Western Visions" exhibits at UW

The final day to see two University of Wyoming Art Museum exhibitions highlighting art about Wyoming and by Wyoming artists is Saturday, Aug. 1. “South Pass: Wyoming Arts Council Biennial 2015” presents the work of six Visual Arts Fellowship recipients. They are June Glasson and Diana Baumbach, from Laramie; Do Palma, of Cheyenne; Suzanne Morlock,
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Why You Should Attend the Big Horn Basin Folk Festival — Reason #2

Many reasons to attend the upcoming Big Horn Basin Folk Festival: A special “Legacy of Wyoming” program celebrating the 125th anniversary of Wyoming statehood will be held in Hot Springs State Park, Thermopolis, Saturday, August 1. “Buffalo Bill” Boycott and “Dr. Jo” mix story, song and visual images with historical paintings and photographs to highlight
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You're invited to help the WAC create its next strategic plan for the arts in Wyoming

What advocacy efforts are needed to strengthen the arts in Wyoming? How can we strengthen arts education in Wyoming? How can the arts support health and wellness in Wyoming? Those questions, and a few others, are part of the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2015 Strategic Planning Survey. Every five years, the WAC conducts town meetings around
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You’re invited to help the WAC create its next strategic plan for the arts in Wyoming

What advocacy efforts are needed to strengthen the arts in Wyoming? How can we strengthen arts education in Wyoming? How can the arts support health and wellness in Wyoming? Those questions, and a few others, are part of the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2015 Strategic Planning Survey. Every five years, the WAC conducts town meetings around
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UW Art Museum celebrates new exhibits with June 11 reception

Everyone’s gathering in Laramie next week: A free public reception to celebrate new summer exhibitions and to welcome attendees of the conference “Our Place in the West … and Beyond: Wyoming at 125” will be held Thursday, June 11, from 6-8 p.m. at the University of Wyoming Art Museum in Laramie. Refreshments will be available, and
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Submit now for the WAC 2016 creative writing fellowships in poetry

The Wyoming Arts Council now is accepting applications for the 2016 creative writing fellowships in poetry. Application deadline is midnight on Thursday, July 2. Applications accepted online via Submittable. Click on this direct link to go to the guidelines and application. Three $3,000 fellowships are given annually to Wyoming literary artists. Submissions are accepted annually
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"Our Place in the West" conference features June 11 panel with award-winning Wyoming artists

The Wyoming Arts Council biennial fellowship exhibit artists are part of the big “Our Place in the West” gathering June 10-13 in Laramie. Come out on the afternoon of June 11 for a “Conversation with Wyoming Artists” Do Palma, Suzanne Morlock, Diana Baumbach, June Glasson, Thomas Macker, Aaron Wallis, and Susan Moldenhauer. Stick around for
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“Our Place in the West” conference features June 11 panel with award-winning Wyoming artists

The Wyoming Arts Council biennial fellowship exhibit artists are part of the big “Our Place in the West” gathering June 10-13 in Laramie. Come out on the afternoon of June 11 for a “Conversation with Wyoming Artists” Do Palma, Suzanne Morlock, Diana Baumbach, June Glasson, Thomas Macker, Aaron Wallis, and Susan Moldenhauer. Stick around for
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2016 visual arts fellowships announced

The winners of the 2016 visual arts fellowships were announced at CLICK! A Weekend for Visual Artists in Cody April 10-11. They will be awarded in June or July, 2015. The 2016 and 2015 fellowships were close together in order to change the reporting schedule for fellowships to better align with state and federal reporting processes. Each
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Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund board meets Feb. 27 in Cheyenne

The Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund Board will meet in Cheyenne on February 27 at Little America, Casper Room, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. During the meeting the Cultural Trust board will hear reports from representatives of granted projects from the last year. This provides a unique opportunity for the board to learn about the exciting events and
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