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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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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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Wyoming Arts Council Biennial Fellowship Exhibition Reception at the University of Wyoming Art Museum

A reception for the exhibition, “Western Explorations: The Wyoming Arts Council Biennial Fellowship Exhibition, 2018 and 2019” will be held on Thursday, Aug. 15, 5-7 p.m. at the University of Wyoming Art Museum in Laramie. The reception is free and open to the public. The Wyoming Arts Council’s Biennial Fellowship Exhibition offers Wyoming residents and visitors
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Wyoming Arts Council Board Meeting: Thursday and Friday, August 1-2

The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold its next quarterly meeting August 1-2 at Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs.  Beginning at 1:30 p.m. on August 1, the board will convene in the WWCC Theater Department, room  1003 to hear reports, plan for upcoming events, get updates on current Arts Council initiatives. An executive
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Announcing the Wyoming Arts Council Fellowship Recipients

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s Fellowships in Visual Arts, Creative Writing, and Performing Arts. The recipients of this year’s Visual Arts Fellowships are: Wendy Bredehoft, a mixed media artist from Laramie, Garrett Cruzan, a mixed media artist from Laramie, and Favian Hernandez, illustrator and sculptor from Laramie.
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Registration Now Open for 2019 Plein Air in the Parks

Plein Air in the Parks is a collaborative weekend event presented by Wyoming State Parks, the Wyoming Arts Council, and the Lander Art Center. Taking place Sept. 12-15 at Sinks Canyon State Park, this painting and drawing competition pairs talented artists with beautiful locations, and offers cash prizes to top participants. Registration for youth and adult
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces Folk Art Mentoring Grant Recipients

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Folk & Traditional Arts Mentoring Project Grants. The FY2020 Mentoring Project Grant recipients are: Marcus Dewey (Arapahoe) teaching James Dewey (Casper) the art of Northern Arapaho beadwork and war shirt making; Darrell Lonebear teaching Koleton Lonebear (both of Fort Washakie) Northern Arapaho
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