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Wyoming Arts Council to hold quarterly board meeting Aug. 8 – 9, 2022 in Clearmont

The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold its next quarterly meeting Aug. 8 – 9 at Ucross Foundation, Raymond Plank Center (30 Big Red Ln, Clearmont, WY 82835). Beginning at 1 p.m. on Aug. 8., the board will convene to hear reports, plan for upcoming events, tour local arts and cultural organizations, and get updates
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces Fellowship Recipients

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s Fellowships in Visual Arts, Creative Writing, Performing Arts, and the Native Art Fellowship. Visual Arts Fellowship recipients are: Marcus Dewey of Arapahoe, Susan Moldenhauer of Laramie, and Eileen Nistler of Upton. Honorable mentions were awarded to Juan Laden of Lander, Rebecca Weed
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces Folk Art Mentoring Grant Recipients

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce the 5 recipients of the fiscal year 2023 Folk & Traditional Arts Mentoring Project Grants. The recipients are:  Anita Thatcher teaching Franki Scott, both of Dubois, the art of Wool Saddle Pad Making. Darrell Lonebear, Sr (Northern Arapaho), teaching Darrell Lonebear, Jr (Northern Arapaho), both of Fort
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Wyoming Arts Council to hold quarterly board meeting Aug. 8 – 9, 2022 in Clearmont

The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold its next quarterly meeting Aug. 8 – 9 at Ucross Foundation, Raymond Plank Center (30 Big Red Ln, Clearmont, WY 82835). Beginning at 1 p.m. on Aug. 8., the board will convene to hear reports, plan for upcoming events, tour local arts and cultural organizations, and get updates
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces Fellowship Recipients

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s Fellowships in Visual Arts, Creative Writing, Performing Arts, and the Native Art Fellowship. Visual Arts Fellowship recipients are: Marcus Dewey of Arapahoe, Susan Moldenhauer of Laramie, and Eileen Nistler of Upton. Honorable mentions were awarded to Juan Laden of Lander, Rebecca Weed
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces Folk Art Mentoring Grant Recipients

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce the 5 recipients of the fiscal year 2023 Folk & Traditional Arts Mentoring Project Grants. The recipients are:  Anita Thatcher teaching Franki Scott, both of Dubois, the art of Wool Saddle Pad Making. Darrell Lonebear, Sr (Northern Arapaho), teaching Darrell Lonebear, Jr (Northern Arapaho), both of Fort
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Registration Now Open for Plein Air in the Parks

Plein Air in the Parks is a collaborative weekend event presented this year by Wyoming State Parks, the Wyoming Arts Council, Cheyenne Artists Guild, and SAGE Community Arts. This annual painting and drawing competition pairs talented artists with beautiful locations, and offers cash prizes to top participants. For the second time, there will be two
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Deadline Approaching for Wyoming Arts Council Fellowships

The application period closes June 9 for the Wyoming Arts Council fellowships in Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Creative Writing and the Native Art Fellowship. All fellowship recipients will receive a $3,000 unrestricted award as well as an opportunity to showcase their work in the state. Fellowships are open to Wyoming residents, and are merit-based awards.
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The 2022 Wyoming Road Trip Playlist is Here

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce the 2022 Wyoming Road Trip Playlist. Summer is in the air and with those rising temps come more adventures. The musical talent of the Cowboy State provides the perfect soundtrack for any adventure, especially those that require long drives across the high plains or through mountain passes.
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Wyoming Arts Council to hold quarterly board meeting and public reception May 23-24, 2022 in Thayne

Please join Governor Gordon, the Wyoming Arts Council (WAC) Board, and the Star Valley Arts Council for a public reception on Monday, May 23 from 4-5:30 p.m. The reception will be at the Afton Civic Center (150 Washington St, Afton, WY 83110). Come meet the WAC board and staff for conversation about arts and culture
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Piatigorsky Foundation Announces Second Wyoming Spring Tour

The Wyoming Arts Council (WAC), in partnership with The Piatigorsky Foundation is hosting another tour of Wyoming this spring. The tour features tenor Kelly Burns and pianist Nicholas Shaneyfelt. The duo will be traveling throughout Wyoming May 16-20, hosting free public concerts and school outreach programs.  The Piatigorsky Foundation works to bring the joy of
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces Community Artist ARPA Project Grant Recipients

The Wyoming Arts Council, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), is awarding community project grants to 31 artists across Wyoming. A total of $601,330 in grant dollars will be distributed. The Wyoming Community Artist ARPA Project Grant provides funds to Wyoming-based individual artists and
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Call in Numbers Announced for the Wyoming Arts Council Community Support Grant Panel Meetings

The panel review meetings for the Wyoming Arts Council’s Community Support Grant (CSG) applications will be held online May 16 – 17. Applicants and the general public are invited to call in and listen to the panel review and discussion. Review of applications requesting operating and project support as well as arts learning funding will
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