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Wyoming Arts Council to host free webinar August 26

The Wyoming Arts Council, in partnership with The Wyoming Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities, will host a free webinar on Wed. Aug. 26, 2020, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (MDT) titled “Art and Accessibility for All: Resources to Help Ensure Accessibility of Your Virtual Events.”  Since the start of the COVID-19 crisis, artists and arts
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Wyoming Arts Council board to meet via teleconference August 11

The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold its next quarterly meeting, Tuesday, August 11 via teleconference. Beginning at 9 a.m., the board will convene to hear reports and get updates on current Arts Council initiatives. An executive session may be called if necessary. The board invites individuals to join any part of the meeting to
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Wyoming Arts Council Awards $72,500 in COVID-19 Support to Individual Artists

In an effort to offset the economic challenges brought on by the pandemic, the Wyoming Arts Council announced in April a $500 grant for individual artists based in Wyoming who lost income due to COVID-19.  The Wyoming Arts Council awarded 145 grants, totaling $72,500 over the past four months.  “This is the most money we
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Wyoming Arts Council to host free webinar August 26

The Wyoming Arts Council, in partnership with The Wyoming Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities, will host a free webinar on Wed. Aug. 26, 2020, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (MDT) titled “Art and Accessibility for All: Resources to Help Ensure Accessibility of Your Virtual Events.”  Since the start of the COVID-19 crisis, artists and arts
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Wyoming Arts Council board to meet via teleconference August 11

The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold its next quarterly meeting, Tuesday, August 11 via teleconference. Beginning at 9 a.m., the board will convene to hear reports and get updates on current Arts Council initiatives. An executive session may be called if necessary. The board invites individuals to join any part of the meeting to
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Wyoming Arts Council Awards $72,500 in COVID-19 Support to Individual Artists

In an effort to offset the economic challenges brought on by the pandemic, the Wyoming Arts Council announced in April a $500 grant for individual artists based in Wyoming who lost income due to COVID-19.  The Wyoming Arts Council awarded 145 grants, totaling $72,500 over the past four months.  “This is the most money we
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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. Visual Arts Fellowship recipients are: Diana Baumbach of Laramie, Shawn Bush of Casper, and Rachel Hawkinson of Casper. Honorable mentions were awarded to Barrie Bryant of Kirby, Carli Holcomb of Casper, and Mona
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Deadline Reminder – Wyoming Arts Council Public Art Call

The deadline is approaching for artists to submit to the Wyoming Arts Council’s Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the Surbrugg Prentice Auditorium on the Laramie County Community College (LCCC) main campus in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The deadline to apply to this call is July 27, 2020. Through the State’s Art in Public Buildings program, indoor artwork
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Deadline Reminder – Wyoming Arts Council Public Art Call

The deadline is approaching for artists to submit to the Wyoming Arts Council’s Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the Veteran’s Home of Wyoming Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF). The deadline for this public art call is July 17, 2020. The Wyoming Department of Health, along with the Veteran’s Commission and State Construction Department, are constructing the Veteran’s Home
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Registration Now Open for 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 Cody Country Art League. Taking place Aug. 27-30 at Buffalo Bill State Park, this painting and drawing competition pairs talented artists with beautiful locations, and offers cash prizes to top participants.  Registration for youth
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces Grant Funding

The Wyoming Arts Council has awarded $655,215 in Community Support Grants to 122 organizations, arts programs, and non-profit organizations throughout the state for programs and services scheduled from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. The Community Support Grant is a competitive grant category open to 501(c)(3) organizations or government agencies, including tribal governments, universities
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces Arts Learning Innovations Award

The Wyoming Arts Council announces it’s first-ever Arts Learning Innovations Award for a distinguished Wyoming arts educator in all artistic disciplines including, theater, dance, visual, literary and performing arts. The Arts Learning Innovations Award seeks to celebrate a Wyoming K-12 arts educator who is utilizing new and innovative ways to incorporate arts in their classroom
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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 fiscal year 2021 Folk & Traditional Arts Mentoring Project Grants.  The Mentoring Project Grant recipients are: Ralphaelita Stump teaching her daughter Raphaella Stump (both of Crowheart) the art of Eastern Shoshone Cradleboard Making; Audra Draper teaching Stan Castagno (both of Riverton) the art
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