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Wyoming Arts Council board to meet September 13-14

The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold its next quarterly meeting Thursday and Friday, Sept. 13-14 at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Beginning at 1 p.m. on Thursday the board will convene to hear reports, plan for upcoming events, get updates on current Arts Council initiatives, and conduct business. An executive session may be called if necessary. Jon Parrish Peede,
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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 this September at Sinks Canyon State Park, this painting competition pairs talented artists with beautiful locations, and offers cash prizes to top participants. Taking place Sept. 20th – 23rd,
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Public Art Call: WY State Hospital and Life Resource Center

The Wyoming Arts Council announces that a new call for entry for public art is now open. The Wyoming Department of Health is currently building two new healthcare facilities: the Wyoming State Hospital in Evanston, and the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander. Through the State of Wyoming’s Art in Public Buildings program, artwork will be
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Wyoming Arts Council board to meet September 13-14

The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold its next quarterly meeting Thursday and Friday, Sept. 13-14 at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Beginning at 1 p.m. on Thursday the board will convene to hear reports, plan for upcoming events, get updates on current Arts Council initiatives, and conduct business. An executive session may be called if necessary. Jon Parrish Peede,
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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 this September at Sinks Canyon State Park, this painting competition pairs talented artists with beautiful locations, and offers cash prizes to top participants. Taking place Sept. 20th – 23rd,
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Public Art Call: WY State Hospital and Life Resource Center

The Wyoming Arts Council announces that a new call for entry for public art is now open. The Wyoming Department of Health is currently building two new healthcare facilities: the Wyoming State Hospital in Evanston, and the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander. Through the State of Wyoming’s Art in Public Buildings program, artwork will be
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WESTAF Invites Wyomingites to Apply for its Emerging Leaders of Color Program

The Wyoming Arts Council encourages interested and eligible Wyoming residents to apply for the WESTAF (Western States Arts Federation) 2018 Emerging Leaders of Color Program. Applications are now open with a deadline of Aug. 20. This year’s program will be held over three days in Denver: Oct. 1-3. The online application can be found at YouJudgeIt.org/WESTAFELC. The Emerging Leaders
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New Call for Public Art at Sheridan College

The Wyoming Arts Council announces that a new call for entry for public art at Sheridan College is now open. Sheridan College in north-central Wyoming is currently building a new Technical Education Center. Through the State of Wyoming’s Art in Public Buildings program, the college is seeking artwork for both the interior and the exterior
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Wyoming Arts Council board to meet June 1

The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold its next quarterly meetingFriday, June 1 via teleconference. Beginning at 9 a.m. the board will convene to hear reports, plan for upcoming events, get updates on current Arts Council initiatives, and conduct business. An executive session may be called if necessary. The board invites individuals and organizational representatives
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Sundance Student Lauren Haiar Wins National Poetry Ourselves Contest

Each year, the winners of the Poetry Out Loud state competitions descend on Washington D.C. where they compete for the top spot in the national poetry recitation contest, as well as the Poetry Ourselves original student-written poetry competition. This year, Wyoming’s State Champion Lauren Haiar of Sundance Secondary School won the latter contest. After claiming
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FUNDING STILL AVAILABLE FOR FY 2018 ARTS COUNCIL GRANTS

Wyoming 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations, government agencies and individual artists can still apply to the Wyoming Arts Council for two grant categories that have funds available for projects taking place by June 30, 2018. The Professional Development/Career Advancement Grant is designed to help grow the capacity of organizations and individuals that work in and support the arts. Examples
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Wyoming Arts Council Fellowships Now Open

The Wyoming Arts Council is now accepting applications for fellowships in Visual Arts, Performing Arts, and Creative Writing. Fellowships are open to Wyoming residents, and are merit-based awards. Applications are juried by noted artists and professionals in the field and who are from outside the state. T̶h̶e̶ ̶d̶e̶a̶d̶l̶i̶n̶e̶ ̶t̶o̶ ̶a̶p̶p̶l̶y̶ ̶t̶o̶ ̶t̶h̶e̶ ̶f̶e̶l̶l̶o̶w̶s̶h̶i̶p̶s̶ ̶i̶s̶ ̶J̶u̶n̶e̶ ̶4̶.̶ 
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Call-In Numbers Announced for Community Support Grant Panel Meetings

The Wyoming Arts Council Community Support Grant applications will be panel reviewed on May 17 and 18. Applications requesting operating/project support will be reviewed in Casper, WY. The public is invited to call in and listen to the panel discussion of each application received. The panel will convene at 9:30 a.m. on May 17, and
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