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Wyoming Arts Council board to meet Nov. 6 – 7

The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold a quarterly meeting Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 6 – 7  in Cheyenne; the meeting will be in the Wind River room of Little America. Beginning at 1 p.m. on Nov. 6, the board will convene to hear reports, plan for upcoming events, and get updates on current Arts
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Wyoming Arts Summit to Feature Free Staged Reading of World Premiere Play

Designed as a professional development conference for artists, arts advocates, administrators, and educators, the Wyoming Arts Summit will also play host to a number of events that are free and open to the public, including a staged reading of a world premiere play at the Historic Atlas Theater on Fri., Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m.
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Musicians may now submit to the 2020 WYOmericana Caravan Tour 

In collaboration with the Wyoming Arts Council, the WYOmericana Caravan Tour announces its 6th anniversary tour. Wyoming-based musicians may now submit to be a part of the 2020 tour. The deadline to apply is Oct. 29, 2019 at 7 p.m. MST. The tour will encompass roughly 10-15 shows through the Rocky Mountain Region during the
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Wyoming Arts Council board to meet Nov. 6 – 7

The Wyoming Arts Council board will hold a quarterly meeting Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 6 – 7  in Cheyenne; the meeting will be in the Wind River room of Little America. Beginning at 1 p.m. on Nov. 6, the board will convene to hear reports, plan for upcoming events, and get updates on current Arts
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Wyoming Arts Summit to Feature Free Staged Reading of World Premiere Play

Designed as a professional development conference for artists, arts advocates, administrators, and educators, the Wyoming Arts Summit will also play host to a number of events that are free and open to the public, including a staged reading of a world premiere play at the Historic Atlas Theater on Fri., Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m.
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Musicians may now submit to the 2020 WYOmericana Caravan Tour 

In collaboration with the Wyoming Arts Council, the WYOmericana Caravan Tour announces its 6th anniversary tour. Wyoming-based musicians may now submit to be a part of the 2020 tour. The deadline to apply is Oct. 29, 2019 at 7 p.m. MST. The tour will encompass roughly 10-15 shows through the Rocky Mountain Region during the
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Wyoming Arts Summit to Feature Free Concerts and Artwalk

Designed as a professional development conference for artists, arts advocates, administrators, and educators, the Wyoming Arts Summit will also play host to a number of concerts and events that are free and open to the public. The Wyoming Arts Council is partnering with Arts Cheyenne to hold a self-guided Artwalk on Thurs., Nov. 7 in
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces Two Public Art Calls

The Wyoming Arts Council announces two new public art calls. Each project has issued a national Request for Qualifications (RFQ) open now on CaFE (callforentry.org). Wyoming artists will be given preference. The deadline to apply to either RFQ is Nov. 15. Central Wyoming College, located in Riverton, Wyo., is constructing a new Agriculture and Animal
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Artists Announced for Two Art in Public Buildings Projects

Artists have been selected for two Art in Public Buildings Projects, one at the University of Wyoming and the second in Casper, the Wyoming Arts Council announced. Ben Butler from Memphis, Tenn. has been selected to create two site-specific works for the interior of the Science Initiative Building on the University of Wyoming campus in
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces Grant Funding

 The Wyoming Arts Council has awarded nearly $800,000 in Community Support Grants this year to 124 organizations, school districts and non-profit organizations throughout the state for events scheduled from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. The Community Support Grant is a competitive grant category open to 501(c)(3) organizations or government agencies, including tribal governments,
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2019 Plein Air in the Parks Award Winners Announced

Award winners of the second annual Plein Air in the Park event held at Sinks Canyon State Park were announced at the awards ceremony, art sale, and reception on Sun., Sept. 15. Best in Show was awarded to Gayle Barnett (Lander) for her watercolor, “Rolling Down the River.” Second place was awarded to Rosie Ratigan
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Keynote Speakers Announced for Wyoming Arts Summit

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce the keynote speakers for the 2019 Arts Summit, “Equity in the Arts: Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Wyoming Women’s Suffrage” being held in Cheyenne, Nov. 7-9. Keynote speakers include Mary Anne Carter, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Pam Breaux, president and CEO of
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Piatigorsky Foundation Announces Wyoming Fall Tour

For the 16th consecutive year, the Muriel & Seymour Thickman Family Charitable Trust in Sheridan is funding The Piatigorsky Foundation’s tour of Wyoming. The fall 2019 tour will include public concerts and school outreach programs. The community concerts are free and open to the public. The Wyoming Arts Council serves as facilitator with each of
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