Wyoming Arts Council

Red letter dates on Arts Council calendar

Yes, Wyomingites, September is upon us and with it comes an avalanche of events and deadlines.

So, as a public service, here’s a list of some key dates on the Wyoming Arts Council calendar:

Aug. 27: Sign-ups begin for 2008-2009 Poetry Out Loud competition for high school students (NEW DATE!)

Sept. 18: WAC creative writing fellowship reading in Casper at Equality State Book Festival (Sept. 18-20) in Casper

Oct. 1: WAC artist roster applications available (NEW DATE!)

Oct. 1: Deadline for Governor’s Arts Awards nominations

Oct. 29: Deadline for next round of WAC CAP grants

Oct. 31: Deadline for Blanchan/Doubleday writing awards (NEW DATE!)

Nov. 2: Deadline for WAC Folk Arts mentorship grants

Nov. 6-7: WAC board meeting, Powell

Nov. 14: Deadline for performing arts fellowships in music performance (NEW DATE!)

Nov. 17-18: Poetry Out Loud finals held in Cheyenne (NEW DATE!)

Dec. 1: Deadline date for WAC artist roster applications (NEW DATE!)

Dec. 15: Project end date for American Masterpieces New Deal grants

Looking ahead to 2009, the WAC will hold its annual Governor’s Arts Awards gala Feb. 13 in Cheyenne, a Visual Arts Symposium April 3-4 in partnership with the UW Art Museum in Laramie and the Wyoming Arts Summit Sept. 25-26 in Jackson.

FMI: Call the WAC at 307-777-7742 or go to the web site at wyoartscouncil.wpengine.com.

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