Wyoming Arts Council

Equity in the Arts

The Arts Council’s bi-annual summit is an opportunity for individuals to come together, learn from one another, and empower the state’s creative sector. The summit offers professional development sessions for artists and arts advocates, administrators, and educators, and will highlight many of Wyoming’s talented visual, performing, and literary artists.

Keynote Speakers 

                Mary Anne Carter   

               Pam Breaux

Mary Anne Carter, acting chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), and Pam Breaux, president and CEO of the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA) will be keynote speakers. A variety of interdisciplinary and discipline-specific workshops, sessions, and presentations will be offered. Educators will be able to earn up to 1 PTSB credit. In addition to formal sessions, the summit will also feature music showcases, receptions, and networking opportunities.

Early Bird Register is available now through Sept. 30. Register online here. Individuals and organizations may apply for a Professional Development/Career Advancement Grant from the Arts Council to attend the summit. Click on the Grants tab on the Arts Council website. If registration rates are prohibitive to you or your organization, please contact the Arts Council.Individuals and organizations may apply for a Professional Development/Career Advancement Grant from the Arts Council to attend the summit. If registration rates are prohibitive to you or your organization, please contact the Arts Council at 307-777-7742 or arts@wyo.gov to discuss your attendance. To book lodging please book online here.

As part of our effort to address barriers to access, we are collaborating with self-advocates,  the Wyoming Institute for Disabilities, and the Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities to identify meaningful accommodations for this event. If you require accommodations due to a disability or other health concern please provide details below. Please email Tyler Cessor  at tyler.cessor@wyo.gov before the summit to arrange accommodations. You may also register by phone if necessary.

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