Wyoming Arts Council

Announcing the 2018 Blanchan/Doubleday Writing Award Winners

Maria Lisa Eastman of Hyattville and Renée Carrier of Hulett are the recipients of the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2018 Blanchan and Doubleday writing awards. Eastman won the Neltje Blanchan Memorial Writing Award for her entry, “Regarding the Others,” and Carrier received the Frank Nelson Doubleday Memorial Writing Award for her entry, “The Riven Country of
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Mentoring Project Grants Awarded

The Wyoming Arts Council has awarded four new Mentoring Project Grants for 2018. Established in 2005 as part of the Arts Council’s ongoing effort to increase support and recognition of Wyoming’s rich cultural arts and traditions, these grants are designed to support the transmission of traditional and folk art skills through the natural process of
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Art in Public Buildings Reception at LCCC

A reception at Laramie County Community College is scheduled for October 18 at 10:30 a.m. to recognize the recently completed Art in Public Buildings project on campus. The reception is free and open to the public. Two new buildings on the LCCC campus qualified for Art in Public Buildings. The Flexible Industrial Technology Building was
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Registration Open for the Wyoming Arts Summit

Registration is now open for the Wyoming Arts Summit. A celebration of the Wyoming Arts Council’s 50th anniversary, the summit is set to take place November 2-4, 2017 at the Lander Community and Convention Center in Lander, WY. This event is an opportunity for Wyomingites to come together, learn from one another, and empower the state’s
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New Call-In Numbers for Community Support Grant Panel Meetings

The Wyoming Arts Council Community Support Grant applications will be panel reviewed on May 18th and 19th. Applications requesting operating/project support will be reviewed in Lander. 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 18th, and 9 a.m. until finished on May
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Applications for two new Wyoming Arts Council grants, Professional Development/ Career Advancement and Rural Arts Access will be available to all Wyoming 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations, government agencies, churches or tribal governments, and  individual artists, beginning May 1. Professional Development/Career Advancement Grants (PD) are available to organizations and individual artists, and is designed to help grow
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EWC Announces Public Presentation by Sculptor Gareth Curtiss

Eastern Wyoming College announces a public presentation by sculptor Gareth Curtiss in Torrington, Wyoming. Mr. Curtiss has been contracted to do the art piece for the new Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC). This presentation will be held on Thursday, April 27, at 6:30 pm in Mechanical Arts Room 116. He will be presenting information/power
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A Letter from the Wyoming Arts Council Regarding the Future of Federal Funding for the Arts

On March 16, 2017, the White House released a budget blueprint for Fiscal Year 2018. This proposal calls for reductions to a range of government programs, including the elimination of federal support for the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities. It is important to remember that the legislative branch
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Poetry Out Loud State Finals held March 6 at LCCC

The Wyoming Arts Council hosts the Poetry Out Loud State Finals Competition on Monday, March 6 at 7 p.m. at the Laramie Community College Playhouse in the College Community Center, 1400 E. College Drive. Awards will be announced at a ceremony on Tuesday, March 7 at 10:30 a.m. in the lobby of the Barrett Building, 2301 Central Avenue. The
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Teton County wildlife art gets winterized courtesy of The Knitting Project

The Knitting Project is dressing up wildlife art in Teton County, such as “Bruce the Moose” in Wilson shown above. Find out more at Suzanne Morlock’s web site or read an article about the unique project in the winter issue of Wyoming Artscapes, which comes out next week. 

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