Wyoming Arts Council

Arts Summit

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.
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Wyoming Poet Laureate

Meet Wyoming’s Poet Laureate, Gene Gagliano Governor Mark Gordon reappointed Buffalo poet Eugene M. Gagliano as Poet Laureate. Gene is a retired elementary school teacher from Buffalo and is the eighth Poet Laureate in state history. He was first appointed to the position through an Executive Order signed by Governor Matt Mead in 2016. “Gene
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Professional Development Grant Apply for funding to help support recording your album, marketing, EPK development and so much more. Learn more TourWest WIMI partners with WESTAF to support the presenting of live music through TourWest. This grant program provides subsidies to venues for the presentation of out-of-state performers. Learn More


Opportunities Throughout the year, we share calls for paid performance opportunities for Wyoming musicians. These opportunities are partnerships between WIMI and other organizations, created with the intention to specifically support Wyoming musicians. Previous opportunities have included performances at the annual Wyoming Arts Summit and The Levitt Pavilion Denver. Sign up for music emails to get
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Hours driving across vast plains must be accompanied by some seriously engaging tunes and this annual playlist offers summer road trippers the best soundtrack for their Wyoming adventures.   2021 Road Trip Playlist 2020 Road Trip Playlist 2019 Road Trip Playlist 2017 Road Trip Playlist   There is an annual open call for song submissions
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Health & Wellness through the Arts

The Arts Council’s Health and Wellness through the Arts program connects artists, arts organizations and health service providers to deliver creative opportunities to constituents managing a decline in health, living with a temporary or permanent physical, emotional or cognitive disability, or wishing to improve daily life. Participation in the arts has a direct effect on
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Wyoming Independent Music Initiative

The Wyoming Independent Music Initiative (WIMI) works to nurture Wyoming musicians and their talent. A variety of programs are being developed under the initiative to strengthen the independent music scene in Wyoming, to encourage and support venues to host live music, and to drive community development, social cohesion, and livability….
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Piatigorsky Foundation Tours

Since 1990, The Piatigorsky Foundation has presented more than 3,560 performances, introducing the joy of live classical music in communities throughout the country. Our artists play for audiences including seniors, schoolchildren, the economically disadvantaged, and those living in geographically remote areas. The foundation differs from traditional arts organizations in that we perform in non-traditional venues
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Wyoming Arts Alliance (WyAA)

The Wyoming Arts Alliance (WyAA) partners with WAC to provide services to presenters and performing artists.
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Art in Public Buildings

About the Art in Public Buildings Program In 1991, the 51st Legislature of the State of Wyoming passed the Art in Public Buildings legislation. One percent of construction costs of new, state-owned buildings is to be utilized for placing artwork in the public setting, helping to beautify our public buildings and draw attention to the
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