Wyoming Arts Council

Wyoming Arts Council board meets Feb. 10-11 in Cheyenne

The Wyoming Arts Council will hold its next quarterly board meeting on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 10-11, at Little America in Cheyenne.

The WAC board invites individuals and organizational representatives to attend any part of the meeting to observe the board process, and to address the board during the public comment session at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 11. Comments about the agency’s policies, funding priorities, on-line granting system, and other arts-related topics are welcomed.

At the meeting, WAC board members will ratify the new Long-Range Plan, approve the slate of 2011-2012 roster artists, evaluate and award Community Arts Partnership (CAP) grants and discuss the 2009 statistics for the Wyoming Community Vitality Index (CVI).

On Friday at noon, WAC Board members will attend the Wyoming Arts Alliance’s Arts Advocacy Day at the State Capitol. That morning they will meet with Cindy Hill, the new Superintendent of Public Instruction and, in the afternoon, will meet with the State Parks and Cultural Resources Commission and Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF) members. The 29th annual Governor’s Arts Awards will be held beginning at 6 p.m. Friday at Little America.

The mission of the Wyoming Arts Council is to enhance the quality of life for the people of Wyoming by providing resources to sustain, promote and cultivate the arts.

To obtain a detailed meeting agenda, make reservations for the Governor’s Arts Awards, or for more information, call the WAC at 307-777-7742.

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