The Wind River Indian Reservation is as beautiful as its melodic name. It’s one of the largest Reservations in the United States, spanning over 2.2 million acres and contained within the boundaries of the state. Its scenery ranges from high grassland to some of the most majestic and least populated mountain ranges. The Wind River Range is a renowned destination for historians, climbers, hikers, and visitors who come to absorb the culture.
With the assistance of a Cultural Trust Fund grant, Wyoming PBS has produced “The Art of Home: A Wind River Story” which will be broadcast for the first time on Monday, November 11 at 8 p.m, with a repeat scheduled for Friday, November 15 at 8 p.m.
This e-newsletter is designed to provide a brief update on the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund and the happenings of its grant recipients. It is our promise that this e-newsletter be brief, interesting and hopefully something that will provide you with ideas and contacts with other organizations around the state. If you wish to have your activity… Continue reading CTF E-Newsletter, April 19, 2019
Jackson Hole’s writing community began with the likes of Struthers Burt and Owen Wister who came out West to enliven their spirits with open spaces and nature’s untainted wonders. Over the years, many writers have passed through the Jackson Hole area and many have stayed. Since the 1970s a noticeable literary undercurrent has fed the intellectual and arts communities. That tradition continues through Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund beneficiary, The Jackson Hole Writers Conference, June 27 – 29, 2019, which has united people through words for almost three decades.
In March and April 2019, four art workshops will be held at the Hynds, 1608 Capitol, Cheyenne, as part of the Cheyenne Arts Project. These workshops are the start of a series of 10 workshops to be held this year. These workshops are supported by LightsOn! and the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund.
During this, Savion’s fifth residency at DW, he returns to Jackson Hole High School to work with music students and to DW to continue exploring tap dance with our local community members. Capping off his visit, Savion returns to the stage to showcase his newest innovative expression, Savion Glover’s ALL FuNKD’ UP, on Saturday, February 2nd at 7:30pm in The Center Theater.
The Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund board awarded more than $256,760 to 21 projects around the state at their recent grant review meeting held in Laramie.