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.
A visitor’s experience at the Museum of the American West in Lander has been enhanced by a video project to better bring local history to life.
The Mid America Printmaking Council 2018 conference is coming west. The biennial national conference will be hosted by the University of Wyoming Department of Art and Art History October 3 – 6. The conference includes exhibitions, panel discussions, demonstrations, interaction with vendors and professional contact with artists and scholars.