The Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund board awarded $175,125 to 16 projects around the state at their recent grant review meeting.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, art lovers can still look forward to the much-anticipated biennial exhibition and sale, Touchstone Laramie, to take place in November as an online event. Beginning Friday, November 6 with a live Opening Reception on ZOOM from 6-8 pm, the exhibition will continue through Saturday, December 5, 2020.
Fort Washakie School students like Larami Azur, Chandler Plenty Hoops, and Shotoni Shoyo researched their cultural history, found photos, and interviewed tribal elders such as John Washakie, the great-great grandson of Chief Washakie, to produce the first TravelStorys Mobile Audio Tour created by Native American high school students.
Two documentaries by Caldera Productions, LLC, of Lander, Wyoming, have been nominated for top 2020 Emmy Awards by the Heartland Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Cathedral Voices Chamber Choir takes its music to the internet for Wyoming’s first-ever virtual choral festival this spring. The Choir’s 3rd biennial Spring Festival will go forward next month in a purely digital format, streaming online May 16 & 17, from Jackson Hole.
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The Wyoming State Museum’s traveling exhibit, Suffrage Wyoming, traces the history and impact of women’s suffrage in Wyoming from 1869 to the present day.
Featuring large-scale portraits and an audio soundscape, the Women in Wyoming exhibition is a celebration of the state’s incredible women.
“The Drift: An American Cattle Drive”, supported by a Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund grant, won the top prize for documentary feature film in October at the Wild Bunch Film Festival in Willcox, Arizona.
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.