FY 2006 Grant Awards: State Listings
Access to Artistic Excellence II/Arts on Radio and Television/
Folk & Traditional Arts Infrastructure/Learning in the Arts for Children & Youth/Partnership Agreements
Some details of the projects listed in this grant announcement are subject to change, contingent
upon prior Endowment approval.
Community Visual Art Association of Jackson Hole (aka Art Association)
CATEGORY: Learning in the Arts FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Learning in the Arts for Children & Youth
To support Young Artists Revolutionary Designs. The after-school program will provide high school students with visual arts training through the study, design, fabrication, and marketing of metal works.
Devils Tower Natural History Association (aka DTNHA)
Devils Tower, WY
CATEGORY: Access to Artistic Excellence FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Folk and Traditional Arts
To support expansion of the Cultural Program Series to include a Native American Heritage weekend. Activities include presentations, performances, and ongoing demonstrations by Native craftsmen, musicians, dancers, and historians.
University of Wyoming (on behalf of UW Cultural Programs)
CATEGORY: Access to Artistic Excellence FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Music
To support a tour to underserved rural communities by violinist Benny Kim. The project will include the commissioning and premiere of a new work by Marc Neikrug and residency activities in schools and community colleges.
Wyoming Arts Alliance (aka WyAA)
CATEGORY: Access to Artistic Excellence FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Presenting
To support networking for Wyoming artists and presenters. Services will include workshops and membership recruitment forums throughout the state, Wyoming Arts Alliance Web site enhancements, and an Annual Block Booking Conference.
Wyoming Arts Council
CATEGORY: Partnership FIELD/DISCIPLINE: State & Regional
To support Partnership Agreement activities.
Wyoming Arts Council (aka State of Wyoming)
CATEGORY: Access to Artistic Excellence FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Folk & Traditional Arts
To support the folk arts specialist position and related costs. Responsibilities include fieldwork and programming. The position will also enhance the curriculum in Wyoming schools and foster appreciation for community and cultural traditions through demonstrations and residencies.
Wyoming Arts Council (aka State of Wyoming) (Consortium)
CATEGORY: Access to Artistic Excellence FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Literature
To support the inaugural Wyoming Book Festival, a consortium project in Casper, Wyoming. The Council will partner with Casper College to bring authors to the region for readings, a book fair, a children's reading pavilion, a book arts exhibit, and poetry slams.
Number of Grants: 7 Total Amount: $631,500
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