Ed. Note: It’s easy to forget sometimes why we, as an organization (Hot Springs Greater Learning Foundation) do what we do. But this letter, recently received from educator Jennifer Emery, reminds us. Thanks, Jennifer, for letting us reprint it!Read More »
Ask many non-Native students in Wyoming about Chief Washakie, and they have no idea who he was. Yet Washakie shaped Wyoming’s history. Now Wyoming PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) has developed a series of videos and matching lesson plans to teach to students around Wyoming about the state’s tribes, including the Wind River Reservation tribes, the Shoshone and Northern […]Read More »
by Lara Love, Editor/Publisher, Thermopolis Independent Record Reprinted with permission Darlene Doak, a traveling nurse currently working in Thermopolis, has submitted her artistic quilt in the Row by Row quilt contest and it is on display at Gooseberry Garden Quilt Shop. The Row by Row Home Sweet Home Experience is like a shop hop for quilters. […]Read More »
Courtesy, Wyoming Arts Council website, wyoarts.org on September 14, 2016. Jennifer’s teaching philosophy: “Art is about our human response to the world around us. Art class encourages kids to explore their imaginations and make connections between art and their everyday life. Through the study of applied technique, basic art elements and principles, art history, exploration, and play, […]Read More »
Wyoming citizens participate in all forms of arts — and more than people do in most states. The National Endowment for the Arts has released new research that proves what Wyoming citizens have always known: We are as fond of our art as our outdoors. A new report, State‐Level Estimates of Arts Participation Patterns, shows a complete […]Read More »
Editor’s Note: Hot Springs Greater Learning Foundation has supported improvements in Hot Springs State Park, including a Nature & Discovery Center and a Children’s Nature Park. Both of these projects have been included in the 20-year plan. We will continue to support improvements that enhance the natural features of the park and its economic impact […]Read More »
The Teton Raptor Center, with support from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, is working to bolster the Golden Eagle Rescue Network. The Teton Raptor Center is recruiting volunteers to help transport golden eagles and other raptors to one of the four raptor rehabilitation centers that serve Wyoming. Typically, a rescuer will pick up an […]Read More »
Many regional artists and craftsmen will participate in Washakie Museum & Cultural Center’s 5th Annual Quick Draw Nov. 18, 5-10 p.m. The event is a fundraiser for the Museum and Worland Rotary Club. Schedule 5:15 p.m. Doors open “Artists Meet & Greet” 5:30-8:00 Entertainment by the Prairie Grass Band 6:30-7:30 Artists’ Quick Draw 7:30 Display of […]Read More »
Editorial by Ellen Sue Blakey November 26 is “Shop Small” or “Shop Local,” supporting efforts to get community citizens to shop in their own backyard. Small businesses are the backbone of small-town America. It’s along our main streets and downtowns that young entrepreneurs often get their first chance — where those looking for a second career or […]Read More »
NEXT MUSIC JAMS: NOVEMBER 18 & DECEMBER 2, 2016, 5:30-7:30 P.M., Southside Exxon, Thermopolis, WY The core group of musicians at the Music Jams are Thermopolis acoustic musicians. The Music Jams are usually twice a month, on the first and third Friday evenings monthly, adjusting for calendar conflicts. They are held 5:30-7:30 p.m., at Southside Exxon, south of Thermopolis […]Read More »
Hot Springs Greater Learning Foundation 2017 Calendar Dedicated to life-long learning Events subject to change January 2017 6 Music Jam, Southside Exxon, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Open to all. 13 Moscow Nights/Golden Gates – Russian Dance company and musical trio. Whole school district assembly. Evening public performance. Tickets: adults $10, seniors $8, students free. 13-14 […]Read More »
DEADLINE: DEC. 15, 2016 (both art and writing categories) The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, a nonprofit organization dedicated to recognizing the most talented teen artists and writers in the United States and Canada, has issued a call for entries for the 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Creative teens in grades 7-12 are invited […]Read More »
UPDATED!! Hot Springs Greater Learning Foundation & Community Friends Arts & Humanities Schedule for North & Central Wyoming Fall 2016 October October is Community Arts Month 7 Music Jam, Southside Exxon, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Open to all. 11 Ray Maple as outlaw Tom O’Day (member, Hole in the Wall Gang). Sponsor: Hot Springs Co. Library, 6 p.m., Library. Free. […]Read More »
The Wyoming Arts Council has launched a new Wyoming Artists & Venues Directory to better showcase and connect artists and organizations around the state. The Council is trying to identify the businesses, groups, municipal and arts organizations, as well as the individual artists, who would benefit from being listed on the Directory. We invite you to create a […]Read More »
The house concert series is a subscription program that supports the Arts in Education programs. It includes an intimate setting, plus a hors d’oeuvre buffet and a close-up house concert by the featured performer(s). The new season begins with the calendar year. There are a very limited amount of seats, so be sure to sign up […]Read More »
YEAR OF THE BUFFALO – 100th anniversary of State Buffalo herd in Hot Springs State Park.
10 Wyoming Arts Alliance: Town meeting on Cultural Development in Thermopolis/Worland area. Hot Springs Co. Museum, 6 p.m. Everyone welcome.
11 Second Friday ArtStroll – featuring kids’ art. 5-8 p.m., downtown Thermopolis. Businesses open!
12 “The Draft” and “Flags Around Thermopolis,” Hot Springs Co. Museum, 2 p.m. Sponsor: HS Co. Historical Society.
18 5th Annual Quick Draw fundraiser, Washakie Museum, Worland, 5:15-10 p.m.
18 Music Jam, Southside Exxon station, 5:30-7:30 p.m. All welcome. 24 Thanksgiving
2 Music Jam, Southside Exxon station, 5:30-7:30 p.m. All welcome.
9 Second Friday ArtStroll, 5-8 p.m., downtown Thermopolis. Businesses open – Last Stroll before Christmas
16 Music Jam, Southside Exxon station, 5:30-7:30 p.m. All welcome. 21 Winter Solstice 25 Christmas Day
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