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 »
10 Lessons the Arts Teach By Elliot Eisner 1 The arts teach children to make GOOD JUDGMENTS about qualitative relationships. Unlike much of the curriculum in which correct answers and rules prevail, in the arts, it is judgment rather than rules that prevail. 2 The arts teach children that problems can have MORE than ONE solution and that questions can have […]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 »
First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, is on display at the Wyoming State Museum, Cheyenne, Sep. 7-30, 2016. It is on loan from the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C., which organized the national traveling exhibition to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death this year. Shakespeare was a working actor and writer in […]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 »
Biologists released into the wild 35 black-footed ferrets raised in captivity on two local ranches. The release will complete the circle of a story that began in 1981, when a ranch dog named Shep brought home a dead black-footed ferret and let the world know the species wasn’t extinct after all. Five years later, biologists […]Read More »
Great new events for fall 2016 and 2017!!! Hot Springs Greater Learning Foundation & Community Friends Arts & Humanities Schedule for North & Central Wyoming Fall 2016 September 2016 11-17 National Arts in Education Week – Click here for 10 reasons why arts is critical in today’s education. 15 Worland: Embrace the Struggle – Bronze Art of Chris Navarro. Over 50 bronze […]Read More »
Oktobrewfest Oktobrewfest in Historic Downtown Thermopolis Saturday, September 24th from 11am – 7pm Featuring Local Wyoming Breweries German-themed food vendors Several nonfood vendors (i.e. 307beards, homebased direct sale businesses, jewelry, etc) Corn-hole (bing bag game) tournament $10 entry fee Other adult games Kids section, including numerous carnival games and bouncy house sponsored by Tumbleweed Propane Historic […]Read More »
Come experience the wonder, desire and terror of Dracula, a story of passion and courage that takes us from the mystery- shrouded depths of Transylvania to the stylishly steam-punked streets of London. This dance-theatre twist on Bram Stoker’s masterwork envisions the Countess Dracula, whose lust for power brings her face-to-face with the mystic Van Helsing […]Read More »
Adult Art Education at the Washakie Museum and Cultural Center Acrylic Workshop with Worland Artist Victoria Bales Bales will demonstrate her technique with acrylics as she instructs students in the completion of one full landscape/barn painting. Keep the provided starter materials (canvas/brushes). Saturday, October 1, 2016 9am-12pm $55 Museum Members $60 General Public Ages: High School […]Read More »
NEXT MUSIC JAMS: SEPTEMBER 16, 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 on Highway […]Read More »
Men of Worth, long-standing leaders in traditional Celtic and Irish folk music, will return to Thermopolis, October 20-21, for a two-day school residency as well as a public performance and house concert. The public performance will be held Oct. 20 at the Hot Springs County Schools auditorium, 415 Springview. Tickets are $10 adults, $8 seniors. All […]Read More »
Last of the 2016 season! October 21, 2016 – Men of Worth, traditional and original Celtic. House concert, 7 p.m. The house concert series is a subscription program that supports the Arts in Education programs. The new season begins with the calendar year. There are a limited amount of seats, so be sure to sign up early. […]Read More »
YEAR OF THE BUFFALO – 100th anniversary of State Buffalo herd in Hot Springs State Park.
September is Wyoming Archaeology Month
9 Second-Friday ArtStroll, 5-8 p.m. & Still Strolling Saturday, business hours, downtown Thermopolis. Theme: Strolling Through the Eye of a Needle.
15 Dinner & a Movie: Mystic Pizza, with Julia Roberts. And… serving, of course, pizza! 6 p.m. Sponsor: Hot Springs Co. Library. Free.
15 Embrace the Struggle:Bronze Art of Chris Navarro. Over 50 bronze sculptures and 25 canvas prints on display Sept 15- Nov 5. Opening Reception, Washakie Museum, Thursday, Sep. 15, 2016 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres & cash bar. Musical entertainment by Violin duo Claire Martinez & Maurine Akin. Museum members free, General public $10.
16 Music Jam, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Southside Exxon, Highway 120. Come join us!