Monday, May 17, 2010

Arts Council holds quarterly board meeting May 20-21 in Wheatland

Public invited to attend Wyoming Arts Council Board events May 20-21 in Wheatland

The Wyoming Arts Council will hold its quarterly board meeting in Wheatland May 20-21.

The meeting will be held at the Platte Valley Bank, 200 16th Street, Wheatland. Agenda items include the decisions on FY11 Grants to Organizations, Arts Education Biennial and Operating Support grants, review of WAC budgets, long-range planning, schedules for the next Governor’s Arts Awards, and advocacy issues.

The board invites individuals and organizational representatives to attend any part of the meeting to observe the board process, and to address the board during the public comment session beginning at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday. Comments about the agency's policies, funding priorities, on-line granting system, and other arts-related topics are welcomed. For a detailed agenda, please contact the Wyoming Arts Council office at 307-777-7742.

At the conclusion of Thursday’s session, a public reception for members of the community will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. at Linda and Joe Fabian’s Dance Wyoming studio, 861 Gilchrist in downtown Wheatland

The mission of the Wyoming Arts Council is to enhance the quality of life for the people of Wyoming by providing resources to sustain, promote and cultivate the arts.

FMI: Camellia El-Antably, WAC, 307-777-7742 or