3 local organizations receive Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund awards

    (Fremont County, WY) – The Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund board announced today, June 15th, they awarded $331,044 to 32 projects around the state at their recent grant review meeting.

    Receiving local awards includes the Lander Art Center for the Art of Home: Wind River Reservation Art Show, $2,700; Maker Space 307 for the Interpretive Center for the Arapaho Ranch Field Station, $30,000; and Wyoming PBS Foundation for Fossil Country (Working Title) Documentary, $15,000.

    Awards were given to a wide variety of projects, including historic preservation, theatre programming, music competitions, public art, arts education, summer music festivals, diversity and access support, community history and museum exhibits.


    In addition to the three awards granted to Fremont County organizations, 29 others from across the Cowboy State also received awards and are listed below by county.

    Albany County:

    • Laramie Main Street Alliance, Pop-Up Art Walk 2021, $3,000
    • Laramie Public Art Coalition, Micro Mural Project, $5,500
    • Relative Theatrics, “Riding Bicycles in the Rain” Production, $4,200
    • Wyoming Singer-Songwriters, Wyoming Singer-Songwriter Competition, $10,000

    Campbell County:

    • Campbell County Public Land Board, CAM-PLEX, Fly Dance Company Presents Hip Hop Summer Camp, $17,000

    Hot Springs County:

    • Hot Springs County Museum and Cultural Center, Historic Middleton Schoolhouse Renovation, $8,876
    • Hot Springs County Pioneer Association, Voices of Our Pioneers Podcast Series, $6,642

    Johnson County:

    • Museum of the Occidental Hotel, Roof Repairs, $15,495

    Laramie County:

    • Boys and Girls Club of Cheyenne, Arts Education Program, $10,000
    • Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra, A Time to Honor, $12,000
    • City of Cheyenne Historic Preservation Board, Historic Airport Fountain Restoration, Phase II, $25,000
    • Laramie County Community College Foundation, For Those Who Dare To Dream Sculpture, $32,000

    Lincoln County:

    • Horse Warriors, Art Inclusion Program, $2,500
    • Star Valley Arts Council, Upgrade Stage Equipment for the Ford Theater, $30,000

    Natrona County:

    • Wyoming Symphony Orchestra, WSO Pops in the Park 2021, $10,000

    Park County:

    • Buffalo Bill Memorial Association, Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Indian Education for All Teachers Professional Development Course, $4,100
    • City of Cody, Concerts in the Park 2021, $2,500
    • Meeteetse Museum District, Heating Unit Replacement at Meeteetse Museums, $2,472
    • Rocky Mountain Dance Theatre, Wild West Spectacular, The Musical, $5,000

    Sheridan County:

    • WYO Theater, Inc., Administrative Funding for WYO PLAY, $15,000

    Sublette County:

    • Pinedale Fine Arts Council, 2021 Soundcheck Summer Music Series, $4,750

    Sweetwater County:

    • Rock Springs Renewal Fund, Snowman Stroll, $3,000

    Teton County:

    • Art Association of Jackson Hole, Beyond the Studios: Community Outreach, $6,000
    • Community Center for the Arts, Diverse Arts Initiative, $3,775
    • Dancers’ Workshop of Jackson Hole, Support our Bilingual Students through Movement and Art, $15,000
    • Jackson Hole Community Radio, Democratizing World Class Music Community Concerts, $7,000
    • National Museum of Wildlife Art, “While They’re Sleeping: A Story of Bears” Exhibit, $3,000

    Uinta County:

    • Young Musicians, Inc, The Arts Inc., Equipment Upgrade, $11,834

    Washakie County:

    • Washakie Museum, Red Road Project Exhibit and Indigenous Peoples Day Public Programs, $7,700

    For more information about the Cultural Trust Fund grant program, visit the website or contact Renée Bovée, WCTF Program Coordinator, at 307-777-6312 or [email protected].


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