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Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund Awards $121,067


Posted: Monday, November 27, 2017
Contact: Renee Bovee

Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund Awards $121,067

The Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund board awarded more than $120,000 to 19 projects around the state at the recent grant review meeting held in Lander.

This grant round was especially competitive with 24 applications seeking more than $360,000 in support.

Awards totaling $121,067 were given to a wide variety of projects, including a music festival and theatre dance productions, public art activities, artist residencies and historic preservation bricks and mortar work, archaeological research and museum interpretation projects.

Below is a complete listing of awards by county:

Albany County
Cultural Conservation Corps, Dutch Hop Polka Documentary, $7,000
The Wyoming Community Foundation, Operating Funds for Laramie Public Art Coalition, $7,000
University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie Mural Project, $6,000
University of Wyoming Department of Anthropology, In-Field and Non-Destructive Analysis Equipment, $10,000
University of Wyoming Department of Art and Art History, Go West Mid America Printmaking Council Conference, $7,500
University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance, State Tour of “Six Songs from Ellis”, $7,500

Big Horn County
Greybull Post 32 of the American Legion, Legion Hall Historic Renovation – Front Face Phase, $6,000

Carbon County
Town of Sinclair, Sinclair Historic Church Restoration, $10,000

Fremont County
Lander Art Center, Dancers’ Workshop Youth Residency, $2,000
Lander Chamber of Commerce, Inc., Native American and Pioneer History Interpretive Displays for Lander Visitor Center, $10,000
Wyoming PBS Foundation, “Home from School – The Children of Carlisle” Documentary, $10,000

Park County
Harry Jackson Museum, Harry Jackson Institute Year One Project Start-up, IT and Staffing Support, $9,667
Rocky Mountain Dance Theatre, Cody Wild West Show, $6,000
The Dude Ranch Foundation, Heating and Cooling System Replacement, $4,000

Sweetwater County
Rock Springs Renewal Fund, Inc., Brown Bag Concert Series, $2,400

Teton County
National Museum of Wildlife Art of the United States, Translating the Art experience: Latino Community Engagement, $5,000
Teton Artlab, Artist in Residence Program, $2,000
The Grand Teton National Park Foundation, Historic Bar BC Dude Ranch: Main Cabin Foundation Preservation, $5,000

Uinta County
Young Musicians, Inc., Support for the Ceili Celtic Festival, $4,000

For more information about the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund, visit www.wyoculturaltrust.com, or contact the WCTF Program Coordinator, Renée Bovée at 307-777-6312 or renee.bovee@wyo.gov.