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Lunch and Learn - An Introduction to Advocacy

What: Lunch and Learn - Advocacy 101, An Introduction
When: Noon - 1pm, Friday, October 2nd
Where: Sagebrush Community Art Center
Cost: Free (suggested donation $10 for lunch cost)

Join us for an educational opportunity to learn how you can be an effective advocate for your nonprofit. Guest speaker, Senator Kinskey, will kick off our afternoon with an engaging conversation on how you can communicate effectively with state legislators. The hour will continue with illustrative, fun, and interactive ways to make sure your voice is heard from the grocery store to the senate floor. Come discover how grass roots efforts can make a difference and can easily become daily habit.
Please bring your lunch or let us bring one for you. Lunch will be catered by Red Velvet Bakery. There is no cost to attend but please RSVP at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Hosted by: The Colorado/Wyoming Association of Museums and the Wyoming Arts Alliance

Performing Arts and Independent Music Conference

This year's 2015 Performing Arts Booking and Independent Music Conference will take place Saturday, October 3rd, 2015, at the WYO Theater in Sheridan. Conference kickoff evening event, Friday, October 2nd, will be a community reception at Ucross Foundation featuring a special place-based group exhibition, "Ucross: A Portrait in Place," and will include a short talk by land artist and Ucross Foundation board member Bill Gilbert.

 

The Wyoming Arts Alliance invites the arts community to gather for a day of inspiration, learning, and networking. On October 3rd, the Wyoming Arts Alliance is convening performing arts performers and venues to our annual block booking and independent music conference. The Annual conference is structured to contain elements to help art nonprofits and artists be successful in the work they do. Those elements include: two tiered tracks of professional development, two showcasing blocks, an after hours showcase, a block booking meeting, a member meeting, and plenty of networking. Professional development courses offered reflect industry trends and state wide issues.

Sessions this year
Programming on a shoestring budget - As budgets decline, programs are often casualties. Planning interesting innovative programs on a limited budget is a daunting task but with some enthusiasm and ingenuity it's easier than you think. Join EK Wimmer, Curator at the NIC and other panelists as we explore this topic.
How to develop a meaningful intern program - Find out how to create an ideal internship program at your organization that strikes a balance between activities that provide a meaningful learning experience for the intern and activities that will increase your productivity. Hear from UW interns and industry experts.
IM Tour - Independent music on Tour is committed to artistic excellence, audience development, and sustainable touring practices for musicians and nonprofit presenters in the West. Presented by WESTAF's Andy Thomas.
Schedule one on one consultations with the Wyoming Arts Council and WESTAF
.... And much more

Main stage showcases include performances by Caline Artists International - Ken Lavigne, Andy Hackbarth, Lauren Sheehan, Jonathan Kingham, Verismo Trio, Johnny B, and Vince and Mindi. Afterhours Independent music showcases include performances by Otter Creek, J Shogren, Dave Munsick, and Julie Szewc - Two Tracks.

A hotel block is available now at the Best Western Sheridan located in downtown Sheridan. Convenient walking location to conference venue and after hours showcases. Make reservations by calling 307-674-7421 and ask for the Wyoming Arts Alliance block, which has a rate of $79 a night. The block expires Sept 10th.
There is something for everyone!
A complete schedule and registration are currently up on the conference website at www.wyomingarts.org. Click on Annual Conference.
FMI: 307-221-0318

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