Important arts events from around the state and region

July 10, 2019

Cheyenne, WY

Capitol Square Open House and Celebration

More than 130 years after it first opened to the public, the Wyoming Capitol is reopening after a critical restoration. Festivities kick off at noon with food truck vendors and music, followed by a ribbon cutting, tours of the Capitol Square Project, more live music and entertainment, and fireworks to mark the end of this important project for the people of Wyoming.

All events are free and open to the public, bring your own lawn chair to enjoy the entertainment on the stage.

November 7-9, 2019

Cheyenne, WY

Wyoming Arts Summit

This event is an opportunity for Wyomingites to come together, learn from one another, and empower the state’s creative sector. The summit offers professional development tracks for arts advocates, administrators, educators, and artists, and will highlight many of Wyoming’s talented visual, performing, literary, and musical artists.

February 21, 2020

Cheyenne, WY

Arts Advocacy Day

Join arts supporters and advocates from across the state.  Learn how to promote your cultural community, improve your relationships with policymakers, and meet with legislators.

February 21, 2020

Cheyenne, WY

Governor’s Arts Awards

Each year the Governor’s Arts Awards recognize artists, arts organizations and patrons who display excellence in the arts and outstanding service to the arts in Wyoming.

March 26-28, 2020

Minneapolis, MN

2020 NAEA National Convention

The NAEA National Convention is an annual event providing substantive professional development opportunities for visual arts education professionals including classroom teachers, museum educators, administrators, college and university professors, researchers, students of art education, teaching artists, and more! Hosted in a different city each year, the Convention hosts participants from every state in the US and from around the globe. Offering as many as 1,000 participatory workshops, sessions, tours, exhibits, and keynote addresses by world-acclaimed educators, artists, researchers, and scholars, the NAEA National Convention is the premier opportunity to connect with colleagues and the latest ideas and innovations in visual arts education. It is the largest annual gathering of visual arts educators in the world!