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Casper: Business of Arts Workshop Dec. 1

PROGRAM: The workshop will include: How to describe and present your art to capture the interest of gallery owners and/or museum curators. How to best manage your art practice with demands of daily living. How to effectively market your work using traditional and social media communications tools. […]Read More »

2015 Conservation Stamp Art Contest

SWIFT FOX IS SUBJECT OF 2015 CONSERVATION STAMP ART CONTEST Call to artists  In less than two months, the Game and Fish will begin accepting artwork for the 2015 Wyoming Conservation Stamp Art Contest. The swift fox, (Vulpes velox) one of Wyoming’s unique non game […]Read More »

Happy Holiday Sales Across State

Go straight to the list. Wyoming loves the holidays, and Mother Nature often helps it along with snow and cold that makes us appreciate the season even more. After all, most Wyomingites wouldn’t live in the state if they weren’t fond of winter. So it’s […]Read More »

Casper: Candlelight Christmas Dec. 5-6

Come join us at Fort Caspar for a Candlelight Christmas, Friday, December 6 & Saturday December 7 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. both nights.  Free and open to the public! Experience a 19th-century Christmas on the frontier.  Dress warmly to enjoy the Fort by candlelight and […]Read More »

Virtual Merchandising for Retail Stores

Wyoming Business Tips Virtual Merchandising for Retail Stores Thanks to the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (WSBDC), part of WyomingEntrepreneur.Biz, a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming for allowing us to reprint this article by Susan Jerke, Wyoming SBDC regional director. […]Read More »

Postal Seasonal Ship Dates - UPDATE

                  UPDATE!!! U.S. Postal Service will be delivering 7 days a week during the holidays. USPS expects to deliver between 450 and 470 million packages from Dec. 17-25 — up 12% from last year — and many […]Read More »

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Laramie: Affordable Art for the Holidays Show Opens Nov. 28

What: Affordable Art for the Holiday Show 2014 Where: WOW Gallery, Works of Wyoming, 211 S. First Street, Laramie WY. 82070. When: Show Opening: Nov. 28-29 through Dec. 31 ARTIST CALL DEADLINE: Nov 20th Deadline for email submissions,  Email notification Nov 22nd Work delivery deadline to begin […]Read More »

Shoshoni: Owl Creek Quilt Retreat

Swan Sheridan of Swan Amity Studios, Arizona will be featured instructor at Owl Creek Quilt Retreat, Nov. 7-8 and 14-15 at the Shoshosni Recreation Center. Fractured Flowers – Featured class is “Fractured Flowers” which will be conducted  9 a.m.-4 p.m., in two parts (both Nov. […]Read More »

WyoFiberLive 2015 Editor's Update 1.0

We’d like to use a headline such as “Great! Fantastic! Not to be missed! Sign up now! Unique!” That’s actually how we feel about WyoFiberLive 2015, which will be held Sep. 18-20, 2015 at the Wyoming Territorial Prison State Park in Laramie. But then, so […]Read More »

Make It With Wool District & State Contests

Enter the Make It With Wool Contest. District and state contests. All ages, preteen (12 & under) to adult (25 & older). All types of garments with prizes for construction, pattern use, machine embroidery, fashion design, and use of speciaty wool fibers, such as mohair […]Read More »

Fiber In History

Hairweaving

Fancywork hair wreath, by Mrs. J.R. (Elizabeth Carlisle) Brown, grandmother of Betty Lamar Rhodes, mother of Ross Rhodes, Thermopolis. Permanent collection of Hot Springs County Museum,  Thermopolis. Hair wreaths were popular from 1830s to 1900s. They were very individual creations and time-consuming. Few patterns existed. […]Read More »

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