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Ucross Announces Key Leadership Promotions

Discover the changes happening within the team of the renowned Wyoming-based foundation, UCROSS.
Famed Santa Fe Gallery Owner Gerald Peters Joins Ucross Board Of Trustees

Ucross announces the addition of two new trustees to its board: property developer Armand Brachman and gallery owner Gerald Peters.
Ucross Announces Fall 2023 Artists, Celebrates 40th Anniversary

This week, artists from across the nation traveled to Ucross for the start of Fall 2023 session, which marks the 40th anniversary of the acclaimed artist residency program.
Ucross Selected As Amazon Literary Partnership 2023 Grant Recipient 

The Amazon Literary Partnership has announced that Ucross received a grant to support its program and operations. Ucross is among the list of 93 Amazon Literary Partnership Grant Recipients this year. In 2023, the Amazon Literary Partnership awarded nearly $1 million in funding to literary nonprofit organizations.
Ucross To Host 40th Anniversary Gala Honoring Governor And First Lady Gordon

In celebration of the artist residency program's 40th anniversary, Ucross is hosting a gala and fundraising dinner on Wednesday, September 27. Ucross will present Gov. Mark Gordon and First Lady Jennie Gordon with its Outstanding Patrons of the Arts Award for their generosity and commitment to the arts in Wyoming. 
Spring 2023 Ucross Fellows Revealed

 This spring, celebrating its 40th anniversary as an artist residency program, Ucross welcomed 55 visual artists, writers, composers, choreographers and interdisciplinary artists from across North America to its historic 20,000-acre ranch in the foothills of the Bighorn Mountains in northern Wyoming.
Ucross Welcomes Anne Pendergast As Trustee

​​​​​​Ucross today announced that Anne Pendergast of Big Horn, Wyoming, has joined the artist residency program's Board of Trustees. Born and raised in Maine, Pendergast earned a BA from Bowdoin College and an MS in geology from Oregon State University, then moved to Wyoming in 1983 to work with an oil and gas exploration company in Casper. She served on the Board of Trustees for The Nature Conservancy Wyoming for 16 years and the National Advisory Council for The Brinton Museum for six years.
Joy Harjo receives Ucross Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Arts

Joy Harjo accepted the Ucross Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Arts at the WYO Performing Arts and Education Center in Sheridan, Wyoming, on Saturday, February 25. Presented by Ucross, the renowned artist residency program, the award recognizes an individual’s extraordinary impact on the nation’s arts and letters.
Joy Harjo to Receive Ucross Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Arts

Ucross, the renowned artist residency program in northern Wyoming, will present the internationally acclaimed performer, musician and writer Joy Harjo with the Ucross Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Arts during her performance at the WYO Theater in Sheridan, Wyoming, on Saturday, February 25
The Moth To Honor Comedian Hasan Minhaj At The 2023 Moth Ball

Acclaimed storytelling nonprofit The Moth has announced details for their annual fundraising gala, Full Bloom: The 2023 Moth Ball. Taking place at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers on Tuesday, May 23rd, this year's gathering will honor award-winning comedian and longtime Moth friend and storyteller, Hasan Minhaj. Tickets start at $500 and are on sale now.  
Gilda's Laughfest Announces Artists For 2023 Festival

Gilda's LaughFest, presented by Gun Lake Casino, today announced artists participating during the 2023 festival coming up March 8-12 including Tig Notaro, Pete Holmes, the Clean Comedy Showcase, D.J. Demers, Daphnique Springs, and Mike Vecchione.
Ucross is Accepting Applications For Fall 2023

Ucross has announced the launch of an open call for applications for general studio residencies and The Ford Family Foundation Fellowships. Selected Fellows will enjoy uninterrupted time and space on the nonprofit’s historic 20,000-acre ranch in Fall 2023, when Ucross will be celebrating the 40 th anniversary of its renowned artist residency program.
First Annual Books That Changed My Life Festival Announced at JCC Manhattan

The Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan (MMJCCM) announced the initial lineup today for its first annual Books That Changed My Life Festival, a two-month long celebration of literature and culture, featuring events inspired by or adapted from beloved literary works, including author conversations, writers workshops, weekly storytime, a gallery exhibit, musical concerts, theatrical and film events, and more.
World Premiere Of SONGS IN FLIGHT By Shawn Okpebholo & More to be Featured in SparksLIVE Winter 2023 Events

Sparks & Wiry Cries will present a week of sparksLIVE events, from January 10 to 13, 2023 in New York, including the world premiere of Songs in Flight, co-presented by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, plus additional events at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music and Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Comedian Pete Holmes Adds Fourth November Performance at The Den Theatre

Due to popular demand, The Den Theatre has added a fourth performance of comedian Pete Holmes’ upcoming stand-up tour on Saturday, November 12 at 9:45 pm. Pete Holmes Live: Where Were We plays November 10 – 12, 2022 on The Den’s Heath Mainstage.
Ani DiFranco Comes To Overture's Capitol Theater On Saturday, November 5

Overture Center for the Arts and FPC Live present Ani DiFranco with The Righteous Babes Revue: Gracie and Rachel, Pieta Brown, Jocelyn Mackenzie on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. in Capitol Theater.
Comedian Pete Holmes to Perform at The Den Theatre in November

The Den Theatre will present Pete Holmes Live: Where Were We, featuring three evenings of stand-up comedy November 10 – 12, 2022 on The Heath Mainstage.
Tickets On Sale For Ani DiFranco With The Righteous Babes Revue At Overture's Capitol Theater

Overture Center for the Arts and FPC Live will present Ani DiFranco with The Righteous Babes Revue: Gracie and Rachel, Pieta Brown, Jocelyn Mackenzie on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. in Capitol Theater.
Ucross Welcomes Artists To Wyoming For Fall 2022 Residency Session

From August through early December, 55 visual artists, writers, composers, choreographers and interdisciplinary artists will be at Ucross, which is located on a historic 20,000-acre ranch in the foothills of the Bighorn Mountains in northern Wyoming. An independent jury comprised of artists and leaders in the field selected the fellows from nearly 400 applicants, as well as a dozen partners.
PEN/Hemingway Award-Winning Author Gives Keynote At Ucross Event

Monday evening, Ucross celebrated its longstanding partnership with the PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel during a dinner attended by more than 100 participants of the International Hemingway Society Conference at Sheridan College. Kevin Powers of Fernandina Beach, Florida, a PEN/Hemingway Award-winning author and an alumnus of the Ucross artist residency program, gave the keynote address.

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