What: 23rd Annual Durango Autumn Arts Festival
Where: East Second Avenue in Historic downtown Durango, Colorado
When: September 16 & 17, 2017, Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm
Booth Fees: Every booth has a corner orientation!
- 10′ x 10′ – $325
- 10′ x 20′ – $650 (limited number available)
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Join us in September in beautiful, historic downtown Durango, Colorado to celebrate the 23rd annual Durango Autumn Arts Festival. The Festival is a regional destination event, held on quaint, tree-lined Second Avenue surrounded by boutique hotels, shops, and locally-owned restaurants, with Main Avenue just one block down, known a gathering place for shoppers and the thousands of visitors that fill the town each fall.
Organized as a benefit event by and for the Durango Arts Center, the region’s premiere non-profit arts organization serving the Four Corners, the Festival is a well-loved and attended community event attracting a large audience throughout the weekend. In 2016, the Festival welcomed an estimated 7600 visitors. Artists and craftspeople report the show is well organized and offers great hospitality and friendly, steady crowds.
- Limited to 90 fine artists and fine craftspeople from around the country
- Corner booths for everyone – booths arranged in quads.
- Offering an artists’ welcome dinner, overnight security, booth sitters and setup/breakdown volunteer support
- Cash awards for Best of Show Fine Arts and Best of Show Fine Crafts
- Free parking with convenient setup/breakdown
- Juried by arts professionals in Colorado with national reputations
- Strategic regional advertising and promotion, including a printed Festival Guide insert in regional newspaper, and a show preview in Southwest Art Magazine, make for a well attended annual event, full of shoppers and art appreciators.
- Ranked among Top 100 Events for Sales of Fine Crafts by Greg Lawler’s Art Fair SourceBook 2016.
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Fee: $35.00 (Louisville Art Association National Fine Art and Photography Show and Sale | Entry Fee)
Entry Deadline: 7/7/17
The Louisville Art Association Presents: 32nd Annual National Juried Fine Art and Photography Show and Sale. 801 Grant Ave. / Louisville, CO 80027, www.louisvilleart.org
The Louisville National Fine Art and Photography Show is held in the Louisville Center for the Arts building, an old victorian, completely renovated, turn of the century (circa 1904), red brick schoolhouse. This historic venue offers participating artists the opportunity to compete, and display and sell artwork in an elegant gallery setting, which retains a touch of historic ambience. The fine art and photography exhibit will be on display for 9 days. It starts with the preshow viewing on Friday, Sept. 1 and goes through two weekends. It is closed on Tuesday of the week. Judge and juror Jane Jones will present cash awards plus prizes and ribbons. We invite you to enter what is sure to be our most successful show yet!
Historic Downtown Louisville offers an array of art galleries, related shops, businesses, restaurants and cafes. The show is held in conjunction with the 3-day Louisville Labor Day weekend event.
The Historic Callahan House and Garden at 312 Terry Street is hosting an Open House with tours from 4 to 8 pm on Saturday, May 20. Admire works created by local artists while you enjoy live music in the garden. Admission is free and the public is welcome. For more information about the Callahan House, including rental options for weddings, special events and parties, visit LongmontColorado.gov/Callahan.
It’s that time again to feature fabulous photographs of our prized Boulder County Parks & Open Space lands.
We are excited to announce our 3rd juried photography exhibit featuring our public land. If you are photographer or if you know someone who is, please visit our parks and capture images to submit for consideration. Photography sessions led by Ranger Fowler will be held throughout the summer.
This year, we will be featuring 4 photographers including Robert Castellano, Craig Rademacher, David Silver and Verdon Tomajko.
Anyone may submit up to 5 photographs for a $30 entry fee. Cash prizes will be given to exhibitors with any profits being contributed to the Boulder County Parks and Open Space Foundation (www.PreserveBoulderCounty.org )
The exhibit will be held at The Great Frame Up – Longmont from Friday, October 13 through Friday, November 3.
Deadline for submissions – Tuesday, August 1
For more information, including a map and list of Boulder County Parks & Open Space properties, please visit www.BoulderCountyOpenSpace.org/photoshow or contact Karen Imbierowicz at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-678-6268.
1-7 October 2017.
Includes digital photography, watercolors/acrylics, pencil, ink, incorporating text and mixed media work with options for plein air painting and comfort of a group activity room (floor to ceiling vista views). For 7 days/6 nights you can relax, enjoy, and create. Lodging and meals included at Ghost Ranch property. T
Space is limited to 16 participants. Bring materials you love to work with (or try something new) and join us! The workshop fee is $550. Room and board at the Ranch are not included.
Come and see for yourself why Georgia O’Keeffe loved Ghost Ranch! Last year each participant received $300+ in art merchandise in their welcome bag…and door prizes exceeded $800!