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Evening Paint Session at Hall Ranch Sat 8/26

Upcoming paint sessions hosted by Boulder County Parks & Open Space

Saturday, August 26, 2017  |  04:00 PM – 07:00 PM
  Hall Ranch  |  Registration Required

Arts – Adult Programs

Please join us for an evening paint session with local artist, Lydia Pottoff, at Hall Ranch. This event will involve a moderate hike. Bring along your spirit of adventure, your own art supplies in the medium of your choice and a chair if you’d like. Long sleeves, pants, sunscreen, insect protection, water and closed toed shoes are recommended. En plein air artists can create work to submit for consideration to the 2018 Outdoor Creations exhibit. Children under 18 years of age are welcome to attend with adult supervision.

Maximum Participants: 15

Future Events not yet on the calendar include:

 9/23 at Caribou Ranch and one on 10/7 at the Agricultural Heritage Center

Registration is required for these activities through Discover Boulder County,

Art and Music at Callahan Open House

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.

Boulder Potters’ Guild 2017 Spring Show and Sale

This year, the Boulder Potters’ Guild Spring Show and Sale will include functional, decorative, and sculptural ceramic work as well as jewelry, fused glass objects, silk scarves, and embossed note cards.  There will be demonstrations, daily drawings, and the opportunity to view and purchase beautiful handmade objects by local artists and potters.  Several new Guild members will be showing for the first time at this sale.

More than 50 members of the Boulder Potters’ Guild will be exhibiting and selling their recent work.  This sale is a great opportunity for the public to see and touch beautiful ceramics and to speak with the artists and potters.  The sale also helps raise money to support the facilities, outreach, and educational activities of the Boulder Potters’ Guild, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

Thursday, May 4th, 2017
10:00 AM8:00 PM

Other Dates For This Event
**Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Friday, May 5th, 2017
Saturday, May 6th, 2017
Sunday, May 7th, 2017
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Cost: Free

Location:

Boulder County Fairgrounds
Hover and Nelson Roads

Longmont, CO USA 80501
Website: Click to Visit

More Information:
Boulder Potters’ Guild
Email: events@boulderpottersguild.org
Phone: 3034470310
Website: Click to Visit

NoBo Art District First Friday Artwalk @ ACE Self Storage

Join us at ACE Self Storage on First Friday for an evening of local art and crafts. NoBo First Friday is a FREE self-guided tour of artists’ studios and creative businesses in the NoBo Art District.  Meet painters, sculptors, photographers, designers and other artists along your stroll through the area.  Featuring live music, demos and special activities in many locations. Located along Broadway from Pine Street to Highway 36. Find surprises around every corner.

Friday, May 5th, 2017
6:00 PM9:00 PM

Other Dates For This Event
**Friday, May 5th, 2017
Friday, June 2nd, 2017
Friday, July 7th, 2017
Friday, August 4th, 2017
Friday, September 1st, 2017
View All Dates

Cost: Free

ACE Self Storage
4635 Broadway

Boulder, CO USA 80304

More Information:
Lisa Nesmith
Email: NoBoArtDistrict@gmail.com
Phone: 303-523-1117
Website: Click to Visit

You are invited to Darla Bostick’s 10th Annual Ghost Ranch Workshop/Retreat in Abiquiu, NM  

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!
My website has more details:  www.darlabostick.com

Women’s Art Works Spring Studio Show & Sell

Come visit the studios of the women who are celebrating creativity, power + soul in north Boulder! Visit womensartworks.weebly.com for tour map.

Women’s Art Works raises awareness and strengthens the arts in Boulder by supporting women artists through friendship and participatory events.

Saturday, April 29th, 2017
10:00 AM5:00 PM

Cost: Free

Location:

Start at Cedar Art Studios
1740 Cedar Ave.

Boulder, CO USA 80304

More Information:
Julie Ireland
Email: julie@julieirelandquilts.com
Phone: 303-856-8487
Website: Click to Visit

2017 East Boulder County Artists Studio Tour and Preview Show

The 18th Annual East Boulder County Artists Studio Tour will be held on Saturday and Sunday, April 29 & 30 18-19, 2017, from 11 am–5 pm both days.  27 participating Artists invite the public to view their latest work inside their studio/store front.  Studio locations extend from Louisville, to Lafayette to Niwot to Erie to Longmont, where visitors can see the diverse types of art and studios, as well as enjoy the community’s restaurants and shops. Tour maps will be available at the studios and on the East Boulder County Artists (EBCA) website,  http://ebcacolorado.org.  Look for EBCA Studio Tour signs in front of the studios.

During the Studio Tour and Sale, you will have the opportunity to experience different forms of expression from pottery, painting, photography, wood carving, glass, printmaking, clothing, fiber art, jewelry and sculpture. Some artists will be demonstrating their techniques and several studios will have visiting artists, so you can meet more than one artist at a location.

Plan to attend the Preview Show at the Great Frame Up Gallery, 430 Main Street, Longmont, CO on Friday, April 14 from 5 – 8 pm. You can view the artists work and pick up a tour map.

Information:

Event:            18th Annual EBCA Studio Tour

Sponsor:         East Boulder County Artists

Date:               April 29 & 30, 2017

Time:              11 am– 5 pm both days

Location:         Along the US287 Corridor from Louisville, to Lafayette to Niwot to Erie to Longmont

Tour Map:      https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?msa=0&mid=1LTqDGwK5q0JzeVLmdeU454JjBJ4&ll=40.08028210106887%2C-105.09394455&z=11

Cost:                Free

Signage:          Look for the EBCA Studio Tour  Yard Signs in front of, and nearby each Studio

Photoshop for Beginners

REGISTER ONLINE NOW

The first part of this workshop will be focused on reviewing good design principles and terms related to graphic design. The second part will consist of creating a postcard/flyer/advertisement for your art organization/business. Presented by Lisa McClellan.

More details to come.

May 10th, 2017 11:00 AM   through   2:00 PM
Boulder Public Library
1001 Arapahoe Ave.
Boulder Creek Room, Main Floor
Boulder, CO 80302
Phone: (303) 447-2422
Email:
Photoshop for Beginners – BCAA members $ 25.00
Photoshop for Beginners – non-members $ 35.00

Looking for Artists to participate at the Old Town Marketplace Venue for April!

We are looking for artists to participate at the Old Town Marketplace venue for April (April 7 – May 10th). The 2nd Friday event is a little late in April (the 14th) so we’ll hang a week early to get in a full month of viewing!  Contact Jill Rumley if you’re interested!

New Art Cohousing Community

Art Cohousing Community

Bohn Farm community of art and farming is being built in Boulder County.  Come March 26th at 3pm to find out how you can live in a tight knit community where art, friendly-neighbors and healthy organic living are community values.

Details
What General Announcements, Multidisciplinary
When March 26 from 3-5 pm
Where 1337 Spruce Ave, Longmotn, CO
Cost Free
Contact Emilie Parker 303-317-4558
Website www.bfcc.me
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