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Front Range Contemporary Quilters Exhibit

Date:
Sep 01, 2017 to Oct 27, 2017
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-497-2570

Sept 1-Oct 27, Mon-Fri 8am-5pm; Sat-Sun 9am-4pm. See 51 quilted works by 33 different artists, based on the theme of diversity.

Faculty Exhibition 2017

Date:
Aug 26, 2017 to Dec 23, 2017
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-492-8300

Through Dec 23. Tue-Sat 11am-5pm. See the creative work of faculty at the University of Colorado Boulder including ceramics, film, multimedia and sculptural installations, painting, photography, and video works.

Elemental Forms

Date:
Aug 26, 2017 to May 01, 2017
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-492-8300

Through May 2018. Tue-Sat 11am-5pm. See works by artists surrounding the concepts of Minimalism, Conceptualism and geometric abstraction, featuring prints, drawings, paintings and sculptures.

Sunday Workshop and Halloween Party

  • Greenwood Village
Date:
Sep 10, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-322-1053

Make a cute miniature indoor, outdoor Halloween party at this fun workshop, part of the Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys Fall Show. Only 20 kits available so please sign up early. Ages 6-16. $20.

Out of India

Date:
Aug 26, 2017 to Nov 17, 2017
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-443-2122

Mon.-Fri. 10am-4:30pm. Also accessible to ticketed patrons during Macky Auditorium performances. See the drawings of artist Sherry Wiggins in India ink, graphite and gouache as well as photography, inspired by her residency in Delhi, India, to explore the work of artist Nasreen Mohamedi. Part of the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art’s BMoCA at Macky series.

Seedlings: Spirit Voices with Donnie Betts

Date:
Sep 05, 2017 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Cost:
Phone:
720-509-1000

Learn about the call and response tradition in the African and African-American culture. Ages 1-5. $3, 1 and younger are free but must have a ticket.

In Sight On Site: Murals

Date:
May 29, 2018 to Aug 26, 2018
Schedule:
Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm; Sat, 10am-6pm; Sun, 1-5pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-898-7200

See an exhibition of muralists working on artwork in three gallery spaces through June 24. Opening reception June 28, 6-9pm; Completed artwork will be on display through Aug. 26.

Untitled: Truth or Dare

Date:
Aug 25, 2017 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:

Face the facts and take a risk getting up close and personal with bravery in black and white. Produced with local creatives, Untitled Final Fridays is the museum's monthly late night program featuring workshops, performances, and tours with a twist. Experience the museum in an entirely different way—every time. Included with general admission, which is…

Spring Pottery Sale

Date:
May 04, 2018 to May 05, 2018
Schedule:
May 4, 9am-7pm; May 5, 8am-5pm
Cost:
Entry is free
Phone:
303-409-2612

Find one-of-a-kind Mother’s Day gifts, wedding gifts, and more. Handmade pottery made by local artists will be on display and available for purchase.

Jennifer Ghormley Closing Reception

Date:
Apr 04, 2018 6 - 7pm
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
303-433-7444

Celebrate the closing of the winter/spring artist-in-residence, Jennifer Ghormley. Light refreshments will be provided. At 6:30, journey to the unveiling of Ghormley’s art installation, designed exclusively for the Museum.

Boulder Fringe Festival

Date:
Aug 16, 2017 to Aug 27, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-803-5642

View a variety of artwork often in non-traditional spaces and see local, national, and international shows throughout Boulder. Cost varies by event/venue.

Exhibition Opening Reception

Date:
Feb 08, 2018 6pm - 9pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-571-4401

Explore the role that fashion plays in developing a cultural identity in major urban settings. This exhibit acknowledges the contributions of the Pachuco movement to the American experience.

Spring Break Art Camp

  • Greenwood Village
Date:
Mar 26, 2018 to Mar 28, 2018
Cost:
$20 per class
Phone:
303-797-1779

Create fun and unique hands-on art projects on one, or all three days. Classes include glass painting, fabric painting, and cookies and canvas. All supplies are provided. Ages 6-12.

Hands on History/Art

Date:
Nov 11, 2017 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-447-8679

See an art making demonstration every 2nd Saturday of each month. Included with admission.

Fall Break Theater Camp

  • Greenwood Village
Date:
Oct 26, 2017 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-708-6112

Learn how to act and put on a theatrical showcase. Throughout the camp participants will learn different acting styles through fun interactive games and everyone will receive a role to perform in the production. $100 Includes costume, props, makeup and lunch on performance day 8 to 12 years old Please be advised that participants will…

Denver Chalk Art Festival

Date:
Jun 02, 2018 to Jun 03, 2018
Schedule:
June 2, 10am-10pm; June 3, 10am-8pm
Cost:
Free admission. Charge for food and drink
Phone:

Stroll around Larimer Square seeing amateur and student artists create works of art in chalk, on the streets. There will also be live music, food, and beverages.

Teen Batik

Date:
May 02, 2018 to May 23, 2018
Schedule:
Wed. May 2-23
Cost:
$50
Phone:
303-797-1779

Learn the art of Batik using wax and pigment to create a banner full of your own prayer flags. Ages 12-16. All supplies included.

Young Artists at Work Holiday Camp

Date:
Dec 29, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-443-2122

Enjoy art-making camps featuring workshops designed by visiting artists, inspired themes and BMoCA’s exhibitions. $75 member, $80 nonmemember. Reservations required.

Comfort Quilts

Date:
Jul 14, 2018 1 - 5pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-665-5200

Help create and decorate comforting quilts for Lafayette fire and police officers to hand out to children in need. Children welcome when accompanied by an adult.

Happy City: Art for the People

Date:
May 18, 2018 to Jun 30, 2018
Cost:
Free
Phone:

Be part of a citywide art intervention with the purpose of breaking down personal, emotional, and social barriers, while nurturing individual and collective well-being. Art installation sites are located throughout Denver and include streets, alleyways, billboards, video screens, and Union Station, among other locations.

Annual Summer Art Market

Date:
Jun 09, 2018 to Jun 10, 2018
Schedule:
June 9, 10am-6pm; June 10, 10am-5pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-778-6990

See artwork by emerging and professional artists plus enjoy food, live music, free artist demonstrations, and free kids’ art activities.

Colors of Spring

Date:
May 01, 2018 to May 22, 2018
Cost:
$50 includes all supplies
Phone:
303-797-1779

Create spring themed paintings using acrylic on canvas. Each week participants will paint a different painting based on a spring subject or theme. They will learn about the fundamentals of painting which they will apply to their paintings as well as their own artistic styles. Ages 6-12.

Low Sensory Morning

Date:
May 19, 2018 8:30 - 10am
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
720-913-0074

Visit the museum in a quiet, low sensory environment before it opens to the general public. Take a tour of the museum and enjoy hands-on activities and art making projects. Space is limited. Reserve your spot in advance, then purchase general admission at the door on day of event. Contact access@denverartmuseum.org with questions.

Summer Pee Wee Art Classes

Date:
Jun 11, 2018 to Aug 20, 2018
Schedule:
Select Mondays
Cost:
$10 per class
Phone:
303-797-1779

Attend a hands-on art program that introduces preschoolers to the arts and allows for parents to assist with their child’s creative process. At each program artists will be introduced to a new art medium that they will use to create their own work of art. Ages 3-5. All supplies included.

Vintage at the Hangar

Date:
Sep 15, 2017 to Sep 17, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-360-5460

See vintage art and antiques. $6 member, $9 nonmember.

Teen Batik

Date:
May 09, 2018 to May 30, 2018
Cost:
$50 includes all supplies
Phone:
303-797-1779

Learn the art of Batik using wax and pigment to create a banner full of prayer flags. Each flag will have a different meaning and design. Ages 11-16.

Dawn: An Augmented Reality Art Experience

Date:
May 05, 2018 2pm
Cost:
$20 and up
Phone:
303-444-7328

Immerse yourself in Presentville, an alternate reality game featuring a mix of performance art, live painting, sacred Lakota quilt making, physical art exhibit, holograms, and more. Age 12 and up for costumed characters, mature language, and sexual content.

Tree of Transformation

Date:
Jan 18, 2018 5 - 6pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:

Join the Civic Center Conservancy to celebrate the unveiling of Civic Center Art in the Park: Tree of Transformation. This wonder-inducing installation—created by Denver-based artists Nick Geurts and Ryan Elmendorf of yetiweurks—brings art, music, and light together in a stunning and interactive display. Guests will enjoy treats from local food trucks Doppios Coffee & Sugardash,…

Art Exhibition

Date:
Oct 18, 2017 12:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-674-0056

Get an inside look at the Rocky Mountain National Watermedia (RMNW) Exhibition with CAE Curator, Becky Guy.

Soda Parlor History

Date:
Jul 06, 2018 6 - 8pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-335-4850

Visit the Louisville Historical Museum during First Friday Art Walk to sample old-fashioned soda. Learn about local drug store and soda fountain history.

Dia de los Muertos Exhibition

Date:
Oct 14, 2017 to Nov 07, 2017
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-651-8374

Celebrate The Day of the Dead with traditional gigantes, giant puppets made by local artists, and altars for the dead, created by members of the community.

Teen Intergalactic Encaustics

  • Greenwood Village
Date:
Apr 11, 2018 to May 02, 2018
Cost:
$50 including all suppliles
Phone:
303-797-1779

Attend a workshop to find inspiration in the stars, planets, and galaxies. Teens will artistically interpret the infinite possibilities of outer space and will use the images from the Hubble Telescope for inspiration. Ages 11-16.

Tentacle Sculptures

  • Greenwood Village
Date:
Nov 01, 2017 to Dec 13, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-797-1779

Create a large sculpture from design to construction and finish with painting. Use tools, wire, paper mache and paint. Students learn various techniques from wire shaping to collage and textual layering.  $75 All supplies included Ages 9-14.

Create-n-Takes

Date:
Mar 01, 2018 to May 31, 2018
Schedule:
Sat and Sun, 10:30am-4pm and daily during spring break
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
720-913-0130

Get inspired and create art in the galleries at special Create-n-Take stations.

Pee Wee Art – Puffy Paint Pumpkins

  • Greenwood Village
Date:
Oct 09, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-708-6112

Learn how to make pumpkin smelling puffy paint to use to make a fall/Halloween work of art. Pee Wee Art is a fun hands-on art program that introduces preschoolers to the arts and allows for parents to assist with their child’s creative process. At each program your little artist will be introduced to a new…

Her Paris: Women Artists in the Age of Impressionism

Date:
Oct 27, 2017 to Jan 14, 2018
Cost:
Special exhibition ticket required; tickets for youth 18 and younger will be $5.
Phone:
720-913-0130

See works created by women in Paris from 1850 to 1900, a time of great social, cultural, and artistic change. The exhibition will trace how, despite societal challenges, women embraced their artistic aspirations and helped create an alternative system that included attending private academies, exhibiting independently, and forming their own organizations.

Paint Mom a Masterpiece in Nature

Date:
May 12, 2018 10 - 11am
Cost:
$15
Phone:
720-898-7405

Create a work of art in nature, just in time for Mother’s Day. No experience is necessary. Dress for the weather and bring painting clothes. Register online. Ages 5-12.

Pee Wee Art – Leaf Masterpieces

  • Greenwood Village
Date:
Nov 06, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-708-6112

Preschoolers will create colorful and beautiful leaf paintings using watercolor spray paint. Pee Wee Art is a fun hands-on art program that introduces preschoolers to the arts and allows for parents to assist with their child’s creative process. At each program your little artist will be introduced to a new art medium (drawing, painting, sculpture…

Día del Niño

Date:
Apr 28, 2018 11am - 5pm
Cost:
$1
Phone:
303-443-2122

Participate in a family-friendly day of traditional Latino festivities, including art-making, live dance, and musical performances.

Untitled: Stories

Date:
Sep 29, 2017 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:

Show your true colors or look the other way at a transformative night of personal identities and powerful change. Produced with local creatives, Untitled Final Fridays is the museum's monthly late night program featuring workshops, performances, and tours with a twist. Included with general admission, which is free for youth 18 and younger. College students…

Mixed Up Masterpieces

  • Greenwood Village
Date:
Apr 03, 2018
Schedule:
Tue, 4:30-6pm
Cost:
$50
Phone:
303-797-1779

Learn about famous artists and recreate their masterpieces using a variety of materials which will include watercolor resist painting, collage, oil pastels, and other mixed media materials. Supplies are included. Ages 6-12.

Mother’s Day Special

Date:
May 13, 2018
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-604-2424

Enjoy free admission for all moms and grandmas in celebration of Mother's Day. Make mom a special suncatcher heart craft in the ArtSpace from 10am-noon. Craft activity is included with Museum admission.

Lost Louisville: Remembering its Past Buildings

Date:
May 04, 2018 6 - 8pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-335-4850

Learn about Louisville’s historical downtown buildings and use the photo collection to look at images of buildings that are gone, during the First Friday Art Walk.

Drop Into Art

Date:
Jul 10, 2018 Noon - 1pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-987-7800

Learn and play together at this community art event on the plaza.

Game On! Gamemakers 101

  • Greenwood Village
Date:
Oct 13, 2017 to Oct 20, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-797-1779

Create your very own board game. In this two-part workshop, learn how board games get made and then have the chance to design a game of your very own. Kids do not have to participate in both workshops. Take one or both. $50 Includes all supplies Ages 9-14.

Pixelated: Sculpture by Mike Whiting

Date:
Apr 28, 2018 to Sep 23, 2018
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
720-865-3500

See the largest outdoor solo exhibition by the artist. Brightly-colored metal sculptures created within the pixelated aesthetic of “Pac-Man” and other 8-bit vintage video games are presented throughout the gardens. Pixelated explores the relationships between the natural world and the artificial world of digital media.

ConnectArte; Mercado de Navidad

Date:
Nov 17, 2017 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-571-4401

Celebrate the start of the holiday season at Mercado de Navidad. Shop from local vendors for vintage and handmade art.

Thanksgiving Break Camp

Date:
Nov 20, 2017 to Nov 22, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-413-7441

Enroll in a school-day-off camp where kids can enjoy games, sports, indoor climbing, arts and crafts, and more. $66 per day Boulder residents, $82 per day nonresidents. Reservations required.

Longmont Museum Discovery Days

Date:
Jan 08, 2018 to May 18, 2018
Schedule:
Mon, Thu, and Fri, 9-10:15am, 10:30-11:45am, 12:30-2pm
Cost:
$4 member, $4.50 nonmember per child
Phone:
303-651-8374

Drop in to engage in creative and sometimes messy art and craft projects. Each week brings a new theme and activity. Ages 2-6 with caregiver.

Handweavers Guild of Boulder Show and Sale

Date:
Nov 02, 2017 to Nov 05, 2017
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-926-1512

Thu.-Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 10am-3pm. See demonstrations and purchase handmade works from weavers, knitters, bead artists, quilters, spinners, felters and basket makers.

Family Art Making

Date:
Oct 01, 2017 to May 27, 2018
Schedule:
Sun 9-11am
Cost:
$45 per family
Phone:
303-442-7674

Participate in new art experiences each week with your family, facilitated by an art therapist. Family members will work together to create one piece of art during the session.

Pee Wee Art – Turkey Sculptures

  • Greenwood Village
Date:
Nov 20, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-708-6112

Make a turkey out of clay and actual feathers. Pee Wee Art is a fun hands-on art program that introduces preschoolers to the arts and allows for parents to assist with their child’s creative process. At each program your little artist will be introduced to a new art medium (drawing, painting, sculpture and more) that…

3-D Studio and Weekend Artist Demonstrations

Date:
Nov 01, 2017 to Dec 31, 2017
Cost:
Included in general admission.
Phone:
720-913-0130

Explore the expansive and varied realm of 3-D art. Use your design thinking skills to build an abstract sculpture. Weekend artist demonstrations from noon-3pm. Included with museum admission; kids 18 and younger are free. Visit the website to see the full schedule of demonstrations.

Messy Art

Date:
Apr 17, 2018 10:30 - 11:30am
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-335-4821

Try out a new kind of art, learn, explore, and get messy. Ages 2-5. Reservations required.

BVSD Days Off: Celebrate the Fall Harvest

Date:
Sep 18, 2017 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Cost:
Phone:

Learn to harvest ripe produce with culinary plans in mind. Connect the abundance of the fall garden harvest with seasonal meals they can make at home. Autumn is also a time of change in the garden as the warm summer gives way to the cooler temperatures of fall. Explore the changing garden landscape while building…

4th Annual Denver Mini Maker Faire

Date:
Oct 14, 2017 to Oct 15, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-854-4900

Attend an event where Colorado makers, inventors and artisan crafters showcase their creativity and resourcefulness. See hands-on demos, exhibits and activities featuring electronics, arts, music and new technology.

Explore the Ocean through Art

Date:
Sep 13, 2017 to Nov 15, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
720-898-7405

Learn to draw, paint, and sculpt using the ocean as inspiration during a 10 week session. Ages 6-12.

Tinker Time Art Class

Date:
Nov 28, 2017 to May 31, 2018
Schedule:
Sat 10am-noon
Cost:
$12 per hour, $6 additional half hours
Phone:
303-503-1902

Drop in to explore a variety of art stations with different materials. Ages 18 months to 12 years. Reservations suggested.

Fall Break at Denver Art Museum

Date:
Oct 26, 2017 to Oct 29, 2017
Cost:
Phone:

Visit the museum during the school break and enjoy The Family Activity Cart and Create-n-Takes. vailable Thursday and Friday as well as on the weekend to welcome all for Fall Break. Included with general admission; free for youth 18 and younger.

Fall Craft Show

Date:
Oct 14, 2017 to Oct 15, 2017
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-791-2500

Come to this two day show featuring over 100 exhibitors of handcrafted gifts.

Art Stop

Date:
Apr 07, 2018 to Nov 17, 2018
Schedule:
10am-1pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-443-2122

Experience hands-on art making on the front porch of the museum, that complements the museum’s exhibits, during the Boulder County Farmers’ Market. Free admission during the market.

Boulder Creek Festival Kids’ Place

Date:
May 26, 2018 to May 28, 2018
Schedule:
Sat-Sun, 10am-7pm; Mon, 11am-5pm, during Boulder Creek Festival hours
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-442-4557

Drop in to find activities, services, and products of interest to children and families. Staff from the Colorado Mountain Ranch Children’s Summer Camp offer an introduction to the Mountain Day Camp Programs, a chance to meet staff members, and a leather stamping activity.

ArtSmart After School Class

Date:
Feb 05, 2018 to May 07, 2018
Schedule:
Most Mon through May, except holidays
Cost:
$20 per class
Phone:
303-776-2211

Drop off your kids for creative art projects which explore a different art medium each week. Ages 6-14. Reservations required.

Teen Intergalactic Encaustics

Date:
Apr 04, 2018 to Apr 25, 2018
Schedule:
Wed, 4:30-6pm
Cost:
$50
Phone:
303-797-1779

Find inspiration in the stars, planets, and galaxies. Students will start with pencil sketches and move onto painting and oil pastels to create a preliminary image that will then be recreated using wax and pigment through the medium of Encaustics. Ages 12-16. Supplies are included.

Kids Art Exploration

Date:
Oct 07, 2017 to May 26, 2018
Schedule:
Sat 9-11am
Cost:
$20 per child
Phone:
303-442-7674

Drop off your kids to explore different art materials and work together with the guidance of an art therapist. Ages 4-13.

Evening for the Arts: A Night in Barcelona

Date:
Oct 10, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-674-0056

Celebrate the arts in the mountain community and beyond with this fundraiser that helps provide exhibits and classes to the local community.

Art Stop on the Go

Date:
Jun 01, 2018 to Dec 31, 2018
Schedule:
Ongoing; For dates and times contact Nicole@bmoca.org or the libraries
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-887-2315

Join the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art for art-making workshops using a variety of art media. Held at various county libraries including the Family Learning Center in Boulder County and Mamie Doud Eisenhower Pubic Library in Broomfield. Reservations required. Ages 6-12.

Miniatures Workshop

  • Greenwood Village
Date:
Sep 10, 2017 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-322-1053

Create a fun miniature or toy for use in a hands-on project. $7 adult, $4 child, free 2 and under.

CU Museum Family Day: Patterns in Nature

Date:
Dec 09, 2017 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-492-1666

Use shapes and patterns found in nature to create your own crafty seasonal decor. Activities will be guided by scientific principles and observations of natural phenomena.

Firefly Handmade Holiday Market

Date:
Dec 16, 2017 to Dec 17, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-592-1000

Shop local handmade artisan goods including home décor, jewelry and accessories, adult and children's fashions, and more. Note: This event was rescheduled from Nov. 18-19.

Kids’ Art in the Park

Date:
Jul 04, 2018 to Aug 01, 2018
Schedule:
July 4, July 18 and Aug. 1, 9am-noon
Cost:
Free
Phone:
970-586-3262

Attend this series that unleashes creative potential through various art forms including painting, sketching, and crafting, discovering that nature is an artist itself. Ages 6-10.

Artsy Bones

  • Greenwood Village
Date:
Oct 10, 2017 to Oct 17, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-797-1779

Learn about the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead and the unique and colorful art projects featuring whimsical skeletons that are made to celebrate the holiday. These skeletons will be the inspiration for the participants in creating their own paintings and they will make the famous sugar skulls. $50 with…

Free Family Tours

Date:
Jul 07, 2018 10:30 - 11:30am
Schedule:
July 7 and 18
Cost:
Free with museum admission, but registration is required
Phone:
720-354-4880

Enjoy a free art adventure designed for children ages 5-10 and their caregivers. Explore art in an interactive way with games and an art project to take home. A professional team of gallery teachers will introduce a different theme–such as color, line, shape, movement, music, or architecture–in every tour.

Pee Wee Art – Very Busy Spider Web

  • Greenwood Village
Date:
Oct 23, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-708-6112

Learn about crayon resist painting to make a colorful spider web. Costumes welcome. Pee Wee Art is a fun hands-on art program that introduces preschoolers to the arts and allows for parent’s to assist with their child’s creative process. At each program your little artist will be introduced to a new art medium (drawing, painting,…

Kids’ Camp Paint

Date:
Jan 02, 2018 to Jan 05, 2018
Schedule:
Jan 2-5, 10am
Cost:
$24 for 3 hours $40 for 5 hours which includes another art activity $6 additional for pizza lunch or bring lunch from home
Phone:
303-442-7674

Learn to paint a different work of art each day with step-by-step instructions. Age 4 and up. Reservations required.

Saturday Art Experience

Date:
Nov 28, 2017 to May 31, 2018
Schedule:
Sat noon and 1pm; noon for ages 5-8, 1pm for ages 9-12
Cost:
$10 drop-in, $75 for the year
Phone:
303-651-2787

Participate in exhibition-based art activities led by certified art instructors. Participants visit the current exhibition and then create a project from that experience. Reservations preferred.

First Friday Art Walks

Date:
Jan 01, 2018 to May 31, 2018
Schedule:
First Fri, 5:30-9:30pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:

Stroll over 60 participating galleries, artist studios, and restaurants.

Pablove Foundation’s Shutterbugs Gallery Show

Date:
Nov 01, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-388-7420

See a photo exhibit that showcases the worldview of Denver children who are living with cancer. The event is supported by The Pablove Foundation’s Shutterbug program, an organization that teaches children living with cancer in Denver to develop their creative voice through the art of photography. This gallery show is free and open to the…

3-D Studio and Weekend Artist Demonstrations

Date:
Apr 07, 2018 to Jul 31, 2018
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
720-913-0130

Explore the expansive and varied realm of 3-D art. Use your design thinking skills to build an abstract sculpture at our Purely Paper activity, create your own animal at Wound in Wire, and work together with family and friends to contribute to a collaborative sculpture. Weekend artist demonstrations from Noon–3pm.

Arvada Center Arts & Ales festival

Date:
Sep 16, 2017 to Sep 17, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
720-898-7200

Enjoy a weekend of local art, local beer, and local music. Family-friendly activities also available. Souvenir mug and unlimited beer samples: $25 online in advance, $30 day of. Admission if you’re not drinking is $5. Kids under 12 get in free.

Craft-Tea

Date:
Sep 23, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cost:
Phone:
303-987-7850

Do a fun pioneer craft activity, followed by morning 'tea" and snack. Ages 3-12. Register online. $10 ages 3-12, all other attendees are free.

Spring Break Clay and Sculpture Camp

  • Greenwood Village
Date:
Mar 26, 2018 to Mar 28, 2018
Cost:
$50
Phone:
303-797-1779

Enjoy a camp with the theme: Architecture in Clay. Kids will design and construct a building using their own imaginations, made from clay slabs and molds. All supplies are included. Ages 6-12.

Hands on History/Art: Clyde Steadman

Date:
Aug 12, 2017 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-866-2394

See an art making demonstration every 2nd Saturday of each month. Clyde Steadman is featured this month. Included with admission.

Printmaking

  • Greenwood Village
Date:
Nov 07, 2017 to Dec 05, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-797-1779

Learn the relief printing technique in which an image is drawn onto a surface and then carved. The image is transferred to a piece of paper when it is inked and run through a press. Participants will learn the different techniques used to make a relief print and how to use the tools needed to…

WAVE: Light, Water, Sound

  • Breckenridge
Date:
May 31, 2018 to Jun 01, 2018
Cost:
Free
Phone:
970-453-3364

See an exhibition of cutting-edge works of contemporary public art during a free, four-night festival which takes place in and around Blue River Plaza in downtown Breckenridge.The river, bridges, and waterfront areas are transformed into canvases, stages, and exhibition spaces. Curated around the themes of light, water and sound, WAVE offers a variety of temporary…

Cookies and Canvas – Ho, Ho, Nooo!

  • Greenwood Village
Date:
Dec 15, 2017 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-708-6112

Create colorful and whimsical holiday themed paintings while also enjoying cookies and punch. $25 per program All supplies and goodies included Ages 6-12.

Unicorns & Milkshakes: Eat Sip & Paint

Date:
May 26, 2018 to May 28, 2018
Schedule:
Hours vary by date
Cost:
$30 and up
Phone:
720-251-4573

Combine art, food, drinks and friends. Get two sliders, a milkshake, and a paint class. Pre-registration is required.

Greeting Card Factory Tours

Date:
Nov 28, 2017 to May 31, 2018
Schedule:
Mon-Fri 10am, 11am, 1pm, and 2pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-530-1442

See how nearly 30 million greeting cards and envelopes per year are made on giant printing presses.

Wopo Holup: Endless Places, Present

Date:
Mar 26, 2018 to May 28, 2018
Schedule:
Tue-Sun, 11am-5pm
Cost:
$1 adults, students, and seniors. Free under age 12
Phone:
303-443-2122

See an exhibition exploring cartographies illustrated by Holup over the last 15 years, many of which were created in her studio in Lyons, Colorado.

Pixelated: Sculpture by Mike Whiting Docent Tour

Date:
May 04, 2018 to May 27, 2018
Schedule:
May 4-6, 12-13, 18-20, 26-27, 9:30-10:30am; May 12 and 26, 6-7pm
Cost:
$14, $12 member, $10 student
Phone:
720-865-3500

Stroll the gardens with a knowledgeable docent and learn about the surprising intersections between 8-bit pixel graphics and minimalist sculpture. Explore the relationship between the natural world and the artificial world of digital media, and see several new works created to complement and contrast the Gardens’ landscapes.

Game On! Gamemakers 102

  • Greenwood Village
Date:
Nov 17, 2017 to Dec 08, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-708-6112

Create your very own board game. In this two-part workshop, learn how board games get made and then have the chance to design a game of your very own. $50 Includes all supplies Ages 9-14.

Hiwan Kids: Nature Art

Date:
Jul 19, 2018 10 - 11:30am
Cost:
Free; donations accepted
Phone:
720-497-7650

Take a closer look at nature through journal sketching and other art activities. Registration is required.

River Paintings

Date:
Dec 01, 2017 to Jan 21, 2018
Schedule:
Tue-Sun 11am-5pm
Cost:
$1 Free under age 12
Phone:
303-443-2122

View a solo exhibition of works by Colorado native comtemporary painter Stephen Batura, in which the artist reinterprets photo archive from early twentieth-century Denver.

Marginalia

Date:
Dec 08, 2017 to Jan 21, 2018
Schedule:
Ongoing
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-444-7328

View a solo exhibition by Joel Swanson, which explores the structures and technologies of language, their materialities, and their modes of signification through digital art, sculpture, and interactive installations, in the MacMillan Family Lobby and Hand-Rudy Gallery.

History of the Future

Date:
Feb 01, 2018 to May 28, 2018
Schedule:
Tue-Sun, 11am-5pm
Cost:
$1 adults, seniors, and students. Free under age 12
Phone:
303-443-2122

Tour an exhibit by Nathan Abels, which embeds contemporary technologies and icons into scenes from a perspective of faith, ritual, and religion.

Sugar Skull Making Day

Date:
Oct 29, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-651-8374

Drop in and learn to make sugar skulls, that will be used to help decorate during the November 4 Family Celebration. Children welcome with adult assistance.

First Friday Make and Take

Date:
Nov 03, 2017 to May 04, 2018
Schedule:
First Friday of each month through May 4
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-887-2315

Participate in a special craft time with all materials provided. Age 2 and up with caregiver.

Kinetic Interactions

Date:
Jun 22, 2018 to Jul 29, 2018
Schedule:
Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm; Sat, noon-7:30pm, Sun, noon-5:30pm
Cost:
Free, $5 suggested donation
Phone:
303-440-7826

See an exhibit by Sherman Finch and Jiffer Harriman, in which all works are meant to be interacted with in order to produce their full effect, whether that be creating sound, visual art, and/or movement.

2018 Chinese New Year Cultural Fair

Date:
Feb 17, 2018 12pm - 4pm
Schedule:
Performance at 2pm
Cost:
Free admission to the cultural fair. Tickets to the performance are $8 in advance and $11 at the door, if not sold out (ages 2 and under free on parents lap).
Phone:
303-791-2500

Celebrate Asian art and culture for the Chinese New Year. Great Wall Academy performs, featuring dragon and lion dancer, and Chinese folk dances.

From Her Perspective

Date:
Feb 28, 2018 to Mar 31, 2018
Schedule:
Wed-Sun, noon-5pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-651-2787

View a collection of artworks by cutting-edge female printmakers in celebration of International Women’s Day and the 3rd biannual Month of Printmaking. The exhibition focuses on the complications, layers, and depth of the modern female perspective.

Open Studios Tour

Date:
Oct 07, 2017 to Oct 15, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-444-1862

Oct. 7-8, 14-15, noon-6pm. Tour a variety of Boulder-area artists’ studios and learn about their creative processes. See website for participating artists.

CherryArts Festival at Stanley

Date:
Sep 15, 2017 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-355-2787

Enjoy national art with local flavor. See a national juried art show with nearly 100 exhibiting artists in 13 categories, including ceramics, mixed media, digital art, photography, metalworks and drawing. For a complete list of participating artists, visit http://cherryartsstanley.org/exhibiting-artists/. In addition to the artists, visitors will enjoy children’s activities at Creation Station, interactive art installations,…

School’s Out Full Day Program

Date:
Jan 15, 2018 7:30am - 6pm
Cost:
$50 residents, $60 nonresidents
Phone:
303-665-0469

Enjoy a full day of activities at the recreation center on a BVSD no-school day. Bring a lunch, snack and drink. Ages 5-11. Reservations required.

Denver Arts Week

Date:
Nov 03, 2017 to Nov 11, 2017
Cost:
FREE
Phone:

Experience a celebration of the city's arts and cultural scene including galleries, museums, theater and film. Part of this event is Free Night at the Museums where many museums are free between 5-10pm, accessible by a free shuttle.

Free First Saturday

Date:
Jul 07, 2018 10am - 5pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-913-0130

See art collections and non-ticketed exhibitions without spending a dime. Bilingual activities available include the storytelling program, Cuentos del Arte, at 11:30am and 1pm. Free general admission tickets are available on-site starting at 10am.

Border: Both Sides Now exhibit

Date:
Sep 15, 2017 to Oct 13, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-778-6990

In collaboration with the Biennial of the Americas, the Art Students League of Denver (ASLD) presents “Border: Both Sides Now” an exhibition featuring the work of 14 artists lending their creative interpretations of the immigration issue related to the US-Mexican border. Visit www.asld.org.

Hands on History Family Fun Days

Date:
Feb 10, 2018 11am - 3pm
Cost:
$25 for a family pack (4 tickets, discount family meal deal and a backpack with family-friendly ways to explore museum). Otherwise, activities included with admission
Phone:
303-447-8679

Explore history, science, art, and culture through hands-on activities like adobe brick making, building log cabins, and role-playing.

Kimberlee Sullivan: Weather Pattern

Date:
Feb 01, 2018 to May 06, 2018
Schedule:
Mon-Fri, 10am-5pm; also open to ticketed patrons of Macky Auditorium performances
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-443-2122

View an art exhibit as part of the BMoCA @ Macky series, a collaboration between the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art and The Andrew J. Macky Gallery, located in the foyer of the Macky Auditorium Concert Hall.

Drop-In Art with Storytime

Date:
Jan 08, 2018 to Feb 12, 2018
Schedule:
Mon 11:15am-noon
Cost:
$5 per participant, free for children age 2 and under
Phone:
303-987-7845

Join an art-filled class that ends with storytime. The artwork and story themes will vary by the week.

Las (H)adas

Date:
Oct 12, 2017 to Jan 14, 2018
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-918-6983

Explore the art of 5 local Chicana artists who have been working in their communities as activists, educators, and artists for the last 30 years.

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