Spun: Adventures in Textiles exhibition
Spun: Adventures in Textiles takes a wide-ranging look at textiles, from pre-Colombian weavings to modern fiber art, Navajo blankets to an examination of clothing in art and photography. Drawing on curatorial collections throughout the museum, as well as loans and interactive onsite creations, Spun will be museum-wide in scope, with a full slate of programming to complement the various textile art-related exhibitions.
A drop-in textile studio, collaborative projects with artists and creative groups, an ever-growing crochet coral reef and new in-gallery components will encourage visitors to join in the exploration of this ancient and still-vibrant medium.
At the heart of Spun is the opening of the new textile galleries and its inaugural exhibition, Cover Story. Expanding the current textile gallery space more than six times, the new galleries also feature a textile art studio where visitors can be inspired by the creativity of textile artists and their materials and a special PreVIEW area offering…
City/State: Denver, CO. Organization: Denver Art Museum.
Sunday, May 19, 2013 – Sunday, September 22, 2013.
Denver Art Museum
100 W. 14th Avenue Parkway
Denver, CO 80204.
For more info visit www.denverartmuseum.org.
1st Annual Yellowstone Alpaca Fibers and Textiles Festival
Sponsored by Yellowstone Alpaca Breeders Association. Free admission; public invited to join us for our annual fiber harvest. Featuring alpaca shearing demonstrations, alpaca handling techniques, alpaca obstacle course, vendors, and silent auction. Watch alpaca yarn being made by hand. Alpacas, alpaca fiber, alpaca yarn, apparel and felt made from alpaca fiber will be available for sale. Enjoy the festivities and learn about alpacas - an ecofriendly, alternative livestock that is growing in popularity. Meet the alpacas and visit with their ranchers...fun for the whole family!
City/State: Belgrade, MT.
Saturday, June 1, 2013, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.
Circle L Arena
4350 Spain Bridge Road
Belgrade, MT 59714.
Festival Flamenco Internacional de Alburquerque
This week-long celebration is distinguished as the most important and longest standing flamenco dance event outside of Spain, making Albuquerque the center for flamenco in the United States. The romantic lure of flamenco draws more than 5500 artists and visitors each year from across the globe who come to see performances by, and take classes from, some of the most highly revered flamenco artists in the world including Ivan Vargas, Karima Amaya and Marco Flores.
During the festival, master artists teach more than 30 dance, guitar and singing workshops for beginners, professionals and everyone in between interested in learning about this powerful and sultry art form. Each night at 8:00 p.m. spectators can enjoy spectacular performances by world-class performers.
City/State: Albuquerque, New Mexico. Organization: The National Institute of Flamenco.
Monday, June 10, 2013 – Sunday, June 16, 2013.
National Hispanic Cultural Center on the University of New Mexico’s Albuquerque campus.
For more info visit ffi26.org.
Food and Wine Classic in Aspen
The three day weekend brings the FOOD & WINE brand to life with more than 80 cooking demonstrations and wine seminars, panel discussions, tasting events and the famed Grand Tasting Pavilion – all set at 8,000 feet in the magnificent setting of Aspen, Colorado.\Celebrity chefs and renowned wine experts expected to participate include Mario Batali, José Andrés, Tom Colicchio, Marcus Samuelsson, Tim Love, Jacques Pépin, Ming Tsai, Hugh Acheson, and Andrew Zimmern.
City/State: Aspen, CO.
Friday, June 14, 2013 – Sunday, June 16, 2013.
For more info visit www.foodandwine.com.
Jackson Hole Wine Auction
The Jackson Hole Wine Auction is one of the preeminent charity wine auctions in the country. In the eighteen years since its inception, the annual event has raised millions of dollars for the continued enrichment of arts and culture in Jackson Hole through it’s beneficiary organization, Grand Teton Music Festival. Fresh off a spectacular 50th Anniversary season, Grand Teton Music Festival continues to be one of the leading summer music festivals in the nation. In addition to gathering the top orchestral musicians, guest soloists and conductors from around the world for seven weeks every summer, the Festival is committed to fostering a lifelong music appreciation for students and families through extensive education and community outreach programs.
City/State: Jackson Hole, WY.
Friday, June 21, 2013 – Saturday, June 22, 2013.
Jackson Hole, WY.
For more info visit www.jhwineauction.org.
Aspen Music Festival
Uniting the intersecting worlds of ideas, art, and natural beauty, this event started something special: fostering the growth of the human spirit through the melding of art and nature. Today, over sixty years later, the AMFS continues pursuing that ideal with an eight-week summer festival of more than 320 events - including orchestral concerts, chamber music, opera, contemporary music, master classes, lectures, and kids' programs. Many events are free, and other tickets range up to $80. Lawn seating is always free.
City/State: Aspen, CO. Contact Number: 970-925-9042. Cost: $0-$80.
Thursday, June 27, 2013 – Sunday, August 18, 2013.
For more info visit aspenmusicfestival.com.
Toast of Taos Wine Festival & Golf Tournament
The golf tournament will begin at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start, followed by the Toast of Taos Wine Festival at 2 pm. The wine festival will feature approximately 15 vineyards from Sonoma, Napa Valley and beyond. There will be gourmet appetizers from more than 14 of Taos' finest restaurants and caterers, as well as a silent auction featuring works by notable artisans, fine wines and gourmet meals. There will be at least one wine dinner, sponsored by Kenwood Vineyards on Friday, June 28, at Dragonfly Cafe in Taos.
City/State: Ranchos de Taos, NM 87557.
Saturday, June 29, 2013.
Taos Country Club
54 Golf Course Dr.
94th Annual Cody Stampede
The Fourth of July isn't just another holiday in the small northwestern Wyoming town of Cody. For the 9,000 full-time residents and thousands of visitors each year, July 4th is the biggest holiday of the year. So big, in fact, it takes five days to pack in all of the events. And with practically every event - from the rodeos to the parades - the equestrian heritage of this tiny but world-renowned town is clearly evident.
City/State: Cody, Wyo. Contact: Park County Travel Council.
Sunday, June 30, 2013 – Thursday, July 4, 2013.
For more info visit www.yellowstonecountry.org.
Cherry Creek Arts Festival
Colorado's signature arts event, held annually during the Fourth of July weekend, is a celebration of the visual, culinary and performing arts.
City/State: Denver, CO.
Thursday, July 4, 2013 – Sunday, July 7, 2013.
For more info visit www.cherryarts.org.
"Cowboys and Indians" Art Show
Spirits in the Wind Gallery's "Cowboys and Indians in Art" show will feature works by national and local artists representing the old and new West, in the following mediums: bronze, stoneware, oil, watercolor, acrylic and alkyd.
Ride the Fastrac and enjoy an evening affair at Spirits in the Wind Gallery during Golden's First Friday and Block Party.
City/State: Golden, CO. Art Gallery: Spirits in the Wind Gallery. Artist: multiple national artists. Contact Number: 303-279-1192.
Friday, July 5, 2013, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM.
Spirits in the Wind Gallery
1211 Washington Ave.
Golden, CO 80401.
2013 Crystal Awards presented by ASID Colorado
The Crystal Awards is held annually to honor those who have achieved excellence in interior design. Recognizing talent, hard work and dedication, the Crystal Awards is a unique opportunity for designers to highlight their work, and to acknowledge the work of their peers.
City/State: Denver, Colorado. Non-Profit: Yes. Organization: American Society of Interior Designers, Colorado Chapter. Contact Number: 303-731-2242.
Thursday, July 11, 2013, 5:30 PM – 11:00 PM.
Seawell Grand Ballroom in the Denver Performing Arts Complex.
16th Annual Prescott Indian Art Market
The Prescott Indian Art Market features Native American sculpture, paintings, exquisite ceramics, distinctive jewelry and hand-woven baskets and blankets. It also includes demonstrations, musical performances and Indian fry bread. An all-Indian artist jury selects participating artists who produce traditional and contemporary artwork.
City/State: Prescott, AZ. Contact Number: 928-445-3122.
Saturday, July 13, 2013 – Sunday, July 14, 2013.
Sharlot Hall Museum, 415 W. Gurley, Prescott, AZ.
For more info visit www.sharlot.org.
Aspen Art Crush
Prominent artists, art collectors, curators, gallery owners, celebrities and philanthropists from around the world gather in Aspen every year during the first week in August to celebrate the Aspen Art Museum. Featuring a celebrated wine tasting and auction, seated dinner for 350 guests, live and silent auctions of major works of contemporary art, and the presentation of the AAM's Aspen Award for Art, ArtCrush is the preeminent party of the summer season.
For details and reservations call 970.925.8050.
City/State: Aspen, CO. Contact Number: 970-925-8050.
Thursday, August 1, 2013, 6:00 PM – Saturday, August 3, 2013, 6:00 PM.
Aspen Art Museum.
For more info visit www.aspenartmuseum.org.
Luxury Home Tour of Park City
The Luxury Home Tour is a showcase of private luxury residences in the Park City area. The event presented each year by the Park City Board of Realtors Philanthropic Foundation. Each residence is a unique architectural masterpiece that has been professionally decorated and carefully staged to reflect the owners discerning taste and varying interests.
The Tour is also an opportunity to enjoy a relaxing day in the mountains. Attendees can enjoy spectacular views that few get to experience. The Tour also features professional musicians at each residence. Complimentary refreshments also add to the day’s enjoyment. Since transportation is included, attendees need only sit back, relax and enjoy.
City/State: Park City, UT.
Sunday, August 11, 2013.
Park City, UT.
For more info visit www.luxuryhometour.org.
Steamboat All Arts Festival
The Steamboat All Arts Festival is one of the most collaborative events in Steamboat Springs. This five-day event highlights the amazing arts and culture in the Yampa Valley while featuring nationally-renowned artists.
The festival incorporates all aspects of the arts into one cohesive event including dance, vocal, musical, visual, literary and culinary arts.
If you enjoy the arts, this weekend in Steamboat combines all facets of arts and culture into an event packed weekend.
City/State: Steamboat Springs, CO.
Thursday, August 15, 2013 – Sunday, August 18, 2013.
Steamboat Springs, CO.
For more info visit www.steamboat-chamber.com.
Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest
Northern Colorado’s largest FREE community and music festival, Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest will be August 16, 17 & 18, 2013 in historic Downtown Fort Collins. In its 25th year anniversary, this weekend event showcases over 250 arts, crafts and food booths, a Kids’ Area, a carnival, great Colorado beers, and a total of eight (8) stages of continuous entertainment with over 100 performances highlighting Northern Colorado and the Front Range’s wonderfully talented artists. More than 60 talented Colorado bands and three national music headliners will grace six music stages.
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City/State: Fort Collins, CO. Organization: Downtown Fort Collins Business Association. Cost: FREE.
Friday, August 16, 2013 – Sunday, August 18, 2013.
Downtown Fort Collins, CO.
For more info visit downtownfortcollins.com.
National Sculptor, Richard L. Fitzgerald at Spirits in the Wind Gallery
During the Golden Fine Arts Festival weekend, August 17-18, meet sculptor Richard Fitzgerald at Spirits in the Wind Gallery.
Fitzgerald was the featured artist at the 2012 Governor's Invitational Show in Loveland.
The ancient pottery forms of southwestern Colorado's Anasazi have a strong influence on Fitzgerald's work in wood. His materials include the finest native woods of southwestern Colorado and the western United States, including aspen, tamarisk, box elder, maple and buckeye burl.
City/State: Golden, CO. Art Gallery: Spirits in the Wind Gallery. Artist: Richard L. Fitzgerald. Contact Number: Pam Eggemeyer.
Saturday, August 17, 2013 – Sunday, August 18, 2013.
1211 Washington Ave. Golden, CO 80401.