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Sep. 1-30 First Friday reception Sep. 1, 7-9pm Sponsored by Chuck & Robbie Breaux Debby needed someone to grind steel for her. After nearly 30 years of metalworking, the arthritis that had been creeping up in her joints was proving to be quite a nuisance. Robert, a glassblower and all-around…

Splicing Time (Past Event)

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Drawing and Narrative Solo Exhibition by Chris Troutman September 6 – 28 First Friday Reception September 6, 7-9pm Step into the world of Chris Troutman in the exhibition “Splicing Time: Drawing and Narrative.”  After receiving his undergraduate degree from Bradley University in 2003, Troutman and…
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July 13 – September 23 Sponsored by Chuck & Robbie Breaux and Mary & Dean Harris Artist talk Saturday, Sep. 3 at 11am The Art Center is collaborating with Colorado Mesa University on an exhibition of work by internationally-acclaimed artists James Surls and Charmaine Locke. They married in…
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Sept. 1 – Oct. 18 tour dates: Sept. 13, 27, Oct. 4, 18 tours begin at 1pm and last about 30 minutes Our courtyard is all decked out for Hispanic Heritage Month! The Beehive Design Collective is a wildly motivated, all-volunteer, activist arts collective dedicated to “cross-pollinating the…

A Wild Still (Past Event)

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August 3-27 First Friday reception Aug. 5, 6:30-9pm Artist talk Saurday, Aug. 27 at 3pm History tours with John Moore (about 30 minutes) every Tuesday between 1 and 4pm. Tuesdays are free admission! John Moore still remembers his high school art teacher, Dr. Schmidt. “He was from the old school……

Mah Jei Mei (Past Event)

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July 7-29 First Friday reception July 7, 6:30-9pm Film screening July 9 This exhibition features work by local artist Sarah Mah Withers and her not-so-local sister, Leslie Mah, of Oakland, California. The work is multimedia, and the artists are interdisciplinary. Sarah and Leslie grew up, along…
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May 12 – June 24 Sponsored by Steve & Sharmaine Hillard First Friday reception June 2, 7-9pm Juror workshops: Saturday, June 3, 10am-12pm and 1-5pm Juror lecture: Saturday, June 3 at 6pm The Art Center’s national, juried biennial is an opportunity to showcase emerging and established artists…
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March 3 – April 23 Silent auction March 29 – April 1 First Friday reception April 1: Taiko/Koto concert 6:30 p.m. For the first time this spring, the Art Center will exhibit over 50 Japanese works of art from its permanent collection. The works belonged to local couple Mai Nagatomo and Bill…

Material Limits (Past Event)

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March 3 – April 22 Sponsored by Chuck & Robbie Breaux At least 500 years of western Art History is based on illusion. From the early Renaissance to beyond Impressionism, artists used the materials they had at hand to represent something else, whether a religious scene or dappled light on a…
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March 1 – April 6 First Friday Opening Reception March 1, 6:30-9pm The future of the arts is in the hands of the youth. Their vitality, spirit, and passion reminds us that mystery and discovery are the guiding forces behind the creative process. Colorado Mesa University has a strong Art and…