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Fanta Watson:
Art Show at Island Farm

Studio Arts Boulder staff member Fanta Watson will be showing pieces at Island Farm on Saturday, April 29th from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

Island Farm is located at 1122 Pearl Street in Boulder, CO.

For more information on Fanta Watson and her work, check out her WEBSITE.

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The Boulder Creative Collective & Flatiron Press invite you
to participate in a large format steamroller printing event:

The event is open to groups or individual artists creating a 4 ft x 8 ft or 4 ft x 4 ft relief printing block on 3/4 inch ply or mdf wood (participants must supply their own wood).

WHEN: 9am - 5pm on April 29th & 30th, 2017
WHERE: The Boulder Creative Collective: Warehouse - 2500 47th Street #10 Boulder, CO 80301
REGISTRATION: Cost: $100, which includes two prints of the block (1 to keep, 1 to donate) in black ink on white muslin sheet on day 1 of the event. Additional printing on your own materials will take place on day 2. We will supply the ink, two sheets of muslin, inking rollers, and assistance to ink your blocks effectively.

To reserve your visit BCC's website or email Flatiron Press :

One of the two muslin prints will be donated for auction at The Boulder Creative Collective. The proceeds of the auction will benefit The Boulder Creative Collective and Flatiron Press.


What: YSI Art Show Opening
When: Monday, May 1st from 5 - 7pm
Where: The North Boulder Recreation Center
Admission: FREE! (Accepting donations for art purchases)

The Show will run May 2 - May 31.

More information: Youth Services Initiative - ART SHOW

The  YSI Art Show is an annual celebration that recognizes the culture, art, and collaboration with community partners through youth art. Youth are provided with opportunities to learn art education, engage their critical thinking skills and use creative outlets to express their talent. In working with youth from undeserved communities within Boulder, YSI's partners include Boulder Housing Partners, the Pottery Lab, PoshSplat Art Studio, and Boulder Parks and Recreation.


NoBo First Friday

Friday, May 5th from 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Located along Broadway from Pine Street to Highway 36.
First Friday is a FREE self-guided tour of artists’ studios
and creative businesses in the NoBo Art District.
Featuring live music, demos and special activities in many locations.


Date Nights at the Metalsmithing Studio

Where: Boulder Metalsmithing Association (4919 Broadway, Unit 15, Boulder)

Description: Bring a friend or a date and learn basic metalsmithing skills in our studio! Design and create a ring for yourself or for each other. Make a textured shiny band that can be stamped with initials or significant dates. Learn how to use metalsmith tools and techniques to do sawing, texturing, stamping, filing, finishing and soldering. Leave the studio with your finished ring! For beginners and those with little or no prior jewelry making experience. 

Upcoming Metalsmithing Date Nights: May 11, 6:00pm - 9:00pm


ArtWalk Longmont

May 20th from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

On ArtWalk Saturdays you can experience live artist demonstrations, interactive activities, free musical performances, and visit our sponsor venues for pop-up artist exhibits!

ArtWalk Longmont began as a monthly gallery hop, asking businesses to partner by hosting art and music, and transforming their storefronts into art galleries for the three annual ArtWalk events. 

In Downtown Longmont


Adam Field Workshop at the Boulder Potters Guild
June 17-18, 2017: All Levels

Saturday June 17 – 10am - 4pm – Onggi Demonstration
Sunday, June 18 – 10am - 4pm – Porcelain Throwing & Carving

Friday Night Artist’s Talk, June 16, 7pm: Adam Field will discuss the inspirations, influences, and motivations behind his work in clay and photography. Free and open to the public.

More information available HERE.