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Artist Reception
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Date: July 22, 5:30 pm
Location: Center for the Arts Crested Butte
Details: Encounter a Retrospective of Art from water-based painter, Suzanne Pierson with expressions of Nature from near and far. Through her eyes, see Suzanne’s Crested Butte Life and from her world travels: wild flowers, rivers, and waterfalls; land and ocean impressions in splendid watercolors and acrylics on canvas and wood.

Visual Passport: Monday, July 24 – 31.

Opening Reception: Friday, June 29 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Free.

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Upcoming Events
Saturday, Jul 22
   
 
CULINARY ARTS
THE ART OF SOURDOUGH BREAD MAKING
3:00pm, Center for the Arts Crested Butte
Using just four simple ingredients - organic flour, salt, sourdough starter and water - learn to make yummy, fresh bread from scratch. The key more...
   
 
GALLERIES
ARTIST RECEPTION
5:30pm, Center for the Arts Crested Butte
Encounter a Retrospective of Art from water-based painter, Suzanne Pierson with expressions of Nature from near and far. Through her eyes, see more...
   
 
TOUR DE FORKS
TDF: CHIC SOPHISTICATION
6:00pm,
One of the most contemporary on the Tour, Dawn and Toby Grove’s sleek home in Mt. Crested Butte is a geometric visual feast of clean, angular more...



Sunday, Jul 23
   
 
FILM
CORNERSTONE
7:00pm, Center for the Arts Crested Butte
Cornerstone the Film, 2016 directed by Debi Lang featuring Twesigye Jackson Kaguri a film about the Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project 42 more...



Monday, Jul 24
   
 
MUSIC
BOB MALONE
Alpenglow
5:30pm, Center for the Arts Crested Butte
Classically trained with a degree in jazz and a lifetime playing rock & roll clubs, theatres and arenas, pianoman Bob Malone fuses New Orleans more...



Wednesday, Jul 26
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
TRAVEL JOURNALING
Wednesdays at Western
9:00am, The Art Studio
Whether your travel involves a passport, simply heading down the block, backpacking, or biking many miles, it is exciting to capture the adventures. more...
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
MIDDLE SCHOOL: ASSEMBLAGE ART
Middle School Art Workshop
10:00am, The Art Studio
Wednesday July26 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Assemblage Art. $45 + $15 supply fee Build one-of-a-kind creations using a variety of everyday items in more...
   
 
ALSO AT THE CENTER
PUBLIC POLICY FORUM
John Bellinger- Trump's National Security Agenda:
7:30pm, Center for the Arts Crested Butte
John Bellinger III served as The Legal Adviser for the U.S. Department of State under Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. He served as Senior more...



Thursday, Jul 27
   
 
CB WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL
CRESTED BUTTE WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL
Throughout Crested Butte
Save the dates! And check back in 2017 for details! Visit THIS PAGE for news and info and to sign up for our Wine & Food Festival more...
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
CANVASES & COCKTAILS
Wine and Food Festival
5:30am, The Art Studio
Spend the evening on the Center's Outdoor Stage in an exciting step-by-step acrylic painting class, creating a painting entitled, “Wine more...
   
 
CB WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
AFTERNOON ON ELK
Wine and Food Festival
2:00pm,
Spend a leisurely afternoon tasting national and international wines and small bite hors d'oeuvres, in establishments within our newly named more...
   
 
CULINARY ARTS
SAUCE, SAUCE, SAUCE!
4:00pm, Center for the Arts Crested Butte
Sauces enhance our food exponentially. Learn three distinct sauces you can easily use in a variety of dishes in your everyday cooking. Crafted with a more...
   
 
MARCHFOURTH
7:30pm, Big Mine Ice Arena
July 27th At the Big Mine Ice Arena Show 7:30 pm Doors 6:30 pm Early Bird Tickets $35 (through 7/20) Regular Tickets $40 Buy more...



Friday, Jul 28
   
 
CB WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL
CRESTED BUTTE WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL
Throughout Crested Butte
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
SIMPLE SKETCH SERIES
Wildflower Festival Art Classes
9:00am, The Art Studio
Look more closely and work with pens, watercolor and pencils to capture the essence of an object. We will play with pens, watercolor and pencils, more...
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
OPEN WHEEL THROWING
9:00am, The Art Studio
Try your hand at throwing on the wheel or brush up your skills in altering, hand-building and sculpting. With weekly three-hour sessions, take one more...



Saturday, Jul 29
   
 
CB WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL
CRESTED BUTTE WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL
Throughout Crested Butte



Sunday, Jul 30
   
 
CB WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL
CRESTED BUTTE WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL
Throughout Crested Butte
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
TRADITIONAL GLASS PAINTING
9:00am, The Art Studio
Learn the basics of painting on glass using kiln fired enamels. Glass artist, Christina Stillwaggon, demonstrates and leads participants through more...



Monday, Jul 31
   
 
MUSIC
WOOD BROTHERS
Alpenglow
5:30am, Center for the Arts Crested Butte
Wood Brothers Dialed-in vocal harmonies. Oliver’s gritty acoustic guitar. Chris’ virtuosic upright bass. Warrior poet lyrics. This is more...
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
LEARN TO PAINT LIVE WITH JOHN BUKATY
4:30pm, Center for the Arts Crested Butte
Learn to Paint LIVE with John Bukaty 3 Classes at 3 Live Performances Mon, July 31 at Wood Brothers Meet at Alpenglow at 4:30 pm to learn more...



Tuesday, Aug 1
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
CANVASES AND COCKTAILS ON THE CFTA OUTDOOR STAGE
Rainy Cityscape
5:30pm, Center for the Arts Crested Butte
Join painter and instructor, Becky Chappell on the Center’s Outdoor Stage for an exciting step-by-step acrylic painting class – a perfect more...
   
 
MUSIC
QUEBE SISTERS
An evening with the
8:00pm, Center for the Arts Crested Butte
Aug 1st Show 8:00 pm Door 7:30 pm Early Bird Tickets $30 (through 7/25) Regular Tickets $35 Buy Tickets The singin,’ more...



Wednesday, Aug 2
   
 
CULINARY ARTS
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
MIDDLE SCHOOL: MAKE YOUR CAKE AND EAT IT TOO!
Middle School Art Workshop
10:00am, The Art Studio
Wednesday August 2 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Make Your Cake and Eat It Too! $75 Learn to decorate a themed, fun, and whimsical two-layer cake using more...
   
 
TOUR DE FORKS
TDF: AUTHENTIC RANCH EXPERIENCE ON OHIO CREEK
6:00pm,
The historic home site of the Rock House Ranch is nestled close to Ohio Creek on 960 acres ranch of open range, aspen and fir tree forests, protected more...
   
 
ALSO AT THE CENTER
PUBLIC POLICY FORUM
George Frampton- Climate Change: Prospects for Ca
7:30pm, Center for the Arts Crested Butte
George Frampton graduated from Yale College and Harvard Law School. He is a former prosecutor on the Watergate Special Prosecution Force. He was more...



Thursday, Aug 3
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
WATERCOLOR AND WINE
3:00pm, Off Elk 615 Teocalli Ave.
Join local watercolor artist, Suzanne Pierson, for a step-by-step watercolor painting class during afternoon happy hour! Suzanne guides the group more...
   
 
MUSIC
A SPECIAL EVENING WITH ANDERS OSBORNE
8:00pm, Center for the Arts Crested Butte
A Special Evening with Anders Osborne Featuring Live Painter John Bukaty Show Date: Thursday, August 3, 2017 8:00 p.m. Tickets: $45 early more...



Friday, Aug 4
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
OPEN WHEEL THROWING
9:00am, The Art Studio
Try your hand at throwing on the wheel or brush up your skills in altering, hand-building and sculpting. With weekly three-hour sessions, take one more...
   
 
GALLERIES
ARTIST RECEPTION
"For the Birds"
6:00pm, Center for the Arts Crested Butte
Abstracts and nature are the two subjects artist Mary Tuck loves, and she has combined them in this colorful, whimsical show entitled "For the more...



Saturday, Aug 5
   
 
TOUR DE FORKS
TDF: A GATHERING PLACE
6:00pm,
Designed by Daniel Murphy and built by Jimmy Faucet, the Gibney home is the epitome of Crested Butte mining times meeting modern day design. Chinked, more...
   
 
PERFORMING ARTS
COMEDY NIGHT
8:00pm, Center for the Arts Crested Butte
August 5 Get loose and let the burdens of life be lifted from your shoulders through an evening dedicated to riotous laughter. The Center’s more...



Monday, Aug 7
   
 
MUSIC
BAND OF HEATHENS
Alpenglow
5:00pm, Center for the Arts Crested Butte
Stylistically diverse and armed with an eclectic batch of songs composed over the past decade, roots rock, Austin-based group Band of Heathens ranges more...



Tuesday, Aug 8
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
CANVASES AND COCKTAILS ON THE CFTA OUTDOOR STAGE
Macro Daisy
5:30pm, Center for the Arts Crested Butte
Join painter and instructor, Becky Chappell on the Center’s Outdoor Stage for an exciting step-by-step acrylic painting class – a perfect more...



Wednesday, Aug 9
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
PAINTING WITH WATER SOLUBLE OILS
9:00am, The Art Studio
Also known as "water-miscible" or "solvent-free" oils, water soluble oils are real oil paints, formulated with the exact same more...



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