Cultural Arts Program


Event Calendar   


 

Apr 26

Invasive Plants of Clear Creek County

CSU Master Gardeners

Thursday, April 26, 6-7:30pm

Can you tell which is a noxious weed and which isn't? There are many "look-a-likes" that can be easily confused with native or non-invasive ornamental species. Likewise, invasive species can be difficult to identify, especially in their seedling stage. Join CCC Master Gardener Melissa Baynes to learn which invasive plants are of particular concern for our Clear Creek County community, how to identify them at both the seedling and adult stage, and the best recommended management practices for each species.

FREE, donations appreciated, 30 max / 8 min. RSVP by March 23     Register


Apr 28

Denver Children's Choir concert 
Leslie Britton, Director
Saturday, April 28, 7pm
Join us at the Georgetown Heritage Center for a special performance by The Denver Children's Choir. Since 1996 The Choir has intentionally and persistently sought Denver children from all walks of life to be a part of its program: children from different cultures, races and religions; children who speak different languages and children from different Denver neighborhoods; children who, if not for the Choir, would not have known each other.

$10 Advance | $15 At the Door      Tickets


May 12

Central City Opera: Smooth Operator

Saturday, May 12, 7pm

A Cabaret evening! Meet some of the most memorable characters in opera and musical theater - the connivers, conspirators. Don Juan, Cleopatra, Delilah, Carmen, Sweeney Todd and others sing some of the most gorgeous arias and duets ever written, plus funny, jazzy, finger-snapping numbers that will leave the audience wanting more from these scandalous schemers. Cash & credit bar.

$20-30 Section seating      Tickets


May 31

Fairy Gardens workshop
CSU Master Gardeners
Thursday, May 31, 5pm

Check back soon for details and Tickets


Jun 2

Summer Flowers & Fruit: A Pastel workshop
with Susan T. Fisher
Saturday, June 2, 10am-4pm

Pastels are not a shade of pale! They are a vibrant connection between you and the things you love to paint. Pastels have a long history among artists who appreciate their versatility and ease of application. Begin with small studies that create a roadmap to a finished piece, do exercises in color selection to increase your personal color vocabulary and learn how to make no-fear choices to a finished painting. Individual attention and instructor demonstrations will boost your confidence and your work. Ms. Fisher will provide some materials for the students: Pastels, some pastel papers, and subjects for painting.
     Susan has served as Coordinator for the Botanical Art and Illustration Program at Denver Botanic Gardens, and Director of the Art Institute at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. She is past president of the Board of Directors of the American Society of Botanical Artists and Honorary Director of the Rocky Mountain Society of Botanical Illustrators. Her illustrations and sculptures appear in numerous periodicals, books, florilegia, private collections and national exhibits.     susantfisher.com
$35 workshop, $5 materials fee in class     Register

 

Jun 8-10

Georgetown Indie Con

Where indie books are born and indie writers thrive
partnering with Colorado Independent Publishers Association
Friday, June 8 through Sunday June 10

Georgetown Indie Con (GEOCON) is our second annual independent writer’s conference, expanded this year to a weekend event! Helping independent authors successfully publish is our goal. Connect with and learn from successful authors and industry professionals in an intimate environment. GEOCON is a partnership between the Georgetown Cultural Arts Program (GCAP) and Colorado Independent Publishers Association (CIPA). Check back for speakers, workshops and schedule. Interested speakers and presenters, apply on GeoCon website.     GeoCon Website
Advance Conference Pass:  January 1 – February 18:   $95
Conference Pass: March 21 – May 21: $125
Late Registration Conference Pass: May 22 – June 8: $150

Register

Aug 11

Georgetown Plein Air
A One-Day
Wet Paint Event

Saturday, August 11, 2018
CALL FOR ARTISTS 
Apply Now

Exhibit & Sale August 11-26
The Georgetown Cultural Arts Program is pleased to present our first Plein Air event in historic, picturesque Georgetown, Colorado. Just 45 minutes west of Denver along I-70 at 8,500 ft elevation,  and part of the Georgetown-Silver Plume National Landmark Historic District, a charming town of colorful Victorian buildings ringed by mountain views, Georgetown has long been a favorite of artists.      Registration, exhibition and sale will be held at Georgetown Heritage Center, recently restored 1874 schoolhouse, at 809 Taos Street. Artists, join us for this one-day painting event in the summer
​mountain air!

$30 Artist, June 1 | $35 Late Registration     Apply


Oct 20

Scarf and Felting workshop
with Karin Neidfeldt
Saturday, October 20, 10am-4pm

Join Karin Niedfeldt for her needle felting and scarf making workshops. Learn both needle and wet felting techniques. Sign up for one or both!     website
Felting Workshop, 10am-1pm 
Needle felting is a process that uses sharp, barbed needles to take loose wool fibers and turn them into wool sculptures. In this class we will make a bird or whatever your muse wants to make. This is an introduction to needle felting techniques. Because the needles are very sharp, only children over the age of 10 are allowed. If you have some experience, please come and Karin will help you with more advanced techniques also.
Scarf Workshop, 2pm-6pm 
Wet Felting: Cobweb Silk/Merino Wool Scarf
Using the softest merino wool that has been blended with silk fibers, participants will learn the basics of wet felting to make a very soft, lightweight scarf. The process of wet felting uses an olive oil soap gel, water and rolling in bubble wrap to make items. For Scarf Workshop, email arts@georgetowntrust.org with your color preferences (greens, blues, reds, browns, etc).
$25 Felting Workshop only | $35 Scarf Workshop only | $50 Felting & Scarf Workshop
Check back soon for Registration








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