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CAC ARTS REACH COMMUNITY 2014
Special Exhibits, Events & Education



Visual Arts Exhibitions
(CAC Fine Art Gallery, 423 W. Elkhorn Ave. Estes Park, CO)
Exhibition Hours are 12 Noon to 5:00 PM Daily unless otherwise noted, or by special appointment.

• January 17 - February 8 – “5th Annual First Show - A Collection of Community Art”, “First timers” show at the CAC, Free. Opening: 1/17/13- 5 to 7 PM (Closed Sundays in January)

• February 23 – March 29, 27th Annual Women’s History Month Art Exhibit – “Art from the Heart”, Featuring women artists of America, Free. Opening Reception: 2/23/14 1- to 3 PM (Closed Sundays in March)

• April 12 - 26, - “17th Annual Student Expressions”, Park District Student K-12 District Art Show, Free. Opening Reception: 4/12/14 - 12 to 5 PM (Closed Sundays in April)

• May 3 - 25, - “Capturing the Light”, juried fine art photography show. Free. Opening Reception: 5/3/13 – 5 to 7 PM (Closed Sundays May 4 & 11), Free.

• May 31 – June 22 – “Long May They Run – A Tribute to the American Horse” an exhibition featuring nationally renowned artists and sculpture celebrating the wild and domestic horse. A portion of the sales to benefit the Cloud Foundation. Opening Reception: 5/31/14 - 5 to 7 PM, Free.

• June 28 – July 27 -“Art of the Parks 2014- Celebrating Our National Park System”, Exhibition featuring nationally renowned artists and sculpture by members of the Colorado Chapter of the Society of Animal Artists, Free. Opening Reception: 6/28/14 - 5 to 7 PM

• August 2 - 21 – “Plein Air Rockies 2014 Prelude Show”, Features Plein Air Rockies artists, Free. No Opening.

• August 23 – October 26, “Plein Air Rockies 2014 - A Festival of Outdoor Painting, Exhibition & Sale”, Features 40 artists’ fresh works painted “en plein air” 8/9 – 8/21, 2014, Free. Opening Reception: 8/23/14 5 to 8 PM, Awards at 6 PM

• November 1- 8, 2014 – One artist show & workshop, TBA

• November 22, 2014 – January 3, 2015 – “Celebrating the Season: 12th Annual Holiday Art Exhibition & Sale”, featuring CAC visual artist members, Free. Open House: 11/29/14 - 12 to 5 PM & 11/30/14 12 to 5 PM, Opening Reception: 12/5/14 - 6 to 8 PM

Special Events
(CAC Fine Art Gallery, 423 W. Elkhorn Ave. Estes Park, CO or unless otherwise noted)

• January 17 - May 11 – “6th Winter Art Walk”, Self-guided tour of Estes Valley galleries and studios, Free.

• January 18, 19 & 20 – “Estes Park Winter Tour”, Self-guided tour of downtown Estes Park galleries and studios, 12 noon to 5 PM, Free.

• February 13, 14 & 15 – “For the Love of the Arts”, 2nd annual benefit sale for the CAC. 12 noon to 5 PM.

• May 17 & 18, 24th Annual Jazz Fest/Art Walk Weekend and Spring Art Walk, at Performance Park, Greater Estes Valley and CAC Fine Art Gallery, Free.

• Spring Art Walk Continues through Memorial Day, Self-guided tour of Estes Valley galleries and studios, Free.

• June 28 - Labor Day, 17th Summer Art Walk, Self-guided tour of Estes Valley galleries and studios, Free

• August 9 - 21, Annual Plein Air Rockies 2014 - A Festival of Outdoor Painting National Paint Out - Estes Park, CO & the Northern Rockies

• September 5 -7, Plein Air Rockies Fall Longs Peak Scottish-Irish Highland Festival Paint Out, Estes Park, CO 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM all three days. Admission Fee to attend festival.

• September 13 - 25, Plein Air Rockies Fall Color Paint Out, Estes Park, CO & the Northern Rockies

• September 14 - November 23, 18th Autumn Art Walk, Self-guided tour of Estes Valley galleries and studios, Free.

• September 27, Plein Air Rockies Fall Color Artist Reception & Snowy Peaks Wine Tasting, CAC Fine Art Gallery 5:00 to 7:00 PM

• November 28, 2014 - January 3, 2015, 17th Holiday Art Walk, Self-guided tour of Estes Valley galleries and studios, Free.

• December 9 - "A Crossroads Christmas VI” Benefit for Crossroads Ministry at the CAC Fine Art Gallery, 5:00 to 8:00 PM Free-will Donation.

Performing Arts
(CAC Fine Art Gallery, 423 W. Elkhorn Ave. Estes Park, CO or unless otherwise noted) 970-586-9203

• June 26 - August 21, 16th Annual Thursday Night Live Summer Concert Series, Performance Park, 7:00 PM Free.

• Cabaret Events at the CAC, CAC Fine Art Gallery, TBA

• Sunday July 13 – Rocky Ridge Music Center YAS Orchestra Concert, Performance Park, 7:00 PM, Free.

Arts Education

• Explorations in Art and Stories in Music for Young People - CAC Fine Art Gallery, 423 W. Elkhorn Ave. and as noted below. Call or e-mail for more information

Adult Art Education & Professional Development Series, Master Workshops and Classes - TBA
CAC Fine Art Gallery, 423 W. Elkhorn Ave.

• February , “Writers Workshop", Judy Archibald, TBA

• February, March or April , “Painting Workshop", TBA

• September, “Plein Air Workshop", TBA

• November , “Painting Workshop", TBA

Open Studio
CAC Fine Art Gallery, 423 W. Elkhorn Ave.
Tuesdays 10 AM to 12 Noon
Free form work sessions, bring your own project from home. Individual instruction, focused to guide personalized growth as an artist. Beginner to intermediate level. $10 per session/per person.

For more information on the 2014 calendar please call the CAC at 970-586-9203 or e-mail: info@estesarts.com [Note: This calendar may be subject to change, with additions or revisions occurring throughout the year]



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