Earth Sweet Botanicals, 1224 Arapahoe St, FREE
Join the festivities on Sunday, July 14 from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. Earth Sweet Botanicals’ annual Bastille Day celebration “Summer in France” will feature all things French. There will be free food, drinks, gifts, a French scene photo booth and in honor of ARTSWEEK we will have live music performed by original singer-songwriters. Say a “French” word and get an additional 10% off one item.
Foothills Art Center , $5-$10 cover
Come celebrate ARTSWEEK GOLDEN at Foothills Arts Center. Performances by BabyBaby, West Hues, Paranoid Image, and The Milk Blossoms. Food and beverage will be available, as well as activities! Come and enjoy a beautiful summer evening in the garden at Foothills Art Center!
Join members of the Public Art Commission as they introduce their newest project: Artventure. This new publication is designed for art lovers of all ages as a self-guided booklet with opportunities to create your own art and learn new things about the public art in Golden. Starts at 1pm at the Visitor Center on 10th Street at 1pm.
Sidewalks on Illinois St. east of Golden Public Library, FREE
A one day event celebrating the child in all of us and an opportunity to enjoy artists/groups apply their talents to the sidewalks of Golden. An easy walk downtown to the Golden Public Library, at Illinois . and 10th Street. You can watch AND participate in creating artistic expressions in our wonderful neighborhood. Sponsored by the Golden Public Art Commission.
Foothills Art Center, FREE
High flying acrobatic dancers meet plein air painters in this mashup of diverse art forms. Watch a live performance from Apex Aerialists while enjoying artwork from the Open Studio Group of Foothills Art Center.
GoFarm @ Centura Golden (750Warner Dr.), FREE
Learn about GoFarm and their commitment to supply and access affordable, fresh, healthy, local food in Colorado. The GoFarm location at Centura Golden will feature plein air artists to capture the fresh produce and surrounding scenery on canvas. This is a great opportunity to learn about GoFarm and the great things they do in our community. Learn more about GoFarm here.
Foothills Art Center, FREE
Local artists collective, GLDN, will screen the 1920’s silent film, “ManWith a Movie Camera” by Deziga Vertov. This part documentary, part cinematic art piece is hailed for its use of complex and groundbreaking camera work. A live house band will play an original score to accompany the entirety of the film while a few lucky audience members will be selected to contribute sound effects. You’ve never seen a silent film like this before.
Golden History Museum, FREE
The Public Art Commission welcomes the community to the Golden History Museum to meet commission members, discuss current and future projects, and give input on the public art process and direction in Golden. Hear from Muralist Victor Ving and photographer Lisa Beggs, commissioned artists for the Golden History Museum Mural, "Greetings from Golden" as well as Joe Norman, commissioned artist for the recently installed Highway 93 Entryway Piece, "Run& Fly" sculpture.
Clear Creek History Park Bandstand, 10th St
The Open Studio Group from Foothills Art Center will host the 2nd Annual Plein Air Event starting with registration on July 7 and an exhibit on July 11. Kickoff and canvas-stamping starts at 9am on July 7 and painting will continue through July 10. A show and sale of the Plein Air art will be held on Thursday July 11 from 6pm to 8pm in the Foothills Art Center Garden. Judging of the Plein Air works will be conducted and prizes awarded to those participating in the competition.