ARVADA – The popular Fine Art Market Show and Sale is back at the Arvada Center this December, now in its 30th year! The market features all original works in a wide range of media, size, and price by more than 100 artists throughout Colorado. The show opens December 1 with a free opening reception and runs until December 18.
The Arvada Center’s Fine Art Market Show and Sale remains a delightful and unique place to do holiday shopping or just general art buying. With a wide variety of items in every media, handmade by local artists and artisans, that one-of-a-kind gift is sure to be found, as well as treasures for yourself. A free opening reception, with the opportunity to meet the artists, will take place on the Main and Upper Galleries Thursday, December 1 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Items included in the sale range from jewelry, ceramics, handwoven pieces, woodworking, metalsmithing, and handmade notebooks and cards to painting, prints, drawing, photography, and mixed media works. For additional information and a list of artists go to http://arvadacenter.org/galleries/30th-annual-fine-art-market-show-and-sale or call 720-898-7200. The Arvada Center is located at 6901 Wadsworth Blvd. and provides free parking for all of its patrons.
While attending the Fine Art Market, plan to visit the 9th Annual ACES Show and Sale in the Arvada Center’s Upper Gallery. Over 50 instructors and students from the Center’s own outstanding studio art classes are offering an extensive selection of works – most items irresistibly priced! Such well-known artists/instructors as Bebe Alexander, Steve Bober, John Hamilton, Lynn Hull, Sabrina Willis-Haywood, David Hoth, Heidi Meissner, Judi Mitchell, Candi Rasko, Megan Ratchford, Lynne Schreiber, Bob Smith, Steven Wood and Renee Ziccardi, are among the talents featured.
Fine Art Market Show and Sale hours:
December 1 – December 18
Thursday, December 1, 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Fridays & Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Sundays & Mondays, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesdays – Thursdays, 12:00 – 7:30 p.m.
ACES Show and Sale hours:
December 1 – December 18
Thursday, December 1, 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Monday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
About the Arvada Center Galleries:
Galleries at the Arvada Center host a dozen or more fine art exhibitions each year in three distinctive galleries with 10,000 square feet of space. The Arvada Center prides itself on keeping its gallery and museum exhibitions free and open to the public seven days a week, something that it has done since inception in 1976.
The Arvada Center Galleries are open Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; and Sunday 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. The galleries remain open until 7:30 p.m. on evenings with theatre performances. Free docent-led tours of the gallery exhibitions and history museum are available to groups of five or more. To schedule a tour call the Arvada Center’s gallery/museum tour line at 720-898-7255.
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