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Longmont Senior Center wants to help community honor those lost to, during COVID

Longmont Senior Center wants to help community honor those lost to, during COVID

Submissions being taken through Sept. 23 for altar Longmont Museum’s Dia de los Muertos exhibit.
Winning Longmont Main Street Chalk Art Festival artists announced

Winning Longmont Main Street Chalk Art Festival artists announced

Jury and People's Choice winners received gift cards and more for their contributions to Sept. 5 festival on Main Street.
Catrina painting days launch an early start to Day of the Dead Preparations

Catrina painting days launch an early start to Day of the Dead Preparations

Wednesday marked the first of a series of Catrina painting days, during which the Firehouse Art Center will welcome artists of all ages and stages to share their talents and paint a Catrina. 
La temporada del Día de los Muertos empieza temprano con las catrinas

La temporada del Día de los Muertos empieza temprano con las catrinas

El miércoles dio inicio a los días de la catrina durante los cuales el Centro de Arte Firehouse recibirá a artistas de todas las edades y tipos para pintar catrinas.
Longmont Museum waives fee for first three-class Virtual Art and Sip series

Longmont Museum waives fee for first three-class Virtual Art and Sip series

It is now free to take part in the watercolor series that starts today.
Firehouse artist in residence moves from behind scenes into gallery with 'Seen'

Firehouse artist in residence moves from behind scenes into gallery with 'Seen'

“Seen” features oil portraits of lesbians in her Rudlaff’s circle. The works depict subjects in a realist style against a white background, with all wearing masks for health and safety in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Longmont Museum turns to tech to keep Art & Sip sessions going this fall

Longmont Museum turns to tech to keep Art & Sip sessions going this fall

The Longmont Museum's adult Art & Sip classes will go virtual starting this week with the first of three sessions on painting with watercolors. 
Saturday celebration highlights the arts in Longmont in chalk

Saturday celebration highlights the arts in Longmont in chalk

Saturday’s Longmont Main Street Chalk Festival was a part of a revamped Longmont ArtWalk Summer on the Streets series put on by the Firehouse Art Center. Instead of a giant event that shuts down vehicle traffic in the heart of downtown, smaller celebrations were scheduled on the sidewalks this year.
Chalk Festival will turn Main Street sidewalks into works of art on Saturday

Chalk Festival will turn Main Street sidewalks into works of art on Saturday

The Longmont Main Street Chalk Festival on Saturday will transform concrete into canvases for 15 local artists. Although observers won’t be able to draw on the sidewalks as they have in years past, people can watch the artists create their works and vote online for their favorite. And volunteers are still needed for the event, too.
Local artist hosting “Walls Project,” an online art show, auction to raise money for Children’s Hospital

Local artist hosting “Walls Project,” an online art show, auction to raise money for Children’s Hospital

The auction will include artwork from 17 international artists who have created pieces inside miniature walls designed by Longmont artist Regis Turocy, and then shrunk and photographed to create a virtual gallery.