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Small art, big dreams: Square Foot art show opens today at Inspiration Gallery

Small art, big dreams: Square Foot art show opens today at Inspiration Gallery

An opening reception for the show, which as the name implies features works that can fit in a 12-by-12-inch space, is from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the gallery, which last year took up residence in the Longmont Downtown Development Authority’s offices at 320 Main St. 
Need something to do tonight? Join Longmont Museum for Paint & Sip

Need something to do tonight? Join Longmont Museum for Paint & Sip

Pour a glass and learn to paint water lilies and poppies.
Beautifying the farm: Jack’s Solar Garden seeking Boulder County artist for residency

Beautifying the farm: Jack’s Solar Garden seeking Boulder County artist for residency

Agrivoltaic farm in Longmont hopes to foster community engagement by inviting an artist to participate in its 2021 program.
Longmont Boy Scout leads renovation of studio at Firehouse Art Center

Longmont Boy Scout leads renovation of studio at Firehouse Art Center

Elliot Conlin worked on the project to earn his Eagle Scout badge.
Art everywhere: Eclectic collection of murals add colorful community touch across city

Art everywhere: Eclectic collection of murals add colorful community touch across city

Scattered around town, the art includes a mix of privately sponsored works, as well as those by independent artists and those part of the Art in Public Places program.
Library virtual art show puts local talent on virtual display

Library virtual art show puts local talent on virtual display

The show, for which submissions were taken throughout January, features more than 100 images or works by local makers including drawings, paintings, photography and even a knitting project, according to a news release.
Full Winter Walkabout sitting out 2021, but music, ways to support artists and businesses still on tap this month

Full Winter Walkabout sitting out 2021, but music, ways to support artists and businesses still on tap this month

Snap a pic with a giant hand-carved groundhog ice sculpture, listen to local musicians and make a donation to collect some schwag.
‘Still alive and thriving’: how SVVSD drama programs have endured the COVID storm

‘Still alive and thriving’: how SVVSD drama programs have endured the COVID storm

“The arts have still continued to be there for everyone during this crazy time. Creating it looks differently, but it’s definitely still alive and thriving,” said Janay Bird, St. Vrain Valley's fine arts coordinator..“For everyone, not just the students, art provides different things for everyone, may that be on the social emotional side, to help us grieve or celebrate, all of those real life emotions we feel all the time, art is what gets us through that.”
Firehouse Art Center teams with Boulder museum to allow teens to raise their voices through art

Firehouse Art Center teams with Boulder museum to allow teens to raise their voices through art

The effort, part of BMoCA’s Studio Project Internship started in 2007, will connect teenagers to local artists, who will guide them on how they can use their artistic talents to talk about difficult issues and their impact. 
Outside: Boulder County offers artists chance to stay at open space to foster their creativity

Outside: Boulder County offers artists chance to stay at open space to foster their creativity

Every year, Boulder County opens the doors at Caribou Ranch to a number of artists for its Artist-in-Residence program, which allows creatives to spend time in the homestead on the property to write, paint, sing and mold their craft. The county through Monday is accepting applications for anyone interested in a stay at the ranch July through September.