2011 Open Arts Fest
Saturday, July 16 | 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. | Pearl Street Mall
Sunday, July 17 | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Pearl Street Mall
UPDATE & VENUE CHANGE: Open Arts Fest Preview Party – Thursday, July 14 | 5:30 – 6:45 p.m.
The City of Boulder anticipates closing the Boulder Public Library and Canyon Gallery due to flash flood warnings in the area. The preview party will now be held at the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (1750 13th Street) from 5:30 – 6:45 p.m.
In its inaugural year, Open Arts Fest, presented by Downtown Boulder, Inc. and OpenArts, is a celebration of Boulder’s visual arts unlike any other.
Local artists will be joined by artists from around the country, providing demonstrations and showcasing their work on the historic Pearl Street Mall.
Join us for a preview of many of the artists, opening on Thursday, July 16th, 5:30 p.m., at the Canyon Gallery in the Boulder Public Library. The gallery show will run throughout the weekend.
There will be exciting children’s art activities, a silent auction benefiting OpenArts scholarship programs, plus live music, drinks – and much, much more! When you want to spend a few minutes out of the heat, visit several downtown businesses for special offers. Click here to learn more.
The Fest will showcase the finest artists from Boulder, Colorado and the nation, with an emphasis on fine arts. Performances by some of Boulder’s finest performing arts organizations and musical groups as well as artist’s demonstrations will round out the weekend. Click here to view the Channel 8 interview with our Open Arts Fest Directors (July 1st).