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Month: May 2016

Mastering the Art of Festival Exhibition: CherryArts Emerging Artist Program provides mentorship for young artists.

As you stroll the colorful streets of the Cherry Creek Arts Festival, the artistic talent overwhelms your senses. Not only is the Festival home to several seasoned artists who travel the nation, but also to emerging artists beginning their artistic journeys. The CherryArts Emerging Artist Program is designed specifically for burgeoning artists who have little […]

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Creating an Immersive Arts Education Experience for Colorado’s Students

The above piece by Jeffrey Zachmann uses a combination of metalwork, physics and small, simple machines to create a continuous cycle for the metal marbles contained in the piece. It’s a unique combination of science, mechanics and art that is spellbinding to watch. In fact, Jeffrey loves watching people viewing his art. Adults become children […]

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Green UP Cheery Arts – Tips for keeping it Cool

We read about global warming everyday, often leaving us with the sense of “is there anything that we can do about this?” Lets answer that question right now, in the context of what’s going on at CCAF and with our Green UP program. Keep it Cool It feels like a warm summer on the horizon. […]

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Join us to FUNdraise TODAY at California Pizza Kitchen Cherry Creek

Does your mouth water when we say PIZZA… TODAY, May 24, enjoy a slice of seasonally-inspired pizza, salads and more at California Pizza Kitchen Cherry Creek and help contribute to the CherryArts Mobile Art Gallery program, which makes art accessible to over 20,000 students in Colorado. CherryArts is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that provides access […]

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Meet the Finalists for the 2016 Five Years Out Challenge (and help design one of the pieces that will be displayed at this year’s Cherry Creek Arts Festival)

We’re excited to introduce you to the 2016 Five Years Out Arrow Art Challenge finalists. Drum roll please… But first! You can be involved in creating what art will look like five years out. Transform finalist Steven Gutierrez’s sculpture, Aesthetica Sculptura, using an online 3D interface. Visit to help in the creation of this […]

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CherryArts Young Professional Board, PERSPECTIVE new blog!

Click Here to check out CherryArts Young Professional Board, PERSPECTIVE new blog! The mission of Perspective is to inspire patronage of the Cherry Creek Arts Festival and CherryArts Festival at Stanley among young professionals.  Our year-round programming seeks to expand art appreciation through social involvement, innovative education, and promotion of the arts.

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The Next Generation of ARTrepreneurs

For the 16th year, Denver-based global investment management company Janus and the Cherry Creek Arts Festival will enhance arts education in Colorado schools through the student-driven Janus Student Art Buying Program. Students in this program explore the world of art in a classroom module that culminates in a hands-on art buying experience at the Cherry […]

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Honoring First Lady of Denver, Mary Louise Lee, as Distinguished Patron During the 26th Annual Cherry Creek Arts Festival Opening Gala

The 26th annual Cherry Creek Arts Festival will honor First Lady Mary Louise Lee as the distinguished patron during the Opening Gala on July 1. The Opening Gala benefits the CherryArts year-round non-profit mission to provide art education and outreach programs in local area schools. “As a life-long performing artist and a strong advocate for […]

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Hello from the 26th Annual Cherry Creek Arts Festival

As we gear up for an incredible 26th Annual Cherry Creek Arts Festival, we are happy to share all of the exciting happenings coming up during our 4th of July event. MARK YOUR CALENDARS – On July 2, 3, 4 the streets of Cherry Creek North will come ALIVE WITH ART as 250 artists from […]

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