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holiday lights in Silverthorne

Holiday Festivities in Silverthorne

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. The holidays are quickly approaching, and Silverthorne has activities for everyone this season— the annual holiday lighting celebration, the return of Lake Dillon Theatre Company’s fan-favorite Holiday Follies, and more. Best of all, many of Silverthorne’s top activities are free and easily accessible so you can make the most out of a weekend with friends and family.  Kick off the holiday season with the Town of Silverthorne’s December First Friday event, featuring the town’s holiday tree lighting and art market at the Silverthorne Pavilion from …

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Nancy Branca storm drain mural

Stormwater Murals Welcome a New Round of Summit County Artists Educating Community About Waterways

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Silverthorne’s storm drain murals along the Blue River help beautify the town and educate the community about preserving and protecting the health of our water. This public art project was so successful in 2021, that last summer, Silverthorne’s Art Board and Art Selection Committee asked for additional artists to submit proposals to paint Silverthorne’s storm drains in a way that continues to educate viewers about the importance of keeping pollutants out of drains and, ultimately, out of our streams and rivers.  The board selected five artists …

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Kerry Cesen's mural at the Art Spot

The Makerspace Mural at the Art Spot

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. When the Silverthorne Art Board commissioned artist Kerry Cesen to paint an acrylic mural on the brick exterior of the former fire station, Kerry was inspired by his experience as an artist and maker to create a design that reflects what might soon be going on inside the building. The building is the future home of the Art Spot Silverthorne Makerspace, and Kerry chose to focus attention on the tools, equipment and facilities that would be available for artists to use inside the building for …

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lois lupica art exhibit

Autumn Aura Art Exhibit Features Abstract Realism with Themes of Our Natural Environment 

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. For nearly three decades, artist  Lois Lupica was a professor of law first and a painter second. But seven years ago, the law professor from the University of Maine moved to Colorado part-time during sabbaticals and summers and rediscovered her passion for encaustic and cold wax painting. (More on those techniques below.) Three years ago, she made Colorado her full-time home, accepting a position as a professor at the University of Denver where she teaches at the Law and Innovation Lab working with students to build tools …

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Explore the Arts in Silverthorne

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. From Art Strolls to shows and free concerts, there’s something artistic for everyone in Silverthorne this season. Take a look at each topic below and pick one or all to attend with friends and family. Plus, don’t miss more details on The Art Spot, an art collective coming soon! Art Stroll: Sunday, Aug. 21, 12-3 p.m. Attendees can find local artists selling their wares and musicians performing on the Blue River Trail between the Silverthorne Performing Arts Center and the underpass by Chipotle Mexican Grill. Support local …

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Artwork by Cecelia Eidemiller

Summit Flora, Fauna and Terra at Silverthorne Performing Arts Center

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Silverthorne’s newest Performing Arts Center display does more than just bring art to life; it features art on a natural canvas.  On display now through July 31st, the show  at the Silverthorne Performing Arts Center showcases works on actual pieces of trees as well as more traditional art on canvas.  Artist Cecelia Eidemiller’s nearly 30-piece display called Summit Flora, Fauna and Terra is a two-pronged exhibit that’s part traditional, landscape oil on canvas paintings; and part acrylic paintings of plant life, wildlife and mountain landscapes on tree …

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Colorado artwork by Erica Nicole

Summit Locals Art Market Showcases Work from Area Artists

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. For years, Summit County artists have found inspiration in the area’s surrounding natural beauty, the visitors from around the world, and the close-knit community of locals. Now, those who want to support Summit County artists can find a bevy of them in one place: Summit Locals Art Market, located inside The Outlets at Silverthorne. The Summit Locals Art Market grew out of a chance meeting between artists Erica Nicol, Mary Anderson and Shannon Jakoby.  The three met at Dillon’s weekly farmer’s market this past summer and …

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Keats Scott Mural

Winter whimsy now on display

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. The quilts at the Silverthorne Performing Arts Center want you to take a closer look. That’s right. Beyond the winter scenes lies something more. Summit County artist and quilter Keats Scott invites you to look closely for little surprises that show her sense of humor. Enchanting viewers with her renditions of winter has long been an objective of Scott. Working with fabric and making utilitarian quilts adds to her vision, which has been honed over decades of living and working in Heeney on the Green Mountain …

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Traci Z Dog Artwork

Winter’s Brilliance Comes Alive at Silverthorne’s Performing Arts Center

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. The newest public art on display at the Silverthorne Performing Arts Center pays homage to a side of winter that is often less celebrated: the season’s vibrancy.  Colorado artist Traci Zajaczkowski’s vivid animal portraits showcase joy and surprise. There’s a golden retriever playing in the snow, a bear that is NOT hibernating,  a mountain goat, a fox, and more.  Presented on a  metal “canvas,” Zajaczkowski’s large format pieces assume lifelike stature, putting their subjects on equal footing with the humans observing them. The result is an …

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High Country Artisans

Shop Silverthorne For Holiday Cheer

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Silverthorne’s plethora of shops means that there’s something for everyone here. From local artisans and craftsmen to gourmets to recreational experts, Silverthorne’s shop owners are here to help you find the perfect gift. Stop by, shop local, and support the wonderful people who make this community thrive.   For the Art Admirer While shopping at the Outlets at Silverthorne be sure to stop by High Country ARTisans, a co-op that features more than 20 artists local to Summit County. With photography, fiber art, mosaics, metal, pottery, jewelry, scroll …

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