The 31st Annual Cherry Creek Arts Festival Returns July 1-3

Featuring more than 250 national and international artists, 15 performing artists, Creation Station activities for children, food and interactive art experiences for everyone
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Photo by Frank Montanez

“We are thrilled to be back to our traditional July dates in the wonderful Cherry Creek North neighborhood,” said Tara Brickell, CherryArts executive director. “We’re excited to showcase a tremendous group of artists for our incredible arts-loving community, and to help further our long-standing mission of providing art experiences to all.”

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Photo by Brooke Austin

HIGHLIGHTS

  • More than 250 national and international artists, showcasing medias including painting, photography, ceramics, drawing, glass, metalworks, mixed media, jewelry, wood, fiber, digital art, printmaking, and sculpture
  • The return of the Student Art Buying program, which gives students from 22 Colorado schools the opportunity to purchase artwork from Cherry Creek Arts Festival artists for permanent installation at their schools
  • 15 performing artists throughout the three-day event, including Mary Louise Band
  • Creation Station, offering a variety of free art-focused activities for children, including dozens of interactive art experiences, like a collaborative mural and printmaking
  • Food and beverage offerings from more than 25 Colorado businesses

Save the Date! CherryArts is hosting a kick-off celebration for the festival on Wednesday, June 29, at Hotel Clio. Tickets available soon.

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Photo by Rob Horner

DATES & HOURS

This year’s festival is free and open to the public, as always, and tickets are not required.

Friday, July 1, 2022 | 10 am to 8 pm, Accessibility hour from 9 am to 10 am

Saturday, July 2, 2022 | 10 am to 8 pm

Sunday, July 3, 2022 | 10 am to 6 pm

CherryArts Concert for Arts Education | Saturday, July 2 | 8 pm to 10 pm

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Photo by Gayle Yeo

FEATURED ARTIST

Noelle Phares © Light Born in Spring Denver, CO
Acrylic and Gouache on Canvas

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This year’s commemorative festival poster features Light Born in Spring by Colorado painter Noelle Phares, “a meditation on the changing landscapes of modern Colorado as the human footprint reaches farther and farther into the Rocky Mountains, and a gentle suggestion to keep some places wild.”

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CherryArts is a year-round nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide access to art experiences and support arts education in Colorado.

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