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Watercolor and Wine
Rocky Mountain Majesty

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Date: July 26, 3:00 pm
Location: Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Details: Join local watercolor artist, Suzanne Pierson, for a step-by-step watercolor painting class during afternoon happy hour on the Center’s Outdoor Stage!  Suzanne guides the group through a watercolor painting from start to finish, giving instruction on setting up to paint, wash and watercolor painting techniques, composition, and more. Wine and wine spritzers are provided to participants 21 and older, so relax and create! All watercolor supplies and your first glass of wine or wine spritzer are included. Absolutely no watercolor experience is necessary! Instructor: Suzanne Pierson. 

This weeks class:  Rocky Mountain Majesty, Depth of field in landscapes 


When: Thursday July 26th

Time:  3:00 - 5:00 pm

Cost:  $40

 
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AUG 2            What's that Buzz?                   Contrasts & movement in nature

AUG 16          Hummingbird                           Wash techniques

AUG 30          Aspens                                     Resists & masking 

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Upcoming Events
Thursday, Jul 26
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
WATERCOLOR AND WINE
Rocky Mountain Majesty
3:00pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Join local watercolor artist, Suzanne Pierson, for a step-by-step watercolor painting class during afternoon happy hour on the Center’s Outdoor more...
   
 
LITERARY ARTS
SO, YOU WANT TO WRITE A BOOK?
Publishing Panel
5:30pm, TBD
Led by four bestselling authors - Anne Eliot, Barbara Samuel, Michelle Major and Lana Williams- learn how to start, finish, sell, market and get paid more...
   
 
MUSIC
JOHN JORGENSON QUARTET
Crested Butte Music Festival
8:00pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Join the John Jorgenson Quartet for an evening of Gypsy Jazz — keep your eyes peeled for a very special guest! An award-winning, frequent more...



Friday, Jul 27
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
SIMPLE SKETCH
Wildflower Festival Art Classes
9:15am,
Simple Sketch Series Have you always wished you could do a quick sketch of that wildflower but felt inhibited? This “Simple Sketch more...



Saturday, Jul 28
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
FUNDAMENTALS OF SUCCESSFUL PAINTING
9:00am, The Art Studio; 111 Elk Ave Crested Butte, CO 81224
Nationally known artist and instructor Peggy Morgan Stenmark has painted for over 20 years, specializing in watercolors and acrylics. She is a more...



Sunday, Jul 29
   
 
MUSIC
GYPSY JAZZ TRIBUTE TO STEPHANE GRAPPELLI AND LES P
Crested Butte Music Festival
8:00pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Watch two artists at the peak of their powers pay tribute to those who came before them. Celebrated violinist Jason Anick pays tribute to more...



Tuesday, Jul 31
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
MIDDLE SCHOOL ART WORKSHOP: TEXTILE DESIGNS
10:00am, The Art Studio; 111 Elk Ave Crested Butte, CO 81224
Textile Design: Cut Velvet Silk Scarves Using Alter Ego Dyes, learn a two-dye-in-one-bath technique to create a beautiful, 54-inch, dual colored, more...
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
CREATIVITY & COCKTAILS
Cocktails & Canvases
4:00pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Each Tuesday this summer on the Center’s Outdoor Stage, a team of our talented instructors present a rotating series of classes similar to our more...
   
 
MUSIC
REDEMPTION SONGS AND SONATAS
Crested Butte Music Festival
9:00pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Redemption Songs and Sonatas sees Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR), an Emmy-nominated violinist, electronic artist and composer, united with noted more...



Wednesday, Aug 1
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
OPEN WHEEL THROWING
9:00am, The Art Studio; 111 Elk Ave Crested Butte, CO 81224
Open Wheel Throwing Join a weekly three-hour session with instruction on the wheel. Start your own journey into the joy of clay, or continue to the more...



Thursday, Aug 2
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
WATERCOLOR AND WINE
What's that Buzz?
3:00pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Join local watercolor artist, Suzanne Pierson, for a step-by-step watercolor painting class during afternoon happy hour on the Center’s Outdoor more...
   
 
TOUR DE FORKS
SINGER-SONGWRITER EVENING SOCIAL
5:00pm, Private Home in Crested Butte
Singer-Songwriter Evening Social Executive Chef Chris Schlaudecker of The Club at Crested Butte (Crested Butte, CO) and preshow meet and greet more...
   
 
MUSIC
STEVE POLTZ
Crested Butte Music Festival
8:00pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Singer-songwriter Steve Poltz treats audiences to a night of song and satire thanks to his comedic presentation of personal stories alongside a more...



Saturday, Aug 4
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
REGENERATIONS
Cultivating Connections to Earth, Art & Activism
9:00am,
To regenerate means to bring into renewed existence, to replace that which is injured, and give it a new and more vigorous life. Absorb yourself into more...
   
 
MUSIC
DON BYRON + ARUÁN ORTIZ: JAZZ SUPERSTARS
Crested Butte Music Festival
8:00pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Two superstar jazz musicians — Don Byron on clarinet and Aurán Ortiz on the piano — join forces on a single stage for a night to more...



Sunday, Aug 5
   
 
MUSIC
TURKUAZ
7:30pm, Big Mine Ice Arena
The Brooklyn-based nine-piece powerhouse, Turkuaz, delivers immensely danceable horn-filled soul- funk incorporating elements of R & B, more...
   
 
MUSIC
QUARTET FOR THE END OF TIME
Crested Butte Music Festival
7:30pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
An exceptional quartet — Don Bryan on clarinet, Emily Ondrackek-Peterson on violin, and Jooeun Pak on piano perform Olivier Messiaen’s more...



Tuesday, Aug 7
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
MIDDLE SCHOOL ART WORKSHOP: DREAM CATCHERS
10:00am, The Art Studio; 111 Elk Ave Crested Butte, CO 81224
Dream Catchers This Native American tradition dates back generations. Intended to protect the sleeping person from negative dreams reaching them more...
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
CREATIVITY & COCKTAILS
Collage & Coladas
4:00pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Each Tuesday this summer on the Center’s Outdoor Stage, a team of our talented instructors present a rotating series of classes similar to our more...
   
 
TOUR DE FORKS
FUN-LOVING, FARM-RAISED
5:00pm,
Fun-Loving, Farm-Raised Chef / Owners Denise & Kevin Reinert of Burnell’s Farmhouse Eatery (Gunnison, CO) at the homes of Andrea & more...
   
 
MUSIC
AARON DIEHL
Crested Butte Music Festival
9:00pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Aaron Diehl brings his energetic and impassioned solo jazz performance to Crested Butte Music Festival. This show is a must for jazz aficionados and more...



Wednesday, Aug 8
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
OPEN WHEEL THROWING
9:00am, The Art Studio; 111 Elk Ave Crested Butte, CO 81224
Open Wheel Throwing Join a weekly three-hour session with instruction on the wheel. Start your own journey into the joy of clay, or continue to the more...
   
 
MUSIC
THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE DEVINE: MORRICONE’S SPAGHET
Crested Butte Music Festival
8:00pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Ennio Morricone is one of cinema’s most iconic and prolific composers, having created more than 500 scores for film and television, as well as more...



Thursday, Aug 9
   
 
SPECIAL EVENTS
ARTRAGEOUS GALA
6:30pm, The Lodge at Mountaineer Square
Highlighting the intersections of visual, performance and culinary arts, the ARTrageous Gala is an immersive, interactive experience with the art more...
   
 
MUSIC
NATALIA ZUKERMAN IN “THE WOMEN WHO RODE AWAY: SONG
Crested Butte Music Festival
8:00pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Natalia Zukerman is a renowned singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and member of a famous musical family. This one-woman showcase allows her to more...



Friday, Aug 10
   
 
MUSIC
IN THE FAMILY: EUGENIA AND ARIANNA ZUKERMAN
Crested Butte Music Festival
7:30pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Two of the famed Zukerman women, Eugenia (flute) and Arianna (soprano), team-up for an unforgettable night of song. Eugenia makes a triumphant return more...



Saturday, Aug 11
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
PLAYFUL HAND LETTERING
10:00am, The Art Studio; 111 Elk Ave Crested Butte, CO 81224
Would you like to add text to your mixed media or art journal work? Wondering how to add meaning using letter forms that are unique and personal, yet more...



Sunday, Aug 12
   
 
TOUR DE FORKS
FORE-AY INTO FILM
5:30pm,
FORE-AY INTO FILM Chef Kalon Wall of Revelden (Crested Butte, CO) with Crested Butte Film Festival selected shorts highlighting works and more...



Tuesday, Aug 14
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
MIDDLE SCHOOL ART WORKSHOP: CYANOTYPE PHOTO
12:00pm, The Art Studio; 111 Elk Ave Crested Butte, CO 81224
Cyanotype Photo Production Using a photographic process developed in the early 1800s, learn to produce and hand-tint cyanotype photos with local more...
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
CREATIVITY & COCKTAILS
Wood Panels & Whiskey
4:00pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Each Tuesday this summer on the Center’s Outdoor Stage, a team of our talented instructors present a rotating series of classes similar to our more...



Wednesday, Aug 15
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
OPEN WHEEL THROWING
9:00am, The Art Studio; 111 Elk Ave Crested Butte, CO 81224
Open Wheel Throwing Join a weekly three-hour session with instruction on the wheel. Start your own journey into the joy of clay, or continue to the more...



Thursday, Aug 16
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
WATERCOLOR AND WINE
Hummingbird
3:00pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Join local watercolor artist, Suzanne Pierson, for a step-by-step watercolor painting class during afternoon happy hour on the Center’s Outdoor more...
   
 
FILM
THE DISASTER ARTIST
Crested Butte Film Festival
7:00pm, Center for the Arts
Starring James Franco and his brother Dave, The Disaster Artist tells the hilarious true story of Hollywood nobodies Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero, more...



Saturday, Aug 18
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
LUTED CRUCIBLE JEWELRY CASTING WORKSHOP
9:00am, The Art Studio; 111 Elk Ave Crested Butte, CO 81224
Discover the Luted Crucible method of lost-wax metal casting while creating your own jewelry. During a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity over three more...



Sunday, Aug 19
   
 
TOUR DE FORKS
NEW ORLEANS JAZZ BRUNCH
10:00am,
NEW ORLEANS JAZZ BRUNCH Chef / Owner Curtis Higgins of Elk Avenue Prime (Crested Butte, CO), and music by the Tin Men at the home of Maureen and more...



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