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August at the Firehouse


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PALIMPSEST EXHIBIT RECEPTION, BOCO FILMMAKERS SHOWCASE AND CHALKMONT!

We invite you to attend our 2nd Saturday Exhibit Reception, this Saturday (August 13), from 6pm-9pm. The gallery currently features artists Clara Nulty and Catherine Leone.

Please note that we are shifting to 2nd Saturday events (instead of 2nd Friday) for August through September to accommodate later hours for Summer on the Streets.

SUMMER ON THE STREETS CONTINUES UNTIL AUGUST 27TH!

The Summer on the Streets Art Markets, Pop Up Concerts and Film Series (NEW!) is back in Downtown Longmont this weekend!

Every Saturday from 4pm-8:15 with Outdoor Cinema every other Saturday
Kimbark and 4th – in front of the Longmont Public Library.

August 20th- BoCO Fimmakers Showcase- Local filmmakers get a chance to shine on the Library Pavillion after Summer on the Streets.
August 27- Chalkmont- 10 local artists will turn the Library Pavillion into a work of art!

The 2022 Summer on the Streets layout will look different this year, providing a one stop Downtown location for fun, music, activities and local art markets.

Kimbark will be closed in front of the Longmont Public Library, providing a space for the community to roam.

Learn More…


The Firehouse Art Center is Longmont’s leading contemporary art center featuring national, regional, and local artists. Our beautiful National Historic Landmark building features three exhibitions spaces and over 1,300 square feet of space. We focus on accessible contemporary art that engages curiosity and conversation. Admission to the Firehouse is free and serves over 10,000 visitors each year. We were voted the Best Art Gallery in East Boulder County, for 7 years in a row and the Times Call Readers Choice for Best Art Gallery 6 years in a row. Our exhibits are regularly featured in local and regional news outlets including Boulder Weekly, Denver Westword, the Daily Times-Call, the Boulder Daily Camera, and the Longmont Leader.

Our exhibitions committee consists of artists, art administrators, business professionals, curators and art collectors. Preference is given to submissions that are culturally relevant with a unique perspective and the ability to provide a diverse art experience. Cutting edge contemporary work and multi-disciplinary artists are strongly encouraged. Group exhibitions and curatorial proposals are welcomed, as well as solo exhibition proposals from established and emerging artists in all mediums.

Submissions must be made here on callforentry.org and applications open July 1, 2022.

Apply here…


EDUCATION AT THE FIREHOUSE

CATRINA PAINTING DAYS

All ages are invited to join us in celebrating Dia de Los Muertos with community painting of Catrinas for our Main Gallery/Public Library Exhibition and Dia de los Muertos Exhibit opening! Painting will occur outdoors as well as in our Main and upstairs galleries .

We will be auctioning off the Catrinas at the Exhibit Opening! We hope that you will join us to create these works of art that support and sustain the Firehouse Art Center, while educating the community on this wonderful cultural event!

ARTIST TALK WITH JONO WRIGHT- SEPTEMBER 18 FROM 3PM-4:30PM

JOIN THE FUN…


WHAT ELSE IS UP AT THE FIREHOUSE? CLICK AND FIND OUT!

ARTWORK ON MAIN: SEPT 10: 4PM-8PM- MAIN STREET FROM 3RD AVE TO LONGS PEAK!
WWW.ARTWALKLONGMONT.ORG

MEETUPS FOR WRITERS, ARTISTS, SONGWRITERS, & FILMMAKERS

WE’RE HIRING!

VISIT OUR CALENDAR

2nd Saturday Exhibit Event – August 13, 6pm-9pm
Summer on the Streets – August 13, August 20, August 27
Songwriters Tuesday – August 16- 6pm-8pm
Volunteer Info Meeting – August 18- 5:30pm- 8pm
Writers Workshop – August 19- 7pm-9pm
BOCO Filmmakers Showcase – August 20
Chalkmont – August 27
Coy Ink Creative Biz Workshop – August 24
Play with Clay – August 25
Poetry Night – August 26
Life Drawing – Long Pose – August 28

Tangle Turtle Kids and Adult Classes – Various dates
Catrina Painting – various dates

From Summer Camps, to private lessons in the ceramics studio, we’ve got classes for everyone!
WEEKLY CLASSES
MONDAY Life Drawing * TUESDAY Watercolor with Junghwa Lee * TANGLE TURTLE ART


From being an exhibit host, to supporting our events, to assisting in our classes, there are so many fun ways to donate your time to support art and culture in our community!

ARTWALK VOLUNTEER INFO MEETING: AUGUST 18, 5:30PM-8PM


Have one of these in your wallet?

We are part of the King Soopers Community Rewards Program. When you link your card to us, we get a portion of all the groceries you buy. Such an easy way to give!

If you’re having trouble signing up, please send an email to info@firehouseart.org.


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