According to the Golden Fine Arts Festival Website, 140 prestige, eccentric artist will show off their work August 18th & 19th in downtown gorgeous Golden, Colorado.
The Golden Fine Arts Festival will be taking place in Historic Downtown Golden on 11th street just west of Washington Avenue on August 18th & August 19th, between 10:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m. both days. Amazingly this exquisite arts festival is free for all to enjoy with over 140 different artists offering their artwork for your viewing and criticism. The two day festival is hoping to bring in over 30,000 visitors for the two day event.
The festival will be offering rides throughout Golden on horse pulled carriages, an array of different musicians, and amazing art demonstrations for those who are interested in taking part. Included in the arts festival will also be free admission to the 1800’s Arts and Trades Fair that will be located at the Clear Creek History Park just down the street. This festival will coincide with the Golden Fine Arts Festival, as will many other art galleries and stores in the downtown Golden area.
Two of the businesses that will coincide with the arts festival that are definitely worth a visit will be the Golden Farmers Market that will be offering beautifully grown fruits, vegetables, frozen and fresh meats as well as homemade pasta for sale. And you cannot miss taking a peek inside the Foothills Art Center that will be open and free to those who will be attending the arts festival.
The Golden Fine Arts Festival also has the non profit organization group Art Reach attending for those who struggle with physical, mental or other challenges and need to understand how important it is to have art and culture in their lives. At the festival, Art Reach will have a tent for kids to come inside and explore their abilities to create handmade crafts from way back when and learn history as they are doing it.
As with all this fine festival happenings, Edith Tanner has been chosen as the 2007 Golden Fine Arts Festivals featured artists. Tanner’s “South Table Mountain” picture that was chosen as first place artist will be made into art posters and sold at the festival for $20.00. Tanner will also be available for questions throughout the two day event.
As Leonardo Da Vinci would say ” A good painter has two main objects to paint, man and the intention of his soul. The former is easy, the latter hard as he has to represent it by attitude and movement of the limbs.”.