NON-PROFIT REGISTER | Summer Art Market returns this weekend to West Washington Park in Denver | Focus on Denver
LEAGUE OF STUDENTS IN THE ART OF DENVER
New: Nearly 100 visual artists will participate in the 28th Summer Art Market which will be held August 28-29 between 1st and 4th Avenues and between Logan and Sherman Streets in Denver’s West Washington Park neighborhood.
Fundraising for the Art Students League of Denver, the outdoor event also features demonstrations by local artists, kidART programs, and food and drink vendors.
The hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days. Tickets cost $ 5. Children 12 and under are free.
“After a difficult 2020, including the cancellation of the summer art market, revenue from ticket sales is essential to support ASLD’s continued mission to provide an inclusive arts community where professional artists guide. individuals at all levels to reach their highest potential, ”according to a press release issued by the ASLD.
Art on display and for sale includes ceramics, textile arts, mixed / book art, painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, jewelry, and sculpture created by professors and students of the League of art students.
Faculty demonstrations will take place at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on both days in the community garden on the art student grounds Leage of Denver, 200 Grant St. Meininger Art Supply will have a booth where attendees can make their own tie-dye designs.
Meininger Art Supply is one of the sponsors of the summer art market, joining Constellation Brands, Little Pub Company and PNC Bank.
About the organization: The Art Students League of Denver was formed in 1987 with a handful of established artists teaching 100 students. Today, the ASLD connects with more than 55,000 members in seven counties in the Denver metro area. More than 14,000 people attend classes, workshops, teen studios and summer camps, and more than 130 professional artists teach fine arts classes throughout the year. The 501 (c) (3) organization is supported by private donations, tuition fees, foundation grants, corporate sponsorships and the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District.
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