Arts calendar for June 17

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Art events

¤ "Gather up the Fragments ... Civil War Era Quilts," a lecture by Jeananne Wright, begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. The cost is $3 for guests, and the event is free to Delectable Mountain Quilters members. Wright also will be at Penny's Pieces in Sundance at Fish Creek shopping center on Monday afternoon and all day Tuesday appraising quilts. Call 871-9888.

Art opportunities

¤ Volunteers are needed for Art in the Park, July 9 and 10, to help set up, staff the merchandise tent and clean-up. Call 879-9008, ext. 104.

¤ Volunteers are needed for the Steamboat Wine Festival, Aug. 3 to 7, to help with set-up, wine seminars, wine-maker dinners, tasting, merchandise tent and clean-up. Call 879-9008, ext. 104.



Art (ongoing)

¤ Cartoons by Aimee Kimmee and photography by Paula Jo Steele and Judy Jones are on display at Mona's Art to Go, 2851 Riverside Plaza, No. 14. Call 870-3400.

¤ Paintings of Historic Routt County buildings by former resident Marty Alexandroff are on rotating exhibit through the summer, now at Alpine Bank in Steamboat Springs through July 5. The paintings are part of a summer-long silent auction to raise money for Historic Routt County. Bids for the paintings can be made online through September at www.silent.donateauction.com/hrc or by contacting Historic Routt County. Call 875-1305.

¤ Wild Horse Gallery, in recognition of Richard Galusha's retirement after 20 years as the art teacher at Steamboat Springs High School, will feature his work through the end of June. The gallery is in the Sheraton Steamboat Resort. It is open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 879-7660.

¤ Emerald City Opera's 2005 season signature artwork, "Encounter at Maxim," mixed media on paper, by Rob Williams, is on display in the window of the TEI Modern Contemporary Gallery in Torian Plum Plaza. The artwork will be presented to the highest bidder at the opera's final performance of "The Merry Widow" in August. Call 879-2240.

¤ "The Intensive Spirit: Celebrating 22 years of the Paper and Book Intensive," a papermaking and book arts exhibit, is on display through Sunday at the Depot Art Center, 1001 13th St. Call 879-9008.

¤ "Musical Chairs," the signature art pieces for the 2005 Strings in the Mountains season, is on display in a rotating show at Wells Fargo Bank, First National Bank of Steamboat Springs, Alpine Bank, Vectra Bank and Bank of the West through June. This summer, the pieces will be on display at the Strings Festival Tent. Silent bids for the chairs can be made at each of the banks or by calling 879-5056, ext. 102. Bidding ends Aug. 13.

¤ TEI Modern Contemporary Gallery is open for the summer with new work by 13 local artists in the Torian Plum Plaza. Call 879-2240.

¤ New photography by Don Tudor is on display at the Sleeping Giant Gallery, 624 Lincoln Ave. Call 879-7143.

¤ "In Vino Veritas: artwork by Keri L. Searls" is on display at Vino and Vidalia Market, in Sundance at Fish Creek shopping center. Call 875-1183.

¤ "Maggie Fleming: Paintings 2003-2005" is on display at the Comb Goddess, in the Old West Building on 11th Street. Call 871-0606.

¤ Nationally known regional artists are on display at the Mad Creek Gallery, 811 Lincoln Ave. Call 875-1301.

¤ Artist Gregory Effinger is taking orders for original watercolor commissions. Call 879-7660 for an appointment.

¤ Photography by Jim Steinberg is available at the Portfolio Collection, 1016 Oak St. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and noon to 6 p.m. weekends. Call 879-3718.

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