Arts Calendar for May 9

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Opportunities

¤ The Steamboat Springs Arts Council is seeking new members to serve on their Visual Arts Committee. The VAC is an advisory committee composed of artists, educators and business members who have a passion for visual arts. They help plan and execute gallery exhibits and visual arts programs for SSAC. We would like to build a multi-generational committee to best represent the needs of our community. For more information or to get an application, e-mail beth@steamboatspringsarts.com or call 879-9008 x106.

¤ The Steamboat Springs Arts Council is seeking volunteers for their Docent Program. SSAC docents are trained volunteers who staff The Depot Art Center galleries, help interpret and explain our exhibits and encourage visitor interaction with the artwork, furthering the mission of the Arts Council. They help with unpacking exhibit items, hanging shows and hosting opening receptions. Docents also coordinate the annual Studio Tour and facilitate the "Art for Seniors" program at the Doak Walker Care Center. They are available to lead guided tours of the exhibits to schools and groups if requested. Docents meet for monthly seminars, as well as occasional field trips. Docents continue their arts education by attending the monthly art seminars and gallery talks by presenting artists and exhibition judges and participating in docent sponsored field trips. Docents also are encouraged to attend art education events and classes at CMC or presented to the community. For more information, contact beth@steamboatspringsarts.com or call 879-9008 x106.

Ongoing

¤ Watercolor painter Greg Effinger is painting plein air around town again. He's excited to visit with you. Call 879-7660 for a special appointment, or if you see him working stop by and say "hi."

¤ Blue Sky Pottery is featuring the pottery of local Steamboat clay artists including Deb Babcock, Patti Retz, Barb Gregoire, Anne Rooney, Eve Partridge, Bill Sanders, Jody Elston, Mo Valenta and Lisa Koch. Open 10 to 4 p.m. Saturdays, and other days by appointment. Call 846-9349.

¤ Wild Horse Gallery in the Sheraton Steamboat Resort is featuring more than 50 artists in various mediums. Gallery hours are from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

¤ "An Exploration of Beauty: New Works by Phoebe Fulkerson" is on display at the Comb Goddess in the Old West Building on 11th Street.

¤ Solarized montage photography by Dee Lambert is at the Artisan's Market, 626 Lincoln Ave.

¤ Plein air paintings by Jim McBrayer, Phil Wright, Zanobia, Suzy Holloran, Susan Schiesser and R.C. Dieckhoff are displayed as part of the M.O.R.E. Art Site Project at Hahn's Peak Inn, 61723 County Road 129, Hahn's Peak.

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