My voice is powerful mural by kids involved with Sister Carmen exhibt
Food Drive tonight, during Sister Carmen Celebration of 40 Years of Good Work

March 1 First Friday - Viva Arts - Lead with Love: Celebrating 40 Years of Sister Carmen Community Center

Friday March 1, 6 - 8 pm The First Friday cultural series at the Collective is in full-swing!  Enjoy a night of FREE music , performance, light food and community.  Wine for purchase. Tonight's Viva Arts is the opening reception for the Lead with Love exhibit.  Live music by Khabu.  Bring non-perishable food items.  We will be hosting a food drive February 28 - March 15 to benefit Sister Carmen Community Center.The Collective Community Arts Center, 201 N Public Rd. 303-661-1261

Viva Arts First Fridays at The Collective March 1, 6-8 PM Celebrating 40 yrs of Sister Carmen
2019 Lafayette Electronic Arts Festival at The Center for Musical Arts

LEAF 2019 - unCover

March 15 & 16, 7:00 pm. Lafayette Electronic Arts Festival returns for its 5th season with world class new media performances from Helsinki/Berlin, New York and Denver/Boulder. Friday evening is dedicated to performances and Saturday evening for artists talks and demonstrations. “unCover” explores the idea of Media Archeology and ways old (and new) technologies can be used for purposes altered from how they were originally intended. Free and open to the public.

Colorado Music Festival & Center for Musical Arts, 200 East Baseline Rd. 

Lafayette Youth Poetry Prize

Call for Youth Poets!

Entries Due March 22. Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission are proud to announce the annual youth poetry prize. Winners of the 2019 Lafayette Youth Poetry Prize will be announced at a reading and reception. The finalists at all youth levels will be invited to read at a public event. $340 will be given out in prize money. The Collective Community Arts Center, 201 N Public Rd. (303) 661-1261

Arts in Education Grants available through The Collective

Teachers are our heroes!

The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission thanks you for your interest in 2019-2020 Arts in Education Grants.  Teachers of Lafayette schools may apply for a grant to support arts-related projects with local students. The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) invites applications from Lafayette educators for each school year (including summer school). Applications are due April 11. Apply here.

Successful Websites for Artists and Art Organizations Workshop March 14; 11:30-1 PM

Successful Websites for Artists and Art Organizations

March 4; 11:30-1:00 pm.  tickets $10/members, $15 non-members. Get your website on track for success! In this workshop, you will learn the core components that make a successful website, different template options, and we will talk about the next steps in getting your online presence to the next level. In addition, we will host a live artist website review where participants will give feedback for improvements on a few attendee's websites. There will be time at the end for Q&A. Presented by Kiley Murphy, owner of Creative Canvas Website Solutions in Denver. The Collective Community Arts Center, 201 N Public Rd. 303-661-1261

The Lafayette Art Market at Art Night Out starts May 8

Applications open for The Art Market @ Art Night Out

Second Fridays from May to September
The Art Market returns for the 2019 season of the City's popular Art Night Out festival series. Each second Friday evening from May through September, 30+ artist vendors will set up shop to show and sell their work to thousands of attendees. Applications are open now - spread the word and tell your artist friends to apply for free at See you this summer! Art Night Out, Public Rd., Old Town Lafayette

Meaningful Volunteer Opportunities in the Arts!

Meaningful Volunteer Opportunities in the Arts!

The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) looks for citizens who want to plan, assist, advocate for, and participate in the cultural arts. A commissioner does not have to be an artist. One must believe that the spectrum of cultural arts is an important part of what makes Lafayette vital and special and want to commit time to that idea. We also seek to reach under-served populations in Lafayette and hope you can assist us in those goals.
Apply now!
The Public Art Committee (PAC), a subcommittee of the Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC), is an advisory group appointed by City Council to review proposals and make recommendations regarding the selection and display of public artwork. The PAC is also responsible for advising the Arts and Cultural Resources Department regarding the administration, management, maintenance and repair of public artwork. Apply now!

A heartfelt 'thank you' to our volunteers, past and present. 

Art Nigh Out Volunteers Training March 17; 9-11 AM

TIPS Training for Art Night Out Volunteers 

March 17; 9-11 am. ARTSLafayette and Art Night Out Volunteers needed! Volunteers who would like to check IDs, sell drink tickets or help pour beer or wine are required to take this training. Other volunteers are needed and do not need this training. Retake this training every three years. Online Volunteer Form ,  
Training free and open to the public.  No need to rsvp.  Just show up at Lafayette Police Department, 
451 N 111th St.

Programming at The Arts Hub

Summer Camps at The Arts Hub: School is out 5/23

Check out the more than 40 different ½ day and full day summer camps the HUB has to offer. IncrediFlix – Coding with Kids – Fairy Camp – Lego Camp – Rainforest Camp and more!

Aerial Dance

Classes available for all ages. Experience what it is like to dance and fly in the air in The Arts HUB’s new Aerial Dance classes. No experience necessary.Register hereThe Arts HUB, 420 Courtney Way (303)229-1127 

Lafayette Sustainable Film Series:Who Owns Water? March 12. 7PM

Sustainable Film Series at The Arts Hub

Wednesday, March 12, 7 pm. Three southern states are locked in a battle over the fresh water of the Chattahoochee River, a slow, muddy river that transformed Atlanta from a small town to a growing, thirsty metropolis. In this stunningly shot, award-winning documentary, the filmmakers return to the source of their childhood river and paddle all the way to the Gulf of Mexico, journeying deep into the water wars. Everything comes down to one question: who owns water? Official Trailer: 
Brought by Lafayette Waste Reduction Advisory Committee, the Arts HUB, and Walking Mountains Science Center. The Arts HUB, 420 Courtney Way (303)229-1127 

First Fridays at The Muse Performance Space: Expeditions with Janine Gastineau

The Muse in March

First Fridays, Featuring: Janine Gastineau

March 1. 7 pm. tickets $15 Janine performs fresh arrangements of Joni Mitchell, Stevie Wonder, A.C. Jobim, and more! Janine’s sweet vocal timbre, combined with her passionate and warm style will melt your heart.

Yoga Workshop: Dance Away the Winter Blues

March 2. 2-4 pm. tickets $35 Live music and visuals performed by Cloud Forest. Led by Boulder Yoga leaders Tiffany Bush and Robin Bruce “Illuminated Consciousness” workshop is designed with Yoga, Meditation, Sacred Rituals, and Free Form dance activities.

Khabu's Magic Number Series

March 3. 7-9 pm. tickets $10-$15 Khabu continues his exploration of the art of trio music with this dynamic and eclectic group of musicians: Khabu Doug Young, guitar and ukes, Greg LaLiberte, woodwinds,Ty Burhoe, tabla and percussion.

Daniel Weidlein Album Release Concert

March 4. 7-9 pm. tickets $15  Daniel Weidlein celebrates the release of his new album, A Winter’s Lullaby, The album explores jazz and improvised music through the lens of chamber music—incorporating classical woodwinds and strings, as well as using voices as instruments. YouTube link
The Muse Performance Space, 200 E. South Boulder Rd. (720) 352-4327

McTeggart Irish Dance Performance - Sunday, March 17, 11 AM

Springing Forward at WOW!

Celebrate Seuss! 

March 6.10:30 am. In honor of Dr. Seuss Day and our belief that "a person's a person, no matter how small", we are celebrating all things Seuss! Participate in fun activities and games that pay homage to the fascinating world of Dr. Seuss. Come stack hats, make a wocket for your pocket, or balance 10 apples up on top! Dr. Seuss activities are included with Museum admission.

McTeggart Irish Dance Performance 

March 17. 11:00 am. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at WOW! with a special performance by the McTeggart Irish Dancers!  Performance is included with Museum admission.  

Boulder Bach Festival Program

March 27. 11:00 am. Classical music is for kids too! Join our friends from Boulder Bach Festival for an interactive and educational musical performance during Spring Break. Performance is included with Museum admission.

TGIF Social Music Jam at Center for Musical Arts

TGIF Social Music Jam 

 March 1, 4:30-5:15 pm. Fridays. FREE monthly music jam for children through adults with special needs, led by Board Certified Music Therapist Amanda Bryant. Come to Make music, Make friends, Listen, Play, Dance- your choice! Sensory friendly accommodations made as needed. Caregiver/ Parent must also attend. Center for Musical Arts, 200 E Baseline Rd. (303) 665-0599

20 years of East Boulder County Artists Association

East Boulder County Artist 20th Anniversary Exhibit 

March 19-April 28 Join the artists of EBCA for group exhibit, featuring David Beumée. 
Reception Friday, April 5; 5-8pm
Artists Talk with David Beumée
Thursday, April 18; 6:30 - 8pm
The Collective Community Arts Center, 201 N Public Rd., Lafayette, CO 80026 303-661-1261;

Book Discussion at the Lafayette Public Library

Book Discussion: The Newcomers

March 18, 6 pm Book Discussion Lafayette READS! is a quarterly reading and discussion group, with your Lafayette Public Library. The current selection is The Newcomers, by Helen Thorpe, a powerful and moving account of how refugee teenagers at a public high school learn English and become Americans, in the care of a compassionate teacher. Read the book and join the discussion! Lafayette Public Library, 775 Baseline Rd, Lafayette  (303) 665-5200 

Dance with Reverence!

Reverence Academy of dance offers classes in ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, modern, hip hop and social dance.A registered teacher of the Royal Academy of Dance, Ms Vera has been bringing educational excellence to Lafayette with fun and laughter for 17 years! Reverence Academy of Dance, 1370 Miners Dr. Suite 111 (303) 661-0719 

Clown Camp with Public Works Theater Company

Clown Camp: the Fine Art of Silliness

June 17-21. 9 am-3 pm. For children entering 2nd-6th grades. Registration is now open with an early bird discount until March 15th! limit 12 participants. Camp held in Old Town Lafayette at the Starkey Building, 309 S Public Rd. 
June 21. 2 pm. Last day performance at the Mary Miller Theater, 300 E Simpson St.   

Cannon Mine Coffee Poetry Readings Series

Poetry Reading Series at Cannon Mine Coffee -  2nd Thursdays

7-9 pm Open Mic, 7:30- 8 pm Featured Poet

Arrive by 7:15 to sign up or email If you’re going to be later, give Larry the time you will arrive. Please only sign up if you’re sure you’ll be there. Cannon Mine Coffee, 210 South Public Rd. 303-665-0625

pARTiculars Featured Member Artist April Christenson

Featured pARTiculars member: April Christenson

Check out her desert landscapes in colored pencil as well as detailed bird art on display. She also teaches drawing, colored pencil, and pen and ink at the gallery.

Student Show, March 1 - April 30

Reception, March 8. 5 pm - 9 pm   
See what our art students have been creating this past year.  It will be a feast for the eyes. Light refreshments served. Wine for purchase.

Classes at pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio

pARTiculars is a cooperative gallery and teaching studio owned and operated by local artists who proudly showcase more than 40 Colorado artists in various fine arts media. This spring we offer 37 different classes!  There is something for everyone!  Reduce stress and unleash your creativity with a class. Visit our web site for more class information or stop by the gallery for a catalog of classes. pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 S. Public Road Unit 1 Lafayette, CO 80026   (720) 890-7888

Church of the Arts Studios

Affordable Creative Spaces Available at Church of the Arts

Studios in a charming, converted, mid-century church, located in artistic Old Town Lafayette, one block west of Public Road. Studio B - 280 sq ft work space + 45 sq ft storage closet, 325 sq ft total, $415/mo.  Studio E, 205.5 sq ft $265/mo. Utilities and wi-fi included. 9' ceilings. Private Entrance. 2 common Bathrooms. Common Kitchen space. Easy access to off street parking. Other studios leased to visual artists. Not suitable for woodworking, metal-smithing, glass, or music rehearsal/recording. NO RESIDENTIAL/LIVING SPACE. Contact Matthew Doubek at for all inquiries.110 S Roosevelt Ave., Lafayette

Stranger Reduction Zone by Timothy Flood

Art on the Street

The 2018 Art on the Street sculptures line Public Road in Old Town Lafayette. Take a stroll or view the website to enjoy the sculptures.
Stranger Reduction Zone
Denver, Colorado
Location: Southwest side of Festival Plaza
Medium: Aluminium, plastic and electronics
Price: $6,000.00
Artist Statement: Stranger reduction zone was the merger of three thoughts; that individuals in urban environments are reluctant to talk to people they don’t know, that people in urban environments may regularly cross paths with other people due to daily routines, and that a stronger and safer urban community could be built by getting to know each other a little bit. My sculpture aims to help create a more familiar urban community by encouraging people to venture outside their personal bubble a bit and meet someone new, even if it’s just learning their name. www.strangerreductionzone. com Share your pictures on facebook: Stranger Reduction Zone

For more information about this or any other Art on the Street Sculpture, visit the website or contact

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