Old Colorado City's ArtWalk starts 10th season April 3Old Colorado City's ArtWalk will stroll into its 10th year Friday, April 3.
Started by art gallery owner Sharon Wolff, the free event is held from April to December, on the first Friday of the month, from 5 to 8 p.m. Fifteen galleries are participating this year. People can visit as many as they like in a self-guided tour. Most offer refreshments, entertainment and/or art demonstrations.
“This visual arts event is widely popular, bringing together artists from around the region, country and globe,” Wolff said. “Art lovers can enjoy Colorado Springs' largest concentration of galleries within three city blocks in its charming arts and historic district at no charge.”
All the galleries are on West Colorado Avenue, with all but one between 24th and 27th streets. They are as follows (street number in parentheses):
45 Degree Gallery (2528B), 503 West Open Kitchen & Craft Bar (503), Arati Artists Gallery (2425), Chavez Gallery (2616), Colorado Creative Co-Op (2513 1/2), Cucuru Gallery Café (2332), Flute Player Gallery (2511), Hunter-Wolff Gallery (2510), Michael Garman Museum (2418), Range Gallery (2428), Laura Reilly Fine Art Gallery (2522), Running Wolf Gallery (2514), Second Floor Studios (2418 - upstairs, entrance off Colbrunn Court), Squash Blossom (2531), and Thunder Mountain Trading Co. (2508A).
New on this year's tour is the Running Wolf Gallery, which specializes in unique jewelry, according to owners Debra and David Bolin, who opened the shop last November.
For more information, call the Hunter-Wolff Gallery at 520-9494, or go to BestArtOnTheAvenue.com.
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