A GREAT BIG FIRST FRIDAY WEEKEND
MAY 5, 2017 - MAY 7, 2017
May at Cottonwood Center for the Arts kicks off with a weekend of activities, including the opening of a new art show (motif), Cottonwood’s annual Under $100 Spring Art and Gifts Sale, and a Colorado Farm and Art Market.
FRIDAY, MAY 5th kicks off with the opening of the next juried exhibit, motif, a showcase of pattern and decoration. Patterns have been and continue to be integral to art all over the world, including the intricate geometric patterns of the Islamic world, the colorful floral embroideries of Turkey, Japanese woodblocks, and the diverse mosaics from Mexico, Rome, and the Byzantine empire.
SATURDAY, MAY 6th’s Under $100 Spring Art and Gifts Sale runs 10 am to 5 pm and features over 30 open studios offering unique, affordable gifts (including: pottery, textiles, jewelry, accessories and more), make-and-takes, and giveaways.
SUNDAY, MAY 7th closes off the weekend with an extra Winter Market from the Colorado Farm and Art Market, running from 11 am to 2 pm. Find art and jewelry, artisanal food, eggs, grass-fed meat and winter greens.
Lastly, find works by Cottonwood artists Ruth Chandler, Tish Lacy Reed and Cass Mullane on display at First Congregational Church, Colorado Springs (20 E. St. Vrain St.) through the month of May. FCC will host an opening reception Friday, May 5, 5 pm to 8 pm.
These events are made possible by support from Colorado Creative Industries.