Collecting and Collections by Renowned University Expert

Russell Belk, Distinguished Research Professor and Marketing Chair at York University in Toronto, Canada, will present Collecting and Collections by Zoom from 10:30 am to noon on Saturday, April 27. The presentation is being hosted by the Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures. Dr. Belk will address the role that collections play in our lives, families, and communities as well as how collecting impacts the person who accumulates the objects. Digital collections and online access to museum collections will also be explored. Dr. Belk is the author of more than 800 journal articles and books as well as the recipient of numerous awards. In the announcement of his election as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Dr. Belk was described as a world leader in his field as well as one of the founders of Consumer Culture Theory. Tickets to the presentation are $5 per Zoom registration, and reservations are required at globalvillagemuseum.org. Registrants will receive the Zoom link the day before the program. The Global Village Museum is located at 200 West Mountain Avenue, and Museum hours are 11 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, visit globalvillagemuseum.org or call 970-221-4600.

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Pack Rats at Heart: The Joys of Collecting

With over 60 years of adventures collecting artifacts, Gary and Carol Ann Hixon will present Pack Rats at Heart: The Joys of Collecting from 1-2:30 pm Saturday, May 4, at the Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures. The Hixons’ collections include Chinese mud men, nativity scenes, angels, purses, dolls, kimonos, chairs, decorative boxes, roosters, shoes, and trinkets from gumball machines. Additions to their collections have come from the many countries they have visited, including England, France, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Estonia, Denmark, Austria, France, Italy, Turkey, India, Mexico, and Costa Rica. Admission to the presentation is $5 per person, and reservations are requested at globalvillagemuseum.org. Refreshments will be served, and registrants will enjoy free admission to the Museum’s four galleries. In the Museum’s Main Gallery, Collections: Unexpected Treasures showcases a variety of unusual collections, including fossils, combs, rocks, thimbles, Cooper’s tools, scrap metal transformed into artwork, stone axes, masks, barbed wire, music boxes, and African baskets. The Global Village Museum is located at 200 West Mountain Avenue, and Museum hours are 11 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, visit globalvillagemuseum.org or call 970-221-4600.

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Drag Bingo Lunch! Hosted by StarChild & Coco Bardot

The iconic Starchild & Coco Bardot return to Ironton Distillery & Crafthouse!
Join us for rowdy rounds of bingo, dazzling performances, prizes & delicious cocktails!

Seating is first-come-first-serve, doors open at noon & the show starts at 1PM! Your $10 ticket includes a free taster of any Ironton spirit.
Purchase here:
https://www.irontondistillery.com/products/p/dragbingolunch3/16-ticket?fbclid=IwAR1szpuHHBB1XdgB5cxZPmnbNNOu1G7TL6bTcwKaHKCQmmLHpLHwGEc4XtU

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Brushes & Brews

Calling all artists and beer lovers! Join us for a special St. Paddy’s Brushes and Brews class at our brewery on March 13 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm! We’ll provide all the materials you need, including paints, brushes, and canvases. You just need to bring your creativity and a sense of fun!

We’ll have plenty of beer on tap, as well as wine, spirits, cider and even NA drinks to keep you hydrated. So come on down and relax, unwind, and create a masterpiece!

artma

artma is a uniquely amazing art auction in Denver that benefits kids and teens with cancer. It is put on by The Morgan Adams Foundation and it will take place February 24, 2024 at the Denver Design Center (575 S Broadway). artma (art for Morgan Adams) hosts a fabulous and eclectic mix of some of the most amazing artists and art-lovers in the city, region and country who come together to raise money to help our kids. The event is highly anticipated and much loved – and we think of it as the soul of our organization.

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Castle Rock Artfest

Delight in the artistic impressions of more than 110 Artists from across the country at this two-day event in Downtown Castle Rock. Castle Rock Artfest is presented by the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce. The Castle Rock community is abundant with public art which ignites creativity and inspires conversation. There is an enormous commitment to the arts where residents realize that the arts are important to preserving culture and quality of life. This two day event is held in downtown Castle Rock at Festival Park. Delight in the artistic impressions of more than 110 Artists from across the country. Continual live main stage entertainment, featuring popular musicians, will provide a complimentary backdrop to this year’s program. Admission is free to this 2 day event.

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