Art League Events

News on upcoming events, and photos and videos from recent events, including our popular annual Patrons’ Show Fundraiser, biennial Ikebana Show, Artfête, and Art on the Rocks. To view our calendar, visit The Art League homepage.

Free Japanese Ceramics Workshop Saturday

Colorado potter Kazu Oba will be teaching a free workshop on Japanese Ceramics this Saturday, March 3, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Kazu, who came to the United States as a young adult, will be focusing on modern and traditional forms from Karatsu, Japan, a center of ceramics where he apprenticed in 2003–2004. Read more →

45th Annual Patrons’ Show: Bigger and Better

Sunday’s Patrons’ Show was the best yet, with 687 amazing pieces of artwork taken one by one for new homes. As always, the crowd was energetic in making its feelings known, cheering and applauding — and groaning when favorite pieces were selected too early for its taste. Taking inspiration from the artists, patrons got Read more →

Get in on the Patrons’ Show Fun With a First Choice Raffle Ticket

With all 644 pieces now hung in the gallery and up on Flickr, ticket-holders to the Patrons’ Show are picking out their favorites — and back-up choices — for when their number is called at Sunday’s drawing. But what if there was a way to increase your chances of getting your very top pick? Read more →

Playing with Paint

From relative humidity to polymer chains, the discussion was technical at Tuesday’s free lecture on acrylic paints. Liquitex representative Tony Zatzick answered questions from the sizable crowd — why not paint with latex house paint? — and demonstrated the differences between kinds of paint and how to read the fine print on the labels. Read more →

Tales from the Patrons’ Show: Sara’s Story

At 45 years old and going strong, the Patrons’ Show — The Art League’s beloved annual fundraiser and art sale — has a long and storied history. We’ve asked show veterans to share their memories of shows past. Earlier, we heard from Todd about his chance introduction to the show. Longtime attendee Sara Glendinning Read more →

Tales from the Patrons’ Show: Todd’s Story

At 45 years old and going strong, the Patrons’ Show — The Art League’s beloved annual fundraiser and art sale — has a long and storied history. We asked repeat visitor Todd Webb, who generously hosted a site for Patrons’ Show ticket-holders before The Art League’s flickr page, to share his memories of shows Read more →