Red Herring Art Supply
June 10 - All Aboard for Art: RTD Art Tour
Explore some of Lakewood’s newest and most dynamic public art along RTD’s W Line with Kris Autobee, owner of Red Herring Art Supply. Wear comfortable shoes for getting on and off the train and for two short walks. Tour starts at Oak Station and will stop at four stations. Cost is $12, which includes a one-day W Line Pass. Reservations required. 720-427-5339
June 1-11. INSPIRE Arts Week is an 11-day annual event that features over 40 free and discounted arts and cultural events through 17 Lakewood partner organizations. It includes gallery openings, activities, classes and performances for the whole family. It was born from a community visioning process in 2010, and the event draws attention to the rich and vibrant arts and cultural scene present in Lakewood by connecting the community with its plentiful, diverse and ongoing arts and cultural opportunities and businesses. In 2016, it INSPIRE Arts Week was named "Best Event" in the large community category of the Governor's Awards for Downtown Excellence.
June 3 - FREE Sumi-e Painting Demonstration
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Brushes, ink and paper will be available for people to try and do sumi-e. Sponsored by the Colorado Sumi-e Society. Red Herring Art Supply | 720-427-5339
June 3- FREE Art Demonstrations
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Join the artists of the Gallery of Everything for demonstrations of alcohol ink, silk floral arrangements, pottery and fiber art. Gallery of Everything | Lamar Street Plaza
Windscreens at Lamar Station.
Bikes, buses, boats, and trains at the Oak Street Station. Wait, walking boats?
FREE First Friday and Art Walks - May 5, 2017, from 5-8 p.m.
Many 40 West Arts District galleries and creative industries are open a little later on the First Friday of each month. District-wide events spanning multiple venues are coming up in June and September! Hard to say what the artists of the 40 West Arts District will come up with. You may find refreshments, live entertainment, demonstrations, or interactive art-making! For more information about specific First Fridays, or who's showing where, you can pick up a postcard at the Gallery of Everything or visit 40 West Arts Gallery | 1560 Teller St. | 40WestArts.org
Red Herring Art Supply and the Gallery of Everything will be open late for Frist Fridays and District-wide Art Walks. Here's where you might find a dragon and a glass of wine. Meet new friends, enjoy the art, and do a little shopping.
Painting Session - FREE
May 30, 2017
Join us to have fun experiencing sumi-e painting! Everyone is welcome. Painters, Calligraphers, and Asian art appreciators. Whether you paint, or are curious to see how it is done, there is a place for you here! Bring your own brush (we will have loaners if you don't have one) and we will provide paints, inks, and paper.
Glass Bark (below) and Brick Roots (right) of the trees at Lamar Street Station.