Culture

Art In Basalt

Movie nights, farmers markets and concerts in the park all draw crowds to interact — but nothing gets the local community excited and socializing quite like art. Visit Basalt for fine galleries, art studios, the performing arts, art education and public art around town.

BASALT REGIONAL LIBRARY
14 Midland Ave • Downtown
www.basaltlibrary.org

The Basalt Regional Library is home to many Aspen Music Festival and School performances, offering the opportunity to attend concerts featuring big-name performers as well as local favorites in an intimate, family-friendly venue. The library has an ongoing free movie nights, including Movies on the Lawn during the summer months.

THE ART BASE
174 Midland Ave. • Downtown
www.theartbase.org

At the heart of Downtown is The Art Base, a treasured gathering place for creativity, community and art. Through fostering creative expression in the arts for all ages and abilities, The Art Base’s education programs, exhibitions and events support and stimulate the vitality of the community. The Charles J. Wyly Gallery exhibits Colorado-based student, emerging and established artists. Visit the website for the schedule of art classes (adults, youth, and school program) as well as free and family community events. Calendar Highlight: The Art Base 2019 Gala — pARTy at The Art Base and 10×10 Name Unseen silent auction, Saturday, Aug. 17 (the gala is held annually the third Saturday in August).

ANN KOROLOGOS GALLERY
211 Midland Ave. • Downtown
korologosgallery.com

For more than 20 years, the Ann Korologos Gallery has specialized in Western art and artists influenced by the West. The Ann Korologos Gallery understands that the West is as varied as its breathtaking landscapes, and so is its art. That’s why they seek out artists working in all media and from all parts of the U.S. to showcase for its gallery guests. The gallery also hosts several artist talks throughout the year.

KEATING GALLERY
842 E. Valley Road • Willits
www.keatinggallery.com

Well worth the special and very convenient trip is family-owned and operated Keating Gallery. A combination of passion and refinement in a relaxed atmosphere retains an air of sophistication, in that no attention to detail has been missed. The spontaneous browser and the aficionado will feel equally curated to and want to stay awhile in this gem of a gallery.

TACAW exterior

TACAW

400 Robinson Street • Willits
www.tacaw.org

The mission of the nonprofit art organization The Arts Campus At Willits (TACAW) is to further define the cultural identity of the Roaring Fork Valley by presenting performing, cinematic and culinary arts events. TACAW’s artistic programming creates numerous social, civic, and economic benefits for our community. The Arts Campus at Willits’ home is a net-zero, future-ready performing arts facility that serves as an incubator for entertainment, culture, and community.