Category Archives: Art

Art Hop

On the third Thursday of every summer month, many of the stores and galleries in Monument stay open late. Other vendors set up booths in empty store fronts or on the street. A lot of them set out free food. … Continue reading

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Cherry Creek Arts Festival

With the publishing department, I went to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science to see an IMAX movie called Mysteries of China 3D, on the terracotta warriors. We got to wear giant glasses to see the 3D effects. After … Continue reading

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The Prodigal Son

On a Thursday afternoon, I went with the other members of my department at work to view an art exhibit. It was called “The Father & His Two Sons: The Art of Forgiveness.” There were 40 or so pieces of … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs Fine Art Center

This museum wasn’t high on our to-do list, but we were given free passes by a friend so we gave it a try. We were pleasantly surprised—not that we found the art moving, but we did find it entertaining. For … Continue reading

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Denver Art

Within a block of the history museum were several other public buildings with giant works of art on display.  The Yearling We saw this chair and horse when we went downtown to see the Christmas lights a couple weeks ago. … Continue reading

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Magic Town

The front of Magic Town is a store filled with sculptures by Michael Garman. For $3 each, we were given a bag of popcorn and were allowed in the back where Magic Town is located. It’s a miniature city filled … Continue reading

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Christmas

On Christmas Eve, the five of us gathered around my computer and watched A Christmas Story. It wasn’t ideal comfortwise, but we had fun. Christmas morning dawned cold, windy, and white. We lazed around much of the day watching movies. … Continue reading

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4th Friday at the Starline

For many years, Starline Manufacturing in Harvard, Illinois produced sleds, wagons and a variety of farm equipment. The factory is long gone, but the building, once derelict, has been turned into a showcase for artists, with galleries and exhibit space … Continue reading

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Short North

In the Short North neighborhood of Columbus, near Ohio State University, there are several murals painted on walls along side streets and alleys. Here are two examples.

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A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte

In Old Deaf School Park near downtown Columbus, a topiary artist has created the scene from Georges Seurat’s famous 1884 pointillism painting, A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte. Unfortunately, on the day I was there, the … Continue reading

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