What could be better than a week dedicated to the arts? How about a week of arts in beautiful Golden, Colorado? Orchestrated by the Foothills Art Center (FAC), GOLDEN ARTS WEEK returns July 7-15, 2022. Now in its fourth year, the event is designed to inspire artists, engage the local community and attract art lovers from across the region.
The highlight of the week is ARTS WEEK GOLDEN FESTIVAL, a national juried arts festival on July 9 and 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., showcasing 75 talented local and national artists. The ARTS WEEK GOLDEN FESTIVAL is known for its pleasant downtown atmosphere and high turnout of art lovers who like to browse and purchase artwork directly from artists. Children’s art activities add to the family atmosphere and the location on Arapahoe Street, between 12e and 14e The streets in the heart of downtown Golden are hard to beat.
“ARTSWEEK GOLDEN is the perfect opportunity to do so. We believe everyone can connect with and through art and are thrilled to showcase Golden’s thriving art scene.
Hassan Najjar, General Manager of Foothills Art Center
GOLDEN ARTS WEEK kicks off Thursday July 7 with Stories worth telling with F4D, a night of storytelling with filmmakers from Colorado. There is also Plein Air Painting Event, aerial acrobat demonstrations, figure painting, the CAF Frameless Gala, arts quizzes and more. Many Golden restaurants are offering donation days, and exhibits will be on display at several Golden museums. The full program is available at foothillsartcenter.org/artsweek.
Additionally, the Golden Public Art Commission brought new temporary and tiny slices of public art to Golden. The Itty-Bitty Art Tour is a fun new collection of 14 episodes of micro-art found in surprising places, such as cracks in the sidewalk. Join the ARTSWEEK GOLDEN Group Walking Tour from the Golden Visitors Center on Wednesday, July 13 from 3-4 p.m. or learn more about the Itty-Bitty Art Tour at VisitGolden.com.
For more information on GOLDEN ARTS WEEK including schedule, ticketing and festival details, please visit www.artsweekgolden.org and www.foothillsartcenter.org. Be social on our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
About ARTSWEEK GOLDEN and Foothills Art Center –ARTSWEEK GOLDEN is a week-long celebration of the arts orchestrated by the Foothills Art Center (FAC), Golden’s cultural community center. FCC believes that art is for everyone, every day. At FAC, people of all backgrounds, backgrounds, and abilities are encouraged to create and experience art in an open and supportive environment. Because when art is for everyone, every day, it makes all of our lives – and our communities – richer, more vibrant, and more connected.