Cherry Creek Arts, Denver Chalk Art Pageant workforce up in 2021

The delayed Cherry Creek Arts Festival returns Labor Day weekend at a new site. DENVER…

The delayed Cherry Creek Arts Festival returns Labor Day weekend at a new site.

DENVER — CherryArts and the Denver Chalk Artwork Pageant will be part of forces at the 2021 Cherry Creek Arts Competition this summer time.

Traditionally held Independence Day weekend, the 30th annual Cherry Creek Arts Competition was postponed right up until Labor Working day weekend.

The Cherry Creek Arts Pageant will be held at a new locale in 2021 at Denver’s Cherry Creek Purchasing Heart in the northwest parking lot near College Boulevard and 1st Avenue from Saturday, Sept. 4 by means of Monday, Sept. 6.

The Denver Chalk Artwork Festival begun in 2003 and has traditionally been held in June on the streets of Larimer Sq.. In 2020, the competition took position in driveways and on sidewalks all-around Denver.

Additional than 100 artists will generate temporary chalk artworks at the 2021 competition on Sunday, Sept. 5 and Monday, Sept. 6.

“We have been ready to strike the Denver streets again because June of 2019. Observing the pleasure this craft provides to attendees — and the camaraderie of the artist neighborhood coming jointly — has been sorely skipped,” mentioned Michel Rieger, Denver Chalk Artwork Competition artist director.

“Collaborating with CherryArts is a excellent match. We seem ahead to bringing Denver’s most colorful function back via the long-standing custom of the Cherry Creek Arts Competition.”

“CherryArts’ mission is to provide obtain to artwork ordeals and assistance art education in Colorado,” claimed Tara Brickell, CherryArts executive director. “As element of that mission, we have a extensive historical past of collaborating with arts organizations to even further activate the Cherry Creek Arts Pageant web site, bringing unique and treasured activations to boost the function.”

The 2021 Cherry Creek Arts Pageant will have 220 countrywide and international artists, 16 executing artists, a development station with children’s pursuits, meals and interactive experiences.

“Possessing the magic of the Denver Chalk Arts Competition onsite this yr is an exceptional complement to the 220 visible artists booths, permitting guests to see art and artists in action,” stated Brickell.

The pageant is set to start Thursday, Sept. 2 with a ticketed 30th Anniversary Kickoff event. Festival Evenings just take spot Sept. 4 and Sept, 5 at the CherryArts phase in the Beer Yard from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

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