The Collective ~ Community Arts Center

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201 North Public Road

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
with limited staff, hours are subject to change

April & May

Colorado Women's Hall of Fame STEAM Portrait Exhibit
Featuring Women of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math

Opening Reception with Betty Heid

Thursday, April 13, 6:30 pm

Lafayette Youth Poetry Prize Reading and Reception

2pm on April 29, 2017
The finalists of the Lafayette Youth Poetry Prize, at all youth levels, will be invited to read at a public event.
All are welcome.

Artist Beth Stade

Thursday, May 4, 6:30 – 8:00
The Collective invites the public to meet the artist at 6:30 pm her workshop titled, "5 Ways Math Makes Great Art - Number 3 Will Shock You!" will begin at 7:00 pm.  Light snacks will be served.  The event is free and open to the public; the talk will be appropriate for ages 12 - adult.

The Illustrated Urban Garden

Artist reception starts at 2pm at The Collective Community Arts Center located at 201 N. Public Road. The Illustrated Urban Garden, brought to Lafayette in partnership with the Denver Botanic Gardens School of Botanical Art and Illustration, will run from June 2 -June 30, 2017.

Informing the Eye: Botanical Illustration for Science and Inspiration

Saturday, June 24; 11:00 am
This talk will be presented by Mervi Hjelmroos-Koski, Manager of School of Botanical Art and Illustration, and in coordination with the Denver Botanic Gardens show of The Illustrated Urban Garden at The Collective Community Art Center, which will hang from June 2 - June 30.
The Collective Community Arts Center will serve as a clearing house for arts and culture, and blend the City’s commitment to honoring Lafayette’s past while moving into the future.  The Collective houses the Arts and Cultural Resources Department.
t The Collective, visitors can engage in the arts through rotating exhibits, historic displays, networking opportunities, arts business development, social themes, lectures, film series, and other arts & culture programs. Visitors can come together to express and celebrate the community’s identity through art.  The center’s concept will continue to evolve over time through participant input and public engagement.