The CherryArts Festival, featuring national and local art, will be held Sept. 16, 17 and 18 at the Stanley Marketplace.
On Sept. 17 and 18, the free and open to the public event will have more than 90 exhibiting artists in 14 categories including ceramics, mixed media, digital art, photography, metalwork and drawing. In addition to the art show, the event will include children’s activities, interactive art stations, food trucks and live entertainment. The hours are Saturday, Sept. 17 10am–7pm and Sunday, Sept. 18 10am–5pm.
A Grand Tasting event will be held on opening night, Friday, Sept. 16, from 6 to 9pm, featuring food from Stanley Marketplace restaurants, local culinary tastes, live entertainment and open-bar cocktails and beverages. The VIP early-entry portion of the event starts at 5pm; VIP tickets are $75 and limited to 100 people. General admission starts at 6pm and tickets cost $60 ($4–$5 fees are added to tickets). Proceeds will benefit CherryArts’ nonprofit arts education programs, a not-for-profit corporation whose mission is to provide access to art experiences and to support arts education in Colorado.
Visit www.CherryArts.org/Stanley for tickets and additional information about the event and artists. The Stanley Marketplace is located at 2501 Dallas St., Aurora.
Along with the annual Cherry Creek Arts Festival and CherryArts Festival at Stanley, CherryArts fulfills its year-round art education and outreach mission through programs including the Mobile Art Gallery, Artist in Residence programs and the Janus Student Art Buying Program.