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2 years 3 months ago

You've never seen fish tanks like these!

Fish tanks at an aquarium in Japan are turning artsy. The Art Aquarium in downtown Tokyo showcases more than five-thousand gold fish swimming through specially designed tanks. Among the unique tanks, a giant goldfish bowl and a tank that includes a changing digital screen. At night the aquarium...

2 years 7 months ago

Meth mural finished in Pueblo

It's a mural with a message in Pueblo. Jolene Norton, a high school student in Pueblo, won a poster contest with the Colorado Meth Project. That's when several people in the community decided to create Norton's winning entry on a larger scale. Ten people ages 14 to 22 took ten...

2 years 9 months ago

"Junque Art" anyone?

Ever turn something junky into something unique, or even beautiful? The Colorado Association for Recycling is looking for artists who incorporate reused, recycled or repurposed material within their artwork. The first annual Recycled Art Market will be held as a feature of the 2012 "Summit for Recycling" state conference...

3 years 4 months ago

Still life around town

There are nineteen locations around downtown Colorado Springs where you can see these beauties, but these places are only temporary homes for these butterflies. The Butterflies and Friends Project is a collaboration between the Rotary Club of Colorado Springs and many local sponsors to help raise money for art...

3 years 5 months ago

Helmut Newton exhibit set to open

HOUSTON (AP) - An exhibit of works by fashion photographer Helmut Newton is set to open this weekend in Houston. The exhibit opening Sunday at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston includes all of the photographs from his first three books. More than 200 photographs from the books will...

3 years 7 months ago

Get "Off the Couch!"

Concrete Couch , a local non-profit organization, wants the community to come out and participate in at least one of the five different large-scale community art projects they are putting on over a five-day period. The "Off the Couch" inaugural event, which kicked off on Thursday, April 21st, is...

3 years 8 months ago

Manitou Springs will glow tonight

You will see yellow submarines, ladybugs, flamingos and many more shapes parading in Manitou Springs tonight. Kids from the 6th, 7th, and 8th grades at Manitou Springs Middle School, along with one grade of students from Manitou Springs High School, have spent countless hours making lanterns of all shapes and...

3 years 8 months ago

Manitou Springs glows tonight

Kids from the 6th, 7th, and 8th grades at Manitou Springs Middle School, along with one grade of students from Manitou Springs High School, have spent countless hours making lanterns of all shapes and sizes to showcase in their 4th annual Lantern Parade. A yellow submarine, ladybug, and a flamingo...

3 years 8 months ago

For Peace Sake

Marmalade at Smokebrush moves into a new space and adopts a new mission statement to be a place "where the creative arts and the healing arts meet." With their re-birth, Marmalade is inviting all members from the community to participate in their free, three-day grand opening festival that kicks...

3 years 9 months ago

Some that were blind can now see

The sense of sight is precious, and for some people it was missing for a long time. Photographs taken by more than a dozen artists, that were once blind and can now see, are on exhibit starting today at the Marmalade at Smokebrush. Each of the artists received...

3 years 10 months ago

Hey kids! Draw your own Google Doodle

Google's holding an art contest for school kids, grades K-12, with some sweet incentives. First of all, the winner will be featured on Google's homepage. Added bonus--a $15K scholarship for the winner and a $25K technology grant for the winner's school. MORE INFORMATION

4 years 2 months ago

Woman pleads not guilty in alleged art attack

A woman accused of destroying a controversial artwork in Colorado has pleaded not guilty. Kathleen Folden, a 56-year-old truck driver from Kalispell, Mont., entered her plea Friday in court in Fort Collins. She's charged with one count of criminal mischief, a felony which carries a penalty of between two...

4 years 2 months ago

Sidewalk art goes 3D

Artwork jumps out of the sidewalk in downtown Colorado Springs on Wednesday, but only temporarily. It was an early morning start for local chalk artist Douglas Rouse. With a delicate hand and sweeping stokes a 3D figure took form on the corner of Tejon and Pikes Peak. The...

4 years 4 months ago

Fun for Kids: Art Lessons

Kids bored? The Starsmore Discovery Center is offering Children's Art Lessons Saturday, July 31 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Art professional, teacher and exceptionally talented painter Dave Koller will be in the Starsmore gardens to lead a watercolor painting lesson on for kids 9 -15 years old....

4 years 5 months ago

First Friday features Pueblo art

Pueblo's First Friday Art Walk is back, featuring a self guided walking tour of downtown art. Art galleries are open for extended hours from 5 to 8 p.m. exhibiting newly hung shows, refreshments, and music. You create your own free walking tour by starting at one gallery, picking up...

4 years 7 months ago

Lone thief steals $613 million-worth of art

A lone thief stole five paintings worth up to $613 million in total, including major works by Picasso and Matisse, in a brazen overnight heist Thursday from a Paris modern art museum, police and prosecutors said. The paintings were reported missing early Thursday from the Paris Museum of Modern...

4 years 7 months ago

Christo returns to Colorado

Artist Christo will appear in Colorado Tuesday and Wednesday as he continues planning for his Over the River art project. Over The River is a planned two-week temporary work of art that calls for 5.9 miles of silver fabric panels to be suspended above the Arkansas River along a...

4 years 7 months ago

Artist Jeanne-Claude honored in New York

Public officials and members of the art world are gathering for a New York City memorial honoring artist Jeanne-Claude. The memorial is being held Monday afternoon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Met director Philippe de Montebello are expected to speak. Jeanne-Claude created the...

5 years 2 months ago

Chicano art on display at Pueblo library

An actor best known for his movie "Cheech and Chong" is sharing his love of Chicano art with the Pueblo Library District. The art exhibit is called The Chicano Collection. It features digital replicas from Cheech Marin's personal art collection. The exhibit showcases more than 26-artists from all over the...

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