The Lyons Arts and Humanities Commission (LAHC) and the Town of Lyons are thrilled to announce a call for artists to submit entries in a public art collection now known as the "heARTS of LYONS - an outdoor arts collection all over town." We wish to judiciously expand this current outdoor collection of art and sculpture through the careful selection of an an additional twenty-four pieces.

To be considered for this two-year commitment, artists may submit online up to three pieces for juried consideration for a one time $30 submission fee. Submission

 

By Bonnie Auslander
The infestation of emerald ash borer to recently hit Lyons is certain to spare at least one new tree—one that was planted outside of the Western Stars Gallery & Studio in commemoration of Earth Day this past Sunday.

That’s because the turquoise blue tree is made of powder-coated steel —600 pounds of it, to be exact. With its metal branches and steel balls that move in the breeze, the 10-foot kinetic “Blue Butterfly Tree,” by nationally-known Lyons sculptor John King, seems to welcome passing drivers to the town of Lyons. It even appears to be



This month, construction finishes on a dedicated and permanent home for the Longmont Museum’s collection of historic three-dimensional objects. The new “Museum Collections Center” was funded in part by a nearly $150,000 Museums for America grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services, a federally administered program designed to transform communities through investing in museums. The Longmont Museum was one of only a

Lyons area artists are welcome to submit their wall hangable creations for Lyons Arts and Humanities Commission's 2018 Quarterly Town Hall Art Show Series - "Four Seasons."  Deadlines and submission instructions are listed below.

WINTER SHOW
Deliver wintry wall hangable creations (all mediums) with placards on Fri. Jan. 5 to Town Hall 4-7 pm; Show Opening / Community Tapas Potluck / Open Poetry

 

On Saturday, September 30, one of the premiere string quartets in the world will be performing at The Old Gallery in Allenspark. The famed Takács Quartet, which has been the recipient of three Gramophone Awards, a Grammy Award, three Japanese Record Academy Awards, Disc of the Year at the inaugural BBC

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