Published on Wednesday, January 15 2014 07:33
The Longmont Museum will host four exhibitions in its main gallery this year. Starting out with environmental sustainability, then a summer exhibition of hands-on model planes, trains, and automobiles, our annual Day of
the Dead exhibit, and conclude the year with a collaboration with the Buffalo Bill Center of the West to bring a major artistic show to Longmont.
The Museum's Portal Gallery continues to feature site specific, large scale work created by regional artists.
Published on Thursday, January 09 2014 12:13
The first week of 2014 has gone by, let’s hope it is a better year than 2013. All seemed to be going well until the hail storm on Fri. of the Good Old Days celebration in June, causing roof damage to many of Lyons homes (many have not
Published on Thursday, December 26 2013 15:37
ANOTHER WEEK GONE BY
Christmas is here. Most all of Lyons and now water in Apple Valley, got our Christmas Gift, and are back in our homes for the Holidays. We are sad for the confluence area, but like the phoenix things are happening. Janet & Dave Orback’s home at 3rd & Park is getting, the first, to be raised-out-of-the floodplain.
Published on Thursday, January 02 2014 15:53
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL!
This was a special Christmas to all of Lyons this year, since most of us are back in our homes; with work starting in the confluence area; Apple Valley is testing their water; Eagle Canyon had a pipe failure due to a frozen pipe, but almost
Published on Thursday, December 26 2013 14:38
I look at art
It takes me away
To another place
Published on Thursday, January 02 2014 11:14
The following individual artists and arts organizations in Boulder County received $1,500 - $3,000 grants from the Martha Kate Thomas Fund for Artists, a fund of the Community Foundation Serving Boulder County and administrated by the Boulder County Arts Alliance (BCAA). Grants from this fund were awarded to artists who live or work in Boulder County and who have unforeseen needs due to special circumstances. This fund was established in October 2013; not surprisingly, the predominant theme of grant requests pertained to flood related challenges.
• Gary McCrumb, Lyons
• Jennifer Lesea-Ames, Lafayette
• Nancy Nagel, Longmont
• Emma Hardy, Jamestown
• Brian Mullins, Eldorado Springs
• Priscilla Cohan, Lyons
• Helander Dance Theater, Boulder
• Deborah Haynes, Jamestown
• Open Arts, Boulder
• Annette Coleman, Boulder
BCAA is proud to administrate the Martha Kate Thomas Fund for Artists. In her article for the Spring 2013 Community Foundation newsletter, Jamie Sladky, Martha Kate’s assistant and very close friend says, “Martha Kate’s passion for life
Published on Thursday, October 24 2013 07:56
Barry Jon Kelly, better known to his Lyons community as “Bearcat,” passed away on Thursday, October 17, at Longmont United Hospital, surrounded by family and friends. He was 66 years young and will be missed by all.