Blossoms and Butterflies

Help us Get our Wings!

A celebration of the new blossoms and butterflies coming to the Gardens on Spring Creek, this new event brings together art and gardens. Over 50 Colorado artists will exhibit their butterfly and/or garden-inspired works at the Carnegie Center for Creativity during the first week of April, including the First Friday Art Walk on April 6.

The community is invited to visit, view and bid on one-of-a-kind art to support the construction of the new Visitor's Center at the Gardens on Spring Creek, which will include a North American butterfly house.

Notable Dates:
April 4, 5, 6: Exhibit open - Noon-6 p.m.
April 6: First Friday Art Walk, 6-9 p.m.
April 7: Exhibit open - Noon-4 p.m.

Carnegie Center for Creativity, 200 Mathews, Fort Collins

Free Admission

Online Auction is now live!

Featured Artists

Local artwork curated from the following artists will be displayed and up for bid in support of The Gardens. Special thanks to artists Rick Bowen, Ren Burke, Lisa Cameron (Russell), Betsy Cannon, Amelia Caruso, Susan Clarke-Ort, Bob Coonts, Marge (Brodahl) Corcoran, Kathi Dougherty, Shelia Dunn, Nanci Erskine, Diane Findley, Barb Gilhooly, Renee Giovando, Jane Glotzer, Jeanne Grove, Gwen Hatchette, Tess Heffernen, Rebecca Hill, Gary Hixon, Mary Anne Hjelmfelt, Jennifer Ivanovic, Allison Knapp, Kim Knapp, Steven Kramer, Minnie Lippiatt, Pam Marshall, Christy Martell, Mary McCauley, Melinda Mergendahl, Lindsay Morgan, Karen Ramsay, Cindy Reid, Patrick (C.P.) Reid, Beatrice Rudolph, Joel Rutstein, Jaime Saunders-Archer, Kirsten Savage, Barbara Rae Schaefer, Carol Schinkel, Sibyl Stork, Jane Sullivan, Linda Temple, Anna Timm, Larry Tucci, Guy Turenne, Paul Versteeg, Kristen Vohs, Paula Watson-Lakamp, Ellie Weakley, Gale Whitman, Bailey Winters, and Ashley Young.


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