Visual Arts

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  • The Platte Valley Festival of the Arts hosted a juried Fine Arts Show with notable regional artists: Guadalupe Barajas, Randy Nottingham, Joel Johnson, Don Dernovich, Chuck Weaver, Jerry Palen, Gary Keimig, Ron McDowell, Cecil Burnette, Lynette Franzen, Sam Thieves
  • Smithsonian Institute traveling exhibit “Barn Again”, local barn-themed art show and other related educational activities.
  • River Mural Project in which three public murals were created by Dawn Senior-Trask, Denise Patton-McGuire, and Judi Miller Morris.  The murals are located at the Saratoga Museum, the local mineral hot springs, and downtown Saratoga.
  • Slide presentation on artist Bill Gollings by Dr. Bill Ward, a pre-cursor to his acclaimed book.