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July 3

10AM - 8PM

July 4

10AM - 8PM

July 5

10AM - 6PM

Join us Wednesday July 3rd for the Denver art patron event of the season benefiting year-round arts education at the 2019 CherryArts Gala for Arts Education. This incredible evening will feature a pop-up art preview of select artists from the 2019 juried Cherry Creek Arts Festival and live entertainment, topped off with a stunning culinary experience.

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Proceeds directly support CherryArts education programs in local schools which inspire over 20,000 students annually. CherryArts has designed educational initiatives to nurture future generations of arts supporters and expose young minds to the many social and individual benefits of experiencing and creating art. To fill the growing gaps in art education, CherryArts is committed to doubling the impact of our innovative education programs within three years. Learn more and watch our video here.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019
5:30pm – 7:00pm Cocktails, hors d’ oeuvres, pop-up art show and live art demos on the patio at the JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek
7:00pm – 8:30pm Dinner prepared by the JW’s Executive Chef and paired with Coppola wines, Dinner Program includes the ‘Distinguished Patron Honoree
8:30pm – 10:00pm Desserts, live entertainment and dancing, Plus an additional opportunity to view selected pieces of art from the 2019 juried Festival

2019 Distinguished Patron
Denver Center for the Performing Arts

CherryArts annually honors passionate and dedicated contributors to Denver’s art community, art experiences and art education at the CherryArts Gala.

The CherryArts Gala for Arts Education is hosted by the JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek and is presented by BOK FinancialColorado Homes & Lifestyles Magazine, and MDC Richmond American Foundation.

CherryArts Gala Packages:

1) Corporate Table of 10: $2,100
2) Individual Ticket: $210
3) Arts Education Donation: Any Amount

All gala attendees receive:

  • CherryArts Gala, July 3: free parking, pop-up artist experience, live art, gourmet plated and seated dinner program at the JW Marriott.
  • Festival VIP Club access on-site during festival: July 5, 6, 7, 2019 (Daily complimentary lunch and sponsored beverages, snacks and luxury accommodations located at the JW Marriott)
  • Admission to the Artist Awards Reception
  • Complimentary Valet Parking at the Cherry Creek Shopping Center, during each day of the arts festival (Gala has separate free parking)
  • A limited edition 2019 Cherry Creek Arts Festival Commemorative Poster, signed and numbered by the artist. Framing available through Official Framer, Frame de Art
  • 1-year subscription to Colorado Homes & Lifestyles Magazine

ATTIRE: Business / Dressy Casual, Creative Cocktail  (no formal attire)

PARKING: Complimentary parking for the Gala night is available from 5:00p.m. – 10:00p.m. at the Clayton Lane Parking Garage at 2nd and Columbine. Gala Patrons and VIPs enjoy complimentary Valet Parking during the Arts Festival weekend at the Cherry Creek Shopping Center entrance on 1st Avenue.

Contributions in excess of $55 per reservation are fully tax deductible.

2019 Gala Artists:
Alison Antelman, Jewelry
Keoni Carlson, Wood
Amy Carstensen, Painting
Jennifer Cavan, Drawing
Diane Harty, Fiber
Jenny Henley, Mixed Media
Cali Hobgood, Photography
Lisa Telling Kattenbraker, Fiber
Russ & Julie Keaten-Reed, Painting
Nick Leonoff, Glass
Thomas McGurrin, Jewelry
Nikki Nation, Jewelry
Ella Richards, Mixed Media
Daryl Thetford, Digital Art
Paige Whitcomb, Photography
Mick Whitcomb, Sculpture