Upcoming Events

2021 Boulder Arts Commission Cultural Grant Program Info Sessions

KGNU Live Studio Performance 2019

Info session – Wednesday, December 9 at 11 a.m. on Zoom
Info session – Wednesday, January 13 at 4 p.m. on Zoom

The Office of Arts and Culture is hosting an introductory session on how to apply for the 2021 grants. The session will include a conversation with an Arts Commissioner to answer questions about their decision-making process. Organizations or individuals who plan to apply for grants this year can learn more about these sessions and the grants program by visiting the website Information on the 202021 grants will be available after November 15, 2020. RSVP to

Boulder Arts Online 

Boulder Arts Online continues the mission of Boulder Arts Week, using a calendar to connect Boulder artists’ virtual programming with the world. Boulder Arts Online will continue to promote and encourage arts programming that is sensitive to the safer-at-home guidelines keeping our community safe.

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    Previous Events

    Professional Artists Forum for Photographers
    Monday, September 9, 2019
    6 – 7:30pm
    Boulder Public Library, Boulder Creek Room
    Join other art, portraiture, nature, commercial, and event photographers throughout the community for the first artist forum specifically geared to photographers! Come meet with City of Boulder Office of Arts + Culture staff, network and hear about programs, professional development and scholarship opportunities available to you. We will guide an open discussion on the challenges faced by photographers, the state of the art and field, accessibility, and more. Mark Sink, co-founder of The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver and founder of the Month of Photography Denver, will share some his cutting-edge work and demonstrate a few ‘old school’ techniques.


    Cultural Organizations Summit: Climate Change
    Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019
    5 pm – 6:30 pm
    Boulder Public Library, Boulder Creek Room
    In Boulder, how will climate change impact the arts? At this Summit of cultural nonprofits we heard an overview of climate change concerns by Paul Chinowsky, Director of the Environmental Design Program at CU Boulder, and practical strategies for artists and arts organizations by Marda Kirn, Director of EcoArts Connections.


    Cultural Organizations Summit: Art in a Financial Downturn 
    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    12:30 pm – 2 pm
    Museum of Boulder – 2205 Broadway
    At this Summit we discussed what economists expect for the future should there be an economic downturn, what that might look like for the arts, and explored strategies to weather the storm. We were joined by Clif Harald, Executive Director of the Boulder Economic Council, Susan P. Ison, Cultural Services Director of the City of Loveland, and Ashley Harkrader, Director of Development for the CU Boulder College of Music Advancement.