• View of Grand Canyon National Park at sunset from the South Rim

    Grand Canyon

    National Park Arizona

Special Event Calendar

2014 Native American Heritage Days
2014 Native American
Heritage Days
Tuesday, November 12 and
Wednesday, November 13

Featuring

Milton Tso—Flute Player
Tuesday November 11
Shine of the Ages
7:30 pm

Dishchii'bikoh Apache Crown Dancers
Tuesday, November 11
Shrine of the Ages
7:30 pm

Wednesday, November 12
Grand Canyon Visitor Center
10 am

Deon Ben: An outlook of the Dine
people as a transforming nation of the 21st century
Wednesday, November 12
Shrine of the Ages
12:30 pm

Bryon Shorty: Remembering Hweeldi: Experiences
and Reflections from retracing the Navajo Long Walk
Wednesday, November 12
Shrine of the Ages
12:30 pm

Demonstration: Hopi Koyalas or clowns, Hopi tribes
Shrine of the Ages
7:30 pm

Comedians James Junes and Ernest Tsosie III
Shrine of the Ages
8 pm

 

 
Collage of 6 Artists doing "Plen Air on the Rim" September 8-12, 2012
Grand Canyon Celebration of Art: "Plen Air on the Rim" September 13-21, 2014 -Exhibit at Kolb Studio: September 21, 2013 - January 20, 2015
 
Paintings on display in exhibit

Grand Canyon Celebration of Art Exhibit

2014 Grand Canyon Celebration of Art
September 13, 2014 - January 20, 2015

Hosted each year by the Grand Canyon Association, the Grand Canyon Celebration of Art is an annual event that includes 6 days of art related events followed by a 3 month long exhibition in Kolb Studio on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.

The exhibit opens with a reception on Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 12 noon to 2 pm, which is free and open to the public.

The Celebration of Art features over 25 artists from around the country who engage in a plein air competition and exhibition. Park visitors have the opportunity to watch the artists paint as they seek to represent the shifting light and shadow, amazing land forms, and vibrant colors of this vast landscape.

 

Each artist brings a completed studio piece with them and then creates more artwork on the South Rim, on the North Rim, at Phantom Ranch and at Indian Garden during the "Plein Air at the Canyon" and Quick Draw events that takes place in the historic district of Grand Canyon Village. During the auction that follows the Quick Draw event on September 20, 2014, park residents and visitors have the opportunity to bid on the work and to bring a piece of Grand Canyon home.

Proceeds from this event will support the goal of funding an art venue at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. This permanent home will ensure that future generations of park visitors will be able to view the stunning art collection in the Grand Canyon National Park Museum and Grand Canyon Association Collections.

For more information about the 2014 Celebration of Art contact:
https://www.grandcanyon.org/6th-annual-grand-canyon-celebration-art

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