The Vail Valley Art Guild and Colorado Mountain College have partnered to bring the first annual "Vail Summer Art Institute" to the Vail Valley. The Summer Art Institute brings together a large number of summer art programs including full day workshops, half-day workshops, public art events and children's programs. The Summer Art Institute which runs from mid-June through mid-August, culminates in the 3rd annual VVAG/CMC Vail Valley Fine Art Show “Art and Jazz” opening at Colorado Mountain College on August 12. The summer offerings include workshops and classes by local and nationally renowned artists and photographers, community art events, plein air painting and photography, art festivals, and art shows throughout the Vail Valley. Co-sponsors include Art on the Rockies, Alpine Arts Center, the Betty Ford Alpine Garden, Art in Public Places, Vail Arts Festival and the Town of Avon.
For more information and a complete schedule of events, visit the Vail Valley Art Guild website, www.vailvalleyartguild.com.