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The Tale of Two Towns – Watercolor Exhibit

September 21 @ 8:00 am - September 30 @ 6:00 pm

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Anasazi State Park Museum,

460 North HWY 12

Boulder,

UT

84716

United States

"The Tale of Two Towns",  a watercolor exhibit by Escalante artist Harriet Priska, is on display through October 27th at Anasazi State Park Museum.  Harriet, owner of Serenidad Gallery, has studied the local history and represented the early pioneer days showing the relationship between Boulder and Escalante as they were settled in the last part of the 19th century.  […]

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9:00 am


Judges Talk

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

If you've always wondered how judges of an art competition make decisions on who wins, this is an event you want to be sure to attend.  Join this year's plein air competition judges to learn how they evaluate the work submitted and ultimately make decisions on who receives awards. Arlene Braithwaite Pastel painter Arlene Braithwaite […]

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2003-2017 Best of Show Exhibit

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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One event on September 25, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on September 26, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on September 27, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on September 28, 2018 at 9:00am

Escalante Kazan Medical Center,

570 East Moqui Lane

Escalante,

UT

84726

United States


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During business hours, stop by the Escalante Kazan Medical Center to see the Best of Show winning paintings dating back to the beginning of the festival.  The collection features a variety of styles and types of artworks.  Since the medical center opened the collection has been on display here so the public has ready access […]

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10:00 am


Plein Air Exhibit and Art Sale

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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The Plein Air Exhibit is the highlight of the festival and showcases all art submitted for the Plein Air Competitions.  The show typically includes more than 100 entries in oil, pastel, watercolor, and other mixed media that have been produced during the days leading up to the show by registered artists of all levels of experience.   […]

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2018 GSENM Artist in Residence Exhibit

September 28 @ 10:00 am - September 29 @ 6:00 pm

Stop by the side room of the Community Center to see the results of a month of creating art by the 2018 Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Plein Air Artist in Residence - Graham Goff.  Graham is an artist/architect from Bozeman, Montana and he has spent the month of September in and around the Escalante Region […]

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2018 ECAF Featured Artist Exhibit

September 28 @ 10:00 am - September 29 @ 6:00 pm

Visit the back room of the Community Center to see an exhibit presented by the 2018 Escalante Canyons Art Festival Featured Artist - Shawn Miller. Shawn is an Escalante resident, painter and owner of Escape Goats, his guiding business into the isolated, remote surrealistic spaces of the Escalante wilderness.  Shawn was first drawn to landscapes as […]

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Arts & Crafts Fair

September 28 @ 10:00 am - September 29 @ 6:00 pm

Artisans, artists and crafters from around the region come to Escalante each year to share their unique products with festival attendees. The Arts & Crafts Fair is great for finding regionally made items that have a story to tell about the area and those who live and work here. Jewelry, ceramics, photography, wooden crafts, fiber […]

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Artists Overflow Sales Tent

September 28 @ 10:00 am - September 29 @ 6:00 pm

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Artists display and sell plein air paintings created during the week but not entered in the competition in the Artists Overflow Sales Tent, located just outside the Exhibit Hall. Artwork need not be framed but must have current year's festival stamp on the back and have been completed during current year's festival.  To sell artwork in the Artists Overflow […]

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Stained Antique Glass Studio

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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One event on September 22, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on September 28, 2018 at 10:00am

Retired Art Festival Director, Sandy Larsen, will have an open studio showing his abstract, eccentric glass windows made entirely from antique glass. Open studio includes tours of the historic rock house, one of the first pioneer structures constructed in the area.         4 miles west of Escalante on HWY 12 then 1 […]

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Opportunities to Learn More About Featured Artist and Featured Vendor

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  Speaker Series Program            Friday, September 28 at 1 PM - Escalante Interagency Visitor  Center   To learn more about Shawn's and Karen's inspirations and work, please attend the program presented by retired Valdosta State University Professor Paula McNeill. Featured Artists Exhibit - Art Sale   Friday and Saturday,  September 28-29 - 10 AM […]

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Local & Vendor Goods and Services Silent Auction

September 28 @ 10:00 am - September 29 @ 6:00 pm

Plan to stop by the Silent Auction that features goods and services from local area businesses and festival vendors to bid on items to help support festival programming.  You never know what great items and fun services you might find to bid on.  Be sure to bid often and generously!

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10:30 am


Bob Phillips

September 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Montana-born singer-songwriter Bob Phillips writes and performs in the tradition of American roots music, offering an authentic and musically compelling look at life, the world and ourselves. Diverse musical styles color his tunes, which range from gritty rock anti-war anthems to rebel folk and country-blues.  With diverse musical influences ranging from John Prine and Bob […]

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11:00 am


Kit Frost: The iPhone – So Much More Than a Selfie

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Today’s smartphones include a wide variety of apps for image making. Photos, videos, time lapse sequences are just a small sampling of what is available for using your phone. Kit Frost uses her phone as a sketchbook, as a digital camera, as a video production tool and for time lapse photography. This workshop is designed […]

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Kevin Peterson: Drum and Rattle Making

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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One event on September 29, 2018 at 11:00am

NOTE: Drum-making begins both days at 11 AM - rattles made on a drop-by basis.   COSTS:  18" drum: $175 / 18" drum and rattle: $200 / rattle only: $35 Kevin Peterson, long-time Escalante resident and the official drum maker for both the Hopi and Navajo Indian Nations, will be instructing how to make authentic Native American drums to […]

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12:00 pm


Shiloh Rising

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Shiloh Rising is a husband-wife duo who have been writing and performing together for more than 20 years.  Their eclectic repertoire includes much original music blending folk, country, bluegrass, and rock influences – in short, their own interpretation of Western Americana.  Their songs reflect the experiences, love, and joy of life lived in the American […]

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12:30 pm


Cynthia Rosen-Malter: The Expressive Landscape

September 28 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Cynthia will talk about how she chooses a site, demonstrate decisions regarding the dynamics of composition and color choices.  Cynthia primarily uses the palette knife to create rich moving images - she will discuss stroke direction and how it helps to  direct the viewer’s eye and create movement within the image.         […]

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1:00 pm


Paula L. McNeill: The Life and Works of the 2018 Featured Artist – Shawn Miller and Featured Vendor – Karen Rangitsch

September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join Paula L. McNeill in a discussion of the inspirations, processes, and resulting work of this year's Featured Artist, Shawn Miller and Featured Vendor, Karen Rangitsch.   McNeill is an art educator and photographer who divides her time between Valdosta, Georgia, where she was on the art faculty at Valdosta State University and summers in […]

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2:00 pm


Bo Earls: Flint Knapping

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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One event on September 29, 2018 at 2:00pm

Bo Earls moved to Utah in 1996 from South Carolina to attend college at Utah Valley State College in Orem, Utah. While visiting Moab in 1999, Bo noticed finely crafted arrowheads, arrows, and knives for sale in many of the stores. Being the 'thrifty" person that Bo is, he decided to learn how to make […]

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Kate MacLeod

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Kate MacLeod's voice is said to sound as pure as water from a mountain stream. And while singing from the Wasatch Mountains in Utah, her highly acclaimed songs often precede her as other artists, such as Laurie Lewis and Mollie O'Brien, sing them on stages across the country.

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3:00 pm


Interagency Park Rangers: Dinosaur Mask-Making

September 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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One event on September 29, 2018 at 12:30pm

Hands on Art Tent – Festival Plaza,

North 100 West

Escalante,

UT

84726

United States


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Calling kids of all ages.  Especially those who love dinosaurs.  Make and decorate a dinosaur mask and learn a little about the wonderful dinosaurs discovered near your home!   

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3:30 pm


Scott Richardson: An Accidental Paleontologist

September 28 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This program will condense Scott's 16 years of working in the Kaiparowits Plateau with Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument paleotologist, Dr. Alan Titus, as he shares a myriad of stories, photos, finds and excavations. Scott has a B.S. in geological engineering and has discovered several new species of dinosaurs in the last 15 years.  He worked […]

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4:00 pm


Jessica Frogley and Carl Dede

September 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Jessica and Carl play all the bluesy, jazzy, soulful favorites from the great American songbook.  They draw inspiration from Ella Fitzgerald, Billy Holliday, Count Basey, Duke Ellington, Bill Evans...the list could go on.

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6:30 pm


Keynote Prelude: Sage and Friends

September 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join Craig "Sage" Sorenson, Curtis Oberhansly, and Jacque Koenig for an enjoyable acoustic set before the Keynote Speaker program.

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7:00 pm


The Colorado – The Film

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

 THE COLORADO from Murat Eyuboglu on Vimeo. For five million years the Colorado has carved some of the most majestic landscapes on the planet. It has also become the lifeline of a vast portion of North America, providing the water that sustains nearly forty million people, half a dozen major cities, and an immense […]

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8:00 pm


Matt Burke

September 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

4th West Pub,

425 West Main Street

Escalante,

UT

84726

United States

Matt Burke is an accomplished singer, songwriter, band leader, and entertainer with more than 15 years of performance history under his belt. Originally from DeLand, FL, Burke moved to Chicago, IL in 2006 to pursue a career in music and hone his craft as a songwriter and performer. The Matt Burke Band’s debut album, Pretty Close to […]

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