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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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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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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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7:00 am


Escalante Fire Department Breakfast

September 29 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am

Escalante Fire Station,

75 N Center St

Escalante,

UT

84726

United States


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Make plans to swing by the Escalante Fire Station to enjoy a yummy breakfast served up by Escalante Emergency Medical Response (EMT) and Fire Department Volunteers.  Proceeds from this breakfast go to support the amazing work of our volunteer fire department and EMTs.  Go show them some love and leave with a full tummy to […]

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9:00 am


Women of Plein Air Panel Discussion

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

The women who participated in the Group Demonstration earlier in the week will convene to discuss how they approach their art, what inspires them, and the influences on their work.  The discussion will be facilitated by Sandy Larsen, retired art festival director.  Those participating in the panel include: Emily Boespflug, Jackson WY Carol Johansen, Mt. […]

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10:00 am


Plein Air Exhibit and Art Sale

September 29 @ 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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Jill Simkins: Mosaics

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hands on Art Tent – Festival Plaza,

North 100 West

Escalante,

UT

84726

United States


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NOTE:  $10 fee to be collected day of program.  Limited to 15 participants. RSVP to info@escalantecanyonsartfestival.org to reserve a space.  If you have them, bring old dishes or other ceramic and plastic items, a hammer, an old kitchen knife, safety glasses and rubber gloves. In this hands-on demonstration you will learn the easy process of using bits and pieces of glass, […]

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Scotty Mitchell Pastel Studio

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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

Scotty Mitchell Studio,

200 North 110 West

Boulder,

UT

84716

United States


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In Boulder - turn off right off HWY 12 at Circle Cliffs Motel and follow drive to end.  Scotty's studio is on the right past the house.     Stop by Scotty's studio to see where the magic happens after her painting excursions out and about in the canyons.  Scotty Mitchell moved to Boulder,Utah in […]

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Opportunities to Learn More About Featured Artist and Featured Vendor

September 29 @ 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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Escalante Historic District Walking Tour

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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People’s Exchange,

100 North Center Street

Escalalante,

UT

84726

United States


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Tour begins at the Peoples Exchange, one of Escalante's most photographed historic buildings.  Come along to learn more about many of the historic structures throughout town.  Escalante was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2013 as a National Historic District with areas of noted significance in architecture, social history, commerce, agriculture, and […]

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10:30 am


Salt Gulch All Stars

September 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

A group of friends who have been playing together on and off over the years. We love to play music! And make people DANCE!!  They play a mix of familiar songs - but with the All Stars personal twist.

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11:00 am


Kevin Peterson: Drum and Rattle Making

September 29 @ 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


Matt Burke

September 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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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12:30 pm


Interagency Park Rangers: Dinosaur Mask-Making

September 29 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 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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1:00 pm


Christa Sadler: Seeing Things Whole: John Wesley Powell and an Understanding of the American West

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Although most people are familiar with John Wesley Powell as the intrepid one-armed Civil War veteran who became the first European to explore the canyons of the Colorado and Green Rivers in 1869 and again in 1871-72, it is the work that Powell did following his epic journeys for which he truly should be famous. […]

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Sculptured Furniture /  Primitive Pottery Gallery

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Sculptured Furniture Primitive Pottery Gallery,

1540 West HWY 12

Escalante,

UT

84726

United States


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NOTE: Workshop Tour starts at 1:00 PM David and Brigitte moved to Escalante in 1996 from Berlin, Germany.  David’s Sculptured Furniture echoes the organic forms of the Red Rock Country while Brigitte’s Primitive Pottery is inspired by prehistoric cultures of the Colorado Plateau.  Their work can be seen both at the Festival Vendor Hall as well […]

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2:00 pm


Bo Earls: Flint Knapping

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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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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Bonnie Griffith: Alcohol Inks on Tiles

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Hands on Art Tent – Festival Plaza,

North 100 West

Escalante,

UT

84726

United States


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NOTE: $10 fee to be collected day of program to cover materials.  Limited to 20 participants. RSVP to info@escalantecanyonsartfestival.org to reserve a space.     It is recommended to bring latex or vinyl gloves and wear old clothes or an apron. Get ready to create!  Use alcohol based inks to create impressionistic or abstract art on ceramic tiles and Yupo paper.  […]

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Scotty Mitchell Pastel Studio

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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

Scotty Mitchell Studio,

200 North 110 West

Boulder,

UT

84716

United States


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In Boulder - turn off right off HWY 12 at Circle Cliffs Motel and follow drive to end.  Scotty's studio is on the right past the house.     Stop by Scotty's studio to see where the magic happens after her painting excursions out and about in the canyons.  Scotty Mitchell moved to Boulder,Utah in […]

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David Gerald

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

David Gerald, the son of Rural Mississippi born and raised parents, grew up to the sounds of the blues and R&B music in his hometown, Detroit. He's the youngest of 11 children, 6 of whom were born and partly raised in Mississippi. "Because segregation and racial discrimination were so bad in Mississippi at the time, […]

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3:00 pm


Marsha Holland: Southern Utah Oral History Project – A Record of Living with the Land

September 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Historian Marsha Holland, Tropic, Utah, resident has been visiting with local residents recording their stories for several years.  This oral history project was one of the first Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument science initiatives. Since 1998, historians have gathered nearly 300 interviews from longtime residents, documenting cultural ties to wild country in and around the Monument. Learn […]

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4:00 pm


No Strings

September 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Grand Junction, Colorado-based duo “No Strings” is a very diverse pair who put their own spin on just about all styles of music…Americana, Folk, Jug Band, Country, Southern Rock, American Pop, and Show Tunes, with a combined ninety + years of playing experience!!! Kenny Daniels plays guitar and vocals. He also is a very good […]

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6:00 pm


Plein Air Award Ceremony and Reception

September 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Festival closes with a reception and award ceremony open to all.  Refreshments are served and a cash wine bar is available.  The silent art auction closes and winning bidders rejoice.  Competition winners are announced and the following prizes are awarded: Best of Show Purchase Award** – Oil/Acrylic – $1500 Best of Show Purchase Award** – Watercolor/Mixed […]

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8:30 pm


David Gerald

September 29 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm

David Gerald, the son of Rural Mississippi born and raised parents, grew up to the sounds of the blues and R&B music in his hometown, Detroit. He's the youngest of 11 children, 6 of whom were born and partly raised in Mississippi. "Because segregation and racial discrimination were so bad in Mississippi at the time, […]

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No Strings

September 29 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Grand Junction, Colorado-based duo “No Strings” is a very diverse pair who put their own spin on just about all styles of music…Americana, Folk, Jug Band, Country, Southern Rock, American Pop, and Show Tunes, with a combined ninety + years of playing experience!!! Kenny Daniels plays guitar and vocals. He also is a very good […]

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