Bennett Arts Council

Bennett Arts Council Logo


The Bennett Arts Council was created in 2018. Its members include the Town of Bennett, the Bennett Park and Recreation District, the Bennett School District, Morgan Community College, the Bennett Community Market, Communities that Care and artist Jamie Zerr-Lockwood.

The Bennett Arts Council’s mission is to promote, connect, and empower arts and culture for all ages throughout the Town and Eastern I-70 corridor. It values sustainability, collaboration, innovation and the transformative power of the arts.

Bennett Arts Council Members

 

Trish Stiles Town Administrator
Taeler Houlberg Town of Bennett
Alison Digan Town of Bennett
Whitney Oakley Anythink Library
Eric Zacharias Anythink Library
Becky Zierer Bennett Community Market
Leila Schaub Bennett Park and Recreation District
Sue Laing Bennett School District
Nichole Harrell Communities that Care
Jamie Zerr-Lockwood Local Artist
Robbin Schinke Morgan Community College
Jeri Van Deusen Bennett Resident
Teresa Overymyer Bennett Resident

Platinum Sponsors Adams County Fair, Morgan Community College, Penrith Park, and Oakwood Homes

Thank you to our generous Platinum sponsors! 

We wouldn't be able to put on events for the Bennett Community without the support of our sponsors. This year's Platinum Sponsors are Adams County Fair, Morgan Community College and Penrith Park Joint Venutre. 

Get more information on our Platinum Sponsors Here: 

More information on how to become an Arts Council Sponsor can be found online here


Holidays in Bennett

Holidays in Bennett

 

 


The Vintage Theatre: A Portrait of Robert Kennedy

The Vintage Theatre will be putting on a special production of the play A Portrait of Robert Kennedy at the Bennett Community Center on Saturday November 16, 2019 and Sunday November 17, 2019. 

This tour-de-force one-man show breathes new life into the back-story of Robert Kennedy and his famous family. RFK creates a very human portrait of a politician and revisits some of the darker moments in U.S. history.  

A portrait of Robert Kennedy

Tickets:

$5 students/seniors

$10 adults

Please purchase at VintageTheatre.org or day of at the Bennett Community Center. 

Small Business Saturday


Small Business Saturday

 

More information can be found online here


Fiber Arts Competition 2019 

2019 Fiber Arts Competition


All ages are welcome to submit their work to the Second Annual Fiber Arts Competition. Artists will submit their work to be judged and displayed during the Small Business Saturday Holiday Market at the Bennett Park and Recreation District on Saturday November 30, 2019. 
Items must have been completed during the last year and each entry must be accompanied with a description that includes the fiber content. 
Divisions 

  • 16 +
  • 16 and Under

Categories:

  • All Handwork (100% handmade or 100% hand-felted)
  • Part or non-handwork 

Classes: 

  • Accessories
  • Shawls
  • Hats
  • Garments
  • Lace
  • Decorative Art
  • Hearth & Home
  • Toys

Submissions Deadlines:


Mail Entry Form Postmarked by November 13, 2019
Becky Zierer, Bennett Art Council
47705 E. County Road 34
Bennett, CO 80102 

Drop Off Delivery to Town of Bennett Town Hall by November 20, 2019
Care Of: Taeler Houlberg
207 Muegge Way 
Bennett CO, 80102 


Questions? Contact Becky Zierer at 606-644-4110 or lzbalpacas@aol.com
 

November 13, 2019                   Last day to mail items for arrival by November 20

November 20, 2019                    Last day to deliver items to Town of Bennett

November 27, 2019                    Judging occurs on November 27, 9:00 AM, closed to public

November 30, 2019                    Small Business Saturday – Competition winners displayed

November 30, 2019                    Items picked up between 2:00 and 5:00 PM at Bennett Rec Center


All Aboard with the Youth in Model Railroading Club

Anythink Libaries Train Flyer

More information online here


Movie Night in the Pool

Movie Night in the Pool

More information can be found onine here

Rotating Town Hall Art Display

Every two months, the Bennett Arts Council will be featuring artists at Town of Bennett Town Hall. If you are interested in displaying your artwork please fill out the submission form here

The Bennett Arts Council would like to invite you to become a partner with us for our upcoming 2020 season! Businesses can sponsor certain events, like the free summer concert series, or the entire 2020 calendar. A sponsorship with the Bennett Arts Council is a great way to show that you support the arts in your community and help us achieve our goal of bringing free arts and cultural events to the Town of Bennett and Eastern I-70 Corridor.​

Sponsor benefits are offered at varying levels of support and provide a wide range of recognition to the community. Depending on your sponsorship level, exclusive benefits may include business representatives welcoming those at Bennett Arts Council events and your business logo and link listed on the sponsorship web page. Some of the events for 2020 include: 

  • Community Minded Dance Event
  • Cellphone Photography Class
  • Art Show and Mural Wall Auction
  • Party in the Park
  • Vintage Theater Performance
  • Trunk-or-Treat
  • Fiber Arts Show
  • Tree Lighting Celebration

We appreciate your consideration of being a sponsor for the Bennett Arts Council. If you have any questions, please contact Taeler Houlberg at thoulberg@bennett.co.us or 303-644-3249 ext. 1031

Download the 2020 Arts Council Sponsorship Package here


 

Want more information about the Bennett Arts Council? Email Taeler Houlberg at thoulberg@bennett.co.us