Bennett Arts Council

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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 Belcher 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 CCAL - Local Artist
Robbin Schinke Morgan Community College
Jeri Van Deusen Bennett Resident
Teresa Overymyer Bennett Resident

Thank You to our 2020 Generous Sponsors!

Special thanks to our Platinum Sponsors

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High Plains Bank

Adams County

Cellphone Photography Class with Anythink Libraries

Cellphone photography class at Anythink Library

This four-week class instructed by Pattie Lindsay is for anyone who wants to learn to take better photos with their phone! Join the Bennett Arts Council and Anythink Libraries to learn some tips and tricks on capturing the best pictures with your phone.

Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 27, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Reception and Photography Showcase
March 21, 2020 - 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Register online here.

I-70 Corridor Art Show and Auction

I-70 Corridor Art Show and Auction Saturday April 25

Join the Bennett Arts Council for the Second Annual I-70 Corridor Art Show and Mural Wall Auction. Proceeds from the mural wall auction will go to maintaining the Teens Living Clean mural wall. Interested artists should fill out a submission form and send it to Alison Belcher at

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

We appreciate your consideration of being a sponsor for the Bennett Arts Council. If you have any questions, please contact Taeler Houlberg at 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