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Telluride Art and Architecture Weekend

Telluride Art + Architecture Weekend Studio + Home Tours in the Telluride Creative District Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, October 4,6 and 7 Experience the distinctive talent in the Telluride Creative District over a weekend of touring and tasting with our inaugural Telluride Art + Architecture Weekend! The event is preceded Thursday evening by the last art walk of the summer season at galleries around town. Just after art walk at 8pm, join us for a kick off reception at Rustico to celebrate the abundant creative excellence that exists in the Telluride Creative District with a dance performance, a fashion show, short presentations and an overview of the upcoming tour. TOUR OVERVIEW: Included in the event will be an overview of the 16 + studios and 6 houses on the tour, and the artists, designers and chefs featured in this inaugural Art + Architecture weekend. DANCE PERFORMANCE: A premier of a dance performance by Valerie Madonia, former principal dancer with the Joffrey Ballet. Working with 4 local women, Valerie has created a dance piece demonstrating the qualities music can bring to the interpretation of dance and emotion. Choreographing essentially the same sequences of movement, Madonia has tailored 4 different music selections to complement the individual dancer. The work is set against a film backdrop of Madonia herself interpreting the movement. FASHION SHOW: A high energy fashion show exhibiting a few of our local designers and featuring the work of Danielle DeRoberts, of Onerary Clothing. TWENTY(BY)TELLURIDE: A condensed version of Twenty(by)Telluride; short presentations by architects, designers, artists and chefs that provide a peek into what ignites their creativity. THE TOUR: The Saturday studio tour offers samplings of wines and hors d’oeuvres prepared by some of our renowned local chefs, while visiting with artists, architects and designers in their studios. The home tour Sunday offers exploration of some of the exciting local architecture and design happening in Telluride. TICKETS: Advance registration is required. Everyone is welcome. • Register now by becoming a member of Telluride Arts ($35-$50 per person) CLICK HERE to join, or visit • Or register in person at our kick off event on Thursday, October 4 at 8pm at Rustico • Or stop by the Telluride Arts offices at the Stronghouse Studios 283 South Fir Street in Telluride. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Thursday, October 4th · 5-8 pm: Last Art Walk of the Summer Season · 8-9pm: Kick off Reception at Rustico Saturday, October 6th · 12-6 pm: Studio Tours and Culinary Tastings Sunday, October 7th · 10am: Historic Architecture Walking Tour, Meet at the Stronghouse Studios 283 South Fir Street. · 12-5 pm: Home Tour