Over 170 works of fine art will be on display in the halls of Colorado Mountain College in Edwards from Friday through the first week of January.
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This weekend, the Vail Valley Art Guild is hosting two events at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards. The 8th Annual Vail Valley Fine Art Show, a three-month exhibition that features the work of 39 local artists in the halls of CMC, opens this Friday evening with an Art and Jazz Reception. The following morning, photography writer and curator Rupert Jenkins will present a public lecture at the college about three of Colorado’s most influential fine art photographers and their lasting impact on American photography.

Art and Jazz Reception

The Vail Valley Fine Art Show is displaying 170 works ranging from drawings, paintings, photography, sculpture, and even a piece of video installation. All works will be on display in the halls of

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Advice on air travel with your instrument

Traveling with your cello could be a nightmare if you don’t know the dos and don’ts. If you own a high-end cello, there’s a chance that you already have your instrument under insurance. But if not, it’s better to know the challenges and some tips to take care of them while traveling. Cellos face different challenges such as weather or humidity changes, case and bump problems, typical turbulence faced on rail and cars, airline limitations, and the risk of getting lost. All of these are potential problems you could face if you are planning to travel with your cello. The good thing is that you can do something to prevent this from happening. 

If you’re a beginner cello player, you might need a hand to guide you when traveling with your cello. Consider the following steps. 

Have your instrument insured

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Art Talk

Pete Armstrong Photography Lecture
Join April Watson, Curator of Photography at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, for a look at the great American open road as seen through the lens of the country’s greatest photographers. Throughout the 20th century, photographers have been fascinated by the impact of car travel, the mythos of expansive spaces, and the signs and symbols of American roadside culture. Some aspects of road imagery are quirky and joyous; others can be complicated and unsettling.
Focusing on treasures from the photography collection of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, the talk will feature key artists whose photographs reflect the rich cultural dynamic of the American roadway. This photography explores American identity and cultural imagination from the 1930s through 1970s. Artists include such greats as Dorothea Lange, Walker
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