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Guild Guide - July 2024

As the summer sizzles,

VVAG offers some COOL!



Christian Dore

iPhone Photos,

Kim Casebeer (SOLD OUT)


Monday, July 08, 2024, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Art Guild at Avon Gallery, 137 Benchmark Rd., Suite C2, Avon, CO 81620

Learn from the esteemed Christian Dore and his amazing techniques!

Christian will show you his unique and structured sketching techniques moving on to acrylic abstracts. This workshop is a great opportunity to learn the basics of abstracts with minimal supplies needed. All levels are welcome!


iPhone Camera Mini Workshop with Rick Spitzer

Only $50. Open to the Public. Very Popular this Summer!


Learn how to make the most with your iPhone photography ventures!

Rick Spitzer will show you how to use your iPhone camera to shoot amazing photos of all kinds. Often the iPhone is the only camera you have with you so it is good to learn all the tips and tricks for great photos. Android phones can also produce many quality photos. 


Pro tip: The newer your iPhone, the better.

Be sure you have the latest IOS update installed. 


Workshops on:

Saturday, July 13, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Saturday, August 17, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM


Art Guild at Avon Gallery, 137 Benchmark Rd, Avon, Suite C2, CO 81620, USA



Kim Casebeer Workshop | Sold Out

Painting Movement in Clouds

July 18-19, 2024 • Art Guild at Avon Gallery


Art for Kids Summer Camps | Classes Throughout the Summer

Join Our Art for Kids Summer Camp

WE NEED YOUR HELP TO SPREAD THE WORD! Please pass this info along to your friends and family living in or visiting the valley this summer

Register your kids now for 1 or more

days. Register multiple children or for a full week and

save!! Scholarships available.


Contact Jessica Pinto if you have questions

Art + Music 9:00 -12:30

A vibrant and dynamic Art-Music Fusion class, where creativity knows no bounds and expression takes center stage! Designed for young minds eager to explore the colorful realms of both visual art and melodious tunes, this class offers a unique blend of artistic exploration and musical discovery.

Art 1:00 - 3:30

Welcome to our Creative Kids Art Class, where

imagination takes flight and every brushstroke tells a story! Designed for budding young artists, this class offers a fun and engaging exploration of various art mediums and techniques.


New!  Meet Jessica and learn the basics of acrylic painting. Open to the Public. Bilingual. Introductory pricing of $35/class. Additional dates: July 11, 25, Aug 8

Take a look at our entire schedule of Artist Workshops.

Please register in advance to secure your spot today!


New this Summer! Music Lessons | Age 15+

Only $30 for VVAG members. $35 for non-members. Open to the Public. Bilingual. 30% off when registering for 4 or more classes.


Only $30 for VVAG members. $35 for non-members. Open to the Public. Bilingual. 30% off when registering for 4 or more classes.


Free for Members

If you are not a member, you can join now or at the event.

VVAG Artist Member Meeting

Jul 15, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Art Guild at Avon, 137 Benchmark Rd. Suite C2, Avon, CO 81620

Watercolor with Cindy Kelleher! Join fellow members for an interactive watercolor exercise guided by member Cindy Kelleher.


VVAG Photography Meeting

Jul 25, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Art Guild at Avon, 137 Benchmark Rd. Suite C2, Avon, CO 81620

Join our lively photography group each month for various topics. Meetings are free for members. Membership available at meeting.


New! Student Section | designed for art students

Join for free & check out our staff picks for members aged 15+.


Free Receptions & Open to the Public

Registration is optional but encouraged because we'd love to get your feedback after the event.

Join us for July's First Friday at the

Art Guild at Avon // July 5th

137 W Benchmark Rd, Suite C, Avon, CO 81620

Free and open to the public!

4:00 to 8:00 p.m. 


Our July First Friday art exhibit is where creativity and imagination come to life. Featuring our local artists putting their “best foot forward” for you!


Our Gallery Night exhibit includes various forms of art, such as paintings, sculptures, photographs, installations, and mixed media pieces. This exhibit showcases the works of our members, exploring personal messages and emotions of their art.  


Volunteers and some of the artists will be on hand to explain their works. Visitors are encouraged to simply enjoy each piece, immersing themselves in a delightful visual experience. Please consider a purchase while visiting. Not only do you get to enjoy a beautiful piece of art forever, but you are also supporting your local non-profit art community and the individual artists who put their hearts and souls into each work.    


Gallery Night is brought to you in part by our Platinum Members, The National Endowment for the Arts, and Colorado Creative Industries.



  • There will be no Second Friday event this month at the Eagle Gallery

  • Artwork drop off is at the Art Guild at Avon from 9am-1pm on Friday July 5


Library Exhibits

Eagle County Veterans' Art Show

Please join us for the Second Annual Eagle County Veteran's Art Show in partnership with the Vail Public Library & Eagle County Veterans Services.

Jacki Allen-Benson, a Vietnam Era Marine, VVAG member, and Assistant Veterans Services Officer for Eagle County, is devoting the July Vail Library Exhibit to the Second Annual Eagle County Veteran's Art Show. The exhibit will be open to the public for the entire month of July, during normal library hours, and coincides with the Vail America Days 4th of July Parade.

Vail Public Library, 292 W Meadow Dr, Vail, CO 81657


New! Gift Cards

Now you can support your local non-profit art community by giving the gift of art. And bonus: your recipient can pick exactly what they'd like!


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