Events

The Colonnade Art Gallery and Studio holds monthly themed showing that are open to the public. We include a diverse range of art in our shows: stationary, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry as well as paintings. Our themed shows almost always begin with an Opening (check below for scheduled dates/times). During these Openings, we encourage all to come and enjoy the atmosphere that each showing uniquely brings. We hope that these monthly themes will encourage you to explore new avenues of artistic expression.

 

You must be a member to display your artwork in our monthly shows. Make an appointment and bring in 3 samples of your work. Artists receive 100% of the sale (no gallery commission). If you are interested in becoming a member or want to know more, visit our Membership page. You may also make an inquiry through our Contact Us page or call us direct at 626-239-3153.


APRIL

MONTHLY GALLERY THEMED SHOW

CALIFORNIA SPRINGS: Beautiful Flowers and Gardens

  • Dates: April 9, 2016 – April 27, 2016
  • Times: Wed – Sun (11am-5:30pm)
  • Location: Colonnade Art Gallery and Studio
  • Opening: Saturday, April 9 (6:00pm-8:00pm)
  • Artwork Submission: March 30 – April 7

 

 

EVENT DESCRIPTION

MONTHLY GALLERY THEMED SHOW.

We encourage all to come and enjoy the atmosphere that each showing uniquely brings. We hope that these unique themed showings will encourage you to explore new avenues of artistic expression.

Free and open to the public.

Entertainment provided by Bob Hunt.

 

 

CONTEMPORARY ART ALCOVE

Open Ended Theme. This is a new area to spotlight contemporary artists. If interested in participating in the April show, contact Ann at the Gallery at (626) 239-3153. Work should be submitted by April 7. The opening will be on Saturday, April 9, 2016.

 

 

THE PHOTO COVE

Larry Ellis is the director of the Photo Cove. He has taught photography for many years. If you would like to participate in this group as a new photographer, email your portfolio (jpeg format) or website address to Larry Ellis at hilldweller@verizon.net for review.

 

The next show, CALIFORNIA SPRINGS, will open on April 9, 2016. Photographs must be at least 8×10 and no larger than 16×20. The maximum number of photographs that can be submitted is four. Submit your work to the Gallery by April 7.

There is a fee of $8 per piece but no registration fee. Membership required.

Displaying in the Photo Cove does not restrict one from showing their work in the main gallery.

 

 

Artist Safari

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MARCH

MONTHLY GALLERY THEMED SHOW

FUR, FEATHERS, SCALES, & FINS: The Animal World

  • Dates: March 5, 2016 – March 27, 2016
  • Times: Wed – Sun (11am-5:30pm)
  • Location: Colonnade Art Gallery and Studio
  • Opening: Saturday, March 5, 2016 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
  • Artwork Submission: February 20 – March 3

 

 

EVENT DESCRIPTION

MONTHLY GALLERY THEMED SHOW.

We encourage all to come and enjoy the atmosphere that each showing uniquely brings. We hope that these unique themed showings will encourage you to explore new avenues of artistic expression.
Free and open to the public.
Entertainment by BOB HUNT AND JIMMY MCGREW.

 

 

ALCOVE 3

The Potpourri Alcove has been expanded to include out-of-theme artwork, including contemporary, lost and found, and abstract artwork. Call the Gallery for details.

 

 

CONTEMPORARY ART ALCOVE

Open Ended Theme. This is a new area to spotlight contemporary artists. If interested in participating in the March show, contact Ann at the Gallery at (626) 239-3153. Work should be submitted by March 3. The opening will be on Saturday, March 5, 2016.

 

THE PHOTO COVE

Larry Ellis is the director of the Photo Cove. He has taught photography for many years. If you would like to participate in this group as a new photographer, email your portfolio (jpeg format) or website address to Larry Ellis at hilldweller@verizon.net for review.

 

The next show, FUR, FEATHERS, SCALES, & FINS, will open on March 5, 2016 from 6:00-8:00pm. Photographs must be at least 8×10 and no larger than 16×20. The maximum number of photographs that can be submitted is four. Submit your work to the Gallery by March 3, 2016.

There is a fee of $8 per piece. Membership required.

Displaying in the Photo Cove does not restrict one from showing their work in the main gallery.

 

 

 

Artist Safari – MONROVIA ROCK HOUNDS SHOW & SALE

  • Dates: Sunday, March 6, 2016
  • Times: 11:30am
  • Location: The Arboretum, 301 N. Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia, CA

 

 

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Gems, minerals, fossils, geodes, and jewelry will be displayed at this annual gem and mineral show. Door prizes and a grand prize drawing are scheduled for Sunday at 4:00pm. Meet at the gallery by 11:30am. Bring your sketchbook and camera!
 

 

 

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Artist Support Group: Workshop on 21st Century Encaustics

  • Dates: Saturday, March 19, 2016
  • Times: 12:30pm — 4:30pm
  • Location: Gallery

 

 

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Ron Pettie will be the instructor for this workshop. $19/session. All materials provided. We will need a minimum of 3 students. RSVP to Ann at the Gallery by Friday, 3/18/2016. Students will complete one painting, 11×14. Photographs will be provided.
 

 

 



In the coming months . . .

MAY

MONTHLY GALLERY THEMED SHOW
THE GLORY OF TREES: Parks and Forests

Artist submission dates begin on Wednesday, April 27 and end on Thursday, May 5. Opening will be on Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 6:00pm-8:00pm. Show ends on Sunday, May 29, 2016.

JUNE

MONTHLY GALLERY THEMED SHOW
MOTHER NATURE: The Wonders Around Us

Artist submission dates begin on Wednesday, May 25 and end on Thursday, June 2. Opening will be on Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 6:00pm-8:00pm. Show ends on Sunday, June 26, 2016.
 
 

WORKSHOPS COMING IN JUNE!

CERAMIC LEAF PLATE WORKSHOPS

Making the Plates, Saturday, June 11 (2:00pm – 4:00pm
Glazing, Saturday, June 25 (2:00pm – 4:00pm)
Instructor: MARIA LEON
Cost: $19 + $5 lab fee

 

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