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Our Vision

Since 1974, CAE has provided art exhibitions, special events, lectures, concerts, classes for all ages and more.

In 2015, through the generosity of our donors the $1.5 million historic renovation of the Old Bergen Park Church was completed. Listed on the Historic Registry of Jefferson County, Colorado the building now fulfills the goals of the community: preservation of our local history and the thoughtful repurposing of the site to serve our residents.

 

 

A Creative Arts Addition — $1 Million Goal

CAE’s long-range expansion plans have envisioned an enhanced campus with a second building located north of our current facility. Housing ceramics studios, crafts, and visual arts, the completed campus will serve the community for generations to come.

To meet our need, CAE’s Phase II capital campaign has a goal of $1 million to fund the facility. We are looking for your support to help the Center expand its size and opportunities for our community.

It has been said that whenever things need to be done in Evergreen, people get together and make it happen. Join us today in this exciting project that will bring more art to the community and more community to art.

Project Status

Now in preliminary planning, our vision for Phase II will provide a 3,500 square feet two story structure, dedicated to sculpture, ceramics and studio space. This new Center will provide a permanent location for arts education and will offer a quality community space to engage residents in our mountain communities.

Your Community Center for the Arts

CAE is open to everyone free of charge, six days a week. Low-cost memberships provide individuals and families discounted class fees, discounts on purchases and special member-only events. For more information visit www.evergreenarts.org

Annually, CAE hosts rotating art shows at the Center, and open exhibitions at both Buchanan Recreation Center and the Rotary Gallery at Center Stage. The Colorado Mountain Art Gallery, located in Georgetown, CO features exhibit and retail space for up to 60 regional artists. We sponsor two annual community arts festivals – Summerfest and Winterfest. Each year, we recognize a local leader in the arts at Evening for the Arts. Preschool artists’ works are exhibited at our annual Art in the Park festival. Folk concerts, teen poetry jams, chamber concerts and poetry corners round out the diverse offerings at CAE.

CAE works collaboratively with Evergreen Artists Association, Sculpture Evergreen, Jazz Fest, local musicians, Evergreen Players, Evergreen Chorale, The Evergreen Chamber Orchestra and other local organizations. Likewise, collaborations with metro museums, including the Denver Art Museum, Anschutz Museum of Western Art, Clyfford Still Museum and others are part of CAE’s efforts to enrich our community experience.

CAE has built a reputation for being adventurous, seeking bold artists for its exhibitions, while embracing innovative, forward-thinking and contemporary ideas in the classroom. Center for the Arts Evergreen is a 501(c)3 non-profit, and is supported by your donations, grants, and participation at local events.

Center for the Arts, Evergreen
31880 Rocky Village Dr.
Evergreen, CO 80439

Mailing Address:
Center for the Arts, Evergreen
PO Box 2737
Evergreen, CO 80437
campaign@evergreenarts.org


Mission of Center for the Arts Evergreen:

“To promote and cultivate artistic excellence and to enrich the art experience in our mountain community.”
The success of our vision depends on the generosity and participation of those who have believe that art can change lives. Our success depends on you.


Community Impact

CAE serves all walks of life through arts education, providing scholarships and grants to local high schools, youth education at our annual summer camps, arts in the schools programs, no-cost luncheon seminars (Brown Bag Lunches), and arts education for adults and those with developmental disabilities.


Help us bring a new Center to our community that will be a cultural gathering place for all of us. A new art center will let you discover – new works of art, hidden talent in young and old alike and a love of art unique to you!