CherryArts year-round arts education programs provide access to the arts for all and annually serve over 46,000 students annually with the Mobile Art Gallery, CherryArts Student Art Buying Program, Mobile Art Cart: Printmaking Edition throughout Colorado.

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Cherry Creek Arts Festival​​​​​​​
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2 Steele Street, B100
Denver, CO 80206
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2 Steele Street, B100
Denver, CO 80206
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2 Steele Street, B100
Denver, CO 80206
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Mission Statement

CherryArts provides access to art experiences and support arts education in Colorado.

The vision of CherryArts is to enrich lives through arts education and experiences, so that all have access to arts and culture.

Organization History

CherryArts is a year-round non-profit organization committed to providing access to art experiences and supporting arts education in Colorado, since 1991. CherryArts produces the Cherry Creek Arts Festival and Stanley Arts Festival, these immersive art events create large-scale cultural engagement connecting thousands of visitors to art. Through innovative mobile arts education programs, CherryArts works to ensure that all have access to arts and culture. Programs like the Mobile Art Gallery, Student Art Buying and Mobile Art Cart bring experiences into schools impacting over 46,000 students annually.


"It gives me a place where I belong and a way to openly and accurately express myself."Student, Ink the City, when asked how their life is better because of art

"The docent program is an amazing program for students to learn to talk about art. It gave them greater self esteem to tell others about the art gallery" Teacher, Challenge to Excellence K-8 who participated in the Mobile Art Gallery

"I was very impressed with the training of student docents. They were well prepared and knew their assigned artworks. I like the concept of student docents presenting the artwork overall rather than having students and community members read from a brochure. They become more invested and interested and a lot of great dialogue begins to happen. Teacher, Rocky Mountain Deaf School who participated in the Mobile Art Gallery

"Being a judge for Student Art Buying is a highlight of my summer! Speaking with the students about their experience in selecting and negotiating prices with artists; it is amazing to see their enthusiasm about the process and thier pride in finding extraordinary art for their schools." Charlotte Talbert, Panelist for Student Art Buying Showcase

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