Jul
27
Tue
Kids N’ Clay @ Breckenridge Theater Courtyard
Jul 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Kids N' Clay @ Breckenridge Theater Courtyard | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

This class is designed for children to explore creative projects using ceramic clay through pinching, coiling and slab techniques. Each session will be a different project from sculpture to utilitarian to stimulate creativity in a playful way.

Participants must be 6 or older to participate. The cost the class includes clay, tools and firing. Non-members $15 Members $12

Please note that clay pieces still need to fired in a ceramic kiln. Firings occur every 2 weeks or when there is enough to fire. If you are visiting, the instructor will give you firing instructions to give to your local ceramic studio. 

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, participants should check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. Please use the Washington Ave side entrance. 

Masks required for indoor programs for ages 2-11.  While we’ve scheduled our programs to occur primarily outside, a change of weather might move activities indoors.  Please have a facial covering on hand just in case.

 

 

Toddler Art @ Old Masonic Hall - Patio
Jul 27 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Bring your toddler to the Arts District Campus for a mini-class for mini-artists. Projects are thirty minutes long and will provide parents an opportunity to be creative with their young ones.

For ages 1-5. To ensure a spot, register online. Parents are required to attend. Please register for child only.

Instructor: Paige P. Scheuermann

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, participants should check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. Please use the Washington Ave side entrance. 

Generously supported by   

Masks required for indoor programs for ages 2-11.  While we’ve scheduled our programs to occur primarily outside, a change of weather might move activities indoors.  Please have a facial covering on hand just in case.

Printmaking for Teens @ Old Masonic Hall - Patio
Jul 27 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Printmaking for Teens @ Old Masonic Hall - Patio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

Learn the basics of linocut printmaking! In this class, we will learn relief carving techniques and safety. You will draw your own image, carve a linocut stamp, and print it on a postcard, hat, or sticker. Take home your own hand-printed image! For ages 12 – 19 years only.

Instructor: Alie Mahoney

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, participants should check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. Please use the Washington Ave side entrance. 

Mask are not required for outdoor activities. Masks are not required for indoor activities of under 100 people for fully vaccinated individuals. Masks are recommended indoors and outdoors if you cannot maintain 6 feet of physical distance from strangers.

Linocut Printmaking @ Old Masonic Hall - Patio
Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Linocut Printmaking @ Old Masonic Hall - Patio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

Learn the basics of linocut printmaking! In this class, we will learn relief carving techniques and safety. We will explore texture, pattern, and composition. You will draw your own image, carve a linocut stamp, and print it on a postcard, hat, or sticker. Take home your own hand-printed image!

Instructor: Alie Mahoney

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, participants should check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. Please use the Washington Ave side entrance. 

Mask are not required for outdoor activities. Masks are not required for indoor activities of under 100 people for fully vaccinated individuals. Masks are recommended indoors and outdoors if you cannot maintain 6 feet of physical distance from strangers.

 

Jul
28
Wed
Junior Watercolor on the Riverwalk @ Old Masonic Hall - Patio
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Junior Watercolor on the Riverwalk @ Old Masonic Hall - Patio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

An introduction to watercolor in the mountains! Having fun in the sun this summer doing some basic watercolor painting. Participants will learn basic shapes and shading, how to paint from a model images and complete a final painting to take home. 

Instructor: Seth Boaz

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, participants should check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. Please use the Washington Ave side entrance. 

Masks required for indoor programs for ages 2-11.  While we’ve scheduled our programs to occur primarily outside, a change of weather might move activities indoors.  Please have a facial covering on hand just in case.

Teen Batik @ Breckenridge Theater Courtyard
Jul 28 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Teen Batik @ Breckenridge Theater Courtyard | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

Learn the basics of batik! Batik is an Indonesian technique of wax-resist dyeing applied to cloth. We will learn wax painting and stamping techniques. You will draw your own image with wax on cloth, dye the cloth different colors, and remove the wax to reveal your image! Take home your own hand-dyed cloth! For ages 12 – 19 years only.

Instructor: Alie Mahoney

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, participants should check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. Please use the Washington Ave side entrance. 

Mask are not required for outdoor activities. Masks are not required for indoor activities of under 100 people for fully vaccinated individuals. Masks are recommended indoors and outdoors if you cannot maintain 6 feet of physical distance from strangers.

Crafty Kids @ Old Masonic Hall - Patio
Jul 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Crafty Kids @ Old Masonic Hall - Patio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Get creative in a fun and relaxed environment! During each session, children will work on a new project, pushing the boundaries of imagination and invention. They will have the opportunity to explore new materials and techniques using a variety of mediums.

For ages 6 and up. To ensure a spot, register online. Parents must register at Old Masonic Hall for first-time participants. Generously supported by The Summit Foundation.

Instructor: Paige P. Scheuermann

Masks required for indoor programs for ages 2-11.  While we’ve scheduled our programs to occur primarily outside, a change of weather might move activities indoors.  Please have a facial covering on hand just in case.

 

Bike-In Movie @ Arts District Campus
Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm
Bike-In Movie @ Arts District Campus | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

Join us for outdoor screenings of classic movies “geared” for those on the go. Hike, bike or bus to these free family events. Set beneath a spectacular view of the 10-Mile Range, films are shown on the AirStage’s 5×8 foot LED wall and are preceded by creative projects and maintenance activities for bike enthusiasts.

Presented in partnership with Breck Film.

6/23/21  Rad
7/28/21  Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
8/25/21  Happy Feet

Ceramic Glazing @ Breckenridge Theater Courtyard
Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Ceramic Glazing @ Breckenridge Theater Courtyard | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Have you been creating lots of work in Clay Hand Building and Ceramics Open Studio and wonder what to do next? Then Ceramics Glazing is for you!

This class is designed for past clay hand-building participants or BCA ceramics open studio patrons that need glazing instructions for their bisque ware. Please make sure your pieces are bisque fired and ready to be glazed before class. *No outside studio bisque ware allowed, only bisque ware made in BCA ceramics studio.

This class will discuss and demonstrate proper ceramic glazing techniques for mid-range-firing. Perfect for the student who has made ceramic pieces and needs glaze instruction or for experienced students that would like to learn new glazing techniques. 

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes glaze, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Melissa Michel

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, participants should check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. Please use the Washington Ave side entrance. 

Mask are not required for outdoor activities. Masks are not required for indoor activities of under 100 people for fully vaccinated individuals. Masks are recommended indoors and outdoors if you cannot maintain 6 feet of physical distance from strangers.

National Repertory Orchestra: Topilow Pops @ Riverwalk Center
Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm
National Repertory Orchestra: Topilow Pops @ Riverwalk Center | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

National Repertory Orchestra
Carl Topilow,
conductor
Kyle Anderson, cello
Thomas Steigerwald, piano

Program:

 Program to include: 

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
                Variations on a Rococo Theme, op.33
                Kyle Anderson, cello

Richard Addinsell (1904-1977)
                Warsaw Concerto
                Thomas Steigerwald, piano

The remainder of the program will be announced from the stage.

Beyond the Program with Carl Topilow
Our annual “Topilow Pops” concert is one to which I look forward every year!  In addition to popular favorites, the program includes pianist Thomas Steigerwald in Richard Addisell’s dramatic Warsaw Concerto and principal cellist Kyle Anderson in Tchaikovsky’s charming Variations on a Rococo Theme.  Kyle’s father, Dave Anderson, is an NRO alumnus and principal bass with the Louisiana Philharmonic.  I will be ready with a clarinet solo, and other members of the orchestra will be featured as well. 

 In recognition and gratitude of this evening’s concert underwriters:

Season Underwriters
Barbara and Jim Calvin
Barbara Strauss and Paul A. Finkel
Robert Follett
Robin Hadley
Anne and Bill Mills
Jana Edwards and Rick Poppe

Series Underwriters
Robert and Cynthia Benson
Ann Brewster
John D. Crossman
Nancy and Tom French
Annette and Ken Hallock
Carolee and John Hayes
Joan Manley Houlton
Cap and Suzy Iliff Witzler
Patrice and Ron Lara
Anne Mead
Alan and Kathy Sonnanstine
Connie and John Stafford
Lou Wagner

 Concert Underwriters
Steve Corneillier and daughters Brittony and Nicole in memory of Kathleen Corneillier
Annette and Gerald Fricke
Reggie and Pamela Gray Family

 

Jul
29
Thu
Painting Colorful Colorado @ Old Masonic Hall - Patio
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Painting Colorful Colorado @ Old Masonic Hall - Patio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

This workshop is offered for young aspiring artists ages 8 -12, from beginners to those with some limited experience with painting instruction.
We will explore acrylic painting methods using a variety of techniques and tools, with an emphasis on color. Subjects of our paintings will range from still life to landscapes to abstract forms from our imaginations.

Instructor: Kia Neill

Class participants are required to check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. Please use the Washington Ave side entrance.

Masks required for indoor programs for ages 2-11.  While we’ve scheduled our programs to occur primarily outside, a change of weather might move activities indoors.  Please have a facial covering on hand just in case.

Unconventional Textiles for Teens aka Fiber Art @ Breckenridge Theater Courtyard
Jul 29 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Unconventional Textiles for Teens aka Fiber Art @ Breckenridge Theater Courtyard | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

This teen/tween class is focused on creative expression while exploring the genre of fiber art. Each week we will experiment with different and unconventional approaches to working with fabric, embroidery, latch hook, weaving and more. Participants are encouraged to push common textile materials and techniques beyond functionality, to incorporate found objects and other art medium, and really get creative with experimentation. This series is not centered on creating a finished product in one session. Participants may be introduced to a technique or project that they may finish on their own or work on in a later sessions. For ages 12 – 19 years only.

Instructor: Kia Neill

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, participants should check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. Please use the Washington Ave side entrance. 

Mask are not required for outdoor activities. Masks are not required for indoor activities of under 100 people for fully vaccinated individuals. Masks are recommended indoors and outdoors if you cannot maintain 6 feet of physical distance from strangers.

Clay Hand-Building @ Breckenridge Theater Courtyard
Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Clay Hand-Building @ Breckenridge Theater Courtyard | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

This class will experience clay hand building through the method of slab construction and slab manipulation, pinching and coiling to create decorative and also functional pieces. Projects will include cylinder vessels, slab boxes and pockets, tumblers, cups, mugs and plates.

This class will also explore surface decorating techniques using underglazes and sgraffito as well as texture techniques and slip trailing that will make your utilitarian pieces come to life with design.

Please note that ceramics is a multistep process. Projects created in this class will not be completed until they are fired in a ceramic kiln. Kiln firings occur every 2 weeks. To pick up kiln fired pieces after two weeks, please see a Breck Create team member at Old Masonic Hall.

While participants will not be able to complete a fired project in one class, they are encouraged to take the Ceramic Glazing class or attend a Ceramic Open Studio to complete their projects.

Instructor: Melissa Michel

Class participants, even pre-registered, are required to check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. Please use the Washington Ave side entrance. 
Mask are not required for outdoor activities. Masks are not required for indoor activities of under 100 people for fully vaccinated individuals. Masks are recommended indoors and outdoors if you cannot maintain 6 feet of physical distance from strangers.

Glass Beaded Jewelry @ Old Masonic Hall - Patio
Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Glass Beaded Jewelry @ Old Masonic Hall - Patio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

In this class, participants will create jewelry pieces choosing from glass focal beads and finishing them with a variety of complimentary beads.

Instructor: Tricia Stokes

Class participants, even pre-registered, are required to check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. Please use the Washington Ave side entrance. 

Mask are not required for outdoor activities. Masks are not required for indoor activities of under 100 people for fully vaccinated individuals. Masks are recommended indoors and outdoors if you cannot maintain 6 feet of physical distance from strangers.

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) @ Breckenridge Theater
Jul 29 @ 7:00 pm
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) @ Breckenridge Theater | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

How on earth can three actors do the impossible: act through Shakespeare’s entire canon –37 plays– in under an hour and a half? Think of it as a book-report gone wrong; with football games, rap songs, and outrageously condensed re-enactments. This play is sure to delight Shakespeare newbies and aficionados alike!

Performances run on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays July 8th through August 7th. (Written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield.)

Lobby & bar open at 6:00pm.  House opens at 6:30pm for seating. Performances start at 7:00pm

General Admission seating
Rated: PG
Run Time:  90 minutes with no intermission

 

Jul
30
Fri
Mixed Up Media for Kids @ Breckenridge Theater Courtyard
Jul 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Mixed Up Media for Kids @ Breckenridge Theater Courtyard | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

Each week we’ll explore a different variety of methods to drawing, painting, and collage. We’ll experiment with bringing different art medium together, and really let our creativity lead the way. We will sometimes work with non-washable paint, and though smocks will be provided, it’ll be best to have kids wear their mess-friendly clothes.

Instructor: Kia Neill

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, participants should check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. Please use the Washington Ave side entrance. 

Masks required for indoor programs for ages 2-11.  While we’ve scheduled our programs to occur primarily outside, a change of weather might move activities indoors.  Please have a facial covering on hand just in case.

Toddler Art @ Old Masonic Hall - Patio
Jul 30 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

 

Bring your toddler to the Arts District Campus for a mini-class for mini-artists. Projects are thirty minutes long and will provide parents an opportunity to be creative with their young ones.

For ages 1-5. To ensure a spot, register online. Parents are required to attend. Please register for child only.

Instructor: Paige P. Scheuermann

Generously supported by   

Masks required for indoor programs for ages 2-11.  While we’ve scheduled our programs to occur primarily outside, a change of weather might move activities indoors.  Please have a facial covering on hand just in case.

UpSpoken – Spoken Word Poetry for Teens @ Old Masonic Hall - Patio
Jul 30 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
UpSpoken - Spoken Word Poetry for Teens @ Old Masonic Hall - Patio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

Spoken word poetry is an ancient art form that gained new momentum in the 20th century. Spoken word poetry intends to translate emotion to and incite a response from the audience, using intonation and tone as your tools. This course will teach you how to write poetry in the form of spoken word, but will also give you skills to connect with your audience and transcend the written form. Each week will highlight a different medium of spoken word poetry, alternating between poetry readings, jazz poetry, hip hop music, and prose monologues. Each class will end with a poetry slam with your peers as the audience, competing for the title of UpSpoken Poetry Slam Champion.

Instructor: Brittany Josie

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, participants should check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. Please use the Washington Ave side entrance. 

Mask are not required for outdoor activities. Masks are not required for indoor activities of under 100 people for fully vaccinated individuals. Masks are recommended indoors and outdoors if you cannot maintain 6 feet of physical distance from strangers.

Silk Screen 101 @ Randall Barn
Jul 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Silk Screen 101 @ Randall Barn | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

Learn the basic concepts of silkscreen to create your very own screen, and experiment with printing your first one color images. This class starts at the very beginning and walks you through each step of the process, so no prior experience is necessary. We have a lot to cover in this class, so come prepared with an idea for an image you may want to work on. We will provide paper to print your design on, but students are encouraged to bring a T-shirt, bandana, tote or anything similar from home that they may like to experiment printing on!

Instructor: Darby Richards

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, participants should check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. Please use the Washington Ave side entrance. 

Mask are not required for outdoor activities.  Masks are not required indoor activities of under 100 people for fully vaccinated individuals.  Masks are recommended indoors and outdoors if you cannot maintain 6 feet of physical distance from strangers.

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) @ Breckenridge Theater
Jul 30 @ 7:00 pm
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) @ Breckenridge Theater | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

How on earth can three actors do the impossible: act through Shakespeare’s entire canon –37 plays– in under an hour and a half? Think of it as a book-report gone wrong; with football games, rap songs, and outrageously condensed re-enactments. This play is sure to delight Shakespeare newbies and aficionados alike!

Performances run on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays July 8th through August 7th. (Written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield.)

Lobby & bar open at 6:00pm.  House opens at 6:30pm for seating. Performances start at 7:00pm

General Admission seating
Rated: PG
Run Time:  90 minutes with no intermission