Civic Arts, Creative Culture Part Two

In honor of this month’s theme, the Boulder Source is recognizing and celebrating Boulder’s civic arts events and creative programming.

City of Boulder Office of Arts + Culture:

The Office of Arts + Culture is a division of the City of Boulder’s Library and Arts Department. It is charged with directing and promoting the course of the Arts in the City and it oversees the following programs: The Library Concert Series, The Library Cinema Program, The Library Exhibits Program, The Dance Bridge, and Public Art.

The following events include FREE artwork, cinema, and concerts for the March Cultural Program at the Boulder Public Library:

Steam Saturdays  are designed for elementary school aged kids to get hands-on experience with Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. These programs give kids a chance to discover, design, explore, tinker, and hack with local organizations, such as Coder Dojo, PlayWell, SparkFun, U-Fix-It and more. STEAM is typically offered the first and third Saturdays of each month from 1-3 p.m. in the Main Library’s Mt. Sanitas Meeting Room. Call 303-441-3196 for details.

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Boulder U-Fix-It Clinic  will take place Saturday, March 21, 1-3 p.m. in the Mt. Sanitas Room. Bring any appliance, device, toy, clothing, backpacks, broken thing you want to learn to fix with the help of U-Fix-It coaches. We’ll have a toolbox and supplies, but you should also bring any parts or tools that might be helpful for the repair. Register at and select a time slot, enter your name, and the item you plan to bring.


Dance Month – Twelve years ago, Dance Bridge, a leadership resource and service organization for Boulder dancers and the community launched “Celebrate Dance Month.” Now in its twelfth year, it helps promote dance across Colorado with an event calendar covering local dance companies, venues, artists, teachers, special classes and workshops, performances and dances, open to the community. Check listing for details and also for an online version.

For more information, please contact the Dance Bridge Coordinator, Mary Wohl Haan:

phone: 303. 441. 4391




Boulder Arts Commission – The Arts Commission was established in 1979 to increase awareness and support for the arts. It consists of five members appointed by City Council for five-year terms.

The Arts Commission generally meets at 6:00 p.m. monthly on the third Wednesday of the month in the Canyon Meeting Room (formerly the North Meeting Room), Main Public Library. Business is coordinated by a City staff liaison.

The next Arts Commission meeting will be held today, Wednesday, March 18, at 6:00 p.m. in the Canyon Meeting Room, Main Boulder.


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