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CURTIS PHOTO EXHIBIT CONTINUES AT MUSEUM

Tread of Pioneers presents “The Life and Work of Edward S. Curtis” photography exhibit through June 2002.

Curtis was an early 20th Century sepia photographer that reproduced images of Native Americans and their lifestyle.



Photo Express House sponsors the event.

The museum is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.



Call 879-2214 for more information.

FUNDS STILL NEEDED FOR TUMMINELLO MEMORIAL

Friends of local Amy Tumminello are raising money to purchase the bronze sculpture, “Ascension,” by artist Victor Issa, in memory of the dancer who died of breast cancer nearly two years ago.

The goal of the “For Amy Project” is to raise $6,000 and it is short of that goal by $500. The sculpture will be placed in the Eleanor Bliss garden at the Depot along the Yampa River.

Tumminello was a fund-raiser for Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp, program assistant for the Steamboat Springs Arts Council and a talented and dedicated dancer and choreographer.

Call the Wild Horse Gallery at 879-7660 or the Arts Council at 879-9008 for more information.

WOMEN’S THREE-DAY YURT TRIP BEGINS JAN. 25

Yampatika Educational Partnership offers a special women’s three-day yurt trip to the other side of the Zirkels Jan. 25, 26 and 27. Guide Karen Vail will trek on snowshoes or skis to the Wilderness Out West yurts west of Walden at the mouth of the Red Canyon.

The trip costs $150 and includes all food and yurt fees participants supply the gear.

Yampatika also offers the three-day yurt trip March 8, 9 and 10 focusing on winter ecology and March 29, 30 and 31 for an early spring celebration. Call 871-9151 for more information.

WORKSHOPS TO FOCUS ON OIL PAINTING TECHNIQUES

Impressionist oil and watercolor painter Joan Hoffmann offers oil painting workshops from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 26 and 27 at The West Condominiums Clubhouse in Steamboat Springs and a watercolor workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Depot Art Center.

In addition to the workshop, there will be a free open critique for the community from 5 to 6 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Depot Art Center. The oil painting classes are geared for beginners through advanced and painters work in a studio during the winter, outdoors during the summer.

Hoffmann will teach painters to hone skills in landscape, still life and alla prima techniques.

Cost is $120 for the oil painting two-day workshop and $25 for the watercolor workshop.

Call 707-763-6536 or visit http://www.joanhoffmann.com for more information.


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