Activities and Workshops

The Lafayette Arts & Cultural Resources Department offers a variety of diverse programming. We often partner with the Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission, Public Art Committee, other City departments, and outside organizations. Most of these events are free and open to the public. Some require pre-registration.

Spanish interpretation available with 72 hours advance notice. Email  or call 303-661-1261.

ASL interpretation available by completing this form

Arts Outside Workshops

Arts Outside is a collaboration of Lafayette’s Cultural Arts Commission and the Arts and Cultural Resources and Open Space Departments. Space is limited, and registration is required for most of these programs.

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Holiday Ornament Workshop

Sunday Dec. 3, 2:30-4:30pm | The Collective Community Arts Center

Looking for a fun holiday season hand-crafting activity?
Adults and accompanied children, enjoy making your own ornaments from seedpods, willow, and other materials from Lafayette Open Spaces. 
Instructor Martin Ogle, City of Lafayette Naturalist.

Space is limited to 20 participants, registration required.

Part of Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission's Arts Outside Series.  


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Free Demonstrations by the Pastel Society of Colorado at the Collective Community Arts Center

  • Wednesday, Nov. 8, 1-4pm
  • Saturday, Dec. 2, 1-4pm
  • Saturday, Dec. 9, 1-4pm
  • Sunday, Dec. 10, 1-4pm
  • Sunday, Dec. 17, 1-4pm


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Public Sculpture Scavenger Hunts

Explore the 2023 Art on the Street collection with an eye for detail. How many sculptures can you identify?

Pick up Scavenger Hunts on paper at the Collective Community Arts Center.


Art Table To Go Kits

Pick up your free kit at The Collective Community Arts Center during open hours. New kits available with each exhibit. Suited for all ages with parental supervision. Most materials included. Some household items may be needed. 

Activity Books

Stop by The Collective during open hours and pick up one of our unique activity books.

Learn about local artists on YouTube

Our Lafayette Arts & Cultural Resources YouTube channel features artist interviews, tutorials, and more.

Thank you sponsors!

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Arts Lafayette is a local nonprofit that supports the arts