The Bennett Arts Council was created in 2018. Its members include the Town of Bennett, the Bennett Park and Recreation District, the Bennett School District, Morgan Community College, the Bennett Community Market, Communities that Care and artist Jamie Zerr-Lockwood.
The Bennett Arts Council’s mission is to promote, connect, and empower arts and culture for all ages throughout the Town and Eastern I-70 corridor. It values sustainability, collaboration, innovation and the transformative power of the arts.
Bennett Arts Council Members
|Trish Stiles||Town Administrator|
|Taeler Houlberg||Town of Bennett|
|Alison Belcher||Town of Bennett|
|Whitney Oakley||Anythink Library|
|Eric Zacharias||Anythink Library|
|Becky Zierer||Bennett Community Market|
|Leila Schaub||Bennett Park and Recreation District|
|Sue Laing||Bennett School District|
|Melissa Klomp||Bennett School District|
|Nichole Harrell||Communities that Care|
|Jamie Zerr-Lockwood||CCAL - Local Artist|
|Robbin Schinke||Morgan Community College|
|Jeri Van Deusen||Bennett Resident|
|Teresa Overmyer||Bennett Resident|
Thank You to our 2020 Generous Sponsors!
Special thanks to our Platinum Sponsors
More information on how to become an Arts Council Sponsor can be found online here.
2020 Eastern Plains Summer Concert Series
The Bennett Arts Council and Unincorporated Arapahoe County Economic Development will be hosting six free concerts in the months on July, August and September.
The series will consist of three ‘Party in the Park’ concerts, the first held virtually on the Town of Bennett’s Facebook page or website (townofbennett.colorado.gov) and the other two held at Trupp Park in Bennett, CO, and three ‘Music on the Farm’ concerts at May Farms in Byers, CO. Each concert will begin at 6:00 P.M. The summer concert series will be held on the following dates:
- July 17, 2020 – Virtual Concert
- July 31, 2020 – May Farms
- August 14, 2020 – Trupp Park
- August 28, 2020 – May Farms
- September 11, 2020 – Trupp Park
- September 25, 2020 – May Farms
During the concerts in August, there will also be a pop-up art sale featuring artists from Corridor Creative Arts League. The art sale will run from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M.
In order to keep everyone safe and healthy, attendees are asked to wear a mask or facial covering and maintain six feet or more of distance between individuals not in their immediate household.
If attendees are sick, exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms, or have recently been exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19, we ask them to stay home.
While the concerts this year are free, attendees must have a ticket to attend. Tickets are available through Eventbrite and online at townofbennett.colorado.gov or mayfarms.com.
These events would not be possible without the sponsorship of Adams and Arapahoe County, Premier Portables, IREA, Colorado Natural Gas, Tracy Carter/Re-Max Realtor, Walmart, High Plains Bank, Living Springs Veterinary Care, Joyful Journeys-Eastern Corridor, Terramax Consulting, Morgan Community College, Groethe Financial, and Picture it Studios.
Should the I-70 Corridor Eastern Plains Summer Concert Series be cancelled for public health reasons, notification will be posted on townofbennett.colorado.gov as well as the Town of Bennett’s social media pages.
|Tickets August 14||Tickets September 11|
- Rotation Town Hall Art Display
Rotating Town Hall Art Display
Every two months, the Bennett Arts Council will be featuring artists at Town of Bennett Town Hall. If you are interested in displaying your artwork please fill out the submission form here.
The Bennett Arts Council would like to invite you to become a partner with us for our upcoming 2020 season!Businesses can sponsor certain events, like the free summer concert series, or the entire 2020 calendar. A sponsorship with the Bennett Arts Council is a great way to show that you support the arts in your community and help us achieve our goal of bringing free arts and cultural events to the Town of Bennett and Eastern I-70 Corridor.
Sponsor benefits are offered at varying levels of support and provide a wide range of recognition to the community. Depending on your sponsorship level, exclusive benefits may include business representatives welcoming those at Bennett Arts Council events and your business logo and link listed on the sponsorship web page. Some of the events for 2020 include:
- Community Minded Dance Event
- Cellphone Photography Class
- Art Show and Mural Wall Auction
- Party in the Park
- Fiber Arts Show
- Tree Lighting Celebration
We appreciate your consideration of being a sponsor for the Bennett Arts Council. If you have any questions, please contact Taeler Houlberg at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-644-3249 ext. 1031
Download the 2020Arts Council Sponsorship Package here
- 2020 Arts Council Sponsorship Package
Want more information about the Bennett Arts Council? Email Taeler Houlberg at email@example.com