Gathering at the Great Divide Art Festival to take place in Breckenridge this weekend

This is a scene from the Gathering at the Great Divide Art Festival in the early 1980s. This year’s festival takes place Saturday, Sept. 5, through Monday, Sept. 7.
Courtesy Mountain Art Festivals

Another Labor Day weekend means another Gathering at the Great Divide Art Festival. The 45th annual show has ranked as high as No. 13 in the top 200 fine art shows in the United States by Sunshine Artist Magazine in 2017 and has been in the top 100 six of the past seven years.

The show will have 75 artists displaying photography, wood, glass, jewelry, pottery and other works of art.

The festival starts at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, and lasts until 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 7. This year’s show has been moved to the parking lot of Colorado Mountain College’s Breckenridge campus, 107 Denison Placer Road.

Masks are required, hand sanitizing stations are available, and there will be one-way traffic. Visit for more information.

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