Vail winter art walks start Wednesday |

Vail winter art walks start Wednesday

VAIL, Colorado – There will be free guided tours of Vail Village’s public art collection this winter.

The tours with the town’s art in public places coordinator Molly Eppard meet at 3:30 p.m. in the Vail Village Information Center and last for approximately an hour and a half, concluding at a participating gallery.

Beginning the tour at the Colorado Ski Museum, learn about the importance of the 10th Mountain Division and the history of skiing in Vail. The tour then leads you through the village with discussions of the master-plan of Vail and the importance of art in creating the charm and beauty of the village. The town’s collection is now valued at $1.4 million with over 37 works ranging from sculptures, murals, playground components, and site-integrated art.

The tour dates Jan. 20 and 27, Feb. 3 and 17, March 3, 10, 24 and 31, and April 7. Participating galleries are Claggett/Rey Gallery, Cogswell Gallery, J Cotter Gallery, Karats, Masters Gallery, Pismo Gallery, Vail Fine Art Gallery, Vail International Gallery, and Vail Village Arts.

For more information contact Eppard at 970-479-2344 or

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