Ah Haa: “Cup of Love,” Winter Mixer/Fun-raiser, 12/29!

Ah Haa: “Cup of Love,” Winter Mixer/Fun-raiser, 12/29!

At Telluride’s Ah Haa School for the Arts’ winter mixer and fundraiser, “Cup of Love,” raise a glass to creativity and connecting with local artists. A few of those artists were commissioned by the school to create new work in conjunction with the ongoing “Cup & Bowl” show. This should be the mixer of the winter season.

“Cup of Love” helps support emerging talent and Ah Haa programs, bringing art and education to lifelong learners throughout the region. For event information, visit ahhaa.kindful.com or call 970/728-3886.

The event takes place at Ah Haa’s new home in the Silver Jack building on South Fir, Wednesday, December 29, 6 to 8 p.m. To purchase tickets, go here. (The link is the same if you cannot attend, but choose to donate to this beloved and vital community institution.)

Go here for more on Ah Haa.

“Cup of Love” is a fundraising event celebrating and benefitting Ah Haa’s expanded “ceramics” and “exhibitions” programs. This shared evening of discovery and exploration directly supports an opportunity for people of all ages to participate through tuition assistance and scholarship funds.

“We commissioned local and regional artists for this event whose work is part of the experience and part of your ticket and donation. You will be able to take home a piece of art and, at the same time, support a wide variety of creative possibilities for our community,” says Executive Director, Marty Wollesen.”

“Cup of Love” includes live music with a DJ, creative appetizers, and special Ah Haa cocktails such as “Abstract Menace” and the “Pom Pom Palace.”

Join in celebrating the Telluride region’s vibrant art scene and all things Ah Haa!

Choose from the following options:

Hire Fire Host
$5,000 per ticket (10 attendees per ticket)

The High Fire Host package includes a champagne toast and featured artist meet-and-greet; a handmade cup made by a Cup and Bowl show featured artist; a private class for up to 10; a tax-deductible donation to scholarship funds; and admission to the event and all the amenities: live music, themed beverages, and small bites.

Porcelain Patrons
$300 per ticket

Porcelain Patrons receive a handmade cup for each guest made by one of the Cup and Bowl Show artists; a tax-deductible donation towards Ah Haa’s tuition assistance and scholarship funds; and admission to the event.

Greenware Guests
$150 per ticket

Greenware Guests receive admission to the Cup of Love event, including mingling with featured artists; lounge music entertainment; a “Mug Shot”  from the photography booth; artist talks;  and a variety of themed beverages and small bites.

“Cup & Bowl” Show, more:

“Cup & Bowl” at Ah Haa represents the work of over 30 artists and displays over 300 cups and bowls. With this show, Ah Haa aims to provide space for all artists of all ages and skill levels who want to showcase their creativity. Everyone from the Telluride community and beyond was invited to participate through an open call to artists.

“Cup & Bowl” is open to the public during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, noon – 5 p.m. in the Daniel Tucker Gallery. The show runs through January 28, 2022.

For additional information, please visit ahhaa.org or call 970/728-3886.

Ah Haa, more:

Telluride’s Ah Haa School for the Arts is a dynamic art school dedicated to inspiring newbies, as well as advanced students to discover, nurture, and celebrate their creativity.

In addition to year-round classes and workshops in painting, ceramics, textile arts, sculpture, welding, stained glass, photography, acting, writing, cooking, wellness and dance,  Ah Haa also offers trips and retreats, open studios, lectures, Family Days, exhibitions and special events.

The Visiting Artist Program brings renowned artists and students from around the country to town to learn a new discipline or refine existing skills.

Ah Haa is also home to the prestigious American Academy of Bookbinding, which runs multiple programs throughout the spring and fall.



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