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Art Encounters

The Highlands Ranch Cultural Affairs Association is proud to be a part of Art Encounters, a year-long outdoor sculpture exhibit that showcases sculptures in various media and styles displayed in highly visible areas in Highlands Ranch, Lone Tree, Parker, Roxborough, and Castle Rock. This Douglas County project is designed to promote public interests in art, develop community pride, and draw visitors to the retail or civic areas where they are displayed.

Highlands Ranch 2023-2024 Art Pieces

The Art Encounter's sculptures are on display from June 2023 through May 2024. All are available for purchase. Residents and visitors are encouraged to visit each area and then vote on their favorite piece online using Otocast.

Otocast AppLoad the Otocast app on your phone and experience Art Encounters in a new way! Otocast is a mobile app platform for narrated audio guides that let people explore and discover local points of interest. Learn about the artist and the art.

Click on any of the photos for detailed information.

Art Encounters Award Winners

2022-2023 Art Encounter Award Winners

The People's Choice* The Judge’s Choice**
Snowy-Owl The Big One
Snowy Owl by Stephen Landis  The Big One That Got Away by Terry Malesky

*The Peoples' Choice winner is elected by popular vote through the Douglas County Art Encounters website and receives a $1,000 cash award.

Vote for the winner on the Douglas County Art Encounters Site

**The Judge's Choice Award winner is awarded a $1,000 cash prize.

More Art Encounters Information

Douglas County Art Encounters

Thank you:

Highlands Ranch Cultural Affairs Association                SCFD              Art Encounters