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.

2020-2021 Art Encounters Pieces in Highlands Ranch

The sculptures are on display June 2020 through May 2021. All are available for purchase. Residents and visitors are encouraged to visit each area and then vote on their favorite piece online at

Load 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

The Peoples' Choice winner is elected by popular vote through the Douglas County Art Encounters web site and will win a $1,000 cash award.

Vote for the winner on the Douglas County Art Encounters Site

The 2020-2021 Judge's Choice Award winner will be awarded a $1,000 cash prize.

More Art Encounters Information

Douglas County Art Encounters

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