FIND FREE ART
The Golden Glass Orb Hunt is happening again, and we've decided to make it more of a challenge! We heard your feedback and are limiting the hunt to weekends and won't be posting clues this year. During the month of October, Visit Golden and Foothills Art Center will place three glass orbs a day in the city every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. A local artisan, Dottie Boscamp, handcrafted these one-of-a-kind glass orbs for you to find and keep.
Each orb is marked with a special tag and instructions for entering to win the Grand Prize!
THE HUNT TIME FRAME
October 4, 2019 – October 27, 2019
The orb hunt begins on October 1st and ends on October 31st
Orbs will be placed at random times each day
There will not be clues posted
Orbs are free if you find them.
One orb per person – if you have already found an orb during the hunt please leave the remainder of the orbs for others to find and enjoy.
Orbs are placed outdoors rain, snow or shine.
We will not always know when orbs have been found since it is up to the "finder" to share that they have discovered it, so keep hunting!
TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL HUNT
Three orbs will be placed somewhere in Golden City Limits each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. View the map here: http://bit.ly/GlassOrbHuntMap (the city is highlighted in purple). You won’t find them on private property, a driving range, in the creek, the middle of an established trail, and other places that would be unsafe for hunters.
SHARE PHOTOS OF YOUR FIND TO WIN THE GRAND PRIZE
If you find an orb, be sure to show it off! Snap a picture of the treasure and where you found it and share it to Instagram with #goldenglassorbhunt. If you don't have Instagram, please email your photo to VisitGolden@cityofgolden.net. This will also enter you to win the grand prize package. Or you can bring your orb into Foothills Art Center to enter to win as well. Foothills Art Center is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10 am - 5 pm, Wednesday: Closed, Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm.
THE GLASS ORB ARTIST
Dottie Boscamp - Fort Collins, CO
“Molten glass is the medium I choose to work with because it is very responsive. Every movement in every second affects the glass. The glass blowing process is like dancing because I am constantly moving and responding to my partner, the glass. I graduated from Illinois State University in 2002 with a Bachelor’s Degree in art with an emphasis in glass and photography. I studied under Jack Wax, who taught me glass casting, hot and cold blow molds, and vessel blowing.”