Animal Conservation

Creations for Conservation Art Show Benefits Animal Care at Pueblo Zoo

(PUEBLO, Colo.) – The Southern Colorado Chapter of the American Association of Zookeepers will partner with the Pueblo Zoo for a conservation art exhibit with proceeds benefiting the Turtle Survival Alliance and animal care at the Pueblo Zoo.

The Creations for Conservation Art Show will take place on Saturday, October 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Customers can browse art for sale from over 20 local artists, ranging in price from $15 to $500. Students from Districts 60 and 70 will display their art, but student art will not be for sale. In addition to viewing artwork, guests can indulge their own inner artist with free craft stations throughout the zoo and purchase a light breakfast of bagels or visit the Safari Café for lunch.

Guests 21 and older can purchase mimosas from 9:00 a.m. and beer/wine at 11:00 a.m. from the Party Place cash bar.

“I really love this event because fall is an absolutely beautiful time to be at the zoo. contributes to conservation actions both globally and locally,” said Pueblo Zoo Executive Director Abbie Krause.

The Creations for Conservation art exhibit is included with admission to the zoo, $14 for adults, $10 for children, and children under three enter free. Zoo hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with last admission at 3 p.m.

Artwork donations will be accepted October 7-9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.