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The Winter/Spring Class Schedule is HERE! Register for classes today by clicking on the title of each class below. Visit the “Education” tab for more complete information and pricing.

Upcoming Classes

Dance Classes

Mickey’s & Minnie’s Dance Class ~
(Ages 2 – 3)

Wednesdays, March 26 – April 30
10:15 – 11:00 a.m.
Drop-in for $12 a class.
Bring your little guy or gal for this fun, exciting beginning movement class where kids will enjoy music, free dance and games while learning tempo, rhythm and direction.

Classes in the Art Studio

Discover Drawing ~ (Ages 16 – Adult)
Extended Studies 37642
Mondays, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
March 24 – May 12
This eight week course with instructor Gail Sovick, is open to beginners or artists looking to improve upon their drawing skills.

Kids Art Classes

Fantastic Costumes: Beginning Sewing and Fashion Design ~ (Ages 6 – 14)
Wednesdays, 4:00 – 5:00.
March 26 – April 23. 5 weeks.
Make theatrical masks, costumes and exciting accessories while learning beginning sewing and design techniques. Each student will have the chance to create a unique piece to wear or show off in the Third Annual Recycled Fashion Show in the Main Gallery in May. $50 Includes all supplies. Gunnison Arts Center Art Studio. Instructor: Enid Holden.

Classes in the Clay Studio
Creative Clay: Wheel Throwing and Hand Building for all levels ~ (Adults Ages 16+)
Wednesdays, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
This Adult Clay Class, open to community members of all ability and experience levels, is designed to be a flexible, individually-tailored class where students come together to begin or further their skills in working with clay.
Fourth Session: April 23 – May 7,
Optional Work Session May 14.

Exploring Raku Pottery ~ (Adults Ages 16+) Extended Studies 37628
Thursdays, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
April 17 – May 15.
Firing workshop Saturday, May 17 10 – 2
Students of all levels will be led through the process of creating either hand built or thrown pieces and will participate in the exciting and unique firing process from start to finish. $130 Includes all supplies. Gunnison Arts Center Clay Studio. Register for this class by visiting the Extended Studies website at, by calling (970) 943-2885 or by visiting the Extended Studies office at 303 Taylor. Instructor: Shannon Lowry.

Kids Clay Classes
Kids Wheel Clay Class
~ (Ages 10 – 14)

Mondays, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Second Session ~ March 24 – May 12.
No class April 28. 7 weeks.
In this class, kids will learn wheel-throwing skills including centering, throwing and trimming.

In the Gallery

April Main Gallery Exhibit
Gunnison High School Senior Excellence Show

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More information on upcoming exhibits

Upcoming Events

WEB EBLASTAdult Prom: Candyland!
Saturday, April 26th 8:00 – 11:00 pm
Come dance the night away and show your support for the new Dance Program in the Gunnison Arts Center’s Main Gallery. Reminisce in “Candyland” and play our adult version of the popular kids board game to win prizes. Don’t miss the fun!
Click here to get tickets!

Square Web & Eblast2014 Recycled Fashion Show
Saturday, May 3rd 7:30 pm
This years theme: “Wonderland”

The Recycled Fashion Runway Show is back for it’s 3rd year! This years theme promises to be the most creative and inspiring show yet. To learn more about design workshops, categories, how to submit your design and tickets for the runway show, CLICK HERE!

Auditions-SignAuditions for a Musical
April 30th and May 1st at 6:00 pm.
Calling all actors and singers: Auditions for “Getting It Wright”, a musical held in September. Please bring a short, simple song to sing. A Reading will be provided at auditions. GAC’s Black Box Theater. Call for more information 641-4029.

beadsbubblyBeads & Bubbly Art Soiree
Thursday, May 15th 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Join us for our popular ‘AND’ Series event on the third Thursday of the month. Craft elegant beaded jewelry with local artist, Jodee Costello, while sipping on champagne-inspired drinks in the inviting ambiance of the Main Gallery. $35. Sign 4 people up for the price of 3!
Click here to register.

spinningPlatesIndependent Film Night
“Spinning Plates”

Saturday, May 19th 7:00 p.m.
In coordination with the Crested Butte Film Festival, the Gunnison Arts Center is excited to bring the monthly independent films to our end of the Valley. For May, we will be showing ‘Spinning Plates’, a documentary about three extraordinary restaurants and the incredible people who bring them to life. Get your tickets $10.


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Tuesday – Friday: 10:00am – 6:00pm

Saturday: 10:00am – 2:00pm

Closed Sunday & Monday


The Gunnison Arts Center invites you to experience the arts in the Gunnison Valley!

Clapping, Singing, Dancing, Doodling, Dabbling, Strumming, Drumming, Sketching, Painting, Crafting, Throwing, Drafting & Laughing are all VIGOROUSLY encouraged here!

Actors, Writers, Singers, Dancers, Painters, Poets, Musicians, Artists, Audiences and YOU make the Gunnison Arts Center.

Thank you!

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