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Upcoming Classes

Music & Theatre Classes

Old Time Fiddle Workshop ~ FREE!
Tuesday, Jan. 10.
Beg: 4:15 – 5:15 pm
Int/Adv: 5:15 – 6:15 pm

Multicultural Elementary Music Program ~ FREE!
Fridays, 4:15 – 5:15 pm.
January 13 – May 5.
No class 3/24.

Gunnison Valley Youth Fiddlers
January 23 – May 12.
Beg: Tues. 4:15 – 5:15 pm.
Int: Mon. 4:15 – 5:15 pm.
Adv: Mon. 5:15 – 6:15 pm.

TADA! The Oz Monologues ~
Children’s Theatre Camp

Tues. & Thurs. 4:00 – 6:00 pm.
April 4 – May 11.
Performance May 13.

FULL LIST OF MUSIC & THEATER CLASSES


Dance Classes

Session 1:
January 23 – March 3.
Session 2:
March 27 – May 5.

First Steps Dance Class ~ Ages 2-4
Ballet/Tap Combo ~ Ages 4-6
Ballet/Tap Combo ~ Ages 7-10
Youth Hip Hop Troupe ~ Ages 5-10
Youth Hip Hop Troupe ~ Ages 11-15
Adult Tap Level 1
Adult Tap Level 2
Adult Hip Hop
Improv/Lyrical
Merengue
Zumba
Buti Yoga

FULL LIST OF ALL DANCE CLASSES


Art Classes

Youth Classes

Arting Around Afterschool Art ~ Ages 6-12
Mondays, 4:15 – 5:15 pm.
Winter Session: January 23 – March 27.

Lil Ladies Workshop ~ Ages 7+
Fridays, 6:30 – 8:00 pm.
January 27, February 24 & May 12

Friday Afternoon Art Start ~ Ages 2-5
Fridays, 2:15 – 3:30 pm.
Every Other Friday.
February 3 – May 26.

Youth Painting ~ Ages 8+
Wednesdays, 4:15 – 5:30 pm.
February 1 – March 15.
No class 3/1.

Adult Classes

Painting with Bren
Session 1: Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:30 pm.
January 24 – February 14.

Block Printing
Thursdays, 7:00 – 8:30 pm.
January 26 – February 9.

Pastel Drawing
Mondays, 6:00 – 7:30 pm.
January 30 – March 13.
No class 2/20.

The Art of Fly Tying
BEGINNING: Session 1:
Wednesdays 6:30 – 8:30 pm.
February 8 – March 15.

INT/ADV: Session 1:
Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:30 pm.
February 9 – March 16.

FULL LIST OF ALL
ART CLASSES


Clay Studio Classes

Youth Clay

Mud Puppies (Ages 5-7)
Session 1: Tuesdays, 4:15 – 5:45 pm.
January 24 – February 28.

Mud Makers (Ages 8-15)
Session 1: Mondays, 4:15 – 6:00 pm.
January 23 – February 27.
No class 2/20.

Adult Clay

Beginning Ceramics (16+)
Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:30 pm.
January 25 – March 8.
No class 3/1.

Production Pottery (16+)
Tuesdays & Thursdays.
February 14 – March 9.

FULL LIST OF
CLAY CLASSES


Literary Arts Classes

The “Craft of Writing” Series
Bi-weekly starting February 15.
7:00 – 8:15 pm.

In the Gallery

January Galleries

Main Gallery:
Nathan Motsinger “Nate’s Paints: A Closer Perspective”

Upper Gallery:
Gunnison Arts Center Staff & Instructor Exhibit


More information on upcoming exhibits



Upcoming Events

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img_3023Beads & Bubbly AND Series Event
Thursday, January 19. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.

Treat yourself to a night out! Join us for a fun evening learning the craft of beautiful beaded jewelry while sipping a bubbly drink! You will create your own unique necklace in the inviting ambiance of the Main Gallery and go home with a new piece to call your own. Instructor: JoDee Costello. $40/person includes all supplies, two drinks, light apps and fun! SPECIAL: Sign 4 up for price of 3! Pre-registration is required. Click HERE to register.




4pc-gac14mburt-1Gypsy Jazz Social Club
Saturday, January 21.
Doors 7, Concert 7:30 pm.

Gypsy Jazz Social Club is a consortium of versatile musicians scattered throughout western Colorado commonly inspired by the style of acoustic string-band jazz known as “Le jazz hot”. GJSC showcases material dating from the early 1900s to present day, sourcing traditional and modern repertoire, all “gypsified” for your listening and/or dancing enjoyment. This is the first concert to our new Winter Concert Series! Tickets: $15/adults, $12/GAC members, kids (12-), Snrs (60+). Get tickets HERE.




eagle-huntress-14th Friday Film Series:
The Eagle Huntress

Friday, January 27.
Doors 6:30, Film 7:00 pm.

THE EAGLE HUNTRESS follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter, and rises to the pinnacle of a tradition that has been handed down from father to son for centuries. Set against the breathtaking expanse of the Mongolian steppe, THE EAGLE HUNTRESS features some of the most awe-inspiring cinematography ever captured in a documentary, giving this intimate tale of a young girl’s quest the dramatic force of an epic narrative film. Admission: $10. Full bar & popcorn available. Get tickets HERE.

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Saturday: 10:00am – 2:00pm

Closed Sunday & Monday

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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!

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The Gunnison Arts Center is supported in part by the City of Gunnison and the Community Foundation of the Gunnison Valley.
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