Upcoming Classes

Dance Sudio

Mickies & Minnies Dance ~ (Ages 2-3)
Fridays, 10:00 – 10:45 am.
Session 2: Nov. 3 – Dec. 8.

Ballet/Tap Combo ~ (Ages 4-6)
Mondays, 4:15 – 5:15 pm.
Sept. 11 – Dec. 4.

Move the Butte Dance Class w/ Alexandria Rodriguez!
Thursdays, 7:30 – 8:30 pm.
November 30 – February 15.

Yoga with Leia
Tuesdays, 12:00 – 1:00 pm.
Ongoing – punch cards available during class times.

Buti Yoga with Taylor
Wednesdays, 5:15 – 6:15 pm.
Beginning December 6 and ongoing – punch cards available during class times.


Arts Studios

Youth Classes

Yupo Paper & Alcohol Ink ~ (Ages 10+)
Tuesdays, Nov. 28 & Dec. 5.
4:30 – 6:30 pm.

Adult Classes

“A Sense of Place” Perspective through Urban Sketch Journaling
Mondays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm.
October 30 – November 20.

Make A Splash Watercolor
Wednesdays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm.
November 1 – December 13.


Clay Studio

Youth Clay

Mud Throwers for Teens ~ (Ages 13-18)
Wednesdays, 4:30 – 6:30 pm.
November 29 – December 20.

Adult Clay

Adult Creative Clay ~ (Ages 18+)
Session 2: Thursdays, 6 – 9 pm.
November 9 – December 21.
Instructor: Donna Rozman
(No class 11/23)


In the Gallery

November Galleries

Main Gallery: Western State Colorado University Art Department Senior Student Exhibition:
“Vexed” Photography by Delaney Adrian
“Happy Wild Things” Photography by Kassia Lawrence

Upper Gallery: Matt Burt Photography “Around the Valley, Across the World”

More information on upcoming exhibits

Call for Artists:

Application deadline November 17th.

Upcoming Events

Paint Your Own Pottery
“Thanksgiving Thanks & Holiday Gifts”

November 18. 10:00 – 2:00 pm.

Create a special keepsake or gift in this month’s Paint Your Own Pottery Event! You choose this blank pottery to paint, and our staff will get you started on creative glazing ideas and techniques. No need to pre-register, just stop on in. Prices range $5 – $45 per piece. Instruction, glaze and firing is all included in the price of the pottery. Pottery will be available for pick-up one week after event.

Pallet Party “Winter Wonderland”
November 30. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.

Registration Deadline 11/27.
There is no better way to start celebrating Winter and the Holiday Season than with a fun art project! Create your own work of art on a pre-assembled, recycled, wood pallet that you can hang in your home, office, or gift to a friend. Cash bar available. Instructor: Junk’n Sisters. $35/person. Pre-registration is required. Click HERE to register!

SubZero Gala
December 2. 5:00 – 10:00 pm.

Step into a frosty wonderland full of beauty and enchantment at this year’s Gunnison Arts Center Gala. Enjoy an elegant dinner, entertainment, and dancing along with an exciting raffle and live auction full of fabulous finds, stay-cations and get away experiences. Help support the GAC at our annual year-end fundraiser while enjoying an elegant evening. $60. Tickets HERE.

The Velveteen Rabbit
December 7-9 & 14-16
Doors 7:00, Curtain 7:30 pm.

Margery Williams’ The Velveteen Rabbit is the timeless tale of love and sacrifice as revealed through the story of a small stuffed rabbit given as a gift to a little boy on Christmas morning. As the nursery toys come to life when no one is around, they all dream of becoming “real” but the wise old Skin Horse knows only the true love of a child is “real”. A timeless tale with a warm spirit, this play explores the true meaning of “What is Real”. Adapted, written for the stage, and Directed by Julia Wilson. Tickets: $15/Adults, $12/Kids (12-), Snrs (60+), members. Purchase tickets HERE.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Holiday Special!
December 9. 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Make those last minute holiday gifts or special keepsakes in this month’s Paint Your Own Pottery event. Choose from a fun selection of holiday inspired pottery and paint away. Our staff will be here to help with projects and pieces will be available for pick-up before the holidays. No need to register, just stop on in. Prices range from $5 – $45 per pottery piece.

Watercolor & Wine
December 21. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.

Join us for our classic and most popular AND Series Event! Professional artist Deidre Jones will teach us a new watercolor resist technique while enjoying warm spiced wine during the most wonderful time of the year! Happy Holidays! $40/person includes 2 drinks, light apps and supplies. Pre-registration is required. SPECIAL: Sign 4 up for price of 3! Click HERE to register.


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!


Support the Gunnison Arts Center, enjoy the beauty and benefits
Become a Member!
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The Gunnison Arts Center is supported in part by the City of Gunnison, the Community Foundation of the Gunnison Valley, and Colorado Creative Industries.
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The Board of Directors of the Gunnison Arts Center is looking for volunteers to serve on the Board or to provide other support for GAC functions. Complete and submit this survey to be considered.
GAC Board Volunteer Survey 2015


Earn WSCU credit and gain real-world experience while working with and supporting your community Arts Center.
Internship and application info


Monday: 1:00pm – 6:00pm

Tuesday – Friday: 10:00am – 6:00pm

Closed Saturdays & Sundays


Thank you!

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