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Dance Studio

Adult Classes

Aerial Conditioning
Mondays, 6:30 – 7:30 pm.
Session 1: January 21 – March 4.

Barre Sculpt
Wednesdays, 5:15 – 6:15 pm.
Session 1: January 23 – March 6.
Drop In’s: $12

Intermediate Adult Tap
Tuesdays, 7:30 – 8:30 pm.
Session 1: January 22 – March 5.

Adult Jazz
Wednesdays, 7:30 – 8:30 pm.
Session 1: January 23 – March 6.

Youth Classes

Mickey’s & Minnie’s Dance
Ages 2 – 4
Fridays, 9:30 – 10:15 am.
January 25 – March 8.

Ballet/Tap Combo
Ages 4 – 6
Mondays, 4:15 – 5:15 pm.
January 21 – March 4.

Ballet/Tap Combo
Ages 7 – 12
Wednesdays, 4:15 – 5:15 pm.
January 23 – March 6.

Shorty Hip Hop
Ages 5 – 8
Mondays, 5:15 – 6:15 pm.
January 21 – March 4.

Steezy Hip Hop
Ages 9 – 12
Wednesdays, 6:30 – 7:30 pm.
January 23 – March 6.


Arts Studios

Youth Classes

Comic Book/Sequential Arts
Ages 13+
Tuesdays, 4:30 – 6:30 pm.
January 22 – February 26.

Art Spark
Ages 5 – 7
Thursdays, 4:30 – 5:30 pm.
February 7 – March 14.

Adult Classes

Make a Splash Watercolor:
Beginning and Intermediate

Mondays & Wednesdays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm.
January 28 – February 13.

Beginner & Intermediate

Mondays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm.
January 28 – February 18.


Clay Studio

Youth Clay

Mud Puppies
Ages 5 – 8
Tuesdays, 4:15 – 5:45 pm.
February 5 – March 12.

Mud Makers
Ages 8 – 12
Wednesdays, 4:15 – 6:15 pm.
February 6 – March 13.

Adult Clay

Intro To Wheel Throwing
Single Day Classes
Mondays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm.
Feb. 8., March 8, April 12 & May 10

Adult Creative Clay:
Hand Building

Tuesdays, 6:15 – 9:15 pm.
January 29 – March 5.

Adult Creative Clay:
Wheel Throwing

Thursdays, 6:15 – 9:15 pm.
January 31 – March 14
No class 2/21



Theatre Classes

Intro to Acting
Ages 9 – 11

Saturdays, 2:00 – 4:00 pm.
Jan. 26, Feb 23, March 30, April 27, May 18

Intro to Acting
High Schoolers

Saturdays, 4:30 – 6:30 pm.
Jan. 26, Feb 23, March 30, April 27, May 18

Creative Play
Ages 0 – 4
Tuesdays, 10:15 – 11:00 am.
(Updated times from our printed catalogs and previous marketing.)
January 22 – March 5

Music Classes

Arts Center Singers
Registration Deadline: Monday, January 28.
Rehearsals: Mondays, February 25 – May 13.
5:30 – 7:30 pm.
No rehearsal on 3/18.
Dress Rehearsal: May 15th.
Concerts: May, 17 & 18.

The Art and Craft of Songwriting
Wednesdays, 5:00 – 7:00 am.
February 13 & 20


Literary Arts


In the Gallery: January

Main Gallery:
Open Community Show “Colorado Wildlife”

Our amazing state offers some of the most beautiful wildlife found in North America. This Open Community show will feature just that. Showcasing local artwork, “Colorado Wildlife” exhibits an eclectic array of media and subject in the Main Gallery. Open Shows give local and emerging artists the opportunity to submit their work for display in a dynamic and diverse way.

Upper Gallery:
Gunnison Arts Center Staff & Instructor Show

Every winter, the Gunnison Arts Center celebrates the talent that makes up the core of the organization with an annual Staff and Instructor exhibit. These amazing local artists and educators bring life to the Gunnison Arts Center through their commitment to their community and students. May this creative exhibit inspire wonder, joy and the courage to explore yourself through art… it may just move you to take a class with us this year!

More information on upcoming exhibits

Upcoming Events

Monthly Film Series:
Juliet, Naked

Friday, January 25.
Doors 6:30 pm, Film 7:00 pm.

Annie (the long-suffering girlfriend of Duncan) starts an unlikely romance with once revered singer-songwriter, Tucker Crowe (the subject of Duncan’s musical obsession). Capturing the themes of second chances, regrets and the intoxicating freedom of written correspondence; this film buzzes with introspective conversations, all-too human moments and a terrific soundtrack. Film running time is 97 minutes. Rated R.
Get Tickets Here.

First Friday ArtWalk & Music
Friday, February 1.
5:00 – 8:00 pm

The First Friday ArtWalk & Music of Gunnison is a popular destination for art, live music, food, and brew lovers alike. Each month features gallery openings, an array of artists and galleries, restaurants, and other fine venues. Join us in celebrating this renowned tradition, and enjoy all that the ArtWalk has to offer.
More Info Here.

MidWinter Summer Soiree
Saturday, February 8.
7:30 – 9:30 pm.

Shake off the winter blues at our breathtaking summer themed soiree. Invigorating from start to finish, this party will be full of flowers, food and wine pairings, and music. Transcend yourself to summer with the jazz stylings of David Winn. You need not be anyone but yourself at this evening full of kindred spirits! Event held in the Main Gallery. Ticket includes wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres and dessert.
Tickets: $25/person or $45/couple.
Get Tickets Here.

Paint Your Own Pottery
Saturday, February 9.
10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

The Gunnison Arts Center’s Paint Your Own Pottery has an extensive selection of bisque-ware items to choose from including plates, bowls, mugs, serving trays, to-go mugs with lids, kids items, animals, home-décor pieces and more. You choose the piece and our staff will be here to help you with ideas and make sure you go home with a great keepsake or gift. This is a great creative activity for kids and families.

AND Series Event:
Latin Rhythms & Rum

Friday, February 15.
7:00 – 9:30 pm.

Explore the lively and upbeat dance styles of Latin America in this dance AND Series Event. Learn the basics steps of Merengue, Salsa, and Bachata while sipping on a selection of Montanya Rum inspired cocktail drinks. Price includes two drinks and light appetizers. No dance experience necessary! Couples and individuals welcome! GAC Dance Studio.
Instructors: Fabrianna & Frank Ayala.
$20/person includes two drinks, light apps and instruction.
(Space is limited, pre-registration is available.)
Get Tickets Here.


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!
Donate Online!

The Gunnison Arts Center is supported in part by the City of Gunnison, the Community Foundation of the Gunnison Valley, and Colorado Creative Industries.
city of gunnison


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 2018


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

winter hours:

Monday: 1:00pm – 6:00pm

Tuesday – Friday: 10:00am – 6:00pm

Closed Saturdays & Sundays, except for events.


Thank you!