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Upcoming Classes

Music Classes

Youth Strings Program –
Gunnison Valley Youth Fiddlers

Tuesdays & Thursdays,
January 13 – April 30.
Twinklers (beginning): 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Allegros (returning): 5:00 – 6:00 pm

The GVYF is a group strings program open to students grades 2 through 12 focusing on violin, viola, cello and upright bass starting with classical training. Click HERE for more info.


Theater Classes

Hope’s Fairy Tale:
A Children’s Theater Intensive

January 19 – February 5.
Monday – Thursdays, 4:00 – 5:30 pm.

Dance Classes

Youth Dance Classes
Mickies & Minnies Dance Class (Ages 2 – 4)
January 19 – April 20.
Mondays, 10:15 – 11:00 a.m.

Tap / Tumbling Combo
January 19 – April 20.
Ages 5-7: Mondays, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Ages 8-12: Mondays, 5:15 – 6:15 pm

Ballet / Jazz Combo
January 21 – April 22.
Ages 5-7: Wednesdays, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Ages 8-12: Wednesdays, 5:15 – 6:15 pm

Youth Hip Hop
January 23 – April 24.
Ages 5-7, Fridays 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Ages 8-12, Fridays 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Teen Dance Classes
Teen Hip Hop
January 23 – April 21.
Fridays, 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Adult Dance Classes (Ages 16+)
Adult Ballet / Barre
January 21 – April 1.
Wednesdays, 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Country Swing Dance
January 23 – April 3.
Fridays, 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Adult ‘Never Ever’ Tap
January 19 – April 20.
Mondays, 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Adult Tap I
January 21 – April 1.
Wednesdays, 7:30 – 8:30 pm

“Born to Dance!” – Adult Dance Fusion
January 20 – April 21.
Tuesdays, 7:30 – 8:30 pm

Adult Hip Hop (Ages 18+)
January 22 – April 23.
Thursdays, 7:30 – 8:30 pm


Art & Clay Classes

Kids Art/Clay Classes
Recycled Fashion Design Workshop:
“Time Travel” (Ages 8+)

January 10, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Clay Creators: Beginners & Beyond
(Ages 6-10)

Tuesdays, 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Session #1: January 20 – March 17.

Kids Wheel Clay (Ages 11-15)
Thursdays, 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Session #1: January 22 – March 2.

Arting Around: Art Through the Ages! (Ages 5-10)
Wednesdays, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
February 11 – April 22.

Adult Art/Clay Classes
Recycled Fashion Design Workshops:
“Time Travel”

Session #1: January 8,
6:00 – 8:30 pm (Ages 16 – Adult)
Session #2: January 10,
1:00 – 4:00 pm (Ages 8 – Adult)

Creative Clay: Wheel Throwing
& Hand Building

Session #1: January 21 – February 18.
Wednesdays, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Batik: The art of using wax resist and dies on fabric and paper
WSCU Extended Studies course #38048
January 26 – March 9.
Mondays, 6:00 – 8:30 pm
Register at (970) 943-2885

Make A Splash: Beginning Watercolor
January 27 – March 17.
Tuesdays, 6:00 – 8:30 pm


In the Gallery

December Gallery: Holiday Market

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More information on upcoming exhibits

Call for artists: FEBRUARY 2015
The GAC is holding its annual fashion exhibition along with a shared open community exhibition in February. Click HERE for more details!

Upcoming Events

Website squareAnother Story
written & directed by Alan Wartes
December 11-13 & 18-20
Doors 7:00, Curtain 7:30 p.m.

Alan Wartes returns to the Gunnison stage this winter with an original piece titled “Another Story”. Come see this intriguing play that follows an evening in the life of the Dillard family. One Christmas Eve, the family’s fragile and strained emotional equilibrium is shattered by events beyond their control. But a new way of seeing themselves and the world emerges from the wreckage, offering a hopeful way forward, even under the most trying circumstances. Recommended for audiences 15 and up. All seats $15 – general admission. Get tickets here.

2014 Holiday Market squareHoliday Market at the GAC
Open December 9th to 24th
Make the GAC your number one stop for holiday gift shopping. Our Holiday Market is a gallery-wide collection of work by a variety of talented and LOCAL artist in a number of mediums. From jewelry, leather-work, sculpture and paintings to home decor items, ceramics and more – you’re sure to find something special.

C--Documents and Settings-men-Desktop-Images-festive-holiday-cocktailsCards & Cocktails Art Soiree
Thursday, December 18th 6-9 p.m.

Learn fun new scrapbooking and card-making techniques in this fun AND Series event. Go home with your own set of six cards to send to your family and friends this holiday season or use for your holiday thank you cards. Sip on delicious holiday special cocktails in the inviting ambiance of the new Adult Art Studio. Instructor: Jodee Costello. $35 includes all art supplies, drinks and apps. Special: register 4 for the price of 3! Click to register now.

a-most-wanted-man-movie-reviewMonthly Film Series:
A Most Wanted Man

Sunday, December 21st 7:00 p.m.

Philip Seymour Hoffman adopts a German accent to play an intelligence officer in one of his final film roles before his death in February. In this 2014 espionage-spy-thriller, an escaped militant attempts to claim an inheritance, giving a German agent (Hoffman) the chance to lay a trap for a Muslim scholar who is suspected of financing terrorists. A story of American power. Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams and Robin Wright.
Get your tickets here!

danceDance Classes

“Where Dance is for Everybody!”
The GAC is excited to offer a full dance schedule once again. Whether you are looking to try something new, meet new people or get your little one moving, we have the class for you. All classes are available to anyone from beginner level to an advanced dancer. We have great, affordable prices and even a drop-in option for certain dance classes. Scholarships are available for both adults and youth classes. Click HERE to see our great dance class offerings. Mark your calendars… Spring dance semester starts on January 19th!

“The Good, the Bad & the Ugly”

Friday, January 16th
Doors and cocktail hour 7:00 pm
Show starts at 7:30 pm

To chase away those January blues, we have just the thing! One fun night of live cabaret songs brought to you by the cast of “Getting it Wright” (almost). The show will incorporate show tunes both sweet and saucy and downright bad! Costumed and staged cabaret style in the ambiance of the Main Gallery, it promises to be an evening of hilarious fun. Get TICKETS here!


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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!

The Gunnison Arts Center is supported in part through a Colorado Creates Grant from Colorado Creative Industries

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