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Upcoming Classes

Music Classes

Sing, Move and Learn for Preschoolers (Ages 2-5)
February 3 – March 10.
Tuesdays, 10:00 – 11:45 am
Drop-in for $12 a class.

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
Click HERE for more info.


Theater Classes

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

April 13 – April 29.
Monday – Thursdays, 4:00 – 5:30 pm.
Performance on May 2nd, 1:00 and 2:30 pm.

Adult Acting Class (Ages 16+)
“I Don’t Know…to a Pro!”

Saturday, April 18th
1:00 – 4:00 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

February 21 – March 14.
Saturdays, 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Drop-in $12 a class.

Belly Dance
February 9 – March 16.
Mondays, 7:30 – 8:30 pm
Drop-in $10 a class.


Art & Clay Classes

Kids Art/Clay Classes

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.

Adult Art/Clay Classes
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

February Galleries:

Main Gallery: Open Community Exhibition
“Time Travel” Fashion design and Wall art

From vintage to futuristic, recycled to brand new, this community art show is sure to wow in its talent. Make sure to see the fashion designs worn on the runway on February 28th!

Upper Gallery: Angus Reid
Angus Reid’s richly textured, contemporary paintings fill the Upper Gallery this month. He is noted for his use of color, large scale and abstract designs. His work is expressive of his individual point of view.

More information on upcoming exhibits

Upcoming Events

Time Travel Image“Time Travel” Fashion Runway Show

Saturday, February 28th, 7:00 pm.
The Gunnison Arts Center’s annual Fashion Exhibition returns with a new twist! This years theme “Time Travel” gives fashion enthusiasts and artists the opportunity to create amazing fashion designs. Join us for a one-night-only culminating runway show, filled with live music, hilarious announcers, amazing fashion and complimentary hor d’oeuvres with a cash bar. Vote on your favorite fashion design! Tickets: $15/adults and $10/kids(8-)seniors(60+).
Get TICKETS here.

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“You Can Do That on Television”

March 5 – 7 and 12 – 14
Doors 7:00 Curtain at 7:30 pm.

Travis and Sarah can’t agree on what to watch on TV, until they discover how to manipulate a remote control that will make the decision for them. As they banter over control, the device backfires, transporting them into the world within their TV. Enjoy this years play as the story unfolds taking a wild and hilarious trip through television, past and present. A GAC benefit. Great for the whole family! Tickets: $20 on Thursday nights, $25 on Friday and Saturday nights. Get tickets here.

awe-logoFirst Friday Art Walk & Music

March 6th, 5 – 7:30 pm
Join the community for First Friday Art Walk and Music. View the talented Artists of the West Elks exhibition in the Main Gallery, a non-profit organization of regional artists. Head on upstairs to the Upper Gallery to see colorful art work from the students of ORSCH, Gunnison’s One Room School House. Enjoy live music from Bonnie G in the ambiance of the Main Gallery.

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Easter bunnies, flowers & more!

March 14th & 15th, 1 – 5 pm.
This is a fun activity to do on a weekend afternoon. Pick a blank piece of pottery and paint it with your very own design or have our instructor help with the design. Prices vary from $5 – $45. All paint and instruction is included with purchase of bisqueware. Pieces will be ready for pick up one week after painting.

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“Unleash Your Leprechaun”

Tuesday, March 17th (St. Patricks Day!)
Doors open 6:30, Show at 7:00 pm.

Everybody’s Irish on St. Patricks Day… unleash your inner Leprechaun with this one-of-a-kind, fun filled evening of Irish song, theatre, dance fiddling, and green beer! Hear RON EARL and SARAH ROZEL sing your favorite Irish songs. Then enjoy WILLIAM SPICER as Sherlock Holmes in the Gunnison Readers Theatre Production of Murder at the Blarney Stone. The intermission will celebrate Irish culture with fiddling, clogging, and songs. Then finish the evening with a delightful tale of O’Malley’s Rainbow, a “Cowboys and Leprechauns” tale. Tickets $15/Adults, $13 Seniors (60+). Get tickets here.

scan0009Super Doodling & Sangria Art Soiree

Thursday, March 19th. 6 – 9 pm.
Come unwind from stress, focus your thoughts and explore your creative side in this new AND Series Event. Spend an evening sipping Sangria and learning the creative and relaxing process of Super Doodling. $35 includes drinks, apps, supplies and instruction. Special: Sign 4 people up for the price of 3! Instructor: Donna Rozman. Pre-register here

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“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 all classes. Scholarships are available for both adults and youth classes. Click HERE to see our great dance class offerings.


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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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