Upcoming Classes

Music & Theatre Classes

Missoula Children’s Theatre Camp
Jack and the Beanstalk

Mon. – Sat. August 7 – 12.
10:00 am – 2:30 pm.


Dance Classes

Buti Yoga
Wednesdays, 5:15 – 6:15 pm.
Punch cards available during class times.

Mondays, 5:45 – 6:30 pm.
June 5 – August 28.
No class 7/3.

Toddler Art N’ Dance ~
(Ages 2-3 w/ caregiver)

Fridays, 9:00 – 9:45 am.
June 16 – August 18.

Preschool Art N’ Dance ~ (Ages 4-6)
Fridays, 10:00 – 10:45 am.
June 16 – August 18.

Clogging (16+)
Wednesdays, 6:30 – 7:30 pm.
July 5 – 26.

Fusion Belly Dance (16+)
Wednesdays, 7:30 – 8:30 pm.
July 5 – 26.


Art Classes

Youth Classes

Art Fusion Fridays ~ (Ages 7 – 13)
Fridays, 12:30 – 2:00 pm.
June 16 – August 25.

Toddler Art N’ Dance ~
(Ages 2-3 w/ caregiver)

Fridays, 9:00 – 9:45 am.
June 16 – August 18.

Preschool Art N’ Dance ~ (Ages 4-6)
Fridays, 10:00 – 10:45 am.
June 16 – August 18.

Parade Float Party Camp ~ (Ages 7-15)
Tues. – Fri. 1:00 – 4:00 pm.
July 11 – 14.
Cattlemen’s Day Parade: July 15, 8 am.

Plein Air Watercolor ~ (Ages 11 – 16)
Session 2:
Wednesdays, 4:00 – 5:30 pm.
July 19 – August 7.

ArtHouse Teen Art Camp
July 25 – 27.
10 am – 12 pm.

Adult Classes

Sketch Journals
WSCU Extended Studies

Wednesdays, 3:00 – 5:00 pm.
June 28, July 12, August 8.

Bringing the Art Masters Alive
WSCU Extended Studies

Wednesdays, 3:00 – 5:00 pm.
July 5, July 19, August 2.

Creative Accordion Books
WSCU Extended Studies

Wednesday, June 28.
1:00 – 4:00 pm.

Plein Art Watercolor Flower Painting
WSCU Extended studies

Wednesday, July 12.
10:00 am – 1:00 pm.

Plein Air Watercolor Painting
Single Day Classes

Saturdays, 9 am – 12 pm.
July 15, August 5, September 23.


Clay Studio Classes

Youth Clay

Mud Masters: Wheel ~
(Ages 10 – 15)

Fridays, July 14 – 28.
12:00 – 2:30 pm.

Adult Clay

Functional Pottery –

Wednesdays, June 14 – August 9.
No Class 7/5 & 7/12.
1:00 – 4:00 pm.

Pitchers Galore
Wednesdays, 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
July 12 – August 2.


Literary Arts Classes

In the Gallery

June Galleries

Main Gallery: Patricia Amlin “Octo Retrospective”

Upper Gallery: Bling Jewelry Fair

More information on upcoming exhibits

Upcoming Events

Paint Your Own Pottery
Every Friday!
June 9 – September 1. 2:00 – 5:00 pm.

Gunnison’s local Clay Studio offers Paint Your Own Pottery (PYOP) sessions every Friday throughout the summer time. Pick blank bisque-ware to paint, choose from an array of glaze colors and our instructor will be there to guide you through your projects. Prices range $3 – $50. Shipping options available! Pieces ready for pick-up one week after painting.

Local Vocals Concert
Friday, June 30.
Doors 7, concert 7:30 pm.

Sit back in the Arts Center’s intimate Black Box Theatre and enjoy an exciting evening of diverse musical artistry. Hosted by singer-songwriter Chris Coady and featuring performers Alan Wartes & Issa Forrest, Jenny Hill & Sam Pankratz, Steve Kurtz, Shannon Renee, and Brady Snow. Tickets: $15/adults, $12/kids 12-, snrs 60+. Get tickets HERE.

Sundays @ 6 Free Concert Series
July 2. 6:00 – 8:00 pm.
The Gunnison Country Ramblers

Join us under the big trees of Legion Park on the corner of Tomichi Ave. and Teller St. for FREE live music. The Gunnison Country Rablers is a new band filled with familiar faces offering Colorado style bluegrass blending traditional and modern “grass”. Free concert series runs every Sunday through August 13th. Full summer line-up HERE.

Cabaret Auditions
July 6. 5:00 – 5:30 pm.

Come be a part of a fun, exciting, and boisterous adult’s only Cabaret this summer! All singers welcome ages 18+. Open auditions for “Wild, Weird & Wonderful” will be held at the GAC on Thurs. July 6 between 5 – 5:30 pm. Please prepare a song and bring sheet music or a CD accompaniment to the audition. Performances will be held on August 25 & 26.

First Friday ArtWalk & Music
July 7. 5:00 – 8:00 pm.

Artists Invitational: Nathan Kubes,
Kathy Kubes, & Bill Folowell

Sponsored by Enid and Paul Holden, this invitational is a collaborative effort to provide an accessible community venue and opportunity for talented local artists to exhibit and discuss their artwork. Nathan Kubes and his mother Kathy Kubes will discuss their techniques and inspiration at 5:30 pm. Bill Folowell will speak at 6:30 pm. Listen to live music on the outdoor courtyard all evening!

First Friday ArtWalk & Music
July 7. 5:00 – 8:00 pm.

Lizzy Plotkin & Sophia Chudacoff
Both women have roots in Nashville, TN and draw from the deep wells of Americana, Bluegrass, Country, Folk, and the Blues to create a feel-good experience. This place-based performance walks the line between traditional sounds and unique composition. Live on the GAC Outdoor Courtyard during the ArtWalk!

Whiskey & Western Swing
July 8. 7:00 – 9:30 pm.

Kick off Cattlemen’s Day week in this exciting dance AND series event. Enjoy good company while learning country swing two-step basics and sipping on a selection of refreshing whiskey cocktails. No dance experience necessary. Couples and individuals welcome, includes two drink coupons each and southern style apps. GAC Outdoor Courtyard. Instructors: Tyler Lull and Victoria Goedjen. $20/individual, $35/couple. Click HERE to register.

Colorado Pallets & Peaches
July 13. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.

Create your own work of rustic Colorado art on a pre-assembled wood pallet in this month’s AND Series Event. Sip on local Colorado peach themed drinks and choose from designs that are inspired by this amazing state. Instructors: Junk N Sisters. $40/person. Pre-registration is required. (Special 4 for price of 3 can not be applied to this event.) Click HERE to register.

I Hate Hamlet
A Comedy/Drama by Paul Rudnick
July 20 – 22 & July 27 – 29.
Doors open 7, Curtain 7:30 pm.

A young and successful television actor relocates to New York, where he rents a marvelous, gothic apartment. With his television career in limbo, the actor is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet onstage, but there’s one problem: He hates Hamlet. His dilemma deepens with the entrance of John Barrymore’s ghost, who arrives intoxicated and in full costume to the apartment that once was his. The contrast between the two actors, leads to a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television, and yes, the apartment. Don’t miss this hilarious summer theatre production this summer! Directed by William Spicer. Tickets: $15/adults, $12/kids(-12), snrs(60+), members. Get tickets HERE.

Banners & Bloody Mary’s
NEW! Cocktails on the Courtyard
Saturday, July 29. 10 am – 1 pm.

These morning adult art events will take place on our gorgeous, outdoor courtyard with a cocktail in hand. Did someone say bloody mary’s and art? Create mixed media banners using crafty materials and fabrics. Each student will leave with a ready-to-hang banner for the mantle, a festive birthday party, or an outdoor BBQ this Summer! (Bring hat and sunscreen.) $40/person includes two drinks, light apps, art supplies and fun! Sign 4 up for the price of 3! Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Molly Darby. 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!


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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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Tuesday – Friday: 10:00am – 6:00pm

Saturday: 10:00am – 2:00pm

Closed Sunday & Monday


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