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Click to view full 2018 Fall Program Catalog

NEW!
Click here to view the fall calendar August – December.


UPCOMING CLASSES

Dance Studio

Adult Classes

Ballet/Barre Conditioning
Wednesdays, 5:15 – 6:15 pm.
Drop-in for $10/class.

Move the Butte Dance Class
Thursdays, 7:30 – 8:30 pm.
November 29 – February 14.

Youth Classes

Youth Intro to Aerial (Ages 7-13)
Mondays, 6:30 – 7:30 pm.
October 29 – December 10.

FULL LIST OF ALL DANCE CLASSES


Arts Studios

Youth Classes

Discover Drawing (Ages 8-14)
Thursdays, 4:30 – 6:30 pm.
November 1 – 29.
No class 11/22.

Adult Classes

The Art of Alcohol Inks
Friday, October 19, 6:00 – 8:00 pm.
Saturday, October 20, 10:00 – 3:00 pm.
1 hour lunch break

Intro To Crochet
Mondays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm.
October 29 – December 10.
No Class 11/19

FULL LIST OF ALL
ART CLASSES


Clay Studio

Adult Clay

Intro to Wheel Throwing – Single Day Classes
Mondays, 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
11/5 & 12/3.

Adult Creative Clay: Hand-building
Session #2: Thursdays, 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
November 1 – December 20.
No class 11/15 & 11/22.

Adult Creative Clay: Wheel Throwing
Session #3: Wednesdays, 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
November 7 – December 9.
No class 11/221.

Paper Clay Workshop
Saturday, November 3.
12:00 – 4:00 pm.

FULL LIST OF CLAY CLASSES

FULL LIST OF THEATRE/MUSIC CLASSES


Literary Arts

Short Stories Workshop
Saturday, November 3.
11:00 am – 3:00 pm.
1.5 hour lunch break

FULL LIST OF LITERARY CLASSES


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In the Gallery: October 6 – 26

Main Gallery: “Luxury Ruins”
By Anders Johnson.










Upper Gallery: Six Points Exhibit “Watercolors Unite”



More information on upcoming exhibits







The GAC is now accepting applications for the 2018 Holiday Market: due by 11/21: found here.



Upcoming Events


Inks & Drinks
Thursday, October 18, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Join us for an evening of creativity and fun! Our instructor will lead you step by step through the process of alcohol inks to complete a beautiful autumn inspired landscape painting. You will go home with a finished painting, new skills and artistic confidence. Please wear clothes you do not mind getting dirty. Aprons and all materials will be provided. $40/person includes 2 drinks, light aps and instruction. Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Anastasia Kenner.
Register HERE.




Moonlight Music Series:
Peach Street Revival

Saturday, October 20.
Doors 7:30, Concert 8:00 pm

Peach Street Revival is a blues rock, psychedelic, sweet guitar and bass riffin’ mouth-full! One delicious bite… after one delicious bite! The all-star cast of Peach Street Revival will croon you into psychedelia with the band’s original songs, as well as renditions of Jefferson Airplane, The Rolling Stones, Heart, Wolfmother, Led Zeppelin, Rush, and the like! When your ears yearn for blues rock in psychedelic flare, with angelic voice, Peach Street Revival offers a revivification that will shake your peaches and lift your soul! Tickets: $15/general admission, $12/Members & Students w ID.
Get tickets HERE.




Paint Your Own Pottery
Saturday, October 27.
10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Join us this fall for a Halloween inspired Paint Your Own Pottery day. Our staff will guide you through a painting project from a selection of blank pottery. With special themes like pumpkins, cauldron mugs, fall leaves and even a witches hat; this fun project is open to anyone! Event held in the GAC Clay Studio. Pay for the piece of pottery you paint, all glazes and firing included, pieces will be ready for pick up in about one week from painting.






Murder Mystery Night:
Murder Under the Big Top

Saturday, October 27. 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Ladies and Gentlemen! Step Right Up for The Greatest Mystery On Earth! Harold Hargove is desperate to lure audiences with jaw-dropping attractions. As the pressure builds for everyone, a murder is committed that steals the show. Was it the raging ringmaster in an attempt to clean up the spectacle? Or possibly a possessive performer whose death-defying demeanor went too far… this is where your story begins. Join us for a costumed murder mystery event in the historic Gunnison Arts Center Dance Studio. Guests can play a character role or simply attend the mystery event and play along. Complete with a spooky dessert bar, cocktail specials, games, and music. Continue your evening with a free shuttle to the IBar’s Freak Show! $25/guest.
Character list HERE.
Get tickets HERE.





Colorado Shakespeare Festival presents:
Macbeth

Monday, November 5.
Doors 6:30, Curtain 7:00 pm.

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival presents their touring program for a one night performance of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Macbeth wants to be king, but what will it take to get there? Pressured by three witches, he and his wife suppress their “human kindness” in favor of a violent path – with devastating consequences. This abridged play is open to the public and is family friendly. Running about 45 minutes long, the play will be followed by a Q&A session with the actors. Black Box Theatre. FREE. Seats are limited and first come first serve, please call or go online to reserve your seat. MACBETH Tickets.










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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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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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BOARD OF DIRECTORS SURVEY

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

INTERNSHIPS

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

summer hours:

Monday: 1:00pm – 6:00pm

Tuesday – Friday: 10:00am – 6:00pm

Saturday:
10:00am – 2:00pm

Closed Sundays
*The GAC will be CLOSED on 9/28/2018.

NO ADMISSION FEE

Thank you!