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Dance Studio

Adult Classes

Barre Sculpt
Wednesdays, 5:15 – 6:15 pm.
Session 1: January 23 – March 6. No class on 2/20. 

Drop In’s: $12

Youth Classes

Arts Studios

Youth Classes

Discover Drawing (Ages 8 – 14)
Mondays, 4:30 – 6:30 pm.
March 4 – April 1
(No Class 3/18)

Adult Classes


Figure Drawing (18+)
Mondays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm.
February 25, March 4, 11, & 18


Clay Studio

Youth Clay 
Adult Clay 

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


Theatre Classes

Intro to Acting
Ages 9 – 11

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

Intro to Acting
High Schoolers

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

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.

Beginning Ukulele (Ages16+)
Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:00 pm.
March 5 – April 16
(No Class 3/19)


Literary Arts


In the Gallery: February

Main & Upper Gallery:
Gunnison Elementary School Art Classes: Picasso Inspired

This year the Gunnison Elementary School will bring Picasso to the class rooms! Each student will create their very own works of art based of the stylings of famous painter, Pablo Picasso and will showcase their own work in a gallery wide setting for the community in both the Main and Upper Galleries this February. Come on out to support art in our schools and the future budding artists of our community.
“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” ~ Pablo Picasso.

More information on upcoming exhibits



Open Community Show “Clay Adventures”
Submissions due 2/21 & 2/22
The GAC is holding an open show just for our ceramic lovers! Whether you are a sculptor, a potter, or an all-around ceramic artist, this gallery wide exhibit will showcase all things “clay”. Open Shows give local and emerging artists the opportunity to submit their work for display in a dynamic and diverse way. Each artist is allowed a max of five entries. $8/entry, $5/members.
Submission dates: 2/21 & 2/22.



Upcoming Events

AND Series Event:
Clay & Ciders

Thursday, February 21.
6:00 – 9:00 pm.

Join us for an evening of creativity and fun! Create hand built ceramic jars while sipping on delicious apple cider cocktails. These jars are perfect as gifts or fun additions to your kitchen. Work will be fired in our kilns and available for pick up one week after the event. Instructor: Sheila Anderson.
Get Tickets Here.


GAC to the Future

February 28, March 1 – 2 & March 7 – 9.
Doors open 7:00, Curtain 7:30 pm.

Travel back in SonofaGunn time with Arty McFlyrod and friends in this year’s 30th Anniversary “GAC To The Future”. Come see what crazy characters pop up from past shows and how issues have changed (or not) in thirty years! Celebrate, laugh and support the Gunnison Arts Center’s annual fundraiser while being hilariously entertained. Be sure to get your tickets early before they sell out… and if you have been in SonofaGunn before, join us for a special past cast reunion before the show on March 2nd. Don’t miss the fun of SonofaGunn! A GAC Benefit.
Save Your Seat Here.


Gunnison Valley Poetry Reading
Friday, February 22. Doors 6:00 pm, Readings 6:30 pm.
Join us for our first reading of the year featuring visiting poet Brian Palmer from Fruita, CO, Western Colorado University professor Karen Hausdoerffer,writer and poet Alan Wartes, and 2017 Karen Chamberlain Lifetime Achievement award winner Mark Todd.
$10/general admission, $5/students.
Get Your Tickets Here.

For readers bios, click HERE.


Murder & Mystery in the Gunnison Valley
Saturday, February 23.
1:00 – 2:00 pm.

Join us in our intimate Black Box Theatre for an absorbing discussion on murder, mystery and intrigue in the Gunnison Valley, featuring Gunnison County Coroner, Michael Barnes and local historians. In partnership with the Crested Butte Center for the Arts. Black Box Theatre. Full bar available.
$10/general admission, $5/students.
Get Your Spooks Here.

See the full “Murder in the Mountains Mini Noir Festival” schedule HERE.
To purchase a Full Festival Pass, click HERE.


First Friday ArtWalk & Music
Friday, March 1. 5:00 – 7:30 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.

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 2019


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

winter hours:

Monday: 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Tuesday – Friday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Closed Saturdays & Sundays, except for events.


Thank you!