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Upcoming Classes

Dance Classes

Mickies & Minnies Dance ~ (Ages 2-3)
Fridays, 10:00 – 10:45 am.
Session 1: Sept. 22 – Oct. 20.

Ballet/Tap Combo ~ (Ages 4-6)
Mondays, 4:15 – 5:15 pm.
Sept. 11 – Dec. 4.

Teen Dance: Hip Hop
Mondays, 6:15 – 7:15 pm.
Oct. 30 – Dec. 11.

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

Line Dance ~ (16+)
Wednesdays, 7:30 – 8:30 pm.
September 6 – October 4.
Drop-in’s welcome!

FULL LIST OF ALL DANCE CLASSES


Art Classes

Youth Classes

Friday Afternoon Art Start ~ (Ages 2-5)
Fridays, 2:30 – 3:15 pm.
Sept. 22 – Nov. 17.
Drop-in’s available!

Photo Transfer & Kids Wall Art ~ (Ages 9-14)
Tuesdays, 4:30 – 6:30 pm.
September 26 – October 24.

Arting Around Art ~ (Ages 6-11)
Mondays, 4:15 – 5:15 pm.
October 2 – November 13.
No class 10/9.

Get Into It! POTTERY
Wednesdays, 4:30 – 6:30 pm.
2 day session 10/4 & 10/11.

A Saturday w/ Allan Ivy: Cell Phone Photography (Ages 14-18)
October 21. 10 am – 12:30 pm.

Adult Classes

Pastel Drawing
Tuesdays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm.
Sept. 19 – Nov. 14.
(No class 10/10 & 10/31)
Drop-In’s Welcome!

Yupo Paper & Alcohol Ink Workshop
Saturday, October 28 (date change from catalog).
10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

“A Sense of Place” Perspective through Urban Sketch Journaling
Mondays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm.
October 30 – November 20.

Make A Splash Watercolor
Wednesdays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm.
November 1 – December 13.

FULL LIST OF ALL
ART CLASSES


Clay Studio Classes

Youth Clay

Mud Makers ~ (Ages 8-12)
Session 1: Thursdays, 4 – 6 pm.
Sept. 14 – Oct. 19.

Adult Clay

Adult Creative Clay ~ (Ages 18+)
Session 1: Tuesdays, 6 – 9 pm.
Sept. 19 – Oct. 24.

FULL LIST OF CLAY CLASSES



In the Gallery

October Galleries

Main Gallery: Six Points Exhibition “Six Points’ Spirit” Silent Auction & Art Sale

Upper Gallery: Open Community Show “Autumn’s Delight”



More information on upcoming exhibits





Upcoming Events


3rd Annual Headwaters Poetry Festival
October 13 – 15.

This festival showcases the poetry of western Colorado and offers an inspiring collection of readings, panel discussions and workshops. The Headwaters festival defines poetry broadly and generously. Speakers and teachers include several who focus more on fiction, creative nonfiction and journalism in their published work, but who also write and enjoy poetry. All writers and readers of poetry, at every level, are welcome. Learn more & register HERE.





Moonlight Music Concert Series:
Bruce Hayes
October 18. Doors 7:30, Concert 8 pm.

Bruce Hayes, with special guests, plays a fusion of musical styles that combines acoustic and electric instrumentation with elements of Rock, Bluegrass, Celtic, and R&B music. Collaborating with The String Cheese Incident and Acoustic Junction, Hayes helped define the acoustic jam band sound. He continues this tradition performing original songs and arrangements on Mandolin, Guitar, Dobro, foot board and his latest creation, the Stratobassto. Tickets: $12/general admission, $10/members + students. Get tickets HERE.





Charcoals & Champagne
October 19. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.

There is no better combination than art and champagne! For this AND Series, Enid Holden will guide us through an easy and exciting charcoal drawing while enjoying champagne cocktails. At the end you will have a completed drawing to take home and display. $40/person includes 2 drinks, light apps, supplies and instruction. SPECIAL: Sign 4 up for the price of 3. Pre-registration is required. Click HERE to register.





Western Swing & Whiskey
October 20. 7:00 – 9:30 pm.

Explore one of Colorado’s hottest dance styles 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. Couples and individuals welcome. GAC Outdoor Courtyard. Instructors: Tyler Lull and Victoria Goedjen. $20/individual, $37/couple includes two drinks, light apps and instruction. Click HERE to register.





Paint Your Own Pottery:
Halloween Ghouls and Goblins

October 21. 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Create a spooky keepsake, house decor or gift in this month’s PYOP event. Choose from a fun selection of Halloween inspired pottery and paint away in the Clay Studio. All supplies are included in the price of the item $5 – $45. Pieces will be available for pick up one week after event, shipping options available.





Murder at Skull Manor
A Costumed Murder Mystery Event

October 28. 8:00 pm.

It is time again for the annual Skull Manor Costume Ball! Skull Manor is an old estate in the heart of Spider City known for its captivating architecture, mysterious ambiance and unspeakable history. Rumors of blackmail, thievery, and scandalous controversies have been circulating throughout the town’s grapevines. We all hope everybody can put aside their differences for a night of fun. If not, there may be misfortune on the horizon. This is where your story begins… Join us for a costumed murder mystery event in the historic Gunnison Arts Center. Guest can play a character role or simply attend the mystery event and play along. Complete with a spooky dessert bar, cocktail specials, dancing, and music into the late night. Tickets $25/guest. Register for event HERE.








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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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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 2015

INTERNSHIPS

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

hours:

Monday: 1:00pm – 6:00pm

Tuesday – Friday: 10:00am – 6:00pm

Closed Saturdays & Sundays

NO ADMISSION FEE

Thank you!

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