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In the Gallery
Main Gallery: Anna Boyle & Jeff Erwin Shared Senior Exhibition
Western State Colorado University graduating students display their senior exhibition through the month of May.
“Submerged” by Anna Boyle features visual commentary of dams along the Colorado River.
“Form of Perception” by Jeff Erwin.
Upper Gallery: Mary Bunt “A Watercolor Celebration of the Gunnison Valley”
Using Gunnison’s western mountain heritage, Mary paints plein air, capturing the essence of the wilderness experience.
Headwaters Poetry Festival
April 24 – 26
The first annual Headwaters Poetry Festival kicks off this April at the Gunnison Arts Center. Visiting poets from the Western Slope include Wendy Videlock, Art Goodtimes, Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer and Kyle Harvey along with local poets David Rothman, George Sibley, Alan Wartes, Toni Todd, Elizabyth Hiscox, Mark Todd and Douglas Jones. Click HERE to learn more about ticketing, workshops and readings.
Kids Art Camp: Crazy About Street Arts
Monday, April 27, 12:30 – 4:00 pm
What a perfect thing to do when the kids don’t have school! Get funky in this kids art camp open to ages 5 – 12. Students will have a blast learning fun hip hop dance moves and routines and get messy and creative with paint spinning and letter graffiti. Great for boys and girls. $35 includes all supplies and snack. Instructors Christy Besecker and Sunny Wolfe. Pre-registration is required. Click HERE to register now!
First Friday ArtWalk & Music
Friday, May 1st. 5 – 8 pm.
Join the community for First Friday ArtWalk & Music. Featuring Western State Colorado University graduating students, Anna Boyle and Jeff Irwin, in the Main Gallery. Head on upstairs to the Upper Gallery to view Mary Bunts watercolor paintings of the Gunnison Valley. Listen to live music from Rob Wattles with his homemade cigar box guitar.
Paint Your Own Pottery
Mother’s Day Gifts
Sat. & Sun. May 2nd & 3rd. 1 – 5 pm.
Create your mom that perfect, handmade gift this Mother’s Day! Join us for Paint Your Own Pottery in the GAC’s Clay Studio. You choose the piece, paint what you’d like and we’ll fire it in our kilns. No sitting fee, just the price of the piece you paint. Call 641-4029 for more info.
“The Dog Logs” by CJ Johnson
May 7 – 9 and 14 – 16.
Doors 7:00 Curtain 7:30 pm.
You don’t want to miss the GAC’s spring theater performance of The Dog Logs by CJ Johnson. This collection of hilarious, poignant and lovable monologues from the dog’s point of view is sure to tickle your funny bone and tug on your heart strings. Enjoy a great evening of entertainment about man’s best friend. Perfect for the whole family! Tickets $14/adults, $10/kids, seniors. Get tickets HERE.
Watercolor & Wine Art Soiree
May 21st. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
Join our most popular AND Series Event this month. Lead by instructor Cheri Isgreen, students will create a watercolor painting with step by step instruction including a variety of techniques. Enjoy a simple wine presentation from the Vino Salida Winery and take home a finished painting you’re proud to call your own! Space is limited, pre-registration is extremely helpful. $35 includes two drinks, apps, supplies and fun! Special: Sign 4 up for the price of 3! Register HERE.
Monthly Film: WILD CANARIES
Saturday, May 23rd.
Doors open 6:30. Film at 7:00 pm.
In this homage to screwball comedies, a Brooklyn couple play private investigators when they suspect foul play in the death of a rent-controlled neighbor. Soon they uncover unsettling information about their building and suddenly everyone is a suspect… Directed by Lawrence Michael Levine. Running time: 1hr 42 min. Full bar and popcorn available. Admission $10. Get tickets 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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