AND Series Events


The “AND” Series is our ever popular monthly art soiree offering you the opportunity to get creative with an art project or learning a new style of dance while enjoying an after-hours drink and light appetizers with the Gunnison Arts Center.

SPECIAL: Get a group of friends together and sign up 4 people for the price of 3! (Excludes dance AND Series.)
** Pre-registration and payment is required for all AND Series Events.
** The GAC issues refunds for AND Series registration minus a $5 admin fee, only prior to the event beginning and will only issue GAC credit thereafter.


Art AND Series Events


Watercolor & Wine
Thursday, December 21st. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
Join us for our classic and most popular AND Series Event! For this event, our local professional artist Deirdre Jones will teach us a new watercolor resist technique while you enjoy a glass of wine during the most wonderful time of the year! Happy Holidays! $40/person includes 2 drinks, light aps and instruction. Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Deirdre Jones.







Meet the Masters
Feeling dandy with Andy: Pop Art & Pinot

Thursday, January 11th. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
The time has come to learn all about another master of the arts! For this Meet the Masters AND Series, Cheri will be teaching us about Andy Warhol and the influence Pop Art has had on art over the years. So come join us to enjoy some pinot and have some artistic fun! $40/person includes 2 drinks, light aps and instruction. Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Cheri Isgreen.






Yupo & Vino
Thursday, January 18th . 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
Come get creative with us and play with the fluidity and movement of alcohol ink on Yupo Paper. In this AND Series, you will learn new techniques and new mediums while enjoying some vino and the vivid colors of alcohol ink. You will go home with a finished work of art to hang in your home. $40/person includes 2 drinks, light aps and instruction. Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Dollie Waters.






Charcoals & Champagne (Brunch Special)
Saturday, February 17th. 10:00 – 12:00 pm.
There is no better combination than art and champagne! For this AND series, Enid Holden is going to be teaching us some charcoal drawing while enjoying some champagne cocktails. At the end of the event, you will have your own drawing to take home and good memories. $40/person includes 2 drinks, light aps and instruction. Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Enid Holden.







Clay & Ciders
Thursday, February 22nd. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
Join us for an evening of creativity and fun! Learn how to create hand-built clay shot glasses while sipping on delicious apple cider cocktails. These shot glasses 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. $40/person includes 2 drinks, light aps and instruction. Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Sunny Wolfe.






Super Doodling & Schnapps
Thursday, March 15th. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
Come unwind from stress, focus your thoughts and explore your creative side. Spend an evening sipping on delicious cocktails and learning the creative and relaxing process of Super Doodling. By using easy to learn repetitive patterns and deliberate pen strokes, you will create an abstract piece of art. $40/person includes 2 drinks, light aps and instruction. Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Donna Rozman.






Wire Rings & Wine
Thursday, April 19th. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
Treat yourself to something new and fun this month! Come have a night out and join us for an evening of jewelry making while enjoying a glass of wine. Learn how to make a beautiful wire rings to keep for yourself or gift to a friend. $40/person includes 2 drinks, light aps and instruction. Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Deirdre Jones.







Canvas & Cocktails
Thursday, May 17th. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
Grab your friends, co-workers, or make it a date night and join us for an evening of entertaining art instruction while sipping on tasty cocktails. And the best part? You will go home with a unique acrylic painting, artistic confidence, and an acquired new skill. $40/person includes 2 drinks, light aps and instruction. Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Gail Sovick.






Family Friendly Art AND Series Events


Teen AND Series Event ~ Ages 13 – 18
Painting & Pizza

Saturday, February 10. 5:00 – 7:00 pm.
Calling all teens! Get creative with your friends on a Saturday night while enjoying pizza. Start & finish a popular painting.
Instructor: Justine Reithoffer. $10/student (Gunnison Hangouts Program).







Teen AND Series Event ~ Ages 13 – 18
Henna & Floats

Saturday, May 26th. 5:00 – 7:00 pm.

Join us for a fun evening of learning about the ancient art of Henna! You will start by practicing small designs to get the feel for the ink and will then finish with a beautiful design all while enjoying some root beer floats.
Instructor: Sunny Wolfe. $10/student (Gunnison Hangouts Program).






Dance AND Series Events


Western Swing & Whiskey
Friday, January 19th. 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. No dance experience necessary.
Instructors: Tyler Lull and Victoria Goedjen.
$20/individual, $37/couple includes two drinks, light apps and instruction.







Rum & Rhythms of Latin America
Friday, February 16th. 7:00 – 9:30 pm.

Explore the lively and upbeat dance styles of Latin America in this dance AND Series Event. Learn the basics steps of Merengue, Salsa, and Bachata. Sip on a selection of rum inspired cocktail drinks and enjoy Latin inspired apps while learning these dance styles. No dance experience necessary! Couples and individuals welcome!
Instructors: Fabrianna & Frank Ayala.
$20/individual, $37/couple includes two drinks, light apps and instruction.







East Coast Swing & Cocktails
Saturday, March 17th. 7:00 – 9:30 pm.

Swing into spring and make new friends as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in this new Dance Event! East Coast Swing is a fun upbeat dance often done to Big Band music and known for its bounce, rock step. Our new instructor will lead the basics as we change partners throughout the night. No dance experience necessary! Couples and individuals welcome!
Instructor: Asa Berger.
$20/individual, $37/couple includes two drinks, light apps and instruction.