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 new dance style 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 $10 admin fee per person, only 24 hours prior to the event beginning.


Art AND Series Events

Acrylics & Pours
Thursday, January 17th. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
Treat yourself to something new and fun this month! In this AND Series, we will be exploring the colorful world of acrylic pouring. Our instructor will walk you step by step through the process of creating the fluid paints, combining them and pouring them. The colors will swirl and form a unique, abstract painting that is yours to take home or gift to a friend. $40/person includes 2 drinks, light aps and instruction. Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Priscilla Swanson.

This event is sold out.





Clay & Ciders
Thursday, February 21st. 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. $40/person includes 2 drinks, light aps and instruction. Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Sheila Anderson.








Canvas & Cocktails
Thursday, March 14th. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
Grab your friends, coworkers, or make it a date night and join us for an evening of entertaining art instruction and tasty cocktails. Our new instructor, Candace Carson, will guide you step by step through one of her spring themed acrylic paintings. You will go home with a finished painting, artistic confidence and fun memories. $40/person includes 2 drinks, light aps and instruction. Pre-registration is required.Instructor: Candace Carson.







Watercolor & Wine
Thursday, April 18th. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
Watercolor & Wine is not your typical art class… it’s a small art party in a fun, relaxing environment. Artist and instructor, Karen Hill, will lead you step by step through an exciting project using a variety of unique watercolor techniques. $40/person includes 2 drinks, light aps and instruction. Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Karen Hill.












Happy Little Accidents – a Bob Ross Painting Party
Thursday, May 9th. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
Treat yourself to a night out and come paint along to an episode of “The Joy of Painting”. This TV series introduced the world to Bob Ross, a soft spoken artist with a nurturing disposition, who believed art was about more than skill but a means to finding mindfulness and a respect for nature. All levels welcome, “all you need is the desire to make beautiful things happen on canvas”. ~ Bob Ross
$40/person includes 2 drinks, light aps and instruction. Pre-registration is required.






Mandalas & Mojitos
Thursday, May 23rd. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.

Discover the magic of rock art with the secret rock lady herself! Artist and Instructor, Boo Radford, will be walking us through the meditative and relaxing process of designing and painting your own mandala rock gems in the inviting ambiance of the Main Gallery. $40/person includes 2 drinks, light aps and instruction. Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Boo Radford.







Dance AND Series Events


Latin Rhythms & Rum
Friday, February 15. 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 while sipping on a selection of Montanya Rum inspired cocktail drinks. Price includes two drinks and light appetizers. No dance experience necessary! Couples and individuals welcome! GAC Dance Studio.
Instructors: Fabrianna & Frank Ayala.
$20/person includes two drinks, light apps and instruction.

(Space is limited, pre-registration is available.)