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

Canvas & Cocktails
Thursday, September 20. 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: Deirdre Jones.







Inks & Drinks
Thursday, October 18. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
Join us for an evening of creativity and fun! Our instructor will lead you step by step through the process of alcohol inks to complete a beautiful autumn inspired landscape painting. You will go home with a finished painting, new skills and artistic confidence. Please wear clothes you do not mind getting dirty. Aprons and all materials will be provided. $40/person includes 2 drinks, light aps and instruction. Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Anastasia Kenner.









Clay & Cocktails
Thursday, November 15. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
Celebrate the change of seasons with us in our clay studio! For this AND Series, artist Abra Karbin, will be teaching us how to hand-build candle makers while we sip on delicious cocktails. The candle holders will be perfect for the long winter nights or as gifts for a loved one. 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: Abra Karbin.






Watercolor & Wine
Tuesday, December 18. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
Watercolor & Wine is not your typical art class… it’s a small art party in a fun, relaxing environment. Join us for an evening of wine tasting and watercolor painting. Artist and instructor, Deirdre Jones, will lead us step by step through a series of small winter inspired painting that we will mount on cards for you to keep or gift to family or friends. $40/person includes 2 drinks, light aps and instruction. Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Deirdre Jones.







Family Friendly Art AND Series Events


Family Friendly AND Series
Clay & Cocoa

Saturday, November 10. 1:00 – 3:30 pm.
Join us for this fun family AND Series event open to all ages! Sip on hot coca while crafting your very own handmade decorative clay mug to use during the cold winter months. This is great activity for a parent or mentor and child to do together. Pieces will be fired in our kiln and available for pick up one week after the event. $35/parent & kid, $15/additional person. Instructor: Sunny Wolfe.








Dance AND Series Events


Line Dance & Whiskey
Friday, September 28. 7:00 – 9:30 pm.

Step right up on the dance floor and learn a host of moves from caller Linny Ramundo in this exciting dance event. Grab a whiskey inspired cocktail, grab a friend and line up on the dance floor. Event includes two drinks and instruction. GAC Outdoor Courtyard.
Instructor: Linny Ramundo. $20/person includes two drinks, light apps and instruction.
Event canceled 8/28.









Latin Rhythms & Rum
Friday, November 9. 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 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.)