AND Series Events


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

We’ve gotten creative this summer and now offer Dance AND Series Events and Saturday Brunch Events – Cocktails on the Courtyard!
** Pre-registration is required for all events.



Art AND Series Events

Get a group of friends together and sign up 4 people for the price of 3!



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fall pallet3Pallet Party w/ Junk N’ Sisters: Fall & Football
Saturday, September 2nd. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
Kick off the end of summer and the smell of seasons changing with this pallet party geared towards everything we love during this time of year, fall and football! Create your own work of art on a preassembled, recycled, wood pallet that you can hang in your home, office, or gift to a friend. You will go home with a finished rustic, wood sign, ready to hang. $40/includes all supplies.
* Drinks not included, full bar available.
* Special 4 for price of 3 not included.
Instructors: Junk N’ Sisters, Kendra Avila & Dana Rider-Weir.




NEW! Meet the Masters: Picasso & Pinot
Thursday, September 7th. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
Learn the skills of the masters! For this event, you will be taught the history of Picasso’s “Three Musicians” and learn how to use this dynamic art movement to create your own musician in the style of cubism and Picasso. You will go home with a finished canvas, new skills and good memories. $40/person includes 2 drinks, light aps and instruction. Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Cheri Isgreen.







IMG_6040 (1)Canvas & Cocktails
Thursday, September 21st. 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 two drinks, light apps, art supplies and fun! Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Gail Sovick.







Charcoals & Champagne
Thursday, October 19th. 6:00 – 9:00 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.







Family Event: Clay Ornaments & Coco
Saturday, November 11th. 1:00 – 3:30 pm.
Gather the family and friends for an evening of fun in the clay studio! This event is family friendly and is open to all ages. Learn how to create and make your very own ornaments while sipping on delicious hot cocoa. Pieces will be available just on time for the holidays! $35/parent & kid, $15/additional person. Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Sunny Wolfe.







Whimsical Earrings & Whiskey
Thursday, November 16th. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
Always wanted to learn how to make your own jewelry? Then this is the event for you! During this 3 hour event, Deidre Jones will teach you how to make your own matching earrings and bracelet. These skills could be helpful for the holidays… but more importantly this event is going to be fun! $40/person includes 2 drinks, light aps and instruction. Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Deirdre Jones.







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 Deidre Jones will teach us a new watercolor resist technique and you will get to enjoy warm spiced 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.







Dance AND Series Events


Western Swing & Whiskey
Friday, October 20th. 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.