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

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.







Meet the Masters: learn techniques from the art masters
Feeling dandy with Andy: Pop Art & Pinot

Thursday, June 7th. 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.






Mixed Media & Margs
Thursday, June 21st. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
Spice up your month with a fun evening of southwestern inspired mixed media art. Learn how to create a fun and unique piece of art using easy mixed-media techniques while enjoying tasty snacks and margaritas. Bring a friend! You will go home with a set of finished tiny canvas artworks. $40/person includes 2 drinks, light aps and instruction. Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Molly Darby.






Clay & Cocktails
Tuesday, July 24th. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
Join us for an evening of creativity and fun! Learn how to create a hand-built doily platter in our Clay Studio while sipping on delicious cocktails. These platters are the perfect addition to your kitchen for hosting fun summer gatherings. Work will be fired in our kilns and available for pick up one week from event. $40/person includes 2 drinks, light aps and instruction. Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Abra Karbin.






Watercolor & Wine
Thursday, August 23rd. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
Join us for a fun and relaxing evening of wine tasting and watercolor painting. 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.






Family Friendly Art AND Series Events


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).






Family Friendly AND Series (Ages 8+)
Sunflowers & Snacks

Saturday, July 21. 10:00 am – 1:00 pm.
For this family friendly AND Series, we will be playing in the clay studio and creating ceramic sunflowers that will be there perfect addition to your outdoor decorations. Work will be fired in our kilns and available for pick up one week from event. $35/parent & kid, $15/additional person. Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Kathleen Cortner.







Dance AND Series Events


Line Dance & Colorado Beer
Saturday, June 16. 7:00 – 9:30 pm.

If you’ve been wanting to get on the dance floor, here is your chance! Put on your dancing boots and be ready to learn a host of moves in this new Dance AND Series event. Crack open a refreshing brew from a selection of Colorado breweries, grab a friend and line up on the dance floor. Event includes two drinks and southern style apps. GAC Outdoor Courtyard.
Instructor: Linny Ramundo. $20/person includes two drinks, light apps and instruction.





Salsa Rueda & Rum
Saturday, August 11. 7:00 – 9:30 pm.

Enjoy a night under the GAC Courtyard lights in this fun and easy Dance AND Series event. Salsa Rueda is similar to a square dance in which dancers consistently change partners, learn and execute basic salsa moves in a circular formation, while listening to a caller. This is a no pressure way to get exposed to basic salsa rhythms. Enjoy sipping on refreshing rum inspired cocktails and Latin style apps. GAC Outdoor Courtyard.
Instructor/Caller: Linny Ramundo. $20/person includes two drinks, light apps and instruction.