Spring Pallet Parties with the Junk’N Sisters

pallet-andpallet-1Spring Pallet Parties with the Junk’N Sisters
Saturday, May 6. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
“Celebrations” Theme


The community will be celebrating and you should be too! Come create a unique piece of art on a pre-assembled wood pallet. Great to give as a gift or make one to keep. Celebrating WSCU and GHS grads, this pallet party will give options to use names, class dates, and school pride colors. No experience necessary. $40 includes all supplies and a great experience learning a new art medium. Cash bar available. Pre-registration is required.
Instructors: Kendra Avila & Dana Rider-Weir. Junk’N Sisters.

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!



watercolor-and-wineWatercolor & Wine

Thursday, May 18th. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.

Experience one of our most popular AND series events! We will create a one of a kind watercolor piece while sipping local, Colorado wines. This event is fun for anyone wanting to learn the art of watercolor. Instructor Deirdre Jones will make you feel comfortable by giving step by step instructions to help everyone find their inner artist. Instructor: Deirdre Jones.






IMG_3733 (1)Paper & Pinot
Thursday, June 15th. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.

While sipping different pinot’s students will complete two canvases based on paper collage techniques including, cut-outs, torn paper, and origami. By adding paint and various mixed media items to complete the projects creating truly one of a kind, unique pieces. $40/person includes two drinks, light apps, art supplies and fun! Pre-registration is required. Instructor: JoDee Costello.






mandala necklaceBeaded Mandalas & Mimosas
Cocktails on the Courtyard!

Saturday, June 17th. 10:00 am – 1:00 pm.

NEW! These morning adult art events will take place on our gorgeous, outdoor courtyard with a cocktail in hand. While enjoying several types of mimosas, students will create a large, brick-stitched beaded circular mandala, necklace centerpiece with matching smaller earrings. Colors from the 4th of July holiday & fireworks will be used for inspiration! (Bring hat and sunscreen.) $40/person includes two drinks, light apps, art supplies and fun! Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Deirdre Jones.





colorado palletColorado Pallets & Peaches
Thursday, July 13th. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.

Create your own work of Colorado art on a preassembled wood pallet! Choose from several designs that are inspired by this amazing state we call home! Local, Colorado peach themed drinks help the creative process while you relax, chat and indulge your creative side. No art experience necessary. You will go home with a finished rustic wood sign, ready to hang on your wall. $40/person includes two drinks, light apps, art supplies and fun! Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Junk’n Sisters.





OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Banners & Bloody Marys
Cocktails on the Courtyard!

Saturday, July 29th. 10:00 am – 1:00 pm.

NEW! These morning adult art events will take place on our gorgeous, outdoor courtyard with a cocktail in hand. Did someone say bloody mary’s and art? This fun Saturday brunch-time event will have students creating mixed media banners using crafty materials and fabrics. Each student will leave with a ready-to-hang banner for the mantle, a festive birthday party, or an outdoor BBQ this Summer! (Bring hat and sunscreen.) $40/person includes two drinks, light apps, art supplies and fun! Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Molly Darby.





Pina-Colada_6546Clay & Coladas
Thursday, August 17th. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.

Join professional potter Sheila Anderson in the Clay Studio for a unique evening of ceramics and socializing. If you’ve never experienced clay before, this is a fun and easy way to get acquainted with ceramic art. So pull up a stool, grab an apron, and get your hands dirty in this months’ AND series event! $40/person includes two drinks, light apps, art supplies and fun! Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Sheila Anderson.







fall pallet1
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.





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.







Dance AND Series Events


Line_Dancing_150514-e1431614186330Line Dance & Colorado Beer
Friday, June 9. 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.








whiskey and western swing picWhiskey & Western Swing
Saturday, July 8. 7:00 – 9:30 pm.

Explore one of Colorado’s hottest dance styles in this exciting summer Dance AND Series event. Enjoy good company while learning country swing two-step basics and sipping on a selection of refreshing whiskey cocktails. No dance experience necessary. Couples and individuals welcome, includes two drink coupons each and southern style apps. GAC Outdoor Courtyard. Instructors: Tyler Lull and Victoria Goedjen. $20/individual, $35/couple.








salsa rueda picSalsa Rueda & Rum
Friday, 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. The dancers 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.