Fall 2022 schedule is available!

The health and safety of our community is of the utmost importance to the GAC. All GAC users are highly encourged to wear mask coverings for indoor classes and events, particularly for children under the age of 12. The Gunnison Arts Center is following county health regulations and updates closely to ensure the safety of our patrons and staff.

Gelli Painting – Teetering Teacup Collage

Tuesday & Thursday, 4:00 – 7:30pm. November 29th & December 1st.

Tang Soo Do

*This registration process requires an in person meeting and filling additional paper work. Signing up on the waitlist is the first step, then you will be contacted via email by Erik Niemeyer to complete the application process. REGISTER HERE FOR THE WAITLIST Month to month: $100 One semester commitment (fall or spring): $95/month Academic year […]

Daytime Throwing

Daytime Throwing Whether you’re a beginner or advanced this class is perfect for you. Work and learn at your own pace.  Students will be taught centering, wheel throwing, and trimming techniques. Registration fee includes clay, tools, slip, glaze, kiln firings, and instruction.  Session 2: Tuesdays, 10am – 1pm. October 4 – 25. (4 sessions) Registration […]

Intro to Wheel Throwing: One Night

Intro to Wheel Throwing: One Night If you don’t want to commit to a multi-week class, this is the throwing class for you! In this class students will get introduced to wheel throwing and will focus on centering, pulling and shaping their own masterpiece. Students with a range of ceramic abilities are welcome. Registration fee […]

Date Night aka Ghost Night

Date Night aka Ghost Night (Third Fridays) Come learn a new skill with a partner or friend (because we don’t have Patrick Swayze)! Date nights will focus on an introduction to wheel throwing where students will learn how to center, pull and shape their own masterpiece. Registration fee includes clay, tools, slip, glaze, kiln firing, […]

Kids Hand Building (Ages 6-9)

Mondays, 4:30pm – 6:30pm – October 3 – 24. (4 sessions) Registration ends September 26. Students will focus on hand building their own masterpieces. Students will learn fundamentals of hand building; slip and scoring, slab building, coil building. Registration fee includes clay, tools, slip, glaze, kiln firings, and instruction. Instructor: Rachel Cottingham. $180/student, $153/members.   […]

Puppet Theater – On Stage

REGISTRATION EXTENDED – CALL TO SIGN UP ( 1 SPOT LEFT ) Wednesdays, 5:00 – 6:30 pm. October 12 – November 16. (DATES TO BE DETERMINED)Ever want to be in a puppet troupe? Costume the puppets, give them a voice & action, paint the set, make posters, sing and play the music. (there is always […]

Intro to Hand Building (Ages 12+)

Wednesdays, 10:00am – 1:00pm – October 19 – November 16. (5 classes) Registration ends October 12. If you’re a beginner and have been interested in hand building this class is for you! Students will be taught the basics of hand building and will explore slab and coil building. Registration fee includes clay, tools, slip, glaze, […]

Mix Media Art for Homeschool (Ages 6 – 11) 

Thursdays, 1:00 – 2:30 pm. October 20 – November 17. Registration ends October 13 Let’s try a lot of different ways to make art! In this 5 week class, students will explore various media including watercolor, sculpture, weaving and more. Don’t forget to bring your creativity cap. Let’s have fun creating together. Instructor: Kit Wijkowski. […]

Art on the Courtyard (2-5)

Fridays, 9:00 – 9:45 am. October 21 – November 18, (5 classes) Discover and create in these fun Friday morning classes for your toddler and you! Classes will be held in our outdoor courtyard and students will be experiencing a new medium each class. Parents are encouraged to join and participate. Instructor: Kit Wijkowski. $55/student, […]

Kids Throwing (Ages 10-15)

Tuesdays, 4:30pm – 6:30pm – November  1 – 29. (4 classes) (No class Nov. 22) Registration ends Oct. 25. Students will focus on hand building their own masterpieces. Students will learn fundamentals of hand building; slip and scoring, slab building, coil building. Registration fee includes clay, tools, slip, glaze, kiln firings, and instruction. Instructor: Rachel […]

Mask Making

Thursday, 6:00pm – 8:00pm. November 3. Registration ends October 27.  In this class students will explore creating the mask they want to present to the world. This class will focus on hand building techniques. Registration fee includes clay, tools, slip, glaze, kiln firing, and instruction. Instructor: Paul Sauter. $60/student, $51/member.   REGISTER HERE

Sculpture Week in the Clay Studio

Monday-Friday, 10:00am – 1:00pm. November 7 – 11. Registration ends October 31.  In this five-day workshop students will learn the art of sculpture with clay. Students will explore a combination of slab building and coil building to create their forms and polish off their work with surface detail and finishing touches. Some clay experience required. […]

Whimsical Holiday Houses & Gluhwein

Session 1: Monday, 4:00pm – 6:00pm. November 14. Registration ends November 12. (Kids 6+) Session 2: Monday, 6:30pm – 9:00pm. November 14. Registration ends November 12. (Adults)

Stamp & Card Workshop

Tuesday, 5:00 – 8:00 pm. November 15

Penguin and Polar Bear Planter Workshop

Saturday, December 3rd  10:00am – 12:00pm Registration ends November 26. 

Expressive Face Mugs

Wednesday, December 7th   5:30pm – 8:30pm  Registration ends November 30. 

Creative Candle Holders (Ages 6-9) Children and Parents Welcome

Saturday, December 10th  10:00am – 12:00pm   Registration ends December 3. 

Ladies Sip & Spin

Thursday, 6:00pm – 9:00 pm. December 22. Registration ends December 15.

Book Talk

GAC Book Talk 2022 – 2023 Meetings are the first Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. on Zoom. This fun online book discussion group meets on zoom every first Thursday of the month, November through June. All are welcome. Participants do not have to attend every time, but can choose the books they are […]

Introduction to Wood Burning ~ Virtual Course

Introduction to Wood Burning Virtual Course Join artist and instructor, Chelsea Hoitt, as she demonstrates her various techniques and introduces you to the magic of wood burning! Instructor: Chelsea Hoitt. $10/class.  Supplies not included PURCHASE CLASS HERE  

Acrylic Pouring ~ Virtual Course

Acrylic Pouring Virtual Course Pre-recorded virtual class available for download April 15. Treat yourself to something new and colorful! In this video, Artist and instructor, Gail Sovick, will walk you step by step through the process of mixing your fluid paints and using them to create your own, unique, abstract painting. Acrylic Pouring is fun […]

Introduction to Wood Burning Cont. ~ Virtual Course

Introduction to Wood Burning Continued Virtual Course Join artist and instructor, Chelsea Hoitt, as she demonstrates her various techniques and introduces you to the magic of wood burning! Instructor: Chelsea Hoitt. $10/class. Supplies not included PURCHASE CLASS HERE  

Meditation & Mandalas: Rock Painting Workshop ~ Virtual Course

Meditation & Mandalas ~ Rock Painting Workshop Virtual Course Pre-recorded virtual class. Gather your whole family to paint mandalas on river stones with Boo Radford! This workshop will be instruction interspersed with meditation. There is something uniquely calming about focusing on the task immediately before you, allow yourself to create in stillness and with purpose. […]

Songlines: a Painting Workshop ~ Virtual Course

Songlines: a Painting Workshop Virtual Course Pre-recorded virtual class. Join Cheri Isgreen in this short, 20 minute, painting workshop and find inspiration in the art aboriginal songline painting. This workshop will introduce you to the history of songline painting and how to create a unique image by exploring a new way to view of the […]

Photo Transfer & Colors ~ Virtual Course

Photo Transfer & Colors – Pre-recorded Virtual Class Take a trip down memory lane and learn how to transfer your favorite black & white images to canvas by using a simple trick you can easily achieve at home! Once the image is transferred, add some color to the print using acrylic paints and pens to […]

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