Summer 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.

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Wildflower Watercolor Workshop

Sunday, 10:00 – 2:00 pm, August 28. Join July GAC featured artist, Cheri Isgreen for a Wildflower Watercolor Workshop.  The workshop is designed to explore a variety of watercolor techniques and effects in an expressive, relaxing, supportive environment.  Enjoy the variety of shapes, colors, and textures found in nature during our Rocky Mountain wildflower season.  […]

Soladera Soaps Workshop 

Session 1: Tuesday, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, July 26 Session 2: Thursday, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, September 22. In this single day workshop, Jenifer the owner of everyone’s favorite Soladera Soaps will walk you through the process of creating your very own bar of soap. The class will be held at the Art Center’s Courtyard. […]


Wednesdays, 6:30 – 7:30 pm. August 3 – August 31. (5 sessions) In this course you will be introduced to salsa dancing and its basic components.Salsa is a partnered dance where the lead takes the follow through a series of spins and turn patterns to music. Salsa dancers can also break apart during a dance […]

Bouquets and Bubbly

Sunday, 12:30 – 2:30 pm. August 7.  Come and learn the basics of flower arranging and get to know the owner of Sundrop Flora, Alexis! In this bouquet making workshop you will use fresh cut flowers to design your own arrangement that you can display in your home or gift to a friend. You will […]

Jungle Book: Missoula Children’s Theatre Camp (Ages 6 – 18)

August 15th – 20th, 2022. Camp: Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 2:30 pm Check-in & Auditions: 9:30 am & 10 am Performances: Saturday, August 20th at 1:00pm, 3:00 pm & 5:00 pm Join us this summer with the MISSOULA CHILDREN’S THEATRE (MCT) weeklong theatre camp. Approximately 45 roles available for students 6 – 18. […]

Family Art Sundays

Sunday, 12:00 – 12:45 pm. August 21. Join us for relaxing Sundays on the courtyard and enjoy simple art projects with your family. The art projects will include painting, sculpting, and other fun activities to engage in! Sign up individually, or sign up the entire family. See our website for all the registration types. Sign […]

Underglaze Transfer: single day workshop

Monday, 11:00 – 2:00pm. August 22. During this single day workshop, you will learn about the process of underglaze transfer. You will paint a design of your choice onto a piece of newspaper and then transfer it onto a rolled slab of clay! The piece can then later be altered into any shape or pressed […]

Wheel Throwing

Wednesdays 6:00 – 9:00pm. August 24 – September 28. (6 sessions) Use your knowledge of clay from the hand-building class and apply it to throwing on the wheel! Students will be taught centering, wheel throwing, and trimming techniques. No experience is necessary, although some hand-building experience is preferred. Registration fee includes clay, supplies, and kiln […]

First Strokes: Brush Lettering

Saturday, 10:00 – 2:00 pm. August 27. Surprise yourself with your latent talent. Introduce yourself to the art of brush lettering using a long-bristled sign painter’s calligrapher’s quill. We will cover the whole process of executing long clean strokes, from mixing paint to the proper consistency, loading the brush, and executing the strokes by rotating […]


Mondays, 6:30 – 7:30 pm, August 29 – September 26. (5 sessions) Break out the leotards and dust off your leg warmers. Do you miss the 80’s trend? Join us for dance-filled, full body workout nights starting this January. Students will use pilates, yoga, and kickboxing principles to get their bodies moving and toned. You […]

Alcohol inks 

Tuesdays, 6:00pm – 8:00pm. September 6 & 13 Join our shop artist and instructor, Sarah Sharsmith. In this single day workshop to experience the art of alcohol ink painting. Basic pouring and ink interaction techniques will be taught. Learn how to use these bright and versatile inks to create beautiful, unique paintings you will be […]

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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