Fall 2021 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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Sculpture: Basics of Creating Three-Dimensional Forms

Saturdays, November 13 – December 18. 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. (No class 11/27) Updated dates from our catalog. Registration Deadline: October 27th Using a hands-on approach this class will take you through the basics of creating three-dimensional forms using a “reductive” (carving) process.  We will cover the different “levels” of three-dimensionality “low-relief,” “high-relief,” “half-round” […]

Beginning Adult Tap – Session 2

Session 2: Thursdays, 9:15 – 10:15 am. November 5 – December 17. (No class 11/26) Updated dates from our catalog.  Dust off your old tap shoes and refresh your skills or take the leap and learn how to tap dance this fall. No experience needed, students should provide their own tap shoes. Min 3 – […]

Barre Sculpt – Session 2

Session 2: Wednesdays, 6:30 – 7:30 pm. November 3 – December 15. (No class 11/22 and 11/24) Updated dated from our catalog. Lift your seat, tone your muscles, and feel the burn in this hour-long barre workout class. We’ll use the fundamentals of Ballet, Yoga, and Pilates to sculpt long lean dancer bodies. All of […]

Underglaze Transfer

Tuesday, December 14. 6:00 – 8:30 pm. During this single day workshop, students will learn how to transfer a printed image onto clay. No experience is necessary. Instructor: Abra Karbin. $50/student, $42.50/members.   REGISTER HERE   *The health and safety of our community is of the utmost importance to the GAC. All GAC users are […]

Mosaic workshop – Session 2

Session 2: Thursday & Friday, 6:00 – 8:00pm. December 9 & 10. In this two day workshop, you will learn the basics of working with glass and making your own seasonal mosaic piece. You will be working on a glass block decorating both sides with the design of your choice. The class will consist of […]

Throw Big or Go Home

Monday – Friday, 6:00 – 8:30 pm. December 6 – 10. Already know how to throw on the wheel but want to learn more challenging techniques? Then this is the workshop for you! Push your clay further, throw bigger and discover the possibilities of wheel throwing! Registration fee includes 50 lb of clay, supplies and […]

How to Design & Knit a Hat – Advanced Knitting

Mondays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. November 8 – December 6. (No class 11/22) Learn to design and knit a hat in this four week course. Artist and instructor, Susan Crawford, will explain the key elements of hat design to help you create your own unique styles and patterns. Minimum 4 students to run. This course […]

Aerial Conditioning – Session 2

Session 2: Wednesdays, 5:20 – 6:20 pm. November 3 – December 15. (No class 11/24) In this class, students will gain an understanding of body conditioning and how to apply it to aerial dance. Students will go through beginner moves and also work on sequencing them on the Lyra and Sling. No previous experience or […]

Adult Jazz – Session 2

Session 2: Tuesdays, 9:15 – 10:15 am. November 2 – December 14. (No class 11/23) Jazz dance is an exploration of style and presentation. Classes emphasize musicality and body alignment, conditioning, stretch and strengthening, rhythm and stylization as well as fun and innovative choreography. Instructor: Olivia Crochet. $65/student, $55.25/members.   REGISTER HERE   *The health […]

Discover Pastels ~ (Ages 10 – 15)

Mondays, 4:30 – 6:00 pm. November 1 – November 22. This class will introduce both oil and chalk pastels with guided exercises in drawing as well as an introduction to color theory. Students will pick their preferred pastel type each session and create a work which exhibits an understanding of the medium. Everyone will have […]

Make a Splash Watercolor

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:00 – 8:30 pm. October 28 – November 16. Discover the magic of watercolor painting! Students will learn brushstroke techniques and the value of light and shadow to add drama to your paintings. All levels are welcome. Experienced students will be given extra challenges. Minimum 4 students to run. Instructor: Karen Hill. […]

Cell Phone Photography ~ (Ages 12 – 15)

Thursdays 4:30 – 6:00pm. October 28 – November 18. Do you want to learn to “think like a photographer”? Join us on Thursday afternoons this fall to explore our community through photography! The main goal of this course is to learn how to use cameras as a tool of expression in a visually interesting way. […]

Arts Center Singers ~ Winter/Spring 2022

Registration Deadline: Monday, January 24. Rehearsals: Mondays, 5:30 – 7:30 pm. February 21- May 9. Extra rehearsals:  Wednesdays May 4 & 11. Performances: Friday, May 13 at 7:00 pm. & Saturday, May 14 at 3:00 pm. If music feeds the soul, then singing warms the heart. Appealing to music lovers of all generations, community choral […]

Book Talk

September 2021 – June 2022. This fun online book discussion group meets on zoom every first Thursday of the month, September through June. All are welcome. Participants do not have to attend every time, but can choose the books they are interested in. The group will meet in person, socially at the Gunnison Arts Center […]

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 […]

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  

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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