Summer 2021 Schedule is out next week!

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The Gunnison Arts Center is following county health regulations and updates closely to ensure the safety of our patrons and staff. We will inform registrants of any changes as we learn of them, and to the best of our abilities, in a timely manner. We appreciate your understanding and support of the arts in Gunnison. 

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All Art Studios Clay Studios Dance Studios Theatre Classes Virtual Programming Vita Institute for the Arts Youth

Texture Ring Band

Sunday, September 19. 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm, OR 5:00 pm.  In just two hours you’ll learn a few simple techniques that will allow you to leave wearing your new ring! Working with brass and copper sheet or wire, I’ll show you how to add texture to the surface of the metal, creating a one-of-a-kind piece. […]

Wire Earrings

Saturday, September 18. 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm, OR 5:00 pm. Come spend a few hours learning about jewelry. I’ll show you wire and hammering techniques that will allow you to make your own unique earrings. Working with pliers and hammers, you’ll form and shape copper and brass wire to bring your creation to life. There […]

Wood Burning (Ages 13-16)

Tuesdays, September 7th – 28th. 4:30 – 6:00 pm. Are you looking for a new medium to explore? Look no further and join professional artist Chelsea Hoitt in this Wood Burning class. Students will learn the steps to make successful wood-burned objects such as nameplates, house numbers, mottoes, clock faces, serving trays, and more! Students […]

Mosaic Workshop

Wednesday & Thursday, August 25th & 26th. 6:00 – 8:00 pm. In this 2 day workshop, you will learn the basics of working with glass and making your own mosaic piece. The class will consist of designing and cutting the glass, then arranging and grouting finished work. All supplies included in the price.  Instructor: Rose […]

Playwriting for Community Theater

Saturday, August 21st.  10:00 am – 1:00 pm. Via Zoom. How does one go about writing plays for community groups? What are the expectations of a producing organization, of the actors and directors, and of the audience? What kinds of plays make for a memorable performance? Join Dr. Edwards for an informative, creative discussion, and […]

Sculpture in Clay Workshop

Monday – Friday, August 16th – August 20th. 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Join artist and instructor, Paige Stewart, in this five-day workshop and learn the art of sculpture in clay. Students will be lead step by step through the process of using coils to create a sculpture and how to add the finishing touches. […]

Mud Makers Clay Camp 2 (Ages 6 – 9)

Camp 2: Monday – Friday, August 9th – 13th. 1:00 – 2:30 pm.  Kids love to get their hands in clay! Students will explore the world of clay by creating their very own mugs, plates, sculptures, treasures, and more. The final weeks of class will be spent glazing their projects. Open to all experience levels. […]

Mud Masters Clay Camp 2 (Ages 10 – 15)

Camp 2: Monday – Friday, August 9th – 13th. 3:30 – 6:00  pm.  Students in this class will learn how to throw on the wheel. Techniques focusing on centering, throwing, trimming, and glazing will be taught. Learn to throw bowls, mugs, plates, vessels, and more! No experience necessary. Instructor: Malina Gambocarto. $105/student, $89.25/members. REGISTER HERE […]

Children’s Musical Theatre Camp (Ages 6 – 18)

Camp: Monday – Friday, August 9th – 13th.  9:00 am – 2:00 pm. 1/2 Hr Lunch Break.  Performance on the Courtyard: Saturday, August 14th at 1:00 pm.  Join us in performing, singing, and a little dancing in a fun-filled stage version of Grimm’s fairy tales and Aesop’s Fables. Tales to include The Brementown Musicians, The Golden […]

Writing the 10-minute play

Saturdays, August 7th and 14th. 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. Via Zoom. The ten-minute play is a great way for theatre people or writers in other genres to get acquainted with playwriting.  This workshop will review the essential elements of dramatic writing in general, and the specific conventions of the ten-minute play. Participants will have […]

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