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Artsy Fartsy Fridays ~ (Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver)
Sep
20

Artsy Fartsy Fridays ~ (Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver)

Artsy Fartsy Fridays ~ (Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver) Fridays, 10:30 – 11:15 am. September 20 – November 15. (Updated time from our catalog) Take a moment and create some art with your little one! Join us before naptime and work on a project together. You and your little artists will play and experiment with […]

Intro to Acting (Ages 9-11)
Sep
21

Intro to Acting (Ages 9-11)

Intro to Acting ~ (Ages 9 – 11) Saturdays, 2:00 – 4:00 pm. September 21, October 19 & November 16. This fun, action-packed class will use theatre-based games and activities to focus on the basic tenants of acting: trusting yourself, confidently using your voice, and being in the moment.  No experience necessary, just bring your […]

Mud Puppies Clay ~ (Ages 5 – 7)
Sep
25

Mud Puppies Clay ~ (Ages 5 – 7)

Mud Puppies ~ (Ages 5 – 7) Wednesdays, 4:15 – 5:45 pm. September 25 – October 30. (Start date pushed forward a week, registration still open.) Kids love to get their hands in clay! Students will explore the world of clay by creating their very own mugs, planters, birdhouses, sculptures, treasures and more. The final […]

Discover Charcoals ~ (Ages 10 – 15)
Sep
25

Discover Charcoals ~ (Ages 10 – 15)

Discover Charcoals ~ (Ages 10 – 15) Wednesdays, 4:30 – 6:30 pm. September 25 –October 16. Take your drawing skills to the next level in this four day workshop! This course is open to beginners and experienced artists. Students will follow a fun and easy progression of charcoal drawing lessons and exercises designed to build […]

Beginner Acrylics
Oct
02

Beginner Acrylics

Beginner Acrylics Wednesdays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. October 2 – 23. Have you always wanted to try out painting? In this four week course, students of all experience levels will explore the basics of acrylic painting and will leave with new brushstroke techniques, the knowledge of composition, and will be introduced to color theory. Instructor: […]

Intro to Acting (Ages 9-11)
Oct
19

Intro to Acting (Ages 9-11)

Intro to Acting ~ (Ages 9 – 11) Saturdays, 2:00 – 4:00 pm. October 19 & November 16. This fun, action-packed class will use theatre-based games and activities to focus on the basic tenants of acting: trusting yourself, confidently using your voice, and being in the moment.  No experience necessary, just bring your amazing imagination […]

Sculpture in Clay Workshop
Oct
21

Sculpture in Clay Workshop

Sculpture in Clay Workshop Monday – Thursday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. October 21 – 24. Students will learn the basics of clay and hand building with exciting creative projects, glazing and firing techniques. No experience necessary. Registration fee includes a 25 lb. bag of clay, supplies and kiln firings. Instructor: Paige Stewart. $95/student, $80.75/member […]

Music Theory Made Fun
Oct
21

Music Theory Made Fun

Music Theory Made Fun Mondays, 5:30 – 6:30 pm. October 21– November 11. Join instructor, Enid Holden, in this exploratory course open to ages 12+ where students will learn to read music from scratch! Four easy one-hour classes take you through the basics of music notation, time signatures, not values and chords. These basics apply […]

Art Fusion ~ (Ages 6 – 11)
Oct
23

Art Fusion ~ (Ages 6 – 11)

Art Fusion ~ (Ages 6 – 11) Wednesdays, 4:30 – 5:30 pm. October 23 – December 18. (No class 11/27) Let your creativity flow in this fun after school art class! Students will have the opportunity to learn different styles, techniques and mediums of art to create finished pieces to take home. These classes will […]

Adult Aerial Conditioning: Session 2
Oct
28

Adult Aerial Conditioning: Session 2

Adult Aerial Conditioning Mondays, 6:30 – 7:30 pm.  Session 2: October 28 – December 9. No class 11/25. 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 […]

Creative Play in Theatre (Ages 0-5 w/ Caregiver): Session 2
Oct
29

Creative Play in Theatre (Ages 0-5 w/ Caregiver): Session 2

Creative Play in Theatre ~ (Ages 0 – 5 w/ Caregiver) Tuesdays: 10:15 – 11:00 am. Session 2: October 29 – December 17. (No class 11/26)  It’s never too early to get your little one’s imagination going!  Join us for 45 minutes of playtime based in stories, music and SILLINESS.  Parent or caregiver must be […]

Make a Splash Watercolor: Advanced
Oct
30

Make a Splash Watercolor: Advanced

Make a Splash Watercolor: Advanced Wednesdays, 6:00 – 8:30 pm. October 30 – December 18. (No class 11/6 & 11/27) Build on what you learned in your previous watercolor class and have the opportunity to learn from fellow artists. Students will be introduced to more challenging techniques to expand the possibilities of watercolor and push […]

A Touch of Whimsy: playful tableware using hand-building technique
Oct
30

A Touch of Whimsy: playful tableware using hand-building technique

A Touch of Whimsy: playful tableware using hand-building technique Wednesdays, 6:00 – 9:00 pm. October 30 – December 11. (No class 11/27) Bring some “whimsy” to your dining room table this fall! We will approach playful variations of form & function with unique hand building, texture & glazing techniques. No experience necessary. Instructor: Kristin Gruenberger. […]

Mickey’s & Minnies Creative Movement (Ages 2-4) Session 2
Nov
01

Mickey’s & Minnies Creative Movement (Ages 2-4) Session 2

Mickey’s & Minnie’s Beginning Creative Movement ~ (Ages 2 – 4) Fridays, 9:30 – 10:15 am. Session 2: November 1 – December 13. No class 11/29. Get your little guy or gal moving in the right direction in this fun, early childhood dance class. Kids will be exposed to rhythm, tempo, direction and ranges of […]

Visual Poetry: Understanding Color through Exploration and Novel Approaches
Nov
01

Visual Poetry: Understanding Color through Exploration and Novel Approaches

Visual Poetry: Understanding Color through Exploration and Novel Approaches Friday, 6:30 – 9:00 pm, & Saturday, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm. November 1 & 2. This day and a half workshop will give you new ways to think about color. Students will gain fluency and control using color to enhance their artwork. The workshop is […]

Discover Acrylics ~ (Ages 8 – 12)
Nov
04

Discover Acrylics ~ (Ages 8 – 12)

Discover Acrylics ~ (Ages 8 – 12) Mondays, 4:30 – 6:30 pm. November 4 – December 2. (No class 11/25) Jump into the world of painting and discover a world of texture, color and fun! Our instructor will be introducing acrylic painting techniques through a variety of exercises. Students will go home with new skills, […]

Make a Splash Watercolor: Beginner
Nov
04

Make a Splash Watercolor: Beginner

Make a Splash Watercolor: Beginner Mondays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. November 4 – December 16. (No class 11/25) Discover the magic of watercolor painting! Students will learn brushstroke techniques, while also learning the value of light and shadow to add drama to your paintings. Minimum 4 students to run. Instructor: Karen Hill. $120/student, $102/members.   […]

Introduction to Alcohol Inks
Nov
05

Introduction to Alcohol Inks

Introduction to Alcohol Inks Tuesdays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. November 5 & 12. Discover a new medium by learning the basics of alcohol inks. Students will be introduced to color combinations, ink movement and pouring techniques. Play with the versatility of these inks to create backgrounds for stamping and card making, or to create beautiful […]

Adult Creative Clay: Wheel Throwing – Session 2
Nov
05

Adult Creative Clay: Wheel Throwing – Session 2

Adult Creative Clay: Wheel Throwing Session 1: Thursdays, 6:00 – 9:00 pm. September 5 – October 10. Instructor: Abra Karbin Session 2: Tuesdays, 6:00 – 9:00 pm. November 5 – December 17. (No class 11/26) Instructor: Paige Stewart Use your knowledge of clay from the hand building class and apply it to throwing on the […]

Adult Tap – Intermediate Level
Nov
06

Adult Tap – Intermediate Level

Intermediate Adult Tap Wednesdays, 7:30 – 8:30 pm. November 6 – December 11. No class 11/27. Learn the essentials and basics of tap dancing while exploring combinations and routines. Open to higher level beginners and intermediate levels where beginners will be given extra support and intermediate dancers will be given challenging combos. Students must have […]

Mud Makers ~ (ages 8 – 12)
Nov
07

Mud Makers ~ (ages 8 – 12)

Mud Makers ~ (ages 8 – 12) Thursdays, 4:00 – 6:00 pm. November 7 – December 19. (No class 11/28) 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. […]

Discover Sculpture ~ (Ages 12 – 17)
Nov
07

Discover Sculpture ~ (Ages 12 – 17)

Discover Sculpture ~ (Ages 12 – 17) Thursdays, 5:00 – 7:00 pm. November 7 – December 19. (No class 11/28) The world of sculpture will expand kids’ knowledge of art and open them to the possibilities of three-dimensional artwork! Using various mediums, such as wire, cardboard, clay and string, students will explore shape and movement […]

Adult Creative Clay: Hand Building – Session 2
Nov
07

Adult Creative Clay: Hand Building – Session 2

Adult Creative Clay: Hand Building Session 1: Tuesdays, 6:00 – 9:00 pm. September 10 – October 15. Instructor: Veronica Wilde Session 2: Thursdays, 6:15 – 9:15 pm. November 7 – December 19. (No class 11/28) Instructor: TBD. Students will learn the basics of clay and hand building with exciting creative projects, glazing and firing techniques. […]

Wood Burning
Nov
14

Wood Burning

Wood Burning Thursdays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. November 14 – December 12. (No class 11/28) Are you looking for a new medium to explore? Look no further and join us for this four day workshop with artist and instructor, Sarah Sharsmith. Students will learn the steps to make successful wood-burned objects such as name plates, […]

Advanced Wheel Throwing
Nov
16

Advanced Wheel Throwing

Advanced Wheel Throwing Saturday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm (1 hr lunch) & Sunday, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. November 16 & 17. 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 […]

Intro to Acting (Ages 9-11)
Nov
16

Intro to Acting (Ages 9-11)

Intro to Acting ~ (Ages 9 – 11) Saturdays, 2:00 – 4:00 pm. November 16. This fun, action-packed class will use theatre-based games and activities to focus on the basic tenants of acting: trusting yourself, confidently using your voice, and being in the moment.  No experience necessary, just bring your amazing imagination and readiness to […]

“Move the Butte” Dance Class
Nov
21

“Move the Butte” Dance Class

“Move the Butte” Dance Class Thursdays, 7:30 – 8:30 pm. November 21, 2019 – February 13, 2020. Learn a dance and get to perform in the Crested Butte Move the Butte Dance show in February 2020! Alex will be teaching a contemporary dance open to intermediate dancers. Limited space.  $85/student includes costumes, studio rental and […]

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The Gunnison Arts Center invites you to experience the arts in the Gunnison Valley! We offer youth and adult dance, art, clay, theatre, music, and literary arts classes. We feature gallery exhibit spaces, a gallery shop, a dance studio, 72-seat community theatre/stage, clay center, meeting rooms and classrooms.

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Monday: 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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Open Saturdays: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm (Through Sept. 28)

Closed Sundays

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102 South Main Street, Gunnison, CO

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