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Arts Center Singers Choir
Mar
02

Arts Center Singers Choir

Arts Center Singers ~ Community Choir  Registration Deadline: Monday, February 3. Rehearsals: Mondays, 5:30 – 7:30 pm. March 2 – May 13. (No rehearsal on 3/16.) Extra rehearsals:  Wednesdays, 5/6 & 5/13. Performances: Friday, May 15 at 7:00 pm. & Saturday, May 16 at 3:00 pm. If music feeds the soul, then singing warms the […]

Acting Workshop for Adults
Feb
21

Acting Workshop for Adults

Acting Workshops ~ (Ages 18+) Winter: Friday, February 21. 6:30 – 9:30 pm. Spring: Saturday, April 18. 6:30 – 9:30 pm. Whomever we are and wherever we find ourselves in our daily lives, we can all benefit from being reminded of how powerful and capable we are. This workshop will focus on building confidence and […]

Intro to Acting ~ (Ages 8 – 11)
Feb
22

Intro to Acting ~ (Ages 8 – 11)

Intro to Acting ~ (Ages 8 – 11) Saturdays, 2:00 – 4:00 pm.  February 22, March 28, April 18, May 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 […]

Advanced Wheel Throwing
Feb
22

Advanced Wheel Throwing

Advanced Wheel Throwing Saturday, Feb. 22. 10:00 am – 4:00 pm (1 hr lunch) & Sunday, Feb. 23. 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. 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 […]

Discover Drawing ~ (Ages 8 – 13)
Mar
02

Discover Drawing ~ (Ages 8 – 13)

Discover Drawing ~ (Ages 8 – 13) Mondays, 4:30 – 6:30 pm. March 2 – March 30. (No class 3/16) In this four day workshop, students will follow a fun and easy progression of drawing exercises designed to build technical skills, as well as develop the ability to interpret our world around us on paper. […]

Beginning Ukulele for Adults ~ (Ages 16+)
Mar
03

Beginning Ukulele for Adults ~ (Ages 16+)

Beginning Ukulele for Adults ~ (Ages 16+) Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:00 pm. March 3 – April 14. (No class 3/17) Students will learn the basics of the Ukulele, including the core fundamentals such as notes, chords, strumming and picking. Each student will receive their own sheet music to take home to practice. Students must bring […]

Adult Screen-Printing: The Basics
Mar
03

Adult Screen-Printing: The Basics

Adult Screen-Printing: The Basics Tuesdays, 6:00 – 8:30 pm. March 3 – April 14. (No class 3/17) Discover a new medium in this six week class. Our instructor will introduce you to the basics of screen printing; from setting up your station, creating an image, transferring it to your screen using various techniques and then […]

Date Night – “Let’s Get Dirty With Clay”
Mar
06

Date Night – “Let’s Get Dirty With Clay”

Date Night – “Let’s Get Dirty With Clay” Fridays, 5:00 – 8:00 pm. January 3, February 7, March 6, April 3, & May 1. Always wanted to experience throwing on the wheel or hand building but did not know if you wanted to commit to a 6 week class? Then this class is for you! […]

Hard News to Op-Ed: Becoming a Community Journalist
Mar
07

Hard News to Op-Ed: Becoming a Community Journalist

“Hard news to op-ed: Becoming a community journalist” Led by Will Shoemaker Saturday, March 7.  10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Are you a subject-matter expert with an opinion you believe deserves to be heard? Or do you have an idea for a story in the community that you’d simply like to tell? Learn to give […]

Sculpture in Clay
Mar
23

Sculpture in Clay

Sculpture in Clay Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. March 23 – March 27. Join artist and instructor, Paige Stewart, in this week long workshop and learn the art of sculpture in clay. Student will be lead step-by-step through the process of using clay coils to create a sculpture, and taught how to […]

Barre Sculpt: Spring Session
Mar
25

Barre Sculpt: Spring Session

Barre Sculpt Wednesdays, 5:30 – 6:30 pm. Spring Session: March 25 – May 13. (8 classes) 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 the movements are small and […]

Make a Splash Watercolor: Intermediate/Advanced
Mar
25

Make a Splash Watercolor: Intermediate/Advanced

Make a Splash Watercolor: Intermediate/Advanced Wednesdays, 6:00 – 8:30 pm. March 25 – April 29. Student will be introduced to more challenging techniques to expand the possibilities of watercolor and push their painting skills to the next level. All supplies included, students may provide their own brushes if they prefer. Minimum 4 students to run. […]

Teen Oil Painting ~ (14 – 17)
Mar
25

Teen Oil Painting ~ (14 – 17)

Teen Oil Painting ~ (14 – 17) Wednesdays, 4:30 – 6:30 pm. March 25 – April 29. Learn the essentials of creating beautiful canvas oil paintings full of texture and depth! This six-week introductory course will allow the students to explore the tools and techniques to provide a foundation for creative expression in oil painting. […]

Intermediate Adult Tap
Mar
26

Intermediate Adult Tap

Intermediate Adult Tap Thursdays, 7:30 – 8:30 pm. March 26 – May 7. (No class 4/9) 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 […]

Mickey’s & Minnie’s Dance: Session 2
Mar
27

Mickey’s & Minnie’s Dance: Session 2

Mickey’s & Minnie’s Dance ~ (Ages 2 – 4 w/ caregiver) Fridays, 9:30 – 10:15 am. Session 2: March 27 – May 8. Instructor: Victoria Goedjen.  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
Apr
03

Visual Poetry: Understanding color through exploration and novel approaches

Visual Poetry: Understanding color through exploration and novel approaches Friday, April 3. 6:30 – 9:00 pm. AND Saturday, April 4. 10:00 am – 4:30 pm. Registration Deadline: March 27th. 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 […]

Precious Metal Clay
Mar
28

Precious Metal Clay

Precious Metal Clay Saturday, 1:00 – 5:00 pm. March 28. Precious Metal Clay, or PMC, allows you to create genuine silver objects from clay. The small particles of metal are mixed in an organic clay binder which is burned off in the firing process, leaving the shape of your design behind. From rings to pendants, […]

Intro to Acting ~ (Ages 8 – 11)
Mar
28

Intro to Acting ~ (Ages 8 – 11)

Intro to Acting ~ (Ages 8 – 11) Saturdays, 2:00 – 4:00 pm.  March 28, April 18, May 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 […]

Mud Puppies ~ (Ages 5 – 8) – Session 2
Mar
31

Mud Puppies ~ (Ages 5 – 8) – Session 2

Mud Puppies ~ (Ages 5 – 8) Session 1: Tuesdays, 4:15 – 5:45 pm. February 4 – March 10. Session 2: Tuesdays, 4:15 – 5:45 pm. March 31 – May 5. Kids love to get their hands dirty! Students will explore the world of clay by creating their very own mugs, plates, sculptures, treasures and […]

Mud Makers ~ (Ages 9 – 13) – Session 2
Apr
01

Mud Makers ~ (Ages 9 – 13) – Session 2

Mud Makers ~ (Ages 9 – 13) Session 1: Wednesdays, 4:15 – 6:15 pm. February 5 – March 11. Session 2: Wednesdays, 4:15 – 6:15 pm. April 1 – May 6. Students in this class will learn hand building, some wheel throwing and glazing techniques. This is the perfect class to get started in our […]

Marbled Clay
Apr
01

Marbled Clay

Marbled Clay Wednesdays, 6:30 – 9:00 pm. April 1 – April 22. Experiment with marbled clay with the help and guidance of our instructor. Students will have a day to practice throwing desired shapes on the wheel, followed by two days of throwing with colored clay to recreate those shapes; the last day of class […]

Date Night – “Let’s Get Dirty With Clay”
Apr
03

Date Night – “Let’s Get Dirty With Clay”

Date Night – “Let’s Get Dirty With Clay” Fridays, 5:00 – 8:00 pm. January 3, February 7, March 6, April 3, & May 1. Always wanted to experience throwing on the wheel or hand building but did not know if you wanted to commit to a 6 week class? Then this class is for you! […]

Adult Aerial Conditioning: Session 2
Apr
06

Adult Aerial Conditioning: Session 2

Adult Aerial Conditioning Mondays, 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Session 2: April 6 – May 11. 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 […]

Discover Watercolors ~ (Ages 10 – 14)
Apr
07

Discover Watercolors ~ (Ages 10 – 14)

Discover Watercolors ~ (Ages 10 – 14) Tuesdays, 4:30 – 6:30 pm. April 7 – April 28. Students will explore the infinite world of watercolor painting by learning about different, creative techniques that professionals use. The possibilities are endless, come explore them with us! Each student will receive a painting kit that will be theirs […]

Creative Clay: Hand Building – Session 2
Apr
07

Creative Clay: Hand Building – Session 2

Creative Clay: Hand Building Session 1: Thursdays, 6:15 – 9:15 pm. January 23 – February 27. Instructor: Kristin Gruenberger Session 2: Tuesdays, 6:15 – 9:15 pm. April 7 – May 12. Instructor: Nathan Porter Students will learn the basics of clay and hand building with exciting creative projects, glazing and firing techniques. No experience necessary. […]

Creative Clay: Wheel Throwing – Session 2
Apr
09

Creative Clay: Wheel Throwing – Session 2

Creative Clay: Wheel Throwing Session 1: Tuesdays, 6:15 – 9:15 pm. January 21 – February 25. Instructor: Paige Stewart Session 2: Thursdays, 6:15 – 9:15 pm. April 9 – May 14. Instructor: Kristin Gruenberger Use your knowledge of clay from the hand-building class and apply it to throwing on the wheel! Student will be taught […]

Finding the Well of Your Creativity – Literary Course
Apr
11

Finding the Well of Your Creativity – Literary Course

“Finding the well of your creativity” Led by Paige Stewart Saturday, April 11. 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. This workshop is geared towards all artists, with a specific focus on using writing as a tool to clear mental blockages and create space for creativity to transpire. We will touch on a variety of different tools […]

Intro to Acting ~ (Ages 8 – 11)
Apr
18

Intro to Acting ~ (Ages 8 – 11)

Intro to Acting ~ (Ages 8 – 11) Saturdays, 2:00 – 4:00 pm.  April 18, May 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 […]

Acting Workshop for Adults
Apr
18

Acting Workshop for Adults

Acting Workshops ~ (Ages 18+) Spring: Saturday, April 18. 6:30 – 9:30 pm. Whomever we are and wherever we find ourselves in our daily lives, we can all benefit from being reminded of how powerful and capable we are. This workshop will focus on building confidence and trusting yourself and your voice.  Using theatre games […]

Date Night – “Let’s Get Dirty With Clay”
May
01

Date Night – “Let’s Get Dirty With Clay”

Date Night – “Let’s Get Dirty With Clay” Fridays, 5:00 – 8:00 pm. January 3, February 7, March 6, April 3, & May 1. Always wanted to experience throwing on the wheel or hand building but did not know if you wanted to commit to a 6 week class? Then this class is for you! […]

The Writer’s Way
May
02

The Writer’s Way

“The Writer’s Way” Led by Alissa Johnson Saturday, May 2.  10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Learn to trust yourself, your writing and your voice as a writer. Whether you have a specific project in the works, have an idea in mind or simply want to write, this three-hour workshop will give you the space to […]

Intro to Acting ~ (Ages 8 – 11)
May
16

Intro to Acting ~ (Ages 8 – 11)

Intro to Acting ~ (Ages 8 – 11) Saturdays, 2:00 – 4:00 pm.  May 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 […]

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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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