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Monday, Nov 22: STEAM- Smoking dragon, math and art are hand-in-hand together, create cereal box ramps and use them in create play, and more.
Tuesday, Nov 23: Let’s get crazy! Fly swatters, marbles, pendulums, painting with frozen paint, and more.
Wednesday, Nov 24: Imaginary Worlds – Consider the possibility of alternate worlds, dreamscapes, and imaginary landscapes where adventure occurs and imagination takes over. Students will use a variety of 2D and 3D materials. Techniques in drawing.
Students will develop basic art skills and experiment with a variety of materials through drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpting, building, and collaborating. This course will be inspiring and fun as the students explore artistic learning and creating in an engaging social setting. This…Read more
Watercolor is an extremely brave and beautiful way to paint, with a history as rich as its colors. The way pigment and water flow on a piece of paper can create near-magical effects that truthfully describe the world as we experience it. Often these effects happen when and where we least expect…Read more
This class is open to everyone interested in learning how to create a beautiful oil painting from beginning to completion. This will be a fun, casual class full of information, and Dan will be there to answer any questions that you might have about making art. Dan teaches a method that is simple…Read more
Whatever your palate, you are bound to find something that suits your taste. Whether it’s oil, watercolor, or acrylic, let your taste be your guide. The Brush and Palette 2021 Annual Art Show will feature paintings of all kinds, including abstract, landscape, still life, and more. Thick paint,…
Clay artists are craftsmen, chemists, and sculptors making objects in the service of others utilizing stoneware, porcelain, and glass. The fluid, translucent, shiny surfaces are hard and smooth to the touch and ring to the ear when flicked with a finger. The works can be small enough to hold in…
An Exhibition of Ceramic Art by Bill Wilson, Noel Bailey, Levi Casias, Julie Sirotek, Derek Redding, Mariah Weigel, Pam Zook and Molly Fleiner-Etheridge October 1- November 5 This exhibition features a broad range of ceramic artwork including functional wares, installation, and sculptural…
News and Announcements
Sunday, August 15, 2021 - 13:50
In order to safely increase class sizes to pre-pandemic numbers, The Art Center will be requiring proof of Covid-19 vaccinations in order to register for the 2021 Holiday class session.
Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 13:53
This is a recording of the Arts and Culture Forum for Grand Junction City Council candidates recorded Tuesday, March 16 via Zoom.
Due to the COVID-19 situation, The Art Center is temporarily closed. We will be opening on a limited-access basis beginning June 5!
Thank you for your patience and continued support.