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July 26-30: Artist for a Day
Come join this fun-filled week where students will learn about a famous artist’s life and how they used different mediums and art processes such as colored pencil, ink (markers), mixed media, print-making, painting, sculpture, and collage…Read more
Monday, Sept 6: The World of Art – discover techniques using oil pastel, chalk, pencils, canvas painting
Tuesday, Sept 7: Architecture: Lego®s, design and build a diorama of your dream house
Extend your student’s learning beyond the classroom with this after-school program by joining us for some fun artmaking! Each month students learn about a different style of art. These ongoing sessions offer an evolving curriculum.
Session 1: Aug 20 – Sept 10: Clay, marbleizing,…Read more
Monday, Sept 27: STEAM projects, Hundertwasser’s dreamscape in marker, monoprinting with watercolor
July is Disability Pride Month! Our Artability students at The Art Center are inviting artists and community members to create a drawing or 2-dimensional art piece representing people with disabilities. During the month of July, the artwork will be displayed in the bookstore at The Art Center. The…
This is a time for us to embrace the act of learning, artistic development, and the technical growth of or students and instructors. The exhibition is open to all styles, mediums, ages, and abilities. Instructors and students who have participated in a class or workshop throughout the past year are…
An Exhibition from The Art Center’s Permanent Collection of Woodblock Prints and Cloisonné from the Robinson Collection and Kunz Estate Approach a great painting as thou wouldst approach a great prince. ~ Kakuzo Okakura, The Book of Tea The Art Center of Western Colorado’s Permanent Collection…
Saturday, October 2, 9am-12pm
Paint along with our instructor and show judge, Art Blom, as he teaches us how to use the palette knife to achieve texture and dimension In addition, those students with entries in the Brush and Palette show will receive a critique of their submitted work.…Read more
Saturday & Sunday, August 21 & 22, 10am-2pm
Create a large format abstract artwork (20" x 30" or larger) using bits and pieces of papers and found images. Particular attention will be paid to principles of design and composition.
News and Announcements
Saturday, January 1, 2022 - 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 Fall 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.