Altrusa Art Fair (Past Event)

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April 1-10 Opening Reception Friday, April 3, 6:30-9pm Awards Ceremony Saturday, April 4, 11am-3pm   “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” - Albert Einstein. Youth have an imaginative spirit as they begin to dive into the creative world in the first steps of learning art. Step into the Altrusa…
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March 6 – April 5 Opening Reception Friday, March 6, 6:30-9pm   The beauty of nature has served as the inspiration for countless aesthetic interpretations of its majesty. Artists obsessed with its brilliance render its glory and capture its subtlety. In the hands of an artist, a brush moves like…
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Juror Ken Call March 6-30 Opening Reception Friday, March 6, 6:30-9pm   “Water supports all our endeavors, from the simple task of making paint flow to sustaining life. It is the common denominator that all humanity shares.” - Sharon Crosbie Fluid, fast, gestural, unforgiving, soft, absorbent,…
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Juror Joseph Gonzalez March 6 – March 28 Sponsored by Dean and Mary Harris Opening Reception Friday, March 6, 6:30-9pm Where are the youth leading us in the arts today? As former president Barack Obama stated, “The future belongs to young people with an education and the imagination to create.”…
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Sponsored by Chuck & Kendra McDaniel and the Ron Beckman Estate Opening Reception Friday, February 7, 6:30-9pm Dropoff: Saturday, February 1, 10am-2pm Pickup: Saturday, February 29, 10am-2pm The Art Center’s Annual Member’s Show is one of the largest exhibitions we hold every year. It…

Shepherd + 1 (Past Event)

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An Exhibition of Ceramics and Paintings of Terry Shepherd and Jac Kephart Sponsored by Chuck and Patti Shear / Shear Inc. Opening Reception Friday, December 6, 6:30-9pm Terry Shepherd, The Art Center’s Director of Ceramics, has led the Center’s ceramic studio since 1984. With a career spanning…

Navajo Weavers (Past Event)

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An Exhibition from the Art Center permanent collection Sponsored by Bill and Patti Milius Opening Reception Friday, December 6, 6:30-9pm The Art Center is pleased to announce an exhibition featuring Navajo weavings from our permanent collection. Some of the collection was donated by Arch Gould,…
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Sponsored by Dean and Mary Harris and Jeremy R. Franklin Opening Reception Friday, December 6, 6:30-9pm The CO Show is a biennial exhibition which debuted in 2013 and features works from all over the world. This exhibition speaks to the concept of community as The Art Center partners with Colorado…

Outreach Exhibits (Past Event)

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The Western Colorado Center for the Arts engages with the Grand Valley community on several levels. In addition to educational programs and collaborations with local artists on exhibitions in-house, we provide a steady rotation of exhibits to other community institutions. Usually three months long…
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