The Center is proud to be a home for visual artists of all mediums and typically hosts dozens of visual arts classes each season, including the popular Watercolor and Wine + Cocktails and Canvases series. Community visual arts events include the Community Iron Pour (usually held in early October) and Chalk Walk (usually held in early July). In 2019, nearly 2,500 artists participated in 213 individual visual arts events. That's a lot of art!
summer 2020 visual arts classes + events
Wildflower, Watercolor + Wine: Thursday, August 6, 4:30 – 7:30 pm. $55. learn more
Wildflower, Watercolor + Wine: Thursday, August 13, 4:30 – 7:30 pm. learn more
Wildflower, Watercolor + Wine: Thursday, August 20, 4:30 – 7:30 pm learn more
listing of all events
the kinder padon gallery at the new centerThe new Kinder Padon Gallery at the Center for the Arts in Crested Butte has a governing mission of elevating the visual arts through promotion of talent over various mediums. This initiative celebrates the plethora of visions of artists, showcasing individuals, groups, exhibitions, installations, educational exhibits, and thematic shows.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Kinder Padon Gallery is currently closed to visitors. We will be announcing gallery open hours soon!
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