InstructorJeremy Franklin

The resounding success of Lin Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton is based in a genre that has developed over centuries. Broadway Musical Theatre: From Opera to Hamilton will study the genesis of the musical from its early roots in opera to its development throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. In the…

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InstructorRachel Egelston

Monday, Feb 15: Retell-a-story sculptures, Decalcomania black glue prints process art, gestural sculpture, paper mosaics.

InstructorRachel Egelston

Series 2: Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25 The Arts and the Science of Light

Light is vitally important to us. Students will learn all about the light spectrum and how we see color. They will learn color theory, how light influences art, and how the human eye works using light.

InstructorRachel Egelston

This is a multi-age class focused on stimulating the creative process through art-based activities.

Session 2 - Feb 5, 12, 19, 26: Learn about sailors’ valentines, create one; secret homemade gift to give; and student’s choice.

InstructorRobbie Breaux

This course is for both beginner and intermediate students. Beginners focus on simple forms (mugs with handles and bowls), glazes, and glazing techniques. Intermediate students receive instruction on techniques they want to hone, such as lidded vessels, plates, or stacked forms. Throughout the…

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InstructorMatt Jones

“What is art and why do human beings have the instinct to carry out its creation? Is art subjective, or is it bound up in the objective world? Is the essence of creation immutable or subject to change?”
~Matthew Jones

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An Exhibition of Ceramics by Terry Shepherd and Paintings by Dan Logé Sponsored by Chuck and Patti Shear / Shear Inc. December 4 – January 28 Terry Shepherd, The Art Center’s Director of Ceramics, has led The Art Center of Western Colorado’s ceramic studio since 1984. With a career spanning over…
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Featuring works by Ron Henry and Terry Shepherd, and works by Harold Bryant from The Art Center’s Permanent Collection Sponsored by Chuck and Patti Shear / Shear Inc. December 4 – January 28 Put on your boots and cowboy hats; it’s time to take a walk through the West. This exhibition features…
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December 4 – January 28 Mesa County Libraries and The Art Center of Western Colorado will collaborate on an exhibition honoring the Mesa County Libraries Artists in Residence of 2020. The Art Center is pleased to have on display works by TJ Smith, Evan Curtis, and Rebecca Woods. This talented and…
InstructorRachel Egelston
Box includes canvas, crazy scissors, glue, fabric, tempera paint, markers, pencil, magazine pages, watercolor paper, matboard, eraser, newspaper, glass tiles, pinecones, rocks, long pods from a Catapala tree, yarn, feathers, and more. There is a Zentangle Learning sheet, collage examples, and ideas… Read more
InstructorRachel Egelston

Here is a chance to get your creative juices going! The Art Center of Western Colorado understands the challenges that are here during these uncertain times, so we would like to give you different opportunities to be creative. An Art in Motion box will give you a hands-on fun opportunity to…

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InstructorRachel Egelston

Turn yourself or friends into a real live chia friend! 

News and Announcements

Wednesday, December 23, 2020 - 13:35

Thank you for being part of The Art Center Family. And thank you for helping to make the arts vibrant by supporting us during this tumultuous and difficult year.

TAC Holiday Hours:

12/24 9am -12pm (closing early)

12/25 - 12/28 closed (except for Holiday

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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.