Art Centers

The arts thrive in Gunnison County. There are arts centers in both ends of the valley that offer outstanding cultural opportunities for visitors and locals alike.

An outdoor concert in Crested Butte, Colorado

Serving as hosts for art exhibitions, plays, concerts, dance performances, and more, the Gunnison Arts Center and the Center for the Arts Crested Butte provide outstanding venues for intimate performances. You can find some type of cultural event nearly every night in Gunnison-Crested Butte.

Crested Butte & Mt. Crested Butte

Schwinn Bike at the Arts CenterThe Center for the Arts Crested Butte is more than just an arts center. It’s a hub for community events and culture, visual arts, and education. This treasure in the upper valley plays host to the free outdoor summer Alpenglow concert series, numerous dance and musical performances throughout the year, women’s three-day art retreats, the Tour de Fork series of dinners, and so much more.

The Crested Butte Jewelry School focuses on jewelry crafting courses including destination courses and weekend workshops. Check out their course offerings and classes.


Gunnison Arts Center GalleryIn the south end of the valley, the Gunnison Arts Center is home to the arts community in Gunnison. With dance and visual arts classes, summer concerts, a large main gallery, an intimate performance space, and more, the Gunnison Arts Center provides a vibrant arts scene for Gunnison locals and visitors. Check out their event calendar.

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