Who We are. Our Mission.
The Glenwood Springs Arts Council, d.b.a The Glenwood Springs Center for The Arts is a 501 (c) 3 Nonprofit Organization. We exist for art: to make art fun, affordable, and available to all.
Our mission is simple: to provide opportunities to create and enjoy the arts. learn more
Peach Ice Cream, Caruso and The Painting. It was a warm summer day. The 5-year old boy sat on the porch waiting for something to happen. Maybe one of the birds that always flew around the yard would land on the step — maybe the robin, or the woodpecker or the Northern flicker. Something did happen. His uncle came to visit. Now, this uncle didn’t always have a regular job and didn’t always voice a popular opinion but he was … read more
And Away They Go. Last year’s 6 x 6 Exhibit was a smash as the evening started with every iconic image of a great horse race. So, with that in mind, this is how I image legendary Santa Anita race announcer, Trevor Denham, might call the event when we open our doors, promptly at 6:00 pm on Friday, February 12, for our 3rd Annual 6 x 6 Exhibit or as we like to call that evening A Race for the … read more
Staying The Course. I never grow tired of the view. Living in these astonishing mountains demands my attention and rewards me every time. But lately, as I drive to the Art Center, I’m not seeing fields of snow but oceans of snow; not changing light on the peaks but cresting waves. Maybe it’s inevitable and suggested by a Prehistoric Colorado covered with ice that became water causing the first humans to create the first boats so as to make their … read more