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
You’re The Top Cole meet Abbie. When the legendary composer, Cole Porter, created the character of Reno Sweeney as one of the anchors of his shipboard musical, Anything Goes, it was 1934 and it was a Broadway smash. Fast-forward to 2016 when Glenwood Springs High School’s production scored a smash hit of their own and it’s still getting attention. Congratulations to Abbie Cheney who is a 2016 Bobby G Award nominee for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading … read more
The Summers of Jazz Ahmad Jamal Trio, Hugh Masakala, Cassandra Wilson, Sonny Rollins, Joe Pass, Tuck and Patty, Poncho Sanchez, Herbie Mann and Dee Dee Bridgewater. Sounds like the dream concert on the international jazz festival circuit? You’re half right. Each of these legendary jazz artists redefined the genre that was born in New Orleans over 100 years ago, and took that mythical blend of African and European sounds and instruments and changed our culture. But first, they and over … read more
Nadia New It She grew up among musicians at the Paris Conservatory where her father taught voice. She composed music until turning to conducting and became the first woman to conduct the London Royal Philharmonic and the New York, Boston and Philadelphia Philharmonics. But for Nadia Boulanger, it was teaching that would be her lasting musical legacy as she changed the lives of an entire generation of composers from Aaron Copland to Quincy Jones. The student who would define her … read more