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
A Thing of Beauty You’ll understand just what I’m talking about when you come by the Art Center today from 3:30 to 6:30 for our Grand Reopening. Enjoy a little food, a little refreshment and a big difference as you move around the gallery on our brand new floor. It’s a great way to start your weekend and help us thank everyone who made it happen – Flooring America, Floors2Doors, parents, students and visitors. Something Good We don’t demand perfection … read more
Respecting The Possibilities. There is no ‘wrong’ in art. There are no limitations, no unrelenting edicts. At the Center for the Arts, we do not impose an idea, a ‘right’ way to paint, to sculpt, to sing or to dance. We build a foundation that supports a limitless environment of creativity and challenge. The world of the arts is the archive of the human experience. Prehistorical cave art was the emotional expression of the moment, the record of the experience. … read more
Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. John Hines knew his job. It was the 20th Century but he knew he was part of the hand off that began in 1886 when Walter Devereux formed the Glenwood Light & Water Company and electric power came to town. He worked in the power plant on the north bank of the Colorado River and understood the flow of knowledge and ideas that would come together at historic moments. He wrote “Thomas Edison traveled through the … read more