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
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
In 5, 4, 3, 2… Nothing beats coming to the end of a challenge, a challenge that called upon everyone’s patience, resolve and ingenuity. There was no interruption of classes in the aftermath of the June flood but we were a theater without a stage. Beginning September 2nd, the installation of the new gallery and gift shop floor will begin and upon completion, we will be inviting you to one terrific Grand Opening where we can share the exciting future … read more
Calligraphy of the Imagination The Center for the Arts is about becoming. Everyday invites our best effort in the classroom and the community. Art builds on itself and on what is happening in our town and in our world. We become program designers, introducing and inspiring students to see the world through the art of others. We become artistic guides as individuals tap into a well of creativity through our wide range of classes. We become mentors in our after-school … read more