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
Ceremony. The ceremony of community is one of the most organic and life-affirming gestures we can experience. It defines the measure of people by the affect they have on others. Each person that is part of the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts is part of that artistic cause and effect. We cause the classes, the exhibits, the after-school outreach programs and the performances to happen and the effect is immediate – the seed is planted and grows throughout the … read more
To listen. To help. To inspire. To love. I’m starting to really understand what my purpose is as the Executive Director of the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. It’s so much more than I could have ever imagined when I signed on in June of 2014. I thought it would be about running the show, navigating the coolest art boat in town through unknown waters, making the best decisions to grow our nonprofit enterprise and, simply, to press on … read more
On Becoming A Democracy. Every four years we participate in a process, a process of governance that began in 1776 with the Declaration of Independence. But that was just the starting point. Next came the ratification of the Constitution by the states in 1788 and George Washington taking office in 1789. But we weren’t there yet. According to Harry Rubenstein of the American History Museum, “the symbolic birth of our system of government didn’t come until September 19, 1796 when … read more