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
Headline Choices: #1 A Painting That Insists On A Closer Look #2 An Invitation for a Closer Look He never tired of the sunset. He would sit on a bench in Washington Park and wait to see what the sun had in mind. As a painter, he would bargain with himself that he could remember this fierce and fleeting palette, make his way to the Flatiron District, take the steps up the brownstone at 58 West 15th Street, … read more
‘This looks familiar to me.’ We’ve all said it. We’ve all heard it — this casual observation, this ordinary remark. But one recent afternoon, a student paused, looked at her canvas and then to Terry Muldoon and said those words. This woman, who had been ambushed by the thief that is Alzheimer’s, smiled and continued to paint. At that stunning moment, we understood the profound impact the arts can have on everyone. We have no way of knowing how the … read more
The Blank Canvas. Paul Cézanne knew all too well the challenge of change, of exploring the new and the untried, of the excitement and risk of taking the next step. Cézanne built the foundations of the transition from the 19th-century conception of artistic endeavor to a new and radically different world of art in the 20th century and yet he would say “It is so fine and yet so terrible to stand in front of a blank canvas.” We begin … read more