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Western Colorado Center for the Arts

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Great Art Center

If it is about ART, the Art Center is all about it. Classes, great exhibits, gift center. Well done... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
Montrose, Colorado
Not just a gallery

This is a wonderful resource for our area. Not only is it a gallery (and I can spend hours here... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2017
Rita B
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Mar 3, 2018
“Great Art Center”
May 9, 2017
“Not just a gallery”
The Art Center is a community arts organization dedicated to improving quality of life by promoting the enjoyment and understanding of the visual arts and related arts through studio art instruction, educational programs for children and adults...more
1803 N 7th St, Grand Junction, CO 81501-3097
+1 970-243-7337
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

If it is about ART, the Art Center is all about it. Classes, great exhibits, gift center. Well done and a joy to visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed May 9, 2017

This is a wonderful resource for our area. Not only is it a gallery (and I can spend hours here looking at all the paintings, ceramics, sculpture. pretty much any visual art) - it is also an education center. People of all ages are encouraged...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Rita B
Reviewed February 28, 2017

I love museums and gallery work, but skip this place. It is a gallery to sale art from locals. I went in and found a piece I liked and wanted to purchase it for a gift. The item was framed and matted amateurishly. The slits...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank rob2269
Reviewed August 10, 2016

This art center has special exhibits and events, and has areas for instruction, as well. Unfortunately, it doesn't provide enough variety for viewing often....except for special events. A larger museum with additional opportunities for educational and cultural purposes would be welcome. The classes are really...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Robert C
TheArtCenterGJ, Executive Director at Western Colorado Center for the Arts, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2016

Robert, Thank you for your visits to The Art Center. It sounds like you have attended festive First Friday events. I want to say we do our best to keep class costs reasonable. We do our best to hit the right mark for the our...More

Reviewed August 3, 2016

We often try to take in the Art Center on First Friday events. A lovely time with wine and appetizers and a chance to enjoy the art and friends.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Alice L
Reviewed May 4, 2016

Despite being busy with preparations for the annual art auction which features a juried selection of more than 60 regional artists, several staff at the art center including Mikkel, the director, warmly welcomed us and showed us through the museum and answered our questions. We...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Susan F
Reviewed February 29, 2016

We were over from Denver and wanted to check out this little art center. It was a very pleasant surprise. First, it wasn't little; second, the art was very well displayed and offered a variety of local art.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank camper9885
Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Our visit to the Western Colorado Art Center was a really pleasant surprise. When you walk in, there is a well laid out gift store and one of the better collections of historic Native American pottery as part of their permanent exhibit. What we were...More

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank JNeas
Reviewed February 14, 2016

I was fortunate enough to visit the Western Colorado Center for the Arts in Grand Junction recently. The town is lovely and there is a very strong art community and artistic feeling to the town. The Art Center is an integral part of that artistic...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Ann K
Reviewed February 10, 2016

Constantly changing exhibitions. Lots of special events with live demos. Every first Friday of the month a new exhibit with free hors d'oeuvres and cheap wine and beer.

Date of experience: February 2016
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