Carbondale Arts offers a wide range of community events throughout the year from gallery openings, to social sketching to Mountain Fair and even opera! Almost all of our events are free and open to the public.Read More
Now through March 23 at Carbondale Arts' R2 Gallery in The Launchpad
Carbondale Arts presents "Colorado ArtBeat Film Series + Art Exhibition" featuring works by Gregory Block, Robert Burch, Linda Girvin, Joshua Goss, and Sara Ransford, which opened on Friday, Feb. 23 at The Launchpad (76 S. 4th St, Carbondale). Colorado is home to many world class artists who don't always get the recognition and exposure that they deserve. "Colorado ArtBeat", produced by Chris and Heather Macdonald of FuseMedia, is a documentary film series and …
Friday, March 16, at 6:30pm
Join us for a fun and engaging presentation of artwork on Friday, March 16 beginning at 6:30pm, with Anderson Ranch Arts Center's current Artists-in-Residence. Each resident will share 20 slides of his/her artwork in five-minute segments. Refreshments and snacks will be served. The public is invited to meet the residents, mingle and ask questions after the presentation.
Due Friday, March 30
The 47th Annual Carbondale Mountain Fair theme will be "LOVE POLLINATOR" and Carbondale Arts is seeking artists to submit their ideas for the Mountain Fair poster and tshirt design. Artists must submit rough sketches of their ideas along with 2 work samples. A jury will pick one idea and Carbondale Arts staff will work with the artist to create the final poster design. The chosen artist will receive $650 and five t-shirts. Handmade …
Carbondale Arts provides art classes, studio sessions and other opportunities for arts education in collaboration with our public schools, teachers, and other community partners. Click below to see all of the offerings available.Read More
Coming to a school near you!
Carbondale Arts has been committed to fostering arts education in our schools and our under-served communities for over 20 years. The Makerspace Movement is growing in popularity around the country as it allows students access to tools and technology that build important hands-on learning in areas like critical thinking, creativity and collaboration. Research has shown […]
Tuesdays & Thursdays from January 9 - February 1
Registration is now open for Carbondale Arts’ annual youth fashion and sewing classes, ages 9 to 14, which will take place on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 3:30 to 5:30pm, January 9 through February 1 at the Sol Theater Classroom in The Third Street Center (Suite 12, 520 S 3rd St, Carbondale). Students have the option […]
Saturday, May 12 from 10am-5pm
A one-day workshop held at the max.ink Project Shop at Studio for Arts + Works (S.A.W.) with instructor Alicia Bailey of the Denver-based Abecedarian Artists Books. Students will be introduced to creative and innovative book structures using that most wondrous of humble materials, paper. This class is suitable for all skill levels, ages 16 and […]
Check back here for information on everything from upcoming events, opportunities for artists, news on the Carbondale Creative Plan, application deadlines or just exciting news that we want to share with our wonderful community.Read More
Due Friday, March 30
The 47th Annual Carbondale Mountain Fair theme will be "LOVE POLLINATOR" and Carbondale Arts is seeking artists to submit their ideas for the Mountain Fair poster and t-shirt design. Artists must submit rough sketches of their ideas along with 2 work samples. A jury will pick one idea and Carbondale Arts staff will work with the artist to create the final poster design. The chosen artist will receive $650 and five t-shirts. Handmade …
Applications Now Available, Due April 6
Carbondale Arts is pleased to announce our new Artist Fellowship Program (AFP), consisting of three artist grant opportunities: The Alleghany Meadows Fellowship, The Ro Mead Community Arts Grant, and The Carbondale Arts Fellowship. The AFP is for artists and creatives of any genre, who need some funding to help them further their career, their art, or their ideas. The criteria is fairly open for these grants, and any artist residing within a ZIP code beginning …
Applications for shows now available!
Artists! Several applications are available NOW for upcoming exhibition opportunities. Don't miss out! Learn more about each of these exciting opportunities under the R2 Gallery tab at the top of the page (then see Artist Resources or Upcoming Exhibitions).
Applications for "Narrative Threads", a juried traveling book art show in the R2 Gallery this May 4-25, curated by Alicia Bailey of Denver-based Abecedarian Artists Books (due March 5, 2018): http://www.abecedariangallery.com/assets/content_files/opportunities/Narrative%20Threads%20prospectus.html
Applications for "Tiny Art Show", an exhibition …
Applications due March 2
To be selected as an Art Vendor at Mountain Fair, you must meet the following eligibility requirements. Any artist or craft person exhibiting his or her own handmade works of art. (Not manufactured, not imported.) Any community service, civic, or social organization, or educational institution selling only its own works of art. Criteria for judging include quality and uniqueness of items. For more information, please e-mail Alta Otto at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 970-379-5403. …
Needs Assessment & Market Study
The Town of Carbondale and the Carbondale Creative District are taking the first steps towards an Affordable Housing project in Carbondale with a Needs Assessment and Market Study. The town has procured an administrative grant from the Department of Local Affairs(DOLA) and The Town, with help from the CCD, will cover the rest. The Needs Assessment will take place in the late fall and will be conducted by Art Space. Stay tuned for more information. …
2 new parks forging ahead!
You will start seeing more changes on the ARTway this fall. Designs are complete for DeRail Park at Hwy. 133 and the trail and the Latino Folk Art Garden at 8th and the Rio Grande. RFTA has graded DeRail and some clean-up and Planting Days are in the works in late September and early October. The Carbondale Rotary Clubs are leading the charge for DeRail Park. We are in great need of plants and trees. …