CCAH 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.

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Art of Takeo Hiromitsu at Bonfire Coffee

Through June


Stop by Bonfire Coffee on Main Street to view the work of Takeo Hiromitsu through the month of June. Takeo is an artist in multiple media but has been focusing on drawing and painting as of late. Takeo graduated from CSU with a BFA in Printmaking in 2010. In addition to Takeo's works at Bonfire, you can see a giant 8' by 6-1/2' collaboration (still in progress) with Stanley Bell at The Launchpad. If you …

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Opening Reception for “Mandalas Considered” by Richard Carter

June 3 from 6 to 8pm


Join the Carbondale Council on Arts & Humanities for the opening reception of "Mandalas Considered," a solo exhibition featuring new paintings by Richard Carter on June 3 from 6 to 8pm in the R2 Gallery. Carter’s valley roots reach back to the conversion of Aspen’s old Holy Cross Power House into the Aspen Center for Visual Arts (which then changed to the Aspen Art Museum). His exhibition at The Launchpad uses …

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View the “Renascence” Exhibition

Through May 27th


CCAH invites the public to attend the Opening Reception for "Renascence" an art exhibition featuring original works by Dean Bowlby, Andrea Kemp, Daniel Sprick and Gregory Tonozzi.  The term “renascence” is an older term for “renaissance” and refers to a renewal, or revival, in the world of the classical arts and the spirit of learning and culture.  Each of these now established and highly respected artists had their beginnings here in the Roaring Fork Valley and it …

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CCAH 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.

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YogArt Camp: Yoga and Art for Kids

June 6 through 9, 9am to 3pm at The Launchpad


YogArt is a week full of self exploration and creative expression in art, movement, games, and yoga! Kids will learn about their bodies through age appropriate yoga basics & creative movement. Opportunities to integrate self expression & reflection will be built into art projects throughout! $150 non-members and $125 CCAH members

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Maker Table Art Camp

July 5 through 8, 9am to 3pm at the Launchpad


The maker table will be a place for children 8 and up spending the week working on their personal art goals. Rochelle will be the facilitator for the youth in creating anything from paintings & drawings to sculptures and sewing. The Maker Table Art Camp coincides with CCAH’s 24 Hours of Art Event and Y’Art […]

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Lemonade Day

July 11 through 14, 9am to 3pm at the Launchpad


“Make Your Own” Lemonade Stand and learn the dynamics of business, creativity and fun. Finish the week off celebrating Lemonade Day on Saturday, July 16. Each child will build their own stand, decide their menu and even learn a few Spanish words in the making! Come be a part of this valley-wide tradition! $150 non-members […]

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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.

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Sign Up for Creative District Inventory

with the Carbondale Creative District

The Carbondale Creative District (CCD) is about to unleash the visible beginnings of three years of hard work by many in the community. Starting in May, way finding signage will roll out along the Rio Grande ArtWay, The Crystal Trail and our Main Street Creative District core.

In conjunction with the wayfinding signs, inventory icons and logo design, which will start springing up to bring visual interest and direction to the public, we are in the …

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Live Work Affordable Housing Survey

Help us gather information to assess the needs for affordable live/work spaces in Carbondale! The below survey should take around 5 minutes and consists mainly of multiple choice questions.

Governor John Hickenlooper joined Colorado artists and economic developers to announce the first state-driven initiative in the U.S. for affordable housing for artists: Space to Create, Colorado. The new program will develop affordable housing and work space for artists and arts organizations, as well as …

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