Events

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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Housing Forum

February 3 from 6:30 to 9pm

 
The Housing Forum will be held on Wednesday, February 3 from 6:30 to 9pm at The Third Street Center. The forum will look at Affordable vs Attainable housing as well as Co-housing and Micro Housing. We will look at what is working/ successful out there in the world and show projects that are innovative, interesting and are working in similar communities. Also, we will discuss what is possible and available here. Experts from these areas …

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Distillery Drawing

February 4 from 5:30 to 7pm

 

Phat Figures is back this month... kind of... On Thursday, February 4th from 5:30 to 7pm, join Marble Distilling Co. and CCAH for “A Class & A Glass: Distillery Drawing." Distillery Drawing will feature the women of Roaring Fork Follies, our local burlesque troupe and live music with Ellie Barber on cello. $20 gets you the class, the music and the glass filled with one of Marble Distilling Co.'s signature cocktails. Registration is not required. …

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First Friday at The Launchpad

February 5 from 6 to 8pm

 
Join CCAH for a special First Friday Artist Beat celebrating the artists of 36th Annual Valley Visual Art Show! Folk duo Pam&Dan will play an eclectic combination of old favorite tunes and fresh originals to accompany the fine art display. The Valley Visual Art Show features over 60 Roaring Fork artists and includes two and three dimensional work created in with wide variety of mediums. Vote for your favorite artwork! In addition, the …

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Classes

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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Art Break

February 23 from 6 to 8:30pm

 

Take an Art Break and give yourself the opportunity to relax and create on February 23rd from 6 to 8:30pm at Suite 15 Classroom at The Third Street Center. CCAH provides everything–the space, the drinks, snacks and a little help from Lisa Singer, who will be on hand to facilitate fun art projects. All levels of […]

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Drop-in Figure Drawing

Monday evenings 6:30-9:30pm

 

Non-taught, model figure drawing sessions in the CCAH Classroom at the Third Street Center every Monday from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. Facilitated by Philip Hone Williams with a live figure model. Call 970-456-2865 or email honewilliams@gmail.com to reserve space.

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Creative Classroom

with Crystal River Elementary School students

 

Creative Classroom provides free after school art to students in grades 1 through 4 from Crystal River Elementary School. There are 3 8-week sessions each year. Each of the 3 sessions is open to a different grade at CRES and students can sign up for the program through the school’s art teacher. The Creative Classroom […]

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CCAH News

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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Fashion Show Tickets on Sale Now!

Prices go up Feb. 26

Friday, March 11 and Saturday, March 12, CCAH will produce the 8th Annual Green is the New Black Fashion Extravaganza: Transformation. Full of locals, performance art, multimedia, inspiring sustainable fashion and a storyline to boot, this show isn't just entertaining, it is about raising money to provide arts education to our youth in the Roaring Fork Valley. In 2015 GITNB sold out at 500 seated tickets plus standing room each …

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Housing Forum

February 3 from 6:30 to 9pm

The Housing Forum will be held on Wednesday, February 3 from 6:30 to 9pm at The Third Street Center. The forum will look at Affordable vs Attainable housing as well as Co-housing and Micro Housing. We will look at what is working/successful out there in the world and show projects that are innovative, interesting and are working in similar communities. Also, we will discuss what is possible and available here. Experts from these areas will …

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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. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/creativelivework

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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The Carbondale Creative District Surges Ahead!

New developments in wayfinding, branding and connectivity

The Carbondale Creative District is rolling out the first steps in our goal of wayfinding and connectivity. Thanks to a hard working group of designers, especially Craig Wheeless, Bailey Haines and Laura Stover, the CCD now has a logo! We also have six categories of Creative Businesses. Those are: Design, Media and Innovation, Visual Arts, Healing Arts, Performance Arts, Cultural Heritage and Culinary Arts. Local food production is included under Cultural Heritage. Each category has …

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Carbondale to host 2016’s Colorado Creative Industries Summit

May 4 to 6, 2016

The Colorado Creative Industries, a division of the Office of Economic Development and International Trade, revealed that the 2016 Creative Industry Summit will be held in Carbondale, Colorado. The Summit attracts up to 400 creatives from around the state for two days of workshops, art, conversation and networking. This year’s Summit was held in Fort Collins April 22-24. Larger grantors like The National Endowment on the Arts and Artspace were on hand, as well as …

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