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.
Opening Reception Nov. 16, Member Preview Nov. 15
For the holiday season, Carbondale Arts transforms the R2 Gallery into a shop filled with artisanal goods created by local and regional artists! Presented each holiday season by Carbondale Arts, Deck The Walls is a carefully juried artisanal market filled with unique handmade goods by artists from all over the Roaring Fork Valley and the state of Colorado. This year’s goods include candles, handmade scarves and hats, glass ornaments, cards & prints, skateboard decks, jewelry, bird houses & feeders, herbal salves & lotions, maple syrup, felted animals, calendars, ceramic mugs and whiskey glasses, upcycled mittens and hats, soaps, and more!
Deck the Walls will be open for shopping Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm, Saturdays starting November 24th to December 23rd from 10am to 5pm and Sundays December 9, 16, 23 from 12pm to 5pm.
Receive a complimentary glass of bubbly during our Champagne Shopping events from 3 to 5pm on Saturdays in December.
First Friday, December 7 from 3-7pm
December First Fridays in Carbondale kicks off a long tradition of holiday celebration. Santa will be coming to Carbondale for a special visit on December 7 from 3 to 7pm at The Launchpad. Santa will also light the trees on Main Street at 5:15pm followed by a fire and hot chocolate and music by the Carbondale Middle School Band on the Fourth Street Plaza. Carbondale Arts Deck The Walls Show will be open for holiday shopping! For more information call (970)963-1680.
November and December
William started his art career in 1967 with a working position in an Art School and Frame Shop where he found his passion for handmade Dutch finish frames. He opened William Poague Gallery in 1974 specializing in distinctive fine art and master framing and subsequently working for major galleries and national museums in Washington D.C. including all the P Street galleries, Corcoran Gallery and School of Art, Barbara Fendrick Gallery and National Gallery of Art. Since moving to Aspen in 1999, William has continued making special handmade frames and colored pencil drawings.
William’s artwork will be at Bonfire through the end of the year!