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.
In the R2 Gallery at The Launchpad
For the holiday season, Carbondale Arts transforms the R2 Gallery into a shop filled with artisanal goods created by local and regional artists! The Deck The Walls Artisanal Market features remarkable handcrafted items such as candles, wool hats and gloves, silk scarves, blown glass, ceramic kitchen wares, one of a kind holiday ornaments, cards and so much more. December 8, 15, and 22 enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne while you shop from 3 to 5pm! Deck the Walls will be open for shopping Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm, Saturdays from 10am to 5pm and Sundays (December 9, 16 & 23) from 12-5pm through December 29.
Now through December 29!
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, jewelry, bird houses & feeders, herbal salves & lotions, maple syrup, felted animals, calendars, ceramic mugs, upcycled mittens and hats, soaps, and more!
Deck the Walls will be open for shopping Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm, Saturdays 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 of Light Up Carbondale. Santa Claus will be coming to The Launchpad in Carbondale for a special visit on First Friday, December 7, from 3 to 7pm. Mark Burrows of Roaring Fork Photography will be taking pictures of children with Santa! Santa will also light the trees on Main Street and Weant at 5:15pm followed by music with the The Renaissance (Cowboy) Christmas Chorale on the Fourth Street Plaza along with sleigh rides, hot chocolate, caroling and a fire pit! The Crystal River Ballet dancers will perform Nutcracker excerpts at 6pm in The Launchpad, all are welcome. Carbondale Arts Deck The Walls Show will be open for holiday shopping throughout the evening til 8pm, so be sure to stop in and grab some holiday gifts and goodies!
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!