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Paint Your Own Pottery
Father's Day

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Date: June 6, 2:00 pm
Location: The Art Studio; 111 Elk Ave Crested Butte, CO 81224
Details: Open painting days are strategically placed before major holidays like Christmas, Valentine’s Day and Mother's Day so you have plenty of time to paint gifts and ship them off, have decorations ready, or paint purely for the fun of it! Pieces are ready two days after painting. Prices range from $5 - $55. Pay only for what you paint.
 
Scheduled Painting Dates
Just drop in! No need to sign up or call in advance.


No reservation required. Just choose a day and come paint!

Other Events
Mid-Winter
SUN, JAN 14 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Art Studio, 111 Elk Ave.
 
Valentine's Day
SUN FEB 4, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Art Studio, 111 Elk Ave.
 
Easter
SAT, MAR 24, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Art Studio, 111 Elk Ave.
 
Mother's Day
SAT MAY 5, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Art Studio, 111 Elk Ave.


COST
$5-55 depending on what you paint

photo credit Nathan Bilow

OTHER PYOP EVENTS

Paint By Appointment

Can’t paint on our scheduled dates? Want to host a private painting party? Schedule your Painting Appointment for $50 per group for a two-hour session plus the cost of pieces to paint. 


 

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Upcoming Events
Wednesday, Jun 6
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
OPEN WHEEL THROWING
9:00am, The Art Studio; 111 Elk Ave Crested Butte, CO 81224
29 Open Wheel Throwing Join a weekly three-hour session with instruction on the wheel. Start your own journey into the joy of clay, or continue to more...
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
PAINT YOUR OWN POTTERY
Father's Day
2:00pm, The Art Studio; 111 Elk Ave Crested Butte, CO 81224
Open painting days are strategically placed before major holidays like Christmas, Valentine’s Day and Mother's Day so you have plenty of more...



Friday, Jun 8
   
 
GALLERIES
PEGGY MORGAN STENMARK: “FINDING BEAUTY IN UNLIKELY
Artist Reception
5:30pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Whether it is an old rusted piece of mining equipment, or a jumble of electrical wires in an alleyway, Peggy finds beauty in the overlooked, mundane more...



Wednesday, Jun 13
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
OPEN WHEEL THROWING
9:00am, The Art Studio; 111 Elk Ave Crested Butte, CO 81224
29 Open Wheel Throwing Join a weekly three-hour session with instruction on the wheel. Start your own journey into the joy of clay, or continue to more...
   
 
CULINARY ARTS
HIGH ALTITUDE BAKING
5:30pm, Studio West
High Altitude Baking Love living at altitude but hate baking here? Explore the effects of elevation, including lower pressure and higher boiling more...



Monday, Jun 18
   
 
MUSIC
101ST ARMY BAND
Alpenglow
5:30pm, Center for the Arts
The 101st Army Concert Band is the largest ensemble of the 101st Army Band of the Colorado National Guard. Extremely versatile, be ready to enjoy more...



Tuesday, Jun 19
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
ART WORKSHOPS FOR AGES 11 - 14: WATERCOLOR
Designed for Rising 6th - Rising 9th Graders
10:00am, The Art Studio; 111 Elk Ave Crested Butte, CO 81224
Watercolor Transparency is a unique quality of watercolor painting which makes it challenging and rewarding to create. Instructor, Tori Carpenter, more...



Wednesday, Jun 20
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
OPEN WHEEL THROWING
9:00am, The Art Studio; 111 Elk Ave Crested Butte, CO 81224
29 Open Wheel Throwing Join a weekly three-hour session with instruction on the wheel. Start your own journey into the joy of clay, or continue to more...



Thursday, Jun 21
   
 
FILM
THE FINAL YEAR
Crested Butte Film Festival
7:00pm,
The Final Year is a unique insider's account of President Barack Obama's foreign policy team during their last year in office. Featuring more...



Friday, Jun 22
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
MUD WRESTLING
5:30pm, The Art Studio; 111 Elk Ave Crested Butte, CO 81224
Grab a partner or friend and get your hands dirty with clay at the Art Studio’s monthly “Mud Wrestling” evenings. We’ll hand more...
   
 
TOUR DE FORKS
PRODIGAL OPENING CELEBRATION
6:00pm, Private Home in Crested Butte
PRODIGAL OPENING CELEBRATION Executive Chef & Co-Owner John Gorham of Toro Bravo, Inc. (Portland, OR), Chef de Cuisine Pat Manning, Toro Bravo more...



Saturday, Jun 23
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
PLEIN AIR ACRYLIC PAINTING
9:00am, The Art Studio; 111 Elk Ave Crested Butte, CO 81224
Plein Air Acrylic Painting Plein air is the art of painting landscapes and the outdoors from observation. In this class, taught by local artist, more...
   
 
MUSIC
PATTY LARKIN
8:00pm, Center for the Arts
Patty Larkin redefines the boundaries of folk-urban pop music with her inventive guitar wizardry and uncompromising vocals and lyrics. Hers are more...



Sunday, Jun 24
   
 
TOUR DE FORKS
WITH A KNIFE & A CORK
6:00pm, Private Home in Crested Butte
With a Knife & a Cork Executive Chef / Partner John Tesar of Knife (Dallas, TX) and Sommelier and Founder Dan Downing of Elevated Winesource more...



Monday, Jun 25
   
 
MUSIC
THE RAD TRADS
5:30pm, Center for the Arts
With a decidedly New Orleans sound, it’s not a surprise this New York City based group came together from a love of the classics like The Band, more...



Tuesday, Jun 26
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
ART WORKSHOPS FOR AGES 11 - 14: SPRAY & SPLASH
Designed for Rising 6th - Rising 9th Graders
10:00am, The Art Studio; 111 Elk Ave Crested Butte, CO 81224
JUN 26: Spray & Splash Explore unusual water media materials and experiment with compositions in this workshop with artist Judith Cassel-Mamet. more...
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
CREATIVITY & COCKTAILS
Wood Panels and Whiskey
4:00pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Each Tuesday this summer on the Center’s Outdoor Stage, a team of our talented instructors present a rotating series of classes similar to our more...
   
 
ALSO AT THE CENTER
PUBLIC POLICY FORUM
“SYRIA: WINDING DOWN OR GETTING WORSE -- WHAT IT
7:00pm, Center for the Arts, 606 6th Street, Crested Butte
Speaker: ROBERT S. FORD, AMBASSADOR (RET) “SYRIA: WINDING DOWN OR GETTING WORSE -- WHAT IT MEANS FOR THE REGION AND THE UNITED more...



Wednesday, Jun 27
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
OPEN WHEEL THROWING
9:00am, The Art Studio; 111 Elk Ave Crested Butte, CO 81224
29 Open Wheel Throwing Join a weekly three-hour session with instruction on the wheel. Start your own journey into the joy of clay, or continue to more...
   
 
MUSIC
PERFORMING ARTS
ALPIN HONG MASTER CLASS
1:00pm,
Unconventional classical pianist Alpin Hong executes his repertoire from Bach, to Rachmaninoff, to Gershwin, like a rock star. His youthful vivacity more...



Thursday, Jun 28
   
 
ALPIN HONG
Children's Event
10:00am, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Unconventional classical pianist Alpin Hong executes his repertoire from Rachmaninoff to Gershwin like a rock star. With youthful vivacity, Alpin more...
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
WATERCOLOR AND WINE
Summer Trees
3:00pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Join local watercolor artist, Suzanne Pierson, for a step-by-step watercolor painting class during afternoon happy hour on the Center’s Outdoor more...
   
 
MUSIC
ALPIN HONG
7:00pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Unconventional classical pianist Alpin Hong executes his repertoire from Rachmaninoff to Gershwin like a rock star. With youthful vivacity, Alpin more...



Friday, Jun 29
   
 
GALLERIES
EFFLORESCENCE
Artist Reception
5:00pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
“Efflorescence” mirrors the grace and beauty found within flourishing flowers. This delicate growth is depicted in this joint show more...
   
 
TOUR DE FORKS
HOME ON THE RANGE
6:00pm, Private Home in Crested Butte
Home on the Range Chef / Owner Michael Busse of Garlic Mike’s (Gunnison, CO) at the home of Margo and Kent Dunbar in Eagle Ridge Ranch of more...



Saturday, Jun 30
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
CB CHALK WALK
Community Event
11:00am, Center for the Arts Crested Butte
The CB Chalk Walk is the Center’s newest Visual Arts event! Join us for a day of temporary public art making where children through adults, as more...
   
 
MUSIC
THE ARTISANALS
CB Chalk Walk
3:00pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Indie rock group The Artisanals are chock full of Charleston, South Carolina’s latest music luminaries with sonic influences ranging from the more...



Sunday, Jul 1
   
 
FILM
MOLLY'S GAME
Crested Butte Film Festival
7:00pm, Center for the Arts
Molly’s Game is based on the true story of Colorado native, Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who went on to run the world's most more...



Monday, Jul 2
   
 
MUSIC
LEFTOVER SALMON
5:30pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Architects of Jamgrass, Leftover Salmon set the precedent for upholding the technical precision of traditional bluegrass yet breaking free with a more...



Tuesday, Jul 3
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
ART WORKSHOPS FOR AGES 11 - 14: CYANOTYPE FLAGS
Designed for Rising 6th - Rising 9th Graders
10:00am, The Art Studio; 111 Elk Ave Crested Butte, CO 81224
Cyanotype Flags In the spirit of Independence Day, join Kimbre Woods, local photographer and owner of the Midnight Gallery to make American flags more...
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
CREATIVITY & COCKTAILS
Cocktails & Canvases
4:00pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Each Tuesday this summer on the Center’s Outdoor Stage, a team of our talented instructors present a rotating series of classes similar to our more...
   
 
ALSO AT THE CENTER
PUBLIC POLICY FORUM
“OUR ELUSIVE SEARCH FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING”
7:00pm, Center for the Arts, 606 6th Street, Crested Butte
Speaker: JENNIFER KERMODE “OUR ELUSIVE SEARCH FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING”?? Jennifer Kermode, Executive Director of the Gunnison more...



Thursday, Jul 5
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
WATERCOLOR AND WINE
Song of Color
3:00pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Join local watercolor artist, Suzanne Pierson, for a step-by-step watercolor painting class during afternoon happy hour on the Center’s Outdoor more...
   
 
TOUR DE FORKS
HOE DOWN IN THE HAY MEADOW
5:30pm,
Hoe Down in the Hay Meadow Kent Rathbun of Imoto (Dallas, TX) and Singer-Songwriter Travis Meadows with Opening Acts by Missy Chamberland, Evelyn more...
   
 
MUSIC
TRAVIS MEADOWS
7:00pm, Private Home in Crested Butte
This outdoor concert in the wide-open meadows of a local ranch features a Nashville underground musician, true artist and unforgettable performer. more...



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