The Carbondale Mountain Fair began in 1972 with 20 booths showcasing local artists and artisans. Today, the Mountain Fair draws over 145 vendors poised to bring their unique and diverse homemade wares to town each summer. In addition to vendors, Mountain Fair features non-stop entertainment–both in live music and various forms of performing arts; a family-area called The Oasis which provides interactive, creative experiences for children; great food; friendly competitions that run the gamut from pie baking to wood splitting, and an amazing spirit.
Each year, the Carbondale Clay Center selects one national artist to invite for a solo show. This year’s national artist opening reception for “Minimal, Less is More” will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on First Friday, June 1st, at the Carbondale Clay Center, 135 Main St. The show will be available for viewing from June 1 - June 29 in the Carbondale Clay Center Gallery.
ou may have missed Community Clay Days but there are more opportunities for participation on the Rio Grande ARTway coming up. Shannon Muse will be leading the creation of a mosaic table for the Latino Folk Art Garden through May and June. You can be part of this creation starting May 24th as we delve into the design of the table
Join us for much-loved weekly + specialty + school year + summer art workshops, classes, and camps. Workshops meet once a week throughout the school year and Monday - Thursday or Friday throughout the summer!
Carbondale Arts is pleased to announce the recipients of our new Artist Fellowship Program (AFP), consisting of three artist grant opportunities: The Alleghany Meadows Fellowship, The Ro Mead Community Arts Grant, and The Carbondale Arts Career Advancement Grant.
After a rigorous process and many phenomenal submissions, 22 Colorado artists and organizations have been selected to win $480,000 through Arts in Society funding backed by Bonfils-Stanton Foundation, Colorado Creative Industries, and Hemera Foundation in partnership with RedLine Contemporary Art Center.
Carbondale Arts and the Carbondale Clay Center are hosting three days of community art building on April 13, 14, and 15! Bring yourself, your family and a friend to help build large clay planter pots that will live in the Latino Folk Art Garden.
Now turning 80, artist Mark Yale Harris can look back at the gamble he took at age 59 when he traded the security of an extremely successful business for the risky career of an artist, and happily declare it paid off.
Carbondale Arts presents “Word Is Bond”, a collaborative exhibition taking place between Carbondale-based artists Stanley Bell and Takeo Hiromitsu opening on Friday, March 30 from 6-8p.m. at the R2 Gallery located in The Launchpad.
Carbondale Arts is pleased to announce our new Artist Fellowship Program (AFP), consisting of three artist grant opportunities: The Alleghany Meadows Fellowship, The Ro Mead Community Arts Grant, and The Carbondale Arts Fellowship.
Imagine having an entire week to dedicate toward an out-of-the-box intellectual pursuit — something you’ve always been interested in learning more about but for which you could never find the time. Every February, Colorado Rocky Mountain School ensures its students get just such a week in what the curriculum calls Interim.