Although there are endless outdoor activities to enjoy in the area, one thing that should not be overlooked is the rich artistic side of Crested Butte. Historic downtown is filled with galleries, art walks and events, which celebrate the talent of both local and regional artists.
Center For The Arts
The Center for the Arts brings talented musicians, performances, and arts to Crested Butte all winter long. They offer programing in Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Literary Arts, and Culinary Arts. Their brand new, state of the art facility and concert hall has all the amenities to take art in Crested Butte to the next level. Classes and workshops occur on a regular basis. Click the links below to find more information on programing at The Center.
Crested Butte is host to a wide range of performances every year. Between the CB Dance collective and their annual “Move the Butte” performance and The Crested Butte Mountain Theatre’s yearly theatrical performance, there is something for everyone.
Galleries in Crested Butte
|Redline Gallery||Paintings, photography, sculpture||429 Elk Ave|
|Artisan Rug Gallery||Fine handmade rugs||311 Elk Ave
|Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum||Crested Butte's Local Museum||331 Elk Ave|
|Shaun Horne Gallery||Large Plein Air Paintings||429 Elk Ave|
|Oh Be Joyful Gallery||Investment-quality original landscape paintings.||232 Elk Ave
|Paragon Gallery||A Crested Butte Art Co-Op||132 Elk Ave
|Piper Gallery||Visual Arts of local and regional artists||606 6th St|
|Rendezvous Gallery and Framing||Art gallery and framing||427 Belleview Ave
|Rijks Family Gallery||Antiques, paintings, pottery, photography, posters and prints of the CB area.||310 2nd St|
|The Art Studio||Rotating Artists: Watercolor, Acrylics, paintings, clay||111 Elk Ave|
|Kinder Padon Gallery||Rotating Artists: Watercolor, Acrylics, paintings, photography||606 6th St|
Crested Butte is an officially recognized Creative District in Colorado, due to its vibrant creative arts community and unique identity. The creative and historic downtown is filled with galleries, artwalks, cultural events, and more. Pick up a walking map at the Visitors Center to explore downtown Crested Butte’s creative businesses, unique public art installations, and events that you won’t want to miss.
The Center for the Arts brings talented musicians, performances, and arts to Crested Butte all winter long. The venue boasts a large amount stadium seating for the audience to soak up tunes from a wide variety of talent. Classes and workshops also occur on the regular.