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Weehawken Creative Arts

Weehawken Creative Arts offers a wide variety of programming that supports a multitude of creative interests. Our program vary based upon the availability of instructors and resources, however you will often find options in an array of areas such as creative writing, fine arts, photography, and more!

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Classes & Workshops

Weehawken Creative Arts runs classes year round for both adults and youth. Spanning everything from creative arts to movement arts, Weehawken offers a range of classes and workshops to meet your needs. View a full list below of upcoming classes, and filter by type.

Needs Based Scholarships are available for youth classes and workshops. All schoalrship applications must be received 2 weeks prior to class start for consideration. Apply HERE for a needs based scholarship.


Paraiso Tropical Spanish Camp with Sra. Christi Berry

Paraiso Tropical Spanish Camp with Sra. Christi Berry

July 23-26, 9:00 am-12:00 pm at Montrose Field House

Can’t get away this summer to a tropical paradise? Sign your kiddo up for a taste of it-in Spanish!

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The Gleekers: Youth Music and Dance Theater with Kathleen O'Mara

The Gleekers: Youth Music and Dance Theater with Kathleen O'Mara

July 23-27, 12:00-5:00 pm at Montrose Field House

A one week workshop culminating with performances of song and dance ranging from Contemporary, Classic & Broadway hits!

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Plant Press with Allison Wofford

Plant Press with Allison Wofford

Wednesday July 25, 10:00-11:30 am at Montrose Field House

Students will make a basic plant press, learn how to use it, then go on a nature to collect plants for their first presses.

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Treasures of Latin America Spanish Camp with Sra. Christi Berry

Treasures of Latin America Spanish Camp with Sra. Christi Berry

July 30-August 2 9:00 am-12:00 pm

Does your child love discovering cultures, trying new art forms and learning a new language? Give them the gift of culture; hands on learning about the treasures of Latin America!

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Celebration of Shel Silverstein Theater for Kids & Teens

Celebration of Shel Silverstein Theater for Kids & Teens

July 30-August 3 12:00-5:00 pm at Montrose Field House

Weehawken Creative Arts returns with a theater program by Kathleen O'Mara who is in high demand from coast to coast. This will be an amazing lifetime opportunity to work with nationally known theater teacher Kathleen.

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Ridgway Art Explorations with Ann Cheeks

Ridgway Art Explorations with Ann Cheeks

July 30-August 3, 1:00-4:00 pm at Weehawken Ridgway

Students will learn mixed media, acrylic painting and sculpting in a fun week-long series. Every class will have a different approach and opportunity to get creative!

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ARTbar(d): Miraculous Miraculous with Tessa Cheek

ARTbar(d): Miraculous Miraculous with Tessa Cheek

July 31, 6:00-8:00 pm at 610 Arts Collective

A good poem has the power to flip your perspective (or blow it wide open). In this fun and interactive class, we’ll experiment with the trendy Synsepalum sulcificum, aka miracle berry.

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Writing Ridgway: Place Writing with Tessa Cheek

Writing Ridgway: Place Writing with Tessa Cheek

August 5, 9:00 am-12:00 pm at Ridgway Town Park

This generative workshop combines accessible outdoor exploration and local history with observational, reflective and creative writing.

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Yogini Circus Camp

Yogini Circus Camp

August 6-10, 12:00-4:00 pm at Weehawken Ridgway

Stretch, bend, jump, dance, laugh and perform through the San Juan's with super specialist Sara Doehrman. This experience will enlighten eccentric adventures to the wonderful ways of mindful living through a variety of fun and engaging activities including; acro-yoga workshops, dancing, juggling, hula hooping, stilt walking, clowning and more! 

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The Gleekers in Ridgway: Youth Music and Dance Theater Workshop with Kathleen O'Mara

The Gleekers in Ridgway: Youth Music and Dance Theater Workshop with Kathleen O'Mara

August 6-10, 12:00-5:00 pm at Sherbino Theater

A one week workshop culminating with performances of song and dance ranging from Contemporary, Classic & Broadway hits!

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Mountain Skywalkers Stilt Dancing with Miss Heather

Mountain Skywalkers Stilt Dancing with Miss Heather

August 6-10, 9:00 am-12:00 pm at Sherbino Theater

In Stilt Dancing, we will review the Four S's, spotting and equipment checks, stretch it out, and then get right to stilting! We will explore different ways of moving, dancing, leaping and balancing on stilts.

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The Best of Shakespeare Homeschool Youth Theater

The Best of Shakespeare Homeschool Youth Theater

September 13-25, 2:00-4:00 pm at MRD Field House

Self Esteem and Literacy Through The Arts specifically tailored for homeschool students.

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Creative Nature and Landscape Photography: Concept, Capture, and Process with Michael E. Gordon

Creative Nature and Landscape Photography: Concept, Capture, and Process with Michael E. Gordon

September 22-23, 8:00 am-4:00 pm at various Ouray County locales

Nature and landscape photography transcends "pretty postcards" when made by creatively engaged photographers who understand their motivations, subjects, and tools.

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Yarn Dyeing with Pamela Schultz

Yarn Dyeing with Pamela Schultz

Friday September 28, 9:00 am-4:00 pm at 4-H Events Center

Have you ever wanted to craft with a specific color of yarn, but just couldn't find it? Did you ever think of dyeing your own? This class will introduce you to dyeing protein fibers with acid dyes, so you finally can get that perfect color you've been searching for.

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Blending Fibers with Karen Dietrich

Blending Fibers with Karen Dietrich

Friday September 29, 2:00 pm-4:00 pm at 4-H Events Center

Blending Rolags isn't just for spinners. In this class, we will experience what colors and textures can produce to add new dimension to our fiber arts projects.

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Drop Spindle Workshop with Pamela Schultz

Drop Spindle Workshop with Pamela Schultz

Saturday September 29, 9:00 am-4:00 pm at 4-H Events Center

Learn to spin on a drop spindle!

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Instant Dyeing and Quick Felting with Jane Dupree

Instant Dyeing and Quick Felting with Jane Dupree

Saturday September 29, 9:00 am-11:00 am at 4-H Events Center

Seven New Ideas for Instant Dyeing and Quick Felting Silk and Merino. Take home a pretty little poncho or art piece.

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A Taste of Turkish Designs with Celeste Nossiter

A Taste of Turkish Designs with Celeste Nossiter

September 29, 11:00 am-2:00 pm at Ouray County 4-H Events Center

Learn about traditional Turkish knitting motifs applied to stranded colorwork knitting.

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Going Gnome with Monique Mullis

Going Gnome with Monique Mullis

September 29, 2:00-4:00 pm at Ouray County 4-H Events Center

In the class, I will overview the history, types and techniques of needle felting. We will then felt a gnome together.

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Wet-Felted Flowers with Sharon DeNiear

Wet-Felted Flowers with Sharon DeNiear

September 30, 12:00-3:00 pm at Sherbino Theater

This class is open to beginners who have not done any wet felting before.

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Single Crochet Clutch with Tracey Mullis

Single Crochet Clutch with Tracey Mullis

September 30, 12:00-2:00 pm at Ouray County 4-H Events Center

This is a beginning class... just learning basic stitches. You will make a small, wool clutch bag (learn crochet in the round) and some crochet flowers to embellish it.

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Celeste's Colorplay

Celeste's Colorplay

September 30, 10:00 am-1:00 pm at Ouray County 4-H Events Center

Feel intimidated by choosing colors? Do your projects look better in your inner vision than in real life? Throw out the rule book and everything you've learned in the past!

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Needle Felting with Linda Balas

Needle Felting with Linda Balas

September 30, 10:00 am-12:00 pm at Ouray County 4-H Events Center

Needle felting is a process which uses barbed needles to interlock wool fibers to form a more condensed material.

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Weehawken Royal Actors Theater Workshops

Weehawken Royal Actors Theater Workshops

Session 1: Sept. 13-29, Thursdays 4:00-5:30 pm and Fridays 4:00-6:00 pm at MRD Field House

Session 1: Oct. 11-26, Thursdays 4:00-5:30 pm and Fridays 4:00-6:00 pm at MRD Field House

Students participating will experience a full audition, rehearsal and production process, curriculum includes voice, physicality, stage presence and design elements including stage, costume, and publicity.

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Kiln-Formed Glass Ornaments with Diane Quarles

Kiln-Formed Glass Ornaments with Diane Quarles

November 10, 12:30-3:30 pm at Aspen Light Glass Studio

This will be an afternoon Saturday class where students will learn fused glass basics, including working with crushed glass and glass stringer for creating holiday ornaments.

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Paper Plumage: Birds & Blooms Mixed Media Collage with Elizabeth St. Hilaire

Paper Plumage: Birds & Blooms Mixed Media Collage with Elizabeth St. Hilaire

June 21-23, 2019 10:00 am-4:00 pm at Weehawken Ridgway

Learn to collage birds and flowers in mixed media with Elizabeth St. Hilaire. St. Hilaire has earned Signature Member status with the National Collage Society and crisscrosses the country several times a year to take her painted paper tidbits on the road. 

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Karate

Karate

We offer unlimited monthly classes, with tuition due the 1st of the month. Mondays in Ouray, 5pm all ages and the same schedule on Thursdays in Ridgway, students may attend either or both! You may purchase a monthly pass or a 3-month, 6-month or 12-month at a discount. Payment is DUE on the 1st of the month without exception. Drop-in available at $20 per class, due AT THE TIME of class.

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Classroom Locations

* It’s important to know that some classes may be held in other locations that may not be listed below. Locations will be specified accordingly in class descriptions.

610 Arts Collective

Primary staff office
610 Clinton Street
Ridgway, CO 81432
(970) 318-0150

The Sherbino Theater

604 Clinton Street
Ridgway, CO 81432

Wright Opera House

472 Main Street
Ouray, CO 81427

Montrose Field House

25 Colorado Ave. 
Montrose, CO 81401

Weehawken Ridgway

1075 Sherman St
Ridgway, CO 81432
(970) 318-0150