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Ashley King-Grambley

Ashley King - Executive Director

Ashley King has been working in the non-profit field for over twenty years, specializing in arts non-profit management.  She has served as the Executive Director of Weehawken Creative Arts since 2008 and started in 2014 as the Executive Director of the Ridgway Chautauqua Society/Sherbino Theatre. In her current role, she also leads the Alpenglow Arts Alliance, an alliance of nine regional arts organizations with the aim of co-promotion of the arts and collaborative planning.    

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Natasha Pyeatte

Natasha Pyeatte - Artistic Director for Dance

Natasha Pyeatte has been dancing non-stop since the age of four, never having imagined doing anything else.  She always knew that she would grow up to be someone who dances and inspires others to dance.

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Trisha Oakland

Trisha Oakland - Programs Director

Trisha was born and raised in Ridgway, CO and has always been something of a social butterfly. She took her outgoing nature and channeled it into her studies of communications with a focus in marketing at University of Colorado in Boulder, and then moved into the world of event management in southern California. After almost a decade of special event management, which spanned everything from holiday parties to bar mitzvahs to a private Jackson Browne concert, she shifted focus to coordinating logistics and marketing for large scale cycling events nationwide, where she worked with Ride The Rockies, Bike Virginia, Gran Fondo Hincapie and more.

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Weehawken Dance presents

Weehawken Dance presents "Peter Pan"

Saturday April 28th at 1 pm and 6 pm and Sunday April 29th at 1 pm at Montrose Pavilion

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General admission and reserved seating tickerts will be available online. Tickets are available for purchase over the phone for an additional $.50 per ticket. General Admission tickets available for sale in person at Tiffany Etc in Montrose.

Fly with Weehawken Dance through a starlit night and head straight into a magical adventure in Neverland with Weehawken Dance's spring dance production of Peter Pan.

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Write Like Crazy! with Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer

Write Like Crazy! with Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer

May 2, 10:00 am-2:00 pm at Montrose Field House

Let’s play! This is a class of prompts and writing! We’ll experiment with poetry and stories. The goal? A good time with words in a playful, supportive environment.

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Poetry Memory and Childhood with Jodie Hollander

Poetry Memory and Childhood with Jodie Hollander

May 3, 10:00 am-2:00 pm at Weehawken Ridgway

Duke Ellington famously said, “It don’t mean a thing (if it ain’t got that swing).” In this workshop, participants will learn how to translate their most powerful memories into a polished, musical poem.

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Panorama Concertina with Alicia Bailey

Panorama Concertina with Alicia Bailey

May 5, 1:00-4:00 pm at Weehawken Ridgway

A panorama is any wide-angle view or representation of a physical space. This structure, designed by Hedi Kyle, allows for the depiction of space and movement over a series of panels that can turn as the book is read or displayed. It is a perfect structure for presenting landscapes or narratives.

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Miniature Diorama Boxes with Alicia Bailey

Miniature Diorama Boxes with Alicia Bailey

May 6, 10:00 am -4:00 pm at Weehawken Ridgway

Learn to build and finish a small box filled with personal images and objects that are held in place to create a miniature diorama, protected with a fitted piece of plexiglass. After arranging and fastening selected treasures in the box, and fixing the plexiglass in place, the box will be mounted into a case with recessed label and ribbon closure. The case and box sides will be covered with book cloth.

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The Business of Art: Build An Engaged Fan-Base Without Living Online

The Business of Art: Build An Engaged Fan-Base Without Living Online

Tuesday May 8, 1:30-3:30 pm at Sherbino Theater

Artists, writers, musicians and creative business people are increasingly responsible for connecting directly with their audience. With this responsibility comes the potential for increased income, community, and impact. Learn to identify, speak to and connect powerfully with fans without spending your whole life online.

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Meditative Drawing I with Michele Gad

Meditative Drawing I with Michele Gad

Tuesdays May 15 & 22, 1:00-2:30 pm at Montrose Field House

Anybody can learn to draw if you know the five basic components of drawing; circle, rectangle, triangle, line, dot. With a little guidance those shapes can bring out a creative side that you may never have realized you possess AND can also help you relax, as well as improve your focus and attention skills.

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Notan Sketching with Mike Simpson

Notan Sketching with Mike Simpson

May 16, 9:00 am-12:00 pm at Montrose Field House

Learn the art of black and white value sketches. Students will learn the art of black and white value sketches and their importance for all painting medium.

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Oil Painting Demo and Talk with Mike Simpson

Oil Painting Demo and Talk with Mike Simpson

May 16, 1:00-3:00 pm at Montrose Field House

Come watch Mike Simpson, a nationally recognized artist, demonstrate his approach to oil painting.

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Creative Synergy: Dance and Poetry/Flash Writing with Tessa Cheek

Creative Synergy: Dance and Poetry/Flash Writing with Tessa Cheek

May 17, 7:00-9:00 pm at Weehawken Ridgway

This all-levels contemporary dance class combines intensive writing prompts with movement designed to shake up your spirit and your sentences.

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How to Paint Water in Watercolor with Mike Simpson

How to Paint Water in Watercolor with Mike Simpson

May 17, 9:00 am-3:00 pm at Montrose Field House

Streams, lakes, wet sidewalks. It’s all about reflections. Learn the tricks and tips for creating that “wet” look and watch the water run off of the page.

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Expressive Painting and Mixed Media Techniques with Lauren Mantećon

Expressive Painting and Mixed Media Techniques with Lauren Mantećon

May 19 & 20, 10:00 am-4:00 pm at Weehawken Ridgway

Intuition is the ability to grasp something immediately, without conscious reasoning. Intention has an aim, a plan.

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ARTbar(d): Taste of Poetry with Kierstin Bridger

ARTbar(d): Taste of Poetry with Kierstin Bridger

Tuesday May 29, 6:00-8:00 pm at 610 Arts Collective

It’s ARTbar(d)! We make things. Poems are made things . . .so let’s make one! Even if you’ve never tried or maybe your skills are rusty let’s see what we can churn out over a couple of cocktails and a few laughs!

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Write Where You Live with Kierstin Bridger

Write Where You Live with Kierstin Bridger

May 29, 9:00 am-12:00 pm at Montrose Field House

Write here, write now. Don’t you find the sunsets in Montrose extraordinary? There is big sky here. To the alert observer river walks are coursing with life, waiting for us to drink in metaphors and rich detail. The seams between the past and new development make for startling contrasts in this western hub.

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Split Open Craft with Kierstin Bridger

Split Open Craft with Kierstin Bridger

June 1, 9:00 am-12:00 pm at Montrose Field House

You are reading a novel, a memoir or a captivating poem and you find yourself immersed. You relate to it on a deep level even though the details of the story or lines are vastly different than the specifics of your own life. So how did they do that?

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The Hobbit: Musical Theater for Youth

The Hobbit: Musical Theater for Youth

June 4-22, 12:00-5:00 pm at Montrose Field House

Students explore the wonder of literary work through the arts as they rehearse and perform an original adaptation of The Hobbit. Using the original text from Tolkien's famous work, students design their performance based on their favorite characters taken from the literary classic.

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Art Explorations with Ann Cheeks

Art Explorations with Ann Cheeks

June 4-8, 9:00am-12:00 pm at Montrose Field House

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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Truth Telling and Finding Truth with Kierstin Bridger

Truth Telling and Finding Truth with Kierstin Bridger

June 9, 10:00 am-4:00 pm at Montrose Field House

This will be a writing intensive workshop. If you have only scratched the surface in your current project and want to be pushed and fully supported, this is the workshop for you.

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Art Around the World

Art Around the World

June 11-14, 9:00 am-12:00 pm

Students will create original works of art inspired by various cultures around the world such as Aboriginal Dot Painting, Chinese Brush Painting, African Masks, Mexican Coil Pottery, Moroccan Mosaic and more.

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STEM Summer Spanish Camp with Sra. Christi Berry

STEM Summer Spanish Camp with Sra. Christi Berry

June 11-14, 9:00 am-12:00 pm at Montrose Field House

The best way to learn Spanish is in an interactive,hands-on environment! 

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Writing Ridgway: Place Writing with Tessa Cheek

Writing Ridgway: Place Writing with Tessa Cheek

May 17, 9:00 am-2:00 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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Super Active Olympics Spanish Camp with Sra. Christi Berry

Super Active Olympics Spanish Camp with Sra. Christi Berry

June 18-21, 9:00 am-12:00 pm at Montrose Field House

Get your kids off the couch, moving and playing in Spanish!

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Plein Air Painting 101 with Mike Simpson

Plein Air Painting 101 with Mike Simpson

Tuesday, June 19 All Day at Top of the Pines

Plein air painting is about leaving the four walls of your studio behind and experiencing painting and drawing in the landscape.

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Willy Wonka Youth Theater Camp

Willy Wonka Youth Theater Camp

June 25-July 13, 12:00-5:00 pm at Sherbino Theater

Weehawken Creative Arts announces the Weehawken Royal Actors summer production of Willy Wonka! "We are the music-makers and we are the dreamers of dreams" as the Weehawken Royal Actors bring to the stage beloved characters of Charlie, Grandpa Joe, Veruca, Mike, Violet, Augustus, Oompa Loompas, and of course Willy Wonka.

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Art Explorations with Ann Cheeks

Art Explorations with Ann Cheeks

June 25-29, 1:00-4:00 pm at Montrose Field House

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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Garden Art Series with Allison Wofford

Garden Art Series with Allison Wofford

June 25-27, 10:00-11:00 am at Montrose Field House

Students will create pieces of artwork using and inspired by plants you could find in any garden. Students will learn about art and plants and spend plenty of time outside (maybe even getting a little dirty).

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ARTbar(d): The Art of Showing Up with Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer

ARTbar(d): The Art of Showing Up with Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer

June 26, 6:00-8:00 pm at 610 Arts Collective

Sometimes, writing a poem is good medicine. The process can help us keep our heads and hearts where our bodies are, inviting us to return to the present moment again and again.

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Meditative Drawing II with Michele Gad

Meditative Drawing II with Michele Gad

Tuesdays July 3 & 17, 1:00-2:30 pm at Montrose Field House

Want to put your Meditative Drawing I skills to use?  Part II of this series will focus on making greeting cards and other 2 dimensional artwork of your choice.

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Art Creations with Ann Cheeks

Art Creations with Ann Cheeks

July 9-13, 9:00 am-4:00 pm at Montrose Field House

This week long session allows the ability to foster and flourish in a wonderfully creative and supportive environment. Students will learn mixed media, acrylic painting and sculpting in a fun full day session.

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Plein Air Painting Adventure with Mike Simpson

Plein Air Painting Adventure with Mike Simpson

July 10-12, All Day at various Ouray Area Locations

Come paint in the Colorado Rocky Mountains during the wildflower season with nationally recognized artist Mike Simpson.

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Personal Sketchbooking with Allison Wofford

Personal Sketchbooking with Allison Wofford

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

Personal sketch booking - students will learn drawing techniques and styles as they go on walks to explore how artists find inspiration and improve their artwork. 

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Misterios Spanish Camp with Sra. Christi Berry

Misterios Spanish Camp with Sra. Christi Berry

July 16-19, 9:00 am-12:00 pm at Montrose Field House

Does your child like solving mysteries? Sign him or her up for this fun camp and they will learn how to ask questions and describe possible suspects in Spanish!

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Modernize Your Paintings and Fall in Love with Acrylics with Claudia Hartley

Modernize Your Paintings and Fall in Love with Acrylics with Claudia Hartley

July 20-22, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at Weehawken Ridgway

Paint “outside the box” by learning to abstract, finding positive and negative shapes, exaggerating color, and experimenting.

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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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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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Meditative Drawing III with Michele Gad

Meditative Drawing III with Michele Gad

Tuesdays August 7 & 14, 1:00-2:30 pm at Montrose Field House

This class is for individuals that have found a passion for this relaxing, fun and beautiful art form in the Meditative Drawing I & II classes and are ready to move to the next level.  Part III will be for participants who want to learn how to work on 3 dimensional objects

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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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Paint the Fall Colors in Plein Air Adventure with Mike Simpson

Paint the Fall Colors in Plein Air Adventure with Mike Simpson

October 2-4, All Day at various Ouray County locations

Come paint in the Colorado Rocky Mountains during the spectacular fall color season with nationally recognized artist Mike Simpson.

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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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Yoga Mixed Level

Yoga Mixed Level

Mixed Level Yoga in Montrose Tuesdays at Weehawken Montrose from 8:45am to 10:15am.  Drop in $14, Four Class Punch Card $44, Eight Class Punch Card $80 (can only be paid in person, registration not available online).   Flow through your practice while working on poses. This class accommodates a wide range of experience levels from beginner to students that have practiced for a long period of time. The class works on a balance between strength and flexibility while building endurance and improving your breathing and posture. Anusara and Therapeutic Yoga style with Instructor Donna Murray will balance, strenghten and improve your body.  

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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.

Weehawken Ridgway

Primary staff office
1075 Sherman Street
Ridgway, CO 81432
(970) 318-0150

The Sherbino Theater

604 Clinton Street
Ridgway, CO 81432

Hypoxia Gym

1900 550 Uncompahgre National Forest
Ouray, CO 81432

Weehawken Montrose

310 S 9th Street
Montrose, CO 81401

Wright Opera House

472 Main Street
Ouray, CO 81427

Montrose Field House

25 Colorado Ave. 
Montrose, CO 81401