Support

Weehawken Creative Arts is a place of amazing opportunities. It’s a place where high-quality art is presented and learned almost daily. Whether we are talking about the performing arts or the visual arts, there’s something for everyone. As Weehawken increases programming in the humanities, music and dance, you’ll begin to see how the arts create and define a community. We are so fortunate to have so many people who care about what we do here. Your participation is the key to success of Weehawken Creative Arts.

Your support makes it possible for Weehawken Creative Arts to do the following and more each year:

  • Welcome, entertain and inspire over 13,000 visitors of all ages every year!
  • Put on dance productions like no one else! We take great pride in presenting three+ exceptionally wonderful dance productions each year. These productions provide students and patrons with the very best in youth dance performance in the entire region.
  • Offer over 275 classes, camps and workshops for over 1,800 student artists each year. Weehawken’s wide array of programs provides inspiring arts-based learning opportunities for students of all ages.
  • Provide the highest-quality dance education program in the region. Our Artistic Director for Weehawken Dance is American Ballet Certified to Level Seven. She is one of two dance teachers in the entire state with this certification. She takes this education and the ABT standards in ensures the standards and ABT curriculum are held to when educating our dance students. Currently, our dance program serves over 135 students each semester who come from as far as Silverton and Cedaredge.
  • For more than 12 years, Weehawken Creative Arts has been a community resource for arts education for an entire region. As one of the few multidisciplinary cultural organizations, Weehawken uniquely serves the communities of Silverton, Ridgway, Ouray and Montrose.
  • Be home to Soulshine Artist Collective, an artist collective and shared studio space where members foster their creative process in an inspiring, supportive, communal environment.
  • Be home to the Weehawken Children’s Garden, a magical and enchanting play-land and outdoor education center for pint-sized Weehawken participants.
  • Offer beloved community events each year such as the Amateur Sculpting Contest, The Ridgway Rendezvous Arts Festival, The Sneffels Fiber Festival and the Gingerbread House Workshops.

Make a donation

Outright gifts may be made in the form of cash, check or credit card. We accept all major credit cards. A donation to Weehawken Creative Arts can be designated to any program or project of your choice; however the greatest need is funding for General Operating Support. This allows us the flexibility to designate funds where they are needed most depending on the time of year, if there is a change in programming or if a new opportunity arises to offer new programming. All donations go directly toward programming at Weehawken, unless you designate your gift to our scholarship program or a particular project.

Charitable Donations

While most contributions to Weehawken Creative Arts are fully tax deductible, some contributions can be tax-deductible for less than the donated amount if the charity provides you with something of substantive value in return. Please consult with your tax advisor to determine deductibility of your donation. When you donate to Weehawken Creative Arts you will always receive a confirmation email or a mailed letter, which serves as your receipt. You should always keep a hard-copy for your tax records.


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