Local artist Tina Gramann presents Salida Creativity Lab! Opportunities for the young as well as the young at heart to explore your creative side. Join me for classes and creative experiences in visual art, theatre, and imaginative projects! Thanks for stopping by!

Winter Classes:
Friday Art & Imagination Classes classes with Salida Recreation begin January 12. Fridays, January 12-February 9; 9am-12pm, ages 7-10; Join some or all of the series!  Contact Salida Recreation 719-539-6738 or salida.recreation@cityofsalida.com to register!

Chinese New Year 2018: The Year of the Dog! Click here for more info.
Get ready for the 2nd annual parade and community celebration. Invite your friends and make a dragon. Join the parade and then celebrate with your friends and neighbors at the Steamplant. Friday, February 16. Dragon-making clinics at Box of Bubbles Thursday evenings Jan 25, Feb 1, 8, and 15.  5:30pm-7:30pm. Click here for more info. Contact tina@salidacreativitylab.com to join the festivities or volunteer!

Mark your calendar, Spring 2018
-Charlotte’s Web performance by Salida Montessori 7th & 8th grade, May 18 and 19, thanks in part to a grant by 360 Arts and Creative Industries CAP Grant!
-Shakespeare on Stage workshops with Salida Middle School 6th grade literature classes, May 2018. Special thanks to George Mossman, SMS literature teacher.

Fall 2017 Class update:
3rd and 4th graders from Longfellow Elementary completed a 9-week after school Acting Class, culminating in a performance for families on November 16, 2017. Congratulations students. We had a great show! Thanks to Chuck McKenna, Sally Tameler, and Brandy Coscarella.

Salida Creativity Lab out and about in the Community, Fall 2017:
-Chalk art installation at Boddy Jam, Steamplant, September 7.
-Chalk art signs at Fiber Arts Festival, Steamplant and Riverside Park, Sept. 8 and 9.
-Face-painting at the Salida Early Childhood Center Dental Night on September 12.
-BikeArt at Crest Crank party, all proceeds to Alliance Against Domestic Abuse, Sept. 17
-Face-painting at Guidestone Pumpkin Patch, Friday afternoon, October 13.

Summer 2017: Thank you for an amazing and creative Summer 2017!

Salida Children’s PopUp Museum at ArtWalk 2017!  Thank you for participating in a museum-like experience for children, families, and art lovers.  Our exhibit featured images from The Metropolitan Museum of Art and other classic collections,  hands-on art activities, mini galleries- a different theme in each room, and creative resources for families such as museum guides, and multicultural books. Thank you for visiting!

This program was offered FREE to the community thanks to the City of Salida community funding program, Salida Soup contributors, & Sellars Project Space.