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What's Happening at GMAEC

Student Summer Theater

Colorado Wine Tasting & Pairing

ReFind Art Festival


for Students

Sock Hop

Live Music Happy Hours


Creative Hand Embroidery

Cedaredge Dance Club

Beach Bash

Outdoor Concert


Vision Board Workshop

Our Mission

Enhancing the quality of life and inspiring our communities through visual and performing arts, education and advocacy.

Our Vision

To be a vibrant and thriving arts, cultural and educational center.

Our Guiding Principles


We strive to make every experience a member, volunteer, guest, visitor, artist or employee has with GMAEC and exceptional encounter.  We uphold a high standard of excellence for everything GMAEC produces.


Every decision and action we undertake is based on our core integrity.  Reliability, truthfulness, and fairness are the cornerstones of our daily interactions


With the utmost respect for each other, we value the spirit of teamwork at GMAEC.  Each gift of time, talents and treasures is recongized and appreciated in whater measure it is contributed.


We recognize the diverse nature of our community and seek to be inclusive, compassionate and welcoming to all.  We endeavore to make every touch a person has with GMAEC easy to navigate and understand.  We hope to mee the wants and needs of Cedaredge and surrounding areas within the bounds of our mission.


As a not for profit organization, we take a conservative approach to financial decisions.  We value in-kind gifts and seek to utilize volunteer skills whenever possible.  We are committed to ensuring the long-term sustainability of the Center and our programs.  We will achieve our goals through perserverance and exploration of all possible sources to guarantee a strong future for GMAEC.


Innovation, imagination, and forward thinking are th foundation of GMAEC.  We foster the culture of creativity in every endeavor.  We are fortunate that a bounty of creative individuals gather at GMAEC to craft the visual and perorming arts, education, and advocacy wer are proud to provide.

Located in scenic Cedaredge, Colorado ~ nestled at the base of the Grand Mesa, the Center is housed in a renovated historic building on Main Street.  It is a beautifully appointed building with a state of the art black box theatre, gallery, and multi-purpose classrooms.

The Grand Mesa Arts & Events centers offers something for everyone!

Come Experience

  • Concerts

  • Theatre

  • Cabaret

  • Dance

  • Live Radio

and more!

Visual Arts

  • Curated Gallery

  • Artist Receptions

  • Demonstrations

  • Classes

and more!

  • Adult & Child Classes

  • Workshops

  • Symposiums

  • Yoga & Dance

  • Music

and more!

  • Events (weddings, celebrations, meetings)

  • Outreach & Advocacy

  • Storytelling

  • Know Your Neighbor

  • and more!