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2023 Summer Workshops are Live!

From ceramics to woodworking, sculpture to painting, the new lineup of workshops is sure to get you excited for summer! The workshops are carefully programmed for aspiring, emerging and established artists, children and teens in eight disciplines. Preview the offerings now, registration starts on January 4th- mark your calendar!
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Holiday Open House

Thursday, December 8th, 4:30-8PM

Bring your friends and family for an evening of holiday cheer! Follow candlelit paths through campus as you tour the winter Artists-in-Residence studios, visit the gallery exhibition, and shop for original artwork and creatively inspired gifts in the ArtWorks store. Stay for dinner and a lively auctionette featuring carefully curated artwork along with other fun and festive auction items. This is a not-to-be-missed event!

This event is free and open to the public. A ticket purchase is required if you’d like to join us for dinner.

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New Fall Lecture Series

Enjoy a lecture followed by dinner in The Ranch Café!

Anderson Ranch Arts Center is thrilled to launch a new fall lecture series that will run weekly from October 20th through December 6th. The lineup consists of Visiting Artists and Critics from around the country who will be traveling to Snowmass and spending one to three weeks at the Ranch completing projects within their area of expertise and exploring new work in the studios.

The lectures are free, open to the public, and available in person or via livestream. Stick around after the event and join us for dinner! A buffet dinner will be served for $25/person immediately following the lecture. Registration is required for attendance.

Click here to view the full lineup and register.

Artists-in-Residence Program

Artists-inResidence have unlimited access to Anderson Ranch’s artistic studios and state-of-the-art equipment during their residency including 55,000 square feet of space in which to focus on their art and explore new ideas.

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Who We Are

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Our Mission

At Anderson Ranch, we recognize human beings’ lifelong need to develop personal creativity and to discover, learn and grow. Artists of all levels come from across the country and around the world to explore new ideas, hone their art making skills and engage in meaningful dialog at the Ranch. Both an international center and a close community, Anderson Ranch welcomes adults, art students, children and teens―from beginners to the leading artists of our time.

The Studios

What you need, when you need it.

Our artistic studios offer 55,000 square feet of space in which to work, in all eight of the Ranch’s artistic disciplines: Ceramics, Digital Fabrication, Sculpture, Furniture Design & Woodworking, Woodturning, Painting & Drawing, Printmaking, and Photography & New Media.

Inside you’ll find impeccable spaces for art making and state-of-the-art equipment, all specifically designed to feed the passion of the artists who come to Anderson Ranch to make art, learn new skills and share ideas.

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While You're On Campus

The Ranch Cafe Building

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The Ranch Café

Offering a wide variety of freshly-made food and beverage options during select months of the year. The Ranch Café is open to the public for lunch Monday through Friday, October 6th to December 13th from 12-1PM. 

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ArtWorks Store

Art supply, fine crafts, and gifts.

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Patton-Malott Gallery

This gallery space on the Anderson Ranch campus is home to contemporary and rustic ranch architectural elements and provides the backdrop for rotating exhibitions throughout the year.

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