The Gallery of the Spanish Peaks Arts Council, also
known as the Gallery in the Park and the SPACe Gallery, is located
at 132 W. Ryus, La Veta, Colorado. Phone 719 742-3074.Current Show
. Open Thursdays, 10 am - 3 pm, Fridays 11 am - 4 pm, Saturdays 10 am -
address: SPACe, P.O. Box 803, La Veta, CO 81055
The Spanish Peaks Arts Council (SPACe)
promotes and encourages educational events in the arts in the Spanish Peaks region of southern Colorado.
Click here for additional
information about the La Veta & Cuchara area.
Buy fundraising items to help with operating expenses. SPACe now has
Scenic Posters, Tote Bags,
T-Shirts, postcards and
Retro Posters for sale. The scenic posters may be ordered online,
shipped directly to you. Check them out!
To join print the membership form to mail with your
check. Mail the form to SPACe, PO Box 803, La Veta, CO 81055. Thank
you for your support of the arts in Huerfano County.
Individual-$30/Family or couple-$40/Business-$75
To see pictures of the Fundraising events held for the SPACe Building
Expansion project, including the Clayton Staples Retrospective and a
special showing of art from Private Collections owned by local La
Veta and Cuchara residents, click here
To see pictures of the BUILDING CONSTRUCTION, step by step,
Conversations with Our Founders
On June 11, 2006, members of the community gathered at
the SPACe Gallery to honor four of those who contributed toward the
origination of organized arts in the La Veta area. To enjoy a few photos of
the event click here.
SPACe is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) community based
and member owned organization dedicated to support of the arts and art
education. Resources which support SPACe include community volunteers,
membership dues, donations, booth fees from the annual Art in the Park
festival and a percent of sales of artwork in the Gallery and Gallery Gift
The Gallery displays the works of
regional artists in a variety of changing exhibits throughout the year,
while the Gift Shop provides members a year-round outlet for their arts and
crafts. Most of the exhibits shown in the Gallery are open to all artists.
In addition, SPACe sponsors the annualChildren's Art Workshop for children
who have complete Kindergarten through 7th grade, the annual Independence DayArt in the Park
festival, and the annual La
Veta Artisan Tour
2015 Board of Directors:
Kathy Hill, President; Carole Kramer, Vice
President; Katharine Emsden, Secretary; Deb Donovan, Treasurer;
Nicole Copel, Paula Berg, Vivian Etmanczyk, Deb & Jay Obrecht, and
Board meetings are
usually held the 3rd Thurs. of
every other month at the SPACe gallery, 132 W. Ryus. The
next meeting will be Jan. 27 at 9:30 am. (Postponed due to weather.) SPACe members are
welcome to attend Board meetings. If you might consider joining the SPACe Board of Directors,
helping to make
meaningful decisions for the arts in Huerfano County, come and sit in on a
Board meeting and send a letter of
interest to SPACe, P.O. Box 803, La Veta, CO 81055 or email your interest to :
encouraged to join the Gallery and Exhibit Committee which meets the 1st
Thurs. of each month to plan the exhibits. The next meeting is Feb. 5. Volunteers are also needed
for the Fundraising Committee and the Program/Education Committee.
Strategic Planning Committee meets bi-monthly on the 3rd Thurs.
alternating with the Board Meetings. The next meeting is Feb. 19 at 9:30