Grand Lake Creative District

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Intro to How Handmade Western Boots are Made
If you are interested in learning about what is involved in making western boots and getting your “feet wet” in the craft, the Rocky Mountain Folk Art School has an opportunity for you! You will learn about the tools, machinery and schooling time it takes to become a boot maker.
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Fiber Focus Week
Rocky Mountain Folk School is thrilled to announce their first annual Fiber Focus Week, taking place from September 22 to October 3, 2024. This exciting event offers a range of engaging fiber arts classes, including Primitive Rug Hooking, Botanical Dyeing, and Woven Wall Hanging. It's a unique opportunity to explore various aspects of the fiber arts world.
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Welcome to the Grand Lake Creative District, where nature’s splendor and artistic ingenuity converge to create a haven of inspiration and expression. Nestled in the heart of pristine landscapes and framed by the majestic Rocky Mountains, our district stands as a testament to the harmonious relationship between creativity and the great outdoors.

At the Grand Lake Creative District, we envision a Grand Lake that not only captivates with its natural beauty but also thrives as a flourishing hub for the arts. Our dream is to foster a community where the arts take center stage, seamlessly blending with the breathtaking surroundings to craft an unparalleled tapestry of experiences. As we set our sights on the horizon, we are committed to nurturing Grand Lake’s identity as a champion and incubator for artistic innovation, where imagination knows no bounds.

Together with esteemed partners like the Grand Arts Council, Grand County Library District, Shadowcliff Mountain Lodge, Rocky Mountain Folk School, Troublesome Fest, Grand Lake Area Historical Society, Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre, and Rocky Mountain Wooden Boat School, we’ve woven a vibrant cultural fabric that envelops both locals and visitors in a world where art, culture, and nature intertwine. From captivating performances at the Repertory Theatre to the intimate workshops offered by the Wooden Boat School, every brushstroke and melody echoes the essence of our surroundings.

Join us in celebrating a thriving year-round community that embraces family-friendly creative encounters amidst the awe-inspiring beauty of Grand Lake. As you wander through our district, you’ll discover a symphony of colors, stories, and experiences that reflect the very essence of life in this enchanting corner of the world. Welcome to the Grand Lake Creative District, where nature’s canvas meets the artist’s touch in a harmonious dance of creativity and wonder.