Downtown Grand Junction – where art and community collide. At the heart of dramatic canyons, burning sunsets, and powerful mountains, the valley has inspired art for thousands of years. Today, the Downtown Grand Junction Creative District stretches approximately two miles, filling each block with art, collaboration, and community. From coffee shops to street art, artists and businesses contribute, collaborate, and thrive like never before.
Come Experience the West’s art hub.
Art on the Corner.
Art year-round. With over 100 outdoor pieces, our AOTC’s one of the largest (and first) of its kind in the country. Walking or driving downtown? You won’t miss it.
First Friday Art Walks
Art, eats, and local businesses. First Friday Art Walks bring out the community and local vibes. You’ll find vibrant art buzzing through galleries and local businesses. Bonus, the art stays up for a whole month.
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CREATIVE DISTRICT HAPPENINGS
When you come into the downtown shopping park, you can’t help but notice the outdoor sculptures. You may have wondered how they got there, who owns them, or even who takes care of them. The simple answer is; we all do. Art on the Corner (AOTC) was created in 1984...
Join us every First Friday of the Month for the art walk and gallery tour! Here are the featured galleries for the month. Don't forget to check out the Art on the Corner collection and downtown mural collection as you explore downtown!
At its best, public art has the power to inspire human connection, inform, and create social change. One recent GJ Creates project hits all three notes. If you haven’t visited downtown lately, make a stop to see “Mind Numbing” by Andrew Watson, located at 702 Main...