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.

Devon Balet Photography Breakfast Terry Burnett Downtown Grand Junction Art on the Corner outdoor sculpture exhibit Main Street GJ Creates

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.

We’re just getting started. Discover all of our experiences.



Call For Art: Country Jam Music Festival

Call For Art: Country Jam Music Festival

Country Jam USA and GJ Creates are seeking an artist or team of artists to design and install temporary art installations at the Country Jam Music Festival — June 22-24. The selected installation will be help define "The Truck Stop," a gathering place for festival...

Call For Art: Urban Fibers Dress the Sculptures

Call For Art: Urban Fibers Dress the Sculptures

Brrrrrr... our sculptures are cold! Help them out! GJ Creates is seeking artists for a temporary fiber-based art installation to promote public art and highlight local artisans. Individual artists may submit a proposal(s) to provide the listed sculptures new winter...

Porchella 2023: A Live music walk to build community

Porchella 2023: A Live music walk to build community

Downtown Porchella is an event designed to build the local community and celebrate our talented musicians.  Join friends and neighbors for an afternoon of music created by local musicians playing on porches and front yards around downtown Grand Junction....

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