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: Ramblebine Brewery

Call For Art: Ramblebine Brewery

GJ Creates in partnership with Ramblebine Brewing Company, is seeking an artist to complete a mural at 457 Colorado Avenue. The artist will complete a mural approximately 385 square feet in size on the north east side of the brewery, above the patio garage doors.  One...

Art on the Corner: 37 Years and Counting

Art on the Corner: 37 Years and Counting

Art on the Corner began with a simple idea, revitalize a downtown community that was struggling through the economic depression created by Exxon Oil pulling its operations from the Grand Valley in the early 1980’s. AOTC Founder Dave Davis, and 10 other local artists...

GPS Artist Bronson McKinley

GPS Artist Bronson McKinley

In 2020, GJ Creates – Creative District launched a microgrant program to fund artists and art projects during the COVID pandemic. Grants were awarded to local artists for projects completed within the district boundaries in Downtown Grand Junction. Bronson McKinley is...

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