These 13 gallery and museum locations have the diverse offerings that make Estes Park area’s art scene so unique. From wildlife and landscapes to contemporary and cutting edge, each have a selection of art in all mediums for savvy collectors and patrons to enjoy. Special exhibitions and art that reflects Estes Park’s beautiful Rocky Mountains can also be found created by local, state and national artists. All are represented on our annual Art Walks which are free and open to the public. A self-guided tour map can be found at the Estes Park Convention and Visitor Bureau, CAC Fine Art Gallery and all participating galleries.
For more information or to join as a member gallery contact the Cultural Arts Council of Estes Park.
Art Center of Estes Park
The Art Center’s gallery features original artwork in a broad range of media, produced exclusively by Colorado artists who also staff the gallery. The non-profit organization also offers a variety of art classes year-round for both adults and children. The Center is celebrating its 25th Anniversary in May 2012.
Location: 517 Big Thompson (In Middle Stanley Village)
Aspen and Evergreen Gallery
Estes Park’s newest gallery featuring more than 35 Estes Park and regional artists as well as renowned Estes Park photographer, James Frank.
Specializing in an array of artwork from photography to jewelry to original oil paintings, the gallery showcases some of the finest art in the nation. Meet our artists at monthly openings and watch art demonstrations from our Riverwalk patio. Open all year.
Location: 356 E. Elkhorn Avenue #1
Aspen Lodge Resort and Spa
Located in the historic Tahosa Valley on route 7 south of Estes Park, the front building restaurant and back main lodge feature paintings, sculptures and other works of art for purchase. This collection includes works historic to the building, or Native American, Asian or nature themed. Visitors can also participate in daily offerings of art, handwork, hikes and tai chi with a fee. Many other outdoor activities are also offered, and a restaurant is located on the property.
Location: 6120 Highway 7
Canyonlands Indian Arts
Canyonlands Indian Arts represents some of the best American Indian artists working today. Many have won awards at major juried shows. We offer the best of the Southwest jewelry, pottery, Kachina dolls, rugs and fetishes. Featured artists include Artie Yellowstone (Navajo) and Jason Takala (Hopi).
Location: 146 W. Elkhorn Ave.
Cultural Arts Council of Estes Park Fine Art Gallery
A fine art gallery dedicated to art excellence by providing changing exhibits throughout the year. Exhibitions feature premiere national and international artists and organizations, as well as loans from museum and private collections. Works exhibited represent all fine art mediums in 2 and 3 dimensional objects. Early Estes Park artist’s work from 1900 – 1985 are also part of the galleries exhibition series offerings. The CAC Fine Art Gallery sponsors workshops, lectures, programs and artist demonstrations for persons of all ages.. The Cultural Arts Council is the central arts organization for the greater Estes Valley. They sponsor and produce the Art Walks.
Location: 423 W. Elkhorn Avenue, Estes Park, CO
A unique gallery of fine American art and handcraft. Exclusively representing over 250 Colorado & national artists. Featuring an extensive selection of paintings, pottery, art glass,jewelry, fine woodworking, tapestries, metal & ceramic wall art, and sculpture.
Location: 141 E. Elkhorn Ave.
Estes Park Museum
The museum is part of the Community Services department of the Town of Estes Park. They collect, interpret and preserve local history, as well as presents exhibits, programs and events, for the education and benefit of residents and visitors of all ages. August 5, 2011 – February 19, 2012, Art from the Vault, an exhibit showcasing rarely seen pieces of art from the museum’s collection. Explore the many ways Estes Park is captured and celebrated in the visual arts.
Location: 200 Fourth Street, Estes Park, CO
Fall River Jewelry, Antiques & Coins
Featuring vintage and antique artworks & rare documents. Art glass, pottery, porcelain, bronze, etc. Large selection of fine antique jewelry, diamonds & colored gemstones.
Location: 356 E. Elkhorn Ave. #4
Highland Music & Minstrel’s Gifts
Highland Music and Minstrel’s Gifts offers you the best of what has been and the promise of what could be. It will charm m’lord and treat m’lady with recordings, printed music, instruments, as well as Celtic and fantasy art works, jewelry and home décor. Offering Early Music instruments, sheet music, books, and CD’s include Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Folk and Celtic Music, as well as the Irish harp, bodhran drum, Irish flute, mountain & hammered dulcimer, and many other instruments such as bagpipes, practice chanters, cases and bagpipe method books. The Celtic décor options embrace Celtic art; tapestries, stained glass, Celtic jewelry, Claddagh designs, and many fantasy gifts, including Welsh love spoons, horse brasses, elegant witch balls, pillows, throws, goblets and flasks. From dragons, wizards, goddesses to fairies, and gargoyles you can furnish your own fantasy rooms and gardens.
Location: 157 West Elkhorn Avenue, Estes Park, CO 80517
Images of Rocky Mountain National Park
A gallery of fine art photography featuring one of the most extensive and inspiring collections of Rocky Mountain National Park photos to be found anywhere. Featuring the work of noted artist Erik Stensland.
Location: 203a Park Lane (Behind Bond Park)
Contact: Erik Stensland
Omnibus Fine Collectibles
A gallery featuring contemporary American art glass, metal wall sculpture, hand crafted jewelry and personal accessories located in downtown Estes Park.
Location: 239 W. Elkhorn Avenue, Estes Park, CO 80517
The Old Gallery
Non-profit arts and welcoming center featuring works by local artists: Dan D’Amico, oils; Kristin DeSantis, metal sculpture; Weldon Lee and Tom Andrews photographs, Joyanne Matthes, stained glass; Cheryl Pennington, hand-colored black & white photos. Art classes and open painting studio. Staffed by volunteers and artists.
Open weekends 11 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: 14863 Hwy 7, Allenspark (15 miles south of Estes Park)
Village Goldsmith, Inc.
Karen Jirsa and Ron Monroe continue the tradition of handcrafted artistry. Founded in Estes Park in 1976, the Village Goldsmith creates unique jewelry using the ancient art of lost wax casting. Precious metals, fine gemstones and exquisite diamonds become treasured pieces to wear for a lifetime. Discover a friendly, relaxed atmosphere with an experienced knowledgeable staff.
Location: 235 W. Elkhorn Avenue, P.O. Box 160, Estes Park, CO 80517
Wands Studio Gallery
Come by and view landscape paintings of Rocky Mt. National Park, Estes Valley, as well as realistic to abstract subjects. Small to large scale works are available by Robert Wands and his late father Alfred Wands, the Dean of Colorado Landscape Painters. A variety of prints, giclees, hand-pulled serigraphs for sale. Working artist studio 11 AM to 5 PM Thurs. – Sun. or call ahead any day for an appointment.
Location: 710 Laurel Road (Located 1 1/2 miles on W. Hwy. 36, then turn right on High Drive Rd. 1/2 mile to Laurel Rd.)