Browse the Gallery GUide ONLINE OR READ about each gallery below.
Participating venues host receptions from 5pm-8pm on first Thursdays to introduce their new exhibitions and artists. Our free Gallery Guide offers a self-guided tour that can be used at any time. Gallery Guides are available at participating venues.
ADAM W. CARLOS FINE ART
The Adam W. Carlos Fine Art gallery is also the working studio of Adam Carlos who recently relocated to Telluride from Nashville. A second-generation artist, Adam specializes in highly detailed, exquisite graphite portraiture and landscape drawings. Adam's ability to capture the true personality of his subjects has created a cherished nationwide clientele. In addition to his custom portrait work, Adam is also known for his Hands of Music series of Bluegrass and Americana musicians in addition to his equestrian and landscape works.
Ah Haa School for the Arts
The Ah Haa School for the Arts is a community center of learning and culture that offers a wide variety of programs and seeks to inspire individuals of all ages to explore, develop and celebrate their creativity. Our home is a turn-of-the-century train depot, a beautiful building listed on the National Register of Historic Places, located in the heart of the San Juan Mountains in scenic Telluride, Colorado.
AZADI Fine Rugs
The AZADI Fine Rugs story begins with rich history, passion and delight in working with clients and the design industry to transform each idea and vision into A Foundation In Fine Living™. This foundation spans over two centuries of providing exquisite handwoven rugs and a selection with unrivaled personal service. From antique to contemporary, tribal to elegant, transitional to modern – as well as custom designs – we have handwoven rugs to inspire and delight you.
BABIES OF THE BUSH
A new gallery is bringing the art and craftwork of South American artists to Mountain Village. Babies of the Bush, an African wildlife gallery in the Centrum Building, features oil pastels, beadwork, carving and weaving. There are small baskets made of grass woven by the Tembe people and carvings of African wild animals by the Ndebele tribe. Proceeds from the shop support the Peace Parks Foundation, a South African organization that creates conservation areas that transcend international borders and instead accommodates things like wildlife movement and water flow. The Peace Parks also work with local indigenous people and it is their art and craftwork on display at Babies of the Bush.
Between the Covers
Since 1974, Between the Covers has been a Telluride tradition for both locals and visitors. With over 10,000 books, maps, and cards, plus 100s of magazine titles, a bustling children’s section and events calendar, we are a creaky floored busy haven.
Black Bear Trading Co.
Featuring black and white photographs by master photographer Robert J. Franzese, metal sculpture by Colorado sculptor Wayne Brown, paintings by Colorado oil painters Sonia Reid and Valerie Levy Franzese. Please join us the first Thursday of every month.
Sculpture, paintings, jewelry and customized raw crystal chandeliers
NOW Gallery site coming soon.
Gold Mountain Gallery
Custom furniture, fine rugs, stunning local photographs, custom jewelry and interior design. Gold Mountain Gallery infuses the Colorado look and feel with high-end, contemporary home décor. From custom made furniture and fine rugs to stunning local photographs and custom jewelry, Gold Mountain Gallery offers everything from décor staples to those final touches that make each room unique. Also offering full service interior design consultation. Owned by locals Mark and Jessica Goldberg.
Lustre Gallery is home to beautiful works of art, both for home and self. From finely crafted furniture to decorative sculptures, vessels and wall art to gorgeous hand painted chandeliers and light fixtures by renowned artist Ulla Darni --- any environment can be transformed into a treasured space. And for the individual, we feature the raw elegance of colored diamonds by Todd Reed, Art Nouveau designs of Masriera and the pure gold elegance of Gurhan. Such jewelry is truly unique and will be cherished by its owner for a lifetime.
MiXX projects + atelier is a new art gallery, lifestyle boutique, and collaborative space featuring emerging creativity, artisan home products, and inventive jewelry. Their evolving space shows art like a gallery, is a gathering place for happenings, and presents a collection of inspired and functional art.
The Oh Be Joyful Gallery is pure landscape! We specialize in original, realist landscape paintings by emerging and established artists who are regionally and nationally known. We offer the finest examples of observed beauty captured by dedicated painting effort.
Picaya is the ideal environment to furnish any home, find the perfect gift for every occasion or treat yourself to something special. The more you explore, the more you’ll discover! Picaya specializes in locally made, fair trade, eco friendly and recycled products.
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RANDY STEPHENS PHOTOGRAPHY
Telluride's newest gallery/studio features the photographic works of Randy Stephens, who captures nature, landscape, and outdoor portraiture. The Gallery is located in the upstairs space above Between the Covers Bookstore.
Stronghouse Studios + Gallery
The Stronghouse Gallery is a warm, welcoming exhibit space in the Historic Stronghouse building in the old warehouse district. The historic wood plank floors and stone walls make a charming environment that lends itself to experimental works, installations and more traditional exhibits that change monthly. The gallery space also provides a reception area for the Stronghouse Studios.
Slate GRAY Gallery
One of the newest galleries in town, Slate Gray Gallery is an art gallery, as well as a modern space showcasing a collection of items for home embellishment and personal adornment. From custom furniture and home decor to handmade leather goods and artisan jewelry, Slate Gray Gallery features fun and functional every day art mixed with the general finery of classic and timeless gems
TELLURIDE ARTS HQ GALLERY
The headquarters for Telluride Arts includes a space for contemporary art and gatherings. Located at 135 West Pacific Avenue, right across from the Library, the gallery is a bright, light, welcoming space that is home to new exhibits monthly, a small shop, and the offices for the non profit organization.
Telluride Farmer's Market
The Telluride Farmers' Market takes place on South Oak Street every Friday from June 6-October 10 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. The market features organic fruits and vegetables, pasture raised meats, eggs, and cheese, artisan bread and baked goods, an array of delicious concessions and expert locally made crafts. All products are grown or created within 100 miles of Telluride.
Telluride Gallery of Fine Art
The Telluride Gallery of Fine Art is the region's oldest established gallery. Its engaging balance of exhibited works includes those of contemporary American artists, internationally renowned sculptors, painters, and photographers, as well as local and regional artists. The gallery also showcases an eclectic and extensive studio jewelry collection, many of whom are a part of the avant-garde jewelry movement.
Telluride Music Company
Family owned and operated since it’s establishment, Telluride Music Company began as Sheridan Music in 1992. Today, Telluride Music Company is proud to offer one of the finest selections of quality new, used and vintage string instruments that can be found anywhere.
TONY NEWLIN GALLERY
Tony Newlin strives to present amazing and authentic portraits of nature. Ranging from the mountains and aspen trees around Telluride to the brown bears of Alaska, Tony’s images strive to capture wilderness in unique and inspiring moments. Images are available in a variety of sizes and finish options. The gallery also showcases the function art of accomplished sculptor Jim Viona. We look forward to seeing you and sharing these beautiful pieces of art with you.
The Turquoise Door Gallery
The Turquoise Door Gallery presents original photography by Robert J. Franzese and original paintings by Valerie Levy Franzese, along with original works and prints by several other fine artists. The Turquoise Door Gallery is located at 226 West Colorado Ave.