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.


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.

Go to Ah Haa site | Propose an exhibit



Founded in 1993 by Tini Miura, Einen Miura and Daniel Tucker, the American Academy of Bookbinding is an internationally known degree-oriented bookbinding school that offers book enthusiasts of all levels the opportunity to initiate and improve their skills in a generous and supportive learning environment. The Academy conducts intensive courses in the fine art of leather binding, book restoration, repair, preservation practices and related subjects. The goal of the Academy is to provide a level of excellence in bookbinding education.

Go to American Academy of Bookbinding site.


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.

Go to AZADI site



The sweet aroma of baking bread beckons each passerby as they near this longtime fixture of the Telluride dining scene. Baked in Telluride incorporates a colorful gallery into their dining room, presenting student artwork from the Ah Haa School for the Arts.  

Go to the Baked in Telluride site


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, this bookstore is a creaky-floored busy haven.

Go to the Between the Covers site


Elinoff Gallery

The gallery exhibits regional and international artists, colored gemstones, diamond jewelry and local Telluride charms.

Go to Elinoff site


Gallery 81435

Contemporary Telluride. Solo and group exhibits change monthly. A project of Telluride Arts.

Go to Gallery 81435 page  |  Propose an exhibit


Gold Mountain Gallery

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.

Go to Gold Mountain Gallery site


Kamruz Gallery

Kamruz Gallery represents local artists and features photography by Mary Kamruz that captures the spirit of Telluride.

Go to Kamruz site



Full service printing shop with gallery featuring paintings and photographs by long term local artist Lawrence Giles.

Go to LD Giles site


Lustre Gallery

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, Lustre features the raw elegance of colored diamonds by Todd Reed, Art Nouveau designs of Masriera and the pure gold elegance of Gurhan.

Go to Lustre site


MiXX projects+atelier

MiXX projects + atelier is an 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.

Go to MiXX site



Nectar Arts is Telluride’s newest art gallery operated by Melissa Friedman and featuring local artists and jewelers. Located upstairs in the nugget building.

Go to Nectar Arts site



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.

Go to Picaya site



A fine art gallery in Mountain Village featuring the abstract paintings of artist Margaret Rinkevich.

Go to Rinkevich Gallery site


Slate GRAY Gallery

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

Go to the Slate Gray Gallery site

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Artisanal gift emporium featuring regionally unique jewelry, fine art, pottery, toys, frames, photographs, and cards. Recently moved to new address: 320 W Colorado Ave. (970) 708-7056

Go to Wizard Emporium site



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.

Visit the HQ Gallery page | Propose an exhibit


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.

Go to Farmer's Market site


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.

Go to Telluride Gallery site


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. 

Go to Music Company site



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.

Go to Tony Newlin Gallery site

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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. 

Go to The Turquoise Door Gallery site



A program of Telluride Arts, The Voodoo Studios provide affordable studio spaces to professional working artists. Owned by the Town of Telluride, and operated by Telluride Arts. Studios are available to rent on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you are interested in seeing the spaces, or would like more information, please contact 

More information here


Wilkinson Public Library

The Telluride Arts District curates revolving exhibits in five fabulous spaces at the Wilkinson Public Library. All work is for sale through Telluride Arts. Call for more information or to purchase work. 970.728.3930

Go the Library site  |  Propose an exhibit