Cultivating and encouraging the
vitality of our community

A nonprofit organization located in Paonia, Colorado, the Blue Sage Center for the Arts is dedicated to providing community members with opportunities to create and experience art in all its forms. We offer a variety of expressive mediums – from classical to jazz and world music concerts, creative writing contest and readings – to suit the needs and interests of an increasingly diverse and artistic community. Today the Blue Sage serves about 10,000 residents of the North Fork Valley annually through classes, events, gallery exhibits, venue rentals and arts outreach into local schools.

Upcoming Events

European Wine Tasting and Auction

CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

Dance, yoga, art, tai chi... the opportunities offered to our small community are many and varied.

ART GALLERY & GIFT SHOP

Rotating exhibits of unique artwork from the Western Slope and fine creative gifts from local artisans.

CONCERTS & EVENTS

Your venue for local events like the Concert Series, Black Eyed Pea Jubilee, Harvest of Voices & more.

KIDS CLASSES & EVENTS

This summer we offered the Arts4All program, free orchestra, film editing, circus arts & more

Ongoing Classes

23

Years in the Valley

10000

Residents Served

11

Board & Staff Members

WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT US…

2018/19 Blue Sage Concert Series!

 

Austin Piazzola Quintet, duos for Flute and Piano, Kojiro Umezaki of Yo Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble, Violinist Francisco Fullana – 2018 Avery Fisher Career Grant Recipient, and MUCH more.

 

 

 

BECOME A MEMBER

The satisfaction of knowing you support the art and humanities in your community.

VOLUNTEER

So many things you can do to help… take tickets in return for free entry, help us clean up after an event, join a committee…. plus you’ll meet the nicest folks around!

MAKE A DONATION

Your donations help us do things like keep the building maintained, purchase new equipment and make scholarships available to local kids.

JOIN THE BOARD

Our Board members keep the Blue Sage alive year after year. If creative decision making and organizational efficiency are your strengths, WE NEED YOU!

Our Golden Banner Sponsors

Our Concert Series Sponsors

I think true success is intrinsic…
It’s love. It’s kindness. It’s community.
~Tom Shadyac