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La Veta’s First Friday Art Walk!

Meet us in the La Veta Creative District on Friday, September 2, from 5 – 7 pm for the First Friday Art Walk! Explore shops and galleries; meet local, national, and international artists; and dine at breweries and restaurants! All activities associated with the First Friday Art Walk are free! For more information, contact Kate […]

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La Veta’s First Friday Art Walk!

Meet us at Main Street and Ryus Avenue in the La Veta Creative District on Friday, August 5, from 5 – 7 pm for the First Friday Art Walk! Explore shops and galleries; meet local, national, and international artists; and dine at breweries and restaurants! All activities associated with the First Friday Art Walk are […]

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La Veta’s First Friday Art Walk!

Meet us at Main Street and Ryus Avenue in the La Veta Creative District on Friday, July 1, from 5 – 7 pm for the First Friday Art Walk! Explore shops and galleries; meet local, national, and international artists; and dine at breweries and restaurants! All activities associated with the First Friday Art Walk are […]

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La Veta’s First Friday Art Walk!

Meet us on Main Street and Ryus Avenue in the La Veta Creative District for First Friday Art Walk festivities! Explore shops and galleries; meet local, national, and international artists; and dine at breweries and restaurants! FREE! For more information about the event, contact Kate McCabe at 303.746.8323 or info@lavetacreativedistrict.org. This event is sponsored by […]

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2022 Spring Show

Spring is full of life and fresh beautiful beginnings. Come see our local artists put their spring art on display. The opening reception will be on Saturday, April 30, 5-7 PM. If you are a local artist and want to enter your artwork you can find the entry form here.

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Collaborations and Tangents at the Museum or Friends

The Museum of Friends is pleased to announce the opening of Joseph Slusky and Katie  Hawkinson exhibition Collaborations & Tangents 30 Years of Making and Exhibiting Art Together on August 13th from 5 to 7 pm. The artists will be in attendance and refreshments will be served. If you are not fully vaccinated, we require […]

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Fort Francisco Days

Visit the Fort to celebrate La Veta’s origins during Francisco Fort Days on July 18 and 19! Saturday traditionally begins with a pancake breakfast fundraiser followed by a full day of music, performances, presentations, and family fun. There will also be food vendors and arts and crafts! ABOUT THE FORT: Francisco Fort is the last […]

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Tintype Photos with Tim Brown Photography

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to get your handcrafted tintype photograph made! Salida tintype takes one of a kind portraits. Each tintype is handcrafted using the same equipment and technique as in the 1860s. This early photographic process, known as Wet Plate Collodion, captures a timeless beauty that cannot be created digitally. No one tintype […]

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Art in an Afternoon

It doesn't take long to learn that Spanish Peaks Country has a thriving art scene. From galleries to art classes, theatrical performances, and more, this little pocket of Southern Colorado is sure to please every art lover. Activity #1 - Museum of Friends The Museum of Friends is a contemporary art museum whose core collection [...]

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La Veta Art Galleries

La Veta may be small and laid-back, but it’s also the art hub of the Spanish Peaks Region. Galleries featuring local, national, and international artists dot La Veta’s quaint Main Street. Art lovers are encouraged to spend time in La Veta and check out the following galleries. #1 - Shalawalla Gallery, Gift Shop, and School [...]

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Museum of Friends

The Museum of Friends (MoF’s) home is the historic “Roof and Dick” building in the heart of downtown Walsenburg.  MoF is a Contemporary Art Museum incorporated in 2007 by artists Brendt Berger and Maria Cocchiarelli. The museum’s name stems from the fact that the initial 500-piece collection of paintings, photographs, and sculptures were gifts from [...]

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Explore Walsenburg

Spend the whole day exploring Walsenburg. From history and art to a refreshing hike filled with breathtaking scenery, this full-day itinerary has it all… and with minimal driving! Activity #1 - Walsenburg Mining Museum Learn about Walsenburg’s rich mining history at the Walsenburg Mining Museum. Explore artifacts from days gone by and dioramas depicting mining [...]

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Restaurants, recreation facilities, attractions, and more are now open with state-approved COVID-19 safety measures in place.

With plenty of open space, we offer an ideal place to get away and be safe. Business situations change frequently, so we recommend calling ahead.