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Blue Sage Center for the ArtsPaonia, CO
The mission of the Blue Sage Center for the Arts is to provide education and expression in the arts and humanities for the enrichment of the North Fork Valley and surrounding communities.
Since its 1994 inception, the Blue Sage Center has been a center of arts and culture in the rural North Fork Valley on the Western Slope of Colorado serving the towns of Paonia, Hotchkiss and Crawford and over 10,000 locals and visitors each year.
Beginning in the summer of 2011 when the community raised $27,000 to purchase a piano, the Blue Sage’s Concert Series was launched and is currently in its eighth season of programming. The Center’s Curtis Hall seats 160 and artists consistently perform to sold out audiences.
A strong outreach initiative connects the North Fork community with advanced music education opportunities rarely seen in a rural area of this size. Workshops, master classes, free field-trips and assemblies for local schools connect with over 500 students and adults each season.