Arts & Galleries

Creede is a haven for the arts, where creativity thrives amidst the breathtaking natural scenery of the San Juans. Home to a vibrant arts community, Creede boasts numerous galleries, studios, and performance spaces that showcase the talents of local and visiting artists alike. From the renowned Creede Repertory Theatre, which stages captivating productions throughout the summer season, to the Collins Memorial Art Park, where visitors can admire sculptures and artwork along historic Main Street, the town offers a rich tapestry of cultural experiences. Whether attending a live performance, exploring galleries filled with unique creations, or participating in hands-on workshops, visitors to Creede are sure to be inspired by the town's artistic spirit and creative energy.

Art Galleries

Spend a day in Creede’s galleries featuring some of the finest artists in the southwest. Wander leisurely through Abbey Lane Gallery, Loverings, Quiller Gallery, Wander Off Broadway, Inge Studios at Pappy's Place, and The Studios at Bristol! Mid-day, eat a to-go lunch and eat in the Creede Art Park on Main Street.

Live Music

The music scene in Creede is a vibrant tapestry woven into the fabric of the community, with live performances echoing through historic streets and rustic venues alike. From folk jams in cozy cafes to boot-stomping bluegrass pouring out of local bars; and from curated performances at the historic theater, to impromtu jams on decks overlooking the Rio, Creede's musical spirit captivates both locals and visitors. Be sure to check out the annual music festival in August!

Live Theatre

The award-winning, professional theatre company Creede Repeorty Theatre has been deemed "One of the 10 great places to see the lights way off Broadway!"by USA Today. Each summer, CRT produces a dynamic season of contemporary and classic plays, musicals, concerts, improv, and special events in true rotating repertory format across two Main Street venues - the Mainstage Theatre and the Ruth Humphreys Brown Theatre.

For younger artists, CRT offers day camps for students ages 3+ throughout the month of June. In July, the annual KID Show program dazzles audiences with a world premiere production created by students ages 10-18 in just under three weeks. On Labor Day Weekend, catch the Young Audience Outreach Tour, an original bilingual musical, before it hits the road for performances in 7 states, reaching 185 schools and 35,000 K-6th grade students.

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