Pueblo Arts Alliance

Do you want to see a vibrant and energetic downtown area that hosts a diverse arts, entertainment and shopping district? The Pueblo Arts Alliance is leading the way with the Creative Corridor and Arts Alliance Studios!

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Creative ReUse Of Pueblo

Class

Arts, Culture & Humanities 

Beneficiaries

Adults
Aging, Elderly, Senior Citizens
General population
Teachers
Young Adults (20-25 years)

Description

Recycle/Up cycle store for various creative materials. We have paint, fabric, frames, brushes, patterns, and much much more - always at below retail prices. Our hope is to make creative supplies more readily available for more people and to give a home to supplies that are not being used.

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Evidence of Program's Success

It's been open since May of 2021 and we have provided supplies for a few hundred artists and have taken in may thousands of dollars worth of donated items. We have attracted new volunteers and are looking forward to continually growing forward.

Liminal Space Gallery

Class

Arts, Culture & Humanities 

Beneficiaries

Families
General population
Hispanic, Latino Heritage
Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgender
Unemployed, Underemployed

Description

A Gallery space for everyone. New shows rotate through monthly and bi-monthly. Wall space is also available to rent. Events and artist talks are often combined for themed shows. Our hope is to offer Gallery quality wall space for local artists and to help local shoppers understand that local work is high quality and affordable.

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Evidence of Program's Success

The Gallery has had 7 Openings so far with several more planned in the upcoming year.
We've sold upwards of $2500 worth of local art to local patrons. Creating affordable space and affordable purchases locally.

Pueblo Creative Corridor Administration

Class

Community, Business & Industry 

Beneficiaries

Adolescents/Youth (13-19 years)
Children (4-12 years)
General population

Description

Arts Alliance is coordinator of planning, management, marketing, programming, funding, and evaluation for the Pueblo Creative Corridor, a Colorado Certified Creative District. The program's goal is to improve the livability in the downtown area, increase private investment in retail and residential living, and increase the city's tax revenue.

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Evidence of Program's Success

Pueblo Creative Corridor is a Colorado Certified Creative District

Arts Alliance Studios

Class

Arts, Culture & Humanities 

Beneficiaries

Adults
Unemployed, Underemployed

Description

Creative Industry Work/Live Space Development. An arts development project that includes affordable art studios, retail, and performance facilities. The Arts Alliance purchased building, 107 S. Grand Avenue, in June 2015. Currently the historic property leases 22 studios and is at 90% capacity with 45 artists working within the facility.

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Evidence of Program's Success

The Arts Alliance Studios are at full occupancy.

Impact Youth Initiative

Class

Arts, Culture & Humanities 

Beneficiaries

Adolescents/Youth (13-19 years)

Description

Produce monthly art activation projects to engage youth through art in the Pueblo Creative Corridor. The goals of the Impact project are be to 1) create youth activation through the arts in the Corridor, 2) create a sense of youth "ownership" of the Corridor, and 3) provide youth with practical applications of civic engagement and City government processes. This program is funded by the Colorado Health Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, and Arts in Society through June 2020.

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Evidence of Program's Success

State and national funding support this program.

Collaborative Marketing

Class

Arts, Culture & Humanities 

Beneficiaries

Families
General population

Description

Programs include a comprehensive arts and events calendar at www.PuebloArts.org, social media, a list-serve to make weekly announcements of arts opportunities for education, auditions, events and announcements, and group print ads. The Explorer's Guide to the Pueblo Creative Corridor is produced at least once yearly and provides information about creatives industry, First Friday Art Walk, cultural festivals and events, and a map of the Creative Corridor.

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Evidence of Program's Success

This program is the strategic base of the Arts Alliance mission.

Pueblo's First Friday Art Walk

Class

Arts, Culture & Humanities 

Beneficiaries

General Public
General Public/Unspecified

Description

On First Friday Art Walk, visitors can create their own free walking tour of a variety of locations by starting at one gallery, picking up a Creative Corridor Explorer's Guide, and traveling on to another destination after mingling with the artists. The Guide is available in all galleries and participating businesses and includes a plan of activities and a map. More information can be found at PuebloArts.org or follow on www.facebook.com/PuebloArts. For information on the Pueblo Creative Corridor, call 855-543-2430 or find at www.facebook.com/PuebloCreativeCorridor.

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Evidence of Program's Success

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