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In 100 Best Small Arts Towns in America ( John Muir Publications: Santa Fe), John Villani identifies Creede as a place to "discover creative people, fresh air, and affordable living." Creede supports one of the most active and energetic arts communities in the country with a variety of commercial galleries and studios plus an Art Park and many more exhibits sequestered among private homes. The Creede Repertory Theatre, an active arts organization (Creede Arts Council), and The Creede Woodcarver's Rendezvous are additional enhancements to Creede's art scene.

Quiller Gallery, Creede, CO, features paintings and prints by award-winning artist and author, Stephen Quiller. Information about Steve's workshops and supplies in addition to his latest work can be found here.
  • Open Year Round
An eclectic gallery with a museum atmosphere, offering designer jewelry, antiques, fine collectibles, decorative arts, wonderments of nature and the exquisite Inge Horsehair Jewelry Collection.
Professional theatre company located in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. CRT's award-winning company produces the best of contemporary and classic theatre from May - September.
  • Open Year Round
Ed Knight is an award-winning landscape and nature photographer based in Creede, CO.
We carry fine art, jewelry, giclee prints and cards, and pottery. Jan offers pastel classes in the summer.
  • Open Year Round
Off the beaten path, overlooking Creede, a Gallery not to be missed. Fine Art Originals and Custom Framing
  • Open Year Round
Premier Photography, Videography and Aerial coverage for special events, real estate, business promotions, outdoor activities, and more.
Abbey Lane Gallery, the perfect spot for your vacation and gift treasures!
  • Open Year Round
A popular spot for locals and tourists alike, featuring great live music and delicious sandwiches, salads and our famous BBQ Ribs. Located in the casual setting of our historic Creede building with a spacious back patio. Kid-friendly, large groups welcome, open every day.
Art workshops (watercolor, acrylic, and hand-lettering) offered in the Creede area.
Mountain Skillz offers full and half day guided side by side mountain tours 7 days a week!  "Scenic" and "Adventure" tours available.  We are the ONLY off-road tour company with a permit from the Forest Service.
Twenty days throughout this summer we aim to create a community event that brings in visitors and brings outs our local farmers, craftspeople, and artisans.
Annual Music Festival. 2 Days Saturday & Sunday. Last weekend in August before Labor Day Weekend.
The Creede Historical Society is dedicated to the preservation of the history of Creede and Mineral County. The Museum is housed in the Historic Depot and boasts a wonderful collection of memorabilia from the area. Local history books, note cards, playing cards, postcards, and photos for sale.
  • Open Year Round
Blasted Out of Solid Rock Cliff by Local Miners - The Museum and Community Center are both located completely underground.
The mission of the Creede Arts Council is to promote the arts and humanities in Creede through education, exhibition and performance.
September 16, 17, 18, Friday and Saturday 9-5, Sunday 10-2.
A week in mid-July of Classes, demonstrations, equipment, supplies and art items, whittling contest and annual auction. Held at the Underground Mining Museum in Creede
Art Spaces by Angela
  • Open Year Round
Offering arts and recreation options for our children and yours. Adult programs are also available.

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Creede & Mineral County Visitor Center & Chamber of Commerce

Open Mon-Sat 9am-4pm
904 S. Main St., PO Box 580
Creede, CO 81130
Area Information Located North of Door. Free WiFi is always on!

719-658-2374
office@creede.com

Donations are appreciated. As a non-profit organization, we thrive on the kindness and charity of our visitors. Thank you!