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GALLERY HOURS

Tuesday - Friday 1PM - 8PM

Saturday - Monday 1PM - 5PM

CLOSED NOVEMBER 6TH (ZU Keeper birthday)

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DRINK MENU

ZU SOCIAL SPOT

Now Serving Wine, Beer, Hard Cider & Seltzer 

OPEN Tuesday after 5PM and All Day Wednesday - Saturday 


Coffee & Tea By Donation Any Time and Free WIFI

SHOP ONLINE

Local Delivery & Gift Cards Available

Shipping Available By Request

EVENTS

THIS FRIDAY AT 7 PM

FIRST FRIDAY | Creative Juices

FREE

WED, NOV 16 AT 12 PM

Marketing Taster Meetup

FREE

REGISTER

WED, NOV 16 AT 5:30 PM

Sourdough Starter Workshop $25

FRI, NOV 18 AT 5:15 PM

FAC - Friday Art Club w/ PC Artistry

$10 DROP-IN

REGISTER

SAT, NOV 19 AT 4 PM

“Elevated Paint” with Shawn Ahkeah – Buffalo $45

MON, NOV 21 AT 6 PM

Click Clique - Photography Club

FREE

FRI, NOV 25 AT 6 PM

Listening Room with Broken Arrow

FREE

REGISTER

SAT, NOV 26 AT 4 PM

"Elevated Paint" with PC Artistry - TBA $45

REGISTER

SUN, DEC 4 AT 1 PM

"Paint Your Pet" Workshop $60

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2022 AT 7 PM – 9 PM

Freestyle Beard and Mustache Exhibition & Contest

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

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CALL FOR ARTISTS

Cheap Art Challenge #2

Classic 45's

"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance." -Aristotle

cheap 

/CHēp/ (of an item for sale) low in price; worth more than its cost.


art

/ärt/ the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power.


chal·lenge

/ˈCHalənj/ a call to take part in a contest or competition

The Challenge:

Create a piece of art from a 45 vinyl record


Note: Our available vinyl varies in quality - first come, first serve on selection of pieces.


The Details:

  • $2 entry fee per piece
  • Register and Pickup your "Challenge vinyl" during business hours between Thursday, November 3rd through November 30th at ZU Gallery, 48 W Main Street, Cortez.
  • Entry fees go towards a "Best in Show" cash prize to one artist. 
  • ARTWORK LOAD-IN IS 5PM – 7PM ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 27TH.
  • Work will NOT be accepted early or late.
  • Work MUST use the supplied "Challenge Vinyl."
  • You MUST list your art for sale at $25. -We take a 20% commission for processing your sale.
  • Work comes down on December 20th. You MUST pick-up your art by December 24th at 8pm.


Timeline:

  • November 3rd - 30th | Register and Pickup “Challenge Vinyl”
  • December 16th 5pm-7pm | Art Drop-off
  • December 17th 4pm-5pm | Opening Reception
  • December 17th - December 19th | Vote for Best in Show 
  • December 20th | Art Pickup


Show:

Join us for an opening reception with complimentary wine and snacks on Saturday, December 17th from 4pm-5pm. The challenge ends at 5pm on December 19th where one artist will be selected by YOU for Best in Show.

ALL art is available for sale for only $25 each.


Any questions: meet@zugallery.com

Please help us get the word out! ALL ages and skill levels welcome.

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SAVE THE DATE

SAT, DEC 3 AT 1 PM

SATURDAY WITH SANTA!

THU, DEC 8 AT 5 PM

Fa La La La LOCAL!

FRI, JAN 6, 2023 AT 7 PM

FIRST FRIDAY | Modern Artifacts

Photography Studio

Portraits

Our in-house photography studio is ready for your portrait. Schedule online, email, or call. $60, includes a 20-25 minute session, online proof gallery, and a digital image.

BOOK YOUR SPOT

Photo Booth

Pose, Click, Print in less than 30 seconds. We can bring our mobile photo booth to your next event (indoors or outdoors). $100/hour and $4 per 5x7 print with customizable photo folder and theme. Discounts available if your event is at ZU Gallery! Click the button below and choose 1 HOUR OF EVENT PHOTOS to get started.

SCHEDULE

Meeting & Makerspace

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BOOK SPACE

Share, Learn, Explore

Looking for a meeting space?

$25/hour - non-profit rate available

We can seat up to 50 with tables and chairs. We can help you plan, arrange for meals, and provide needed technology. We are also licensed for wine & beer - a fun addition to any event.


Want to lead a workshop in our space?

Submit a Proposal.


Not sure, and just want to see the space to get inspired? Call or Email to schedule a visit. We have hosted events from birthdays and baby showers to board meetings.

INSIDERS

$1000 Creative Grant

We get to help give a $1K Creative Grant to someone in Cortez EVERY MONTH...with your help! But first, the LOR Foundation has agreed to help launch the program and fund the grant program for the first 12 grants to give us time to create a perpetual program that is funded beyond their help! Interested in applying with your creative idea? Interested in serving as a Trustee and choosing the grantees? 

Let your ideas

take-off!

LEARN MORE

FREE Geek Services

Are you a City of Cortez - Sales Tax paying business? Jodi Jahrling can give you a FREE Hour of Help (i.e. marketing, websites, social media.) courtesy of the Cortez Retail Enhancement Association (CREA). 

SCHEDULE

HELPERS

Adopt-A-Chair

$250

These funds help us add technology to our meeting space, help makers start a class and help us offset the cost of community pop-ups. A special sign made just for you and permanently attached to the back of one of our chairs.


Email meet@zugallery.com

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