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HAPPY ZU YEAR!

Thank you for helping us with this new experience and sometimes experiment that we call ZU Gallery - We ALL Belong in the ZU!


We can't wait to see what the New ZU Year has in store for our community.

We have hosted over 100 artists, 15 concerts, 6 community pop-up shows and a ton of birthdays, board meetings and other fun events.

Happy 1 Year Old!!!

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WHERE COMMUNITY & COLLABORATION MEETS ART

ZU KEEPER

Buzz About ZU Gallery

GALLERY HOURS

Tuesday - Thursday 1PM - 8PM

Friday & Saturday 12PM - 9PM

Sunday & Monday 1PM - 5PM

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DRINK MENU

ZU SOCIAL SPOT

Now Serving Colorado 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

FEATURED ARTIST

YOU!

The interactive exhibit "Signs of Cortez" will be on display through the month of September, starting on Friday, September 2nd at 6pm. We invite you to share your positive message on this community canvas all month long!

FREE EVENTS

FRI, SEP 2  -  6 PM - 9PM

FIRST FRIDAY | Happy ZU Year Celebration!

Here's our timeline:

  • 6pm-7pm Live Music w/ Josie Loner
  • 6pm-9pm Collaborative Poetry Photo Booth
  • 6pm-9pm Free postcards, Mimosas, Cupcakes
  • 6pm-9pm "Signs of Cortez" interactive art exhibit 6pm-9pm
  • 6pm-9pm Live Art with PC and Shawn Ahkeah
  • 7:30pm Walking Art Show runway walk
  • 8pm-9pm Live Music w/ Hawk & Crow

THU, SEP 15 AT 8 PM

Season Finale - "ART of the After Party" w/ DJ P.A. - NO COVER

MON, SEP 19 AT 6 PM

Click Clique - Photography Club

THU, SEP 22 AT 12 PM

Marketing Taster Meetup

FRIDAY 9th, 23rd, 30th

4 PM - 6PM

FREE FAC - Friday Art Club

FRI, SEP 30 AT 6 PM

Listening Room with Soul & Bones

WORKSHOPS

FRI, SEP 16 AT 4 PM

FAC - Friday Art Club w/ PC Artistry



$10 drop-in with instructor PC Artistry.

Our FAC stands for Friday Art Club! 


ALL ages and skill levels welcome.


Our gallery artist and resident instructor, Phil aka PC will cover an element of art, be available for advice and suggest a "doodle" for you to work on while you enjoy our creative space, comfy chairs, large work surfaces and cool a/c. Bring your own supplies or we can give you paper and pencil to get started. 

Coffee/Tea by donation

$1 off beer/wine special

THU, SEP 22 AT 6 PM

Sourdough Starter Workshop

Sourdough bread has been around since 3700 BC yet still remains one of the more intimidating loaves to bake. Join Lynn of the Mutiny Ranch on September 22nd from 6pm-8pm at Zu Gallery (48 W Main St., Cortez) and learn the easiest, most surefire way to create your own sourdough starter and gain the skills to bake your very first sourdough boule. $25/person

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SAT, SEP 23 AT 6 PM

"Elevated Paint" with PC Artistry - Mesa Verde

 $45

This is ZU Gallery’s version of the “paint and sip” class, but elevated. It’s perfect for a couple activity, team building, bridal shower, birthday celebration, or a girl’s night out. Book a private party or join us for a scheduled workshop.

Find inspiration surrounded by the beauty of our Four Corners destinations. PC will guide you each step of the way on your creative journey. Play, explore, and awake the artist within!

PC will demonstrate techniques that are fun and easy. Each participant will learn the basics of the color wheel and paint brush types. You will leave with a one of a kind piece of art and insight. 

Materials used are high quality artist grade. Cost includes all materials and instruction, wine/beer or non-alcoholic beverage and snacks. Workshop average time is 1.5 hours.​​

Cost: $45/person 

REGISTER

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. 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

Montezuma Mutts Calendar - 2nd Call

We will have a reveal party in October with discounted pre-sales starting in September. Every dog who came to the first call will be included in the calendar. Did you miss your chance to be included? UPLOAD a photo of your Montezuma County based doggy before September 10th and we'll get you added! CLICK HERE

Accepting New Artists

Part of our NEW ZU YEAR is creating space to welcome up to 10 additional artists from our community to the gallery.

We have invited an initial five artists to come in for the next step and are exciting to  see what happens next!


Please complete this form to be considered for an artist opening at ZU Gallery in Cortez, CO. We are not accepting walk-ins or appointments at this time and respectfully request that you complete this form first before any additional consideration. https://zugallery.com/submit/

HELPERS

LAST CHANCE

Advertisement Opportunity

MonteZUma Mutts Calendar

I've done this community project multiple times and have physical samples if you'd like to see them. Ads help offset the cost of photos and printing.


$200 - A page advertiser gets the entire bottom strip to use. The page ad size is 12in x 2.5in to the edge. Design help is no additional charge. In addition, you receive 3 calendars, social media mentions, and an opportunity to reach dog owners at the cover reveal party.


$50 - A spot advertiser gets 1 of 5 spots on a page. The spot ad size is 2.25in wide x 2.5in high. Design help is no additional charge. In addition, you receive 1 calendar, social media mentions, and an opportunity to reach dog owners at the cover reveal party.


Let me know if you'd like to reserve an ad(s) and I can invoice you.


Email meet@zugallery.com


Thank you to the following for their support!

-Brenda Hindmarsh, Realtor - Regents Real Estate Group

-High Desert Life Outdoors & Exchange

-Pueblo Community College Southwest

-Doobie Sisters

-Cortez Retail Enhancement Association

-fb organics

-Mesa Verde Country, Colorado

-Katrina Weiss- State Farm Agent

-Hil Can Do It

-Yellow Car Country Wines

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

YEAR IN REVIEW

1st ZU Year in Review
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