The Steamboat Springs Arts Council was founded in May of 1972 by Eleanor Bliss, Carol Finnoff and the community of Steamboat Springs as a center for arts and humanities in the Yampa Valley. The Train Depot in which the Arts Council is housed received National Register of Historic Places designation in 1978. Also known as “The Art Depot” this facility contains the “Baggage Room” a multi-use and performance arts space, an Artist Member Gallery, and main visual arts gallery.
The Steamboat Springs Arts Council is devoted to supporting and promoting arts and culture in the Yampa Valley, through the planning and production of arts and humanities programs and initiatives that have a positive educational and cultural impact on our community.
The Steamboat Springs Arts Council is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, supported by our annual members, audiences and local businesses. Large support has been provided by private donation, the City of Steamboat Springs, and regional and national grants.
Steamboat Springs Arts Council