SOMETHING NEW!   First Friday Art Discovery Day
                                   Starting in APRIL

Artists with different areas of interest from drama, music, painting and more are offering Art Discovery Days the First Fridays of each month from April to November!  Come join us, be creative with us, enjoy new discoveries in art with us each month.  

  • The afternoon and evening activities will be offered in two sessions...first one starting at 3 pm and then will be repeated again at 6 pm.   


  • The activities may include short drama presentations, mini concerts, artist Q & A, painting, drawing, and much more!  Each First Friday will be unique and offer a chance to explore art for a couple of hours!  

  • Activities are designed for middle school age students to adults.  Based on the activity, younger children may participate with an adult but please contact us at PWAC if you wish to bring younger children.  

  • You can view times & dates on the "Calendar" page/button above.


  • To get more information about the activity or the fee or to register, please contact us as soon as possible so that we can order supplies for you.  (Depending on the activity, some supplies will need to be ordered two weeks in advance of the First Friday date.)  You may use the "Contact" button above or text us at..Nancy 970-520-7762orKathy 970-520-0639. 

Paint Parties

Prairie Winds is also offering painting parties where you can invite your friends and enjoy an evening painting with step-by-step instructions with a local artist.  You'll leave with your own painting, new found talent and a relaxing evening with your friends!

Book a private party for a birthday, anniversary or just because and we'll help you celebrate! 

​Adult Paint Party Details:     

Adult paint parties usually last from 2 to 3 hours and the examples of pictures to paint are shown here and also on Kathy Wernsmans Facebook.  Kathy will also take suggestions of other types of paintings to feature at the parties. All paintings supplies are included in the price.  * Minimum for all classes is 8

12 x 16" Canvas             $30 per person            

16 x 20" Canvas             $35 per person 

Couples Paint Party              Van Gogh's "Starry Night" 

Girls Night Out Party              Wine Bottle, Glasses & Grapes Still Life

Mother & Daughter Party      Sun Flowers

Children Paint Party Details:

Children 15 years and under paint parties examples listed below.  Party hosts can bring birthday cakes or other snacks and beverages for this age group.  * Minimum for all classes is 8

12 x 16" Canvas             $12 per person

16 x 20" Canvas             $15 per person

Children's Birthday Paint Party          Pony and Rainbow 


Art Events in NE Colorado & Surrounding Area

This page is for area artists and community members to see what is happening not only at PWAC but around this area pertaining to art.  
​If you have art related information that you would like to post it at this site, please contact us through the button above.  

Private Class Offerings

Private lessons or group classes/parties can always be scheduled with Kathy or Nancy.  

Please contact them through the "Contact " button!

All activities are listed on the "Calendar" page.  Please look for the color-coded activities and artist.

​If you have special requests or would like to take private or group lessons, please let us know through the "Contact Us" button at the top and someone will contact you.   

The 2018 Phillips County

Art Council Show & Sale

is scheduled for March 22-25, 2018!  

To access the documents pertaining to the show, please click on the buttons to the right.  From that window, you may print or view these documents.

For questions, please use the "Contact" button.

The PCAC Art Show is not part of Prairie Winds Art Center.  The reason the PCAC information appears on this webpage is for two reasons...both organizations support the arts in Phillips County and surrounding areas and both organizations have some of the same board members.

Prairie Winds Art Center