2022 event- image by Michael Mowery

An Evolution…Looking Towards the Future

An Important Announcement, A Difficult Decision. …And, An Evolution. Rocky Mountain Arts has made a difficult decision to cancel the Telluride Fire Festival for this December. Regrettably, San Miguel County will not permit the Festival to use the recently paved road at the end of the box canyon. As we no longer have an outdoor […]

We’re seriously excited about the Youth October Sculpture Build!

Expert artists/builders and an architect guide the students during the entire program. Participants are involved for as many days as they wish. The final sculpture will be on display in Telluride, Norwood, Nucla, and Naturita for part of the year. Participants will be named on signage with sculpture.

Results of the 2-day welding workshop

“…what a great weekend it was. Dan and Keith were fabulous instructors and the group was all so engaged and fun to be with. Hoping you can forward some of your photos and a list and contact info for the participants. Would love to keep in touch. Thanks for your efforts to put all this together. I was inspired.” —Terry Tice

hels diner

We love supporting other Nonprofits!

We’re exciting about helping Camp Porta Party and their amazing Art Car, Hel’s Diner. This is a nonprofit organization just like us. We can totally relate to the struggles of maintaining an Art Car (AKA Mutant Vehicle) for public use at Burning Man’s annual event. 

2023 Grant from National Endowment for the Arts

Rocky Mountain Arts (RMA) is pleased to announce it has been approved by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to receive a Challenge America award of $10,000. The grant will support a Community Build Sculpture Project for youth. This grant is one of 262 Challenge America awards totaling $2.62 million that were announced by […]


New Sculpture to be transformed by fire, Dec. 3

See Impermanence transformed by flames at Resurrection Dec. 3! From an array of reclaimed and stripped old deck boards, Impermanence is well on its way to fruition for the Telluride Fire Festival. “This project has been a welcome creative challenge, and I can’t wait to share its transformation from a completed sculpture, to a flaming beacon, to […]