“Art is why I get up in the morning.”

- ani difranco


Featured Events

The YBC Gallery @Smokehouse


Each month we showcase the work of one of our members in The Smokehouse Gallery in downtown Steamboat Springs. This artist is our Featured Artist of the month and is featured in the First Friday Art Walk.


SPEAK - Performances from Women in the Yampa Valley is an annual performance showcasing talented women from across the Yampa Valley. The performance features a variety of styles from spoken word, to slam poetry, to stand-up comedy, to dance.

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Each month we host Cocktails and CRIT(ique) at a gallery in Steamboat. This is both an informational meeting for members and non-members and an opportunity for artist to share their work and get feedback.



"We want to make people see that any mode of what you put back into the world is a creative endeavor, and we want to be able to support that, so you can keep doing it," says Brie Kole, co-founder and president of Young Bloods Collective.