Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center
Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center


1805 N. 30th St.

Please meet in the back of the Gateway Cafe, located on the 2nd level of the Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center.


Jan 01 2024


1:00 pm - 3:00 pm



Animal Acrylics

Join local artist, Valerie Bradley, in painting a portrait of one of our various friendly critters from the Park! Valerie wants to make painting easy and fun for all skill levels. By the end of this step by step instruction, you will have your OWN animal portrait masterpiece to bring home and hang up! No need to bring anything with you, except your creativity!

  • Tickets are sold on a first-come-first-serve basis.
  • No Refunds.
  • Be sure to bring a hat, sunscreen, and some water as you will be outdoors during this program and it does get hot!
  • If you, or someone you are registering for, are under 18, a resident of El Paso County, and were affect by the COVID-19 pandemic you are qualified for free registrations. Please follow this link to register for the program: Community Impact Grant Registration
  • If you have any questions about this program, please email