Light Rail Art Gallery

The Light Rail Art Gallery is the premier art gallery in charming Olde Town Arvada.  Bought by Alita McManis in 2017, the gallery has become not just a place for incredible artwork and artists, but a venue for parties, mixers, music jams, and art classes galore!

With over 20 artists from Arvada and the surrounding areas, The Light Rail Art Gallery is more than just a destination, it’s a rich journey into a world of beauty and surprises.  This is especially true every First Friday of every month, when the gallery celebrates the arts with an evening reception, music, food, and adult beverages.  It becomes a magical place to meet the artists, make new friends, and do some networking.

Stop by today to enjoy Olde Town’s best shop, discover something amazing, and experience the joy purchasing fabulous artwork can bring.

Upcoming Events

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Feather Paint and Sip Class

February 22, 2019 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This painting gives you the ability to let your imagination run wild as you choose the colors what will go into your Native American Feather. First beverage is free.  Parking [...]

March First Friday

March 1, 2019 | 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Our Guest Artist this month  is Gary Timberlake, winner of our Art Contest.  His work will be appearing for one month (his wife, Lorrie Timberlake, is also showing her work [...]


March 3, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The First Sunday of every month will get you singing and tapping along with Retrograss, an incredible group of ever-changing musicians from around the Denver area.  This jam session is [...]

Paint And Sip – You Choose One

March 8, 2019 | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The group will decide between one of two painting choices. Each reservation includes one complimentary beverage!

Celtic Jam with Second Sunday

March 10, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This is a free and recurring event that takes place every Second Sunday, every month. Everyone is welcome to play, people are encouraged to come by to listen, tap their [...]

Thursday Special! Paint and Sip

March 14, 2019 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

We’re trying this out…,a family-geared paint and sip event!  Starts at 5:30.  This painting is sure to be a crowd-pleaser!  Great for adults AND children,  

Upcoming Classes

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Beginning Stained Glass Class

March 23, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Taught by stained glass artist Debb Cusick of Bailey, this class will give you the basics to make a pretty feather!  During this class you will learn all phases of [...]

Pet Portrait Paint and Sip

March 9, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Why pay hundreds for a portrait of your pet, when you can paint it yourself?  Ethan Hoekstra will be teaching this class, and his expertise will allow you to paint [...]

Billions of Stars

February 23, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! We are thrilled to have renowned artist Jim DeLillo teach this class at the gallery! Billions of stars, intense color, night landscapes… Did you ever wonder [...]