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The SteamPlant Event Center is open with limited hours for public art viewing only in the Paquette Gallery. We will continue to update our Instagram, Facebook page and website with information on scheduled events and facility operating hours. You may also contact us at info@SalidaSteamPlant.com.

About the SteamPlant Event Center


The SteamPlant Event Center, located in the heart of scenic Salida, Colorado, hosts over 500 events each year, from private weddings to conferences, community meetings, concerts, conventions, and more. Originally built in 1887 to house the Salida Edison Electric Light Company, the historic building was purchased exactly a century later by the City of Salida. The SteamPlant is a vibrant, thriving part of our community that includes a theater venue, outdoor sculpture garden, art galleries, riverside plaza, conference rooms, and a spacious ballroom.

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CONCERT: Patrice Pike

The ‘exuberantly soulful’ Patrice Pike returns to the SteamPlant for a special solo acoustic concert.

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Paquette Gallery Exhibition


Artist Reception on June 5 from 5:00-7:00 pm

Open to the Public

about the exhibit

In March 2020, during the global pandemic, cultureclash ART OBJECTS JEWELRY closed for the last time. The gallery had been a cornerstone of our community for 24 years and helped put the Salida arts scene on the map.

Owner Geraldine Alexander said her only regret was that she didn’t get to have a closing exhibit for her talented artists and thank the Salida community.

So, Salida Art Walk organizers decided to dedicate their use of the Paquette Gallery during the month of June to give cultureclash one last show with their artists, including PJ Bergin, Cristine Boyd, Merry Cox, Roger Fenton, Fay Golson, Dvora Kanegis, Kay Litz, Sally Mather, Conrad Nelson, Karen Pierce, Jude Silva, Roberta Smith, Bernice Strawn, Lynn Van De Water, and work by the late Ted Fish. Jewelry by Michael Boyd, Ryan Gardner, Nicole Hansen, Rynn Miller and Harold O’Connor are available at the opening reception only.

The show provides an opportunity for our community to celebrate cultureclash and the contributions it made to the arts community.

Bravo! and Thank you.

View the entire exhibit online as well at Paquette Gallery Arts.

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