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Art School

Whatever your artistic interest, age or skill level, we have classes to drive your passions at the Fine Arts Center’s Bemis School of Art. Experienced artists and art instructors, large studios, and limited class size create a motivational and supportive environment to explore and develop your talents. Browse classes

Upcoming Classes

We offer classes for all ages and skill levels including drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, mosaics, glass arts, jewelry, film photography, and more. Search, Browse, Register

Special Programs

Our art school offers a variety of special programs independently and through community partnerships including Military Artistic Healing workshops, School District 11 Talented in Art Program, Colorado College Starting Blocks, and more.  Learn More

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Tuition Assistance

The Fine Arts Center’s Bemis School of Art offers limited full and partial assistance to youth and adult students with demonstrated financial need. Apply Today

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Class Levels

Level A – All levels welcome.

Level 0 – This class is for the true beginner with no prior experience in the medium.

Level I – This class is for those with some familiarity with the medium. This could include informal use of medium outside of the classroom.

Level II – This class is for those who have taken at least one class in the medium. Student should be comfortable with the basics of how to use and manipulate the medium.

Level III – This class is for those who have significant experience in the medium – 2-3 or more classes or a year or more of experience.

Level IV – This class is for those with advanced skill or knowledge in the medium. Student should be highly motivated and self-directed. Some classes in this level will require a portfolio review and/or approval of instructor.

Parking Information

Parking for students taking classes at Bemis School of Art is available in the main Fine Arts Center parking lot located at 30 West Dale Street. To access the studio classrooms, enter the FAC through the main doors and follow the signs for Bemis School of Art. Read more detailed parking information

History of the Art School

History of the Art School

Excellence in arts education has been core to our mission since the Broadmoor Art Academy opened its doors a century ago, and our art school honors that legacy by striving to recruit instructors at the national level.

Birth of the Fine Arts Center

Wounded Warriors/Military Artistic Healing program is supported by the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region