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From the Director

We hope this message finds you well. From our respective homes in Colorado Springs and Louisville, Kentucky, we’ve recorded a message to you about our current moment and what’s on our minds as we look to the future. From Erin: Greetings from my home office in Old Colorado City (also known as my dining room). […]

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Exercise: Find Your Feelings

To get a fill-able form of this exercise, download the Find Your Feelings document For the following exercise, you will be using artworks from the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College eMuseum. Use the questions below to guide your exploration of the online collection. 1. How are you feeling today? Find an artwork […]

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Exercise: Observe, Interpret, & Analyze

To get a fillable form of this exercise, download the Observe, Interpret, & Analyze document 1. Visit the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College eMuseum permanent collection. 2. Choose an artwork that: Has many details You might have questions about Could potentially tell a story Below are some examples. Find your own in […]

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Work of the Week: Manuel Bromberg’s study for Chuck Wagon Serenade mural

Chuck Wagon Serenade, the mural pictured above, was created by Manuel Bromberg for the U.S. Post Office Building in Greybull, Wyoming. Bromberg came to the Fine Arts Center in the late 1930s to study with Boardman Robinson, whose reputation as a muralist and teacher drew students from all over the country. In 1939, at the […]

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Music from The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

One of the truly exciting things about producing the theatrical adaptation of the classic novel, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, was the necessity for music to be integrated into the storytelling. There is existing music that could be used from the original production, but our team, under the direction of Meghann Henry, decided to create […]

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