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FAC Theatre Company Nominated for 21 Henry Awards

The Fine Arts Center Theatre company was recently nominated for 21 Henry Awards, the most of any theatre company statewide, by The Colorado Theatre Guild. Named for longtime Denver theatre producer Henry Lowenstein, the Henry Awards recognize outstanding achievements in Colorado theatre. More than 100 statewide peer professionals, educators and assigned judges oversee the nomination […]

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Meet our June/July members of the month: Nard Claar and Sheary Clough Suiter

Fine Arts Center Members for 16 years Sheary: I moved to COS in 2011 from Anchorage, Alaska. I’d always been a member of the Anchorage Museum of Art, and so naturally one of my first acts was to join the local museum. And of course, as a visual artist for over 30 years, it’s a […]

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See, Think, Wonder

1. Visit the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College eMuseum permanent collection. 2. View the collections and select a work of art. This exercise works with any work of art. 3. Download one of the fillable exercise templates: I See, I Think, I Wonder (English) Yo Veo, Yo Creo, Me Pregunto (Español) 4. […]

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Poetry in Art: “I Am” Poems

1. Visit the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College eMuseum permanent collection. 2. View the collections and select a work of art with a figure in it (person, animal, living being, abstraction. Below are some examples of possible perspectives you could take in your poems: Person | From the perspective of the central […]

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Remembering Felipe Gorostiza

On Wednesday, April 15, 2020, our friend and colleague Felipe Gorostiza lost his battle with COVID-19. Felipe graced our stage as Santiago, the patriarch in our production of Anna In The Tropics by Nilo Cruz, in February of 2019. This is a devastating loss for us at the FAC and for everyone in Felipe’s very […]

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