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Meet Rui Haagen with Bemis School of Art!

How did you first become interested in art? It all began as young child when I found adobe clay in my yard and began to sculpt it into animal and […]

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Digitizing Around Collections Hazards

By Gabrielle Friesen, Digital Collections Assistant Museums work to steward the collection pieces in their care, holding them in public trust. Collections are not made for the sake of the […]

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Meet Melissa Newberry with Bemis School of Art!

How did you first become interested in art? My Grandma was an artist and a nurse. From the time I could hold art materials, my grandma was encouraging me to […]

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Reflect on “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark”

Set designed by Chris Sheley. Photo by Jeff Kearney, TDC Photography If you saw our last mainstage production, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark, you likely noticed the many photos […]

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Meet Cara McKinley with Bemis School of Art!

How did you first become interested in art? I can’t think of that first magical moment where I became interested in art. I feel like I have always been interested […]

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Top 5 Birds to see, when visiting the FAC!

By Gabrielle Friesen, Digital Collections Assistant “Reframing Birds of America:” Conversations on Audubon is now on view at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, located in the […]

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Winter Start Orientation at the FAC

By Jeremy Cashion, Class of ‘24, Andrew W. Mellon Education Intern When I started college during the winter of 2021, we were in the midst of a pandemic. Effectively all […]

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FAC Partners with School District 11

The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College is proud to partner with Colorado Springs School District 11 to bring the arts to their schools as part of our continued […]

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FAC Announces Acquisition of Contemporary Piece by Anna Tsouhlarakis

The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College is pleased to announce the acquisition of She Made For Her by Anna Tsouhlarakis, formerly on exhibition at the FAC as […]

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At the Peak of Arts Education: A Glimpse Into Co-Created Community Programming

On an unseasonably warm November day, 140+ Peak Education students and families connected with one another through the arts at a fall kickoff event hosted at North Middle School. The […]

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