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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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Exercise: Explore a Virtual Utopia

Explore Becky Wareing Steele’s work featured in Utopia: A New Society for All, her 2019 exhibition at the Fine Arts Center. Students may view the exhibition virtual tour linked below while considering questions from the accompanying exercise that encourage them to think deeply about a variety of themes. Download Utopia virtual tour Download a fillable pdf of the accompanying exercise Educator Support […]

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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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