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Fine Arts Center Kicks Off Theater Season with Story of Connection in “Guadalupe in the Guest Room”

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 14, 2021) — The Fine Arts Center Theatre Company is excited to present “Guadalupe in the Guest Room,” a play by Tony Meneses, on stage Sept. 30–Oct. 24. The production is directed by James Bruenger-Arreguin. “Guadalupe in the Guest Room,” tells the story of two people overcome with grief and separated […]

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Fine Arts Center Museum presents First Ronny Quevedo Solo Exhibition in Colorado

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 26, 2021) — The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College (FAC) is pleased to present “Ronny Quevedo: at the line,” on view October 1–December 5, 2021. Quevedo’s first solo exhibition in Colorado presents a selection of recent work that explores the formation of individual identity shaped by a fractured […]

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Fine Arts Center Names New Museum Director

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 17, 2021) — The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College (FAC) is proud to announce that Michael Christiano will be the next director of visual arts and museum effective Sept. 27, 2021. Christiano will be responsible for leading strategic direction of the FAC Museum, overseeing exhibitions as well as […]

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FAC Museum Receives Highest National Recognition, Awarded Re-Accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 17, 2021) — The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College (FAC) is pleased to announce that the FAC Museum has again achieved accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums, the highest national recognition afforded the nation’s museums. Accreditation signifies excellence to the museum community, to governments, funders, outside agencies, […]

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Fine Arts Center Theatre Company Names New Producing Artistic Director

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 22, 2021) — Following an exhaustive national search with review and recommendation by search committee, staff and community, the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College (FAC) is proud to announce that Pirronne Yousefzadeh, an accomplished director, writer and educator, will be the next producing artistic director of the Fine Arts […]

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Fine Arts Center Announces 2021–2022 Theatre Season

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 8, 2021) — The Fine Arts Center Theatre Company is pleased to announce its blockbuster line up for the 2021–2022 season. The FAC will produce a season of diverse and exciting plays and musicals, including “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark,” by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage and the Tony Award-winning […]

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Photograph of Aspens by Ansel Adams

Fine Arts Center Museum to Present Ansel Adams Exhibition

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 22, 2021) — The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College (FAC) is pleased to present “Ansel Adams: Masterworks” from May 29–Sept. 4, 2021. The exhibition features forty-eight works from renowned photographer Ansel Adams’ Museum Set, a series which he felt best represented his life’s work. These photographs include many […]

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Fine Arts Center Launches City As A Venue Program to Bring the Arts to Outdoor Locations Throughout Colorado Springs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 1, 2021) — The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College (FAC) is excited to announce City as a Venue, a new program designed to bring theater, dance, music, and more to outdoor locations across Colorado Springs in summer 2021. “Making the arts accessible to everyone is an important part […]

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of Spacious Skies

Fine Arts Center Theatre Company Launches Original Audio Play Series

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 3, 2020) — The award-winning Fine Arts Center Theatre Company is launching a 12-episode scripted fiction anthology series entitled “Of Spacious Skies,” with the first episode debuting to the public on Sept. 17, 2020. The series spans eras and genres, exploring the past, present, and future of Colorado […]

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Fine Arts Center and Performing Arts at Colorado College Launch Program to Fund Creative Collaborations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 14, 2020) — The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College (FAC) and the Office of Performing Arts at Colorado College have created a program entitled 3×3 Projects to fund creative collaborations from isolation. Seven projects will be funded in the amount of $3,000 per project. “While supporting the creative […]

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