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Fine Arts Center partners with artists, local schools for 2019 Día de los Muertos celebration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 16, 2019) — The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College is excited to announce their upcoming Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration, Oct. 30 and Nov. 1-2, 2019. Día de los Muertos is a celebration of life and death that demonstrates love and […]

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The Fine Arts Center presents “Tiny Beautiful Things” based on the book by Cheryl Strayed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 10, 2019) — The Fine Arts Center Theatre Company is excited to present “Tiny Beautiful Things,” Nov. 8-Dec. 1, 2019. The play is based on the book by Cheryl Strayed (adapted for the stage by Nia Vardalos) and directed by Henry award-winner Christy Montour-Larson. While Strayed was awaiting […]

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Based on Stephen King’s cult classic, “Carrie: The Musical” hits the Fine Arts Center Mainstage to benefit the Theatre School

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 1, 2019) — The Fine Arts Center Theatre Company proudly presents the regional premiere of “Carrie: The Musical,” on stage Oct. 25–26, 2019 and directed by Nathan Halvorson. This staged concert will benefit the FAC Theatre School. Based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel, the musical version of “Carrie” […]

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Fine Arts Center opens the 2019–20 Mainstage theatre season with regional premiere of the Olivier & Tony Award-winning The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 27, 2019) — The Fine Arts Center Theatre Company is excited to present the regional premiere of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Sept. 26-Oct. 20, 2019. The play, by award-winning playwright Simon Stephens, is adapted from Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel and directed by Producing Artistic […]

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“Detour” installation brings interactive painting to the Fine Arts Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 22, 2019) — The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College is excited to present the special multi-sensory installation “Detour,” on view Sept. 21-Dec. 8, 2019. “Detour” is curated by FAC Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Joy Armstrong. Detour is the moniker of Thomas Evans, a Denver-based painter, muralist, and installation artist, internationally renowned for his brightly-colored […]

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Impressions from a Burgeoning Arts Colony Shared Through Musick

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 1, 2019) — The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College is excited to present the special exhibition Notes from the Musick Collection, on view Aug. 3, 2019 – Feb. 9, 2020. Archie L. Musick (1902-1978) was a prominent American painter and instructor in Colorado Springs during the […]

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FAC receives grant from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 23, 2019) — The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College is pleased to announce a grant award from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. The Fine Arts Center is the first Colorado-based nonprofit to receive a Curatorial Research Fellowship since the program’s inception in 2008. The $45,000 […]

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Explore what it means to live in community in the Fine Arts Center’s new exhibition – Utopia: A New Society for All

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 22, 2019) — The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College is excited to present a free special exhibition, Utopia: A New Society for All, on view August 3 – November 3, 2019. Born from the artist’s desire to build community, Utopia exists both as a 4-by-7-foot […]

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See the next generation of theatre stars in the FAC’s Youth Repertory Ensemble production of Disaster!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 8, 2019) — The Fine Arts Center Theatre Company is excited to celebrate its 20th year of the Youth Repertory Ensemble with their production of Disaster! July 25-28, 2019. It’s 1979, and New York’s hottest A-listers are lining up for the opening of a floating casino and discotheque. Also attending is […]

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Fashion and art collide at the FAC in special international traveling exhibition World of WearableArt™

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 8, 2019) — The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College is excited to present the international traveling exhibition World of WearableArt™ (WOW) June 22-Sept. 22, 2019. The 32 award-winning garments presented in this special exhibition represent some of the most original, provocative, and unorthodox objects in […]

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