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We’re All in This Together

We believe the arts are an integral part of a vibrant and resilient community—inspiring us, challenging us, and bringing us together in difficult times.

THANK YOU

As our team has tackled processing tickets and class registrations in the wake of canceled events, we’ve been overwhelmed by your generosity. Many of you have chosen to donate the value of your tickets/classes to support our programs; others have sent words of encouragement. We’re proud to be part of this community and are deeply grateful for each and every one of you.

Experience the Arts from Home

Although our doors have temporarily closed, we encourage you to continue to keep the arts an active part of your life while at home.

Earl Biss, Warriors Crossing Gold Canyon

Museum

Explore the FAC permanent collection from home! Our recently launched eMuseum features 50 objects representing the depth and richness of the collection, as well as objects beloved by our guests. Explore the eMuseum

Our education team has put together some engaging exercises designed for K–12 teachers and parents with students at home. Educator resources

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Theatre

The FAC Theatre Company is working on gaining permission to stream recordings of recent theatre performances—stay tuned for details.

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Beyond Reality

Classes & Activities

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You’ve seen them on our stages, they’ve trained some of the voices you’ve heard, taught some of the dance moves you’ve admired — now these incredible FAC Theatre company members are  Offering Classes

FAC MEMBER SALON

Take a peek at FAC Members’ most beloved objects and art and hear what makes them so special.

Support Our Community

Support the Springs

In partnership with the City of Colorado Springs, Pikes Peak Community Foundation, and the El Pomar Foundation, a team of local creatives recently launched the initiative Support the Springs to serve as an informational and motivational platform to support local businesses. Support the Springs

Support Local Artists

Pikes Peak Community Foundation has created a COVID-19 Artist Recovery Fund for El Paso and Teller Counties. COVID-19 Artist Recovery Fund

The Denver Actors Fund supports theatre artists statewide. They are partnering with Hippo Health to offer virtual urgent care to all Colorado theatre artists impacted by canceled or postponed productions. Denver Actors Fund

Mutual Aid Hunger Response Team

In order to meet the unique challenges currently posed with ensuring community-rooted fresh food access, Colorado Springs Food Rescue is creating a Mutual Aid Hunger Response Team. The purpose of this team is to have a coordinated list of people who can mobilize food rescue shifts, grocery distribution, community-care, and coordinated hunger actions in the coming weeks. Colorado Springs Food Rescue

Resources for Artists

General

Additional Resource Lists

Theatre

  • Denver Actors Fund is partnering with Hippo Health to offer virtual urgent care to all Colorado theatre artists impacted by canceled or postponed productions. Sign up on their website.
  • Denver Actors Fund has also established an emergency relief fund for Colorado theatre artists whose wages have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Apply on their website. 

Visual Art

  • Black Cube (a nomadic art museum) call for video submissions; $200 award for each selected work. Visit their website for details. 
  • Craft Emergency Relief Fund provides rapid relief and career recovery loans for artists working in craft disciplines.
  • The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) and the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation partnered to offer a new medical emergency aid program for artists. 
  • Anonymous Was a Woman Relief Grants allow women-identifying visual artists over the age of 40 to apply for up to $2,500 for financial hardships from loss of income or opportunity as a direct result of the crisis. 
  • The Kinkade Family Foundation is proud to administer a new Emergency Grant for curators who are developing projects that promote artwork of contemporary and experimental nature.