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A visit to the Fine Arts Center can be something planned for months (and our most popular shows and classes sell out quickly, so a bit of planning can put you ahead of the pack), or it could be delightfully spontaneous. With so many things to do here, we strive to be as flexible as you are. See current exhibitions on view

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April 2021

Jeron Braxton

Jeron Braxton: Glucose and Octane

April 22 @ 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States

Stemming from a collaboration with Colorado College’s Black Student Union launched in Black History Month, the Fine Arts Center is proud to present a special curated installation of digital work from self-taught artist and award-winning filmmaker Jeron Braxton. On view now in the FAC museum’s Hybl Screening Room, the installation consists of 2 Sundance Festival award-winning animated videos. Glucose is a short film investigating the colonial history of sugar as the engine of the slave trade. Octane deals with the…

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drawing of cat in window

Beginning Drawing – Using Your Eyes, Head, Heart, & Hands

April 27 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

Learning to draw involves connections – with your subjects and with yourself. In this virtual course, learn the practice of drawing through fascinating exercises, intense observation, refined coordination, and connecting with your subjects. You will learn how to practice drawing with your eyes, head, heart, and hands and see improvement in your drawing skills and perception. This course for adults includes live Zoom sessions.

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Black & white photograph of trees reflected in lily pond

Refine Your Black & White Darkroom Printing Skills

April 29 @ 1:00 pm
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One event on May 6, 2021 at 9:00 am

Bemis School of Art, 818 Pelham Pl
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States

Spend three hours learning to refine your black and white darkroom printing skills with private instruction in contrast filters, split-filter printing, cropping, and positioning for artful presentations. This darkroom experience will help you bring your printing skills to the next level and encourage you to produce prints that you will be excited to enter in local photography exhibitions. Maximum number of adult students from the same household: 2

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May 2021

Virtual FAC Play Club

Virtual FAC Play Club!

May 6 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 6, 2021

First Thursday of the month, Oct. 1–May 6 (8 sessions) 7–8:30 p.m. Join FAC Theatre Company’s Producing Artistic Director, Scott RC Levy, for lively conversations about plays! It’s a book club for play lovers! Each month, a new play will be dissected, discussed and celebrated. 

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FAC Theatre School Students zoom screenshots

FAC Theatre School Cabaret

May 7 - May 16

We’re excited to present our very first FAC Theatre School Cabaret! Our young thespians have been hard at work this spring devising work to share with you. This virtual cabaret includes singing, dancing, poetry, and more, all performed by students from our Budding Thespians, Emerging Artists, and Youth Rep classes.

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Monthly Member Tour

Museum Free Day

May 8 @ 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, happening 36 times

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, happening 36 times

One event on December 17, 2020 at 10:00 am

Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States

Museum Free Days are offered the second Saturday and third Friday of each month. Advanced timed tickets are required for museum entry. 

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Landscape painting in cool tones, rocks, trees and water

Personal Painting Review

May 20 @ 11:15 am
Bemis School of Art, 818 Pelham Pl
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States

Have you been painting for a while but feel stuck or uncertain whether your paintings are working? Would you like time with an experienced artist and instructor who will give you individual feedback in an open and gentle way? Spend an hour with Dena Peterson to help strengthen your work! It’s often difficult to be objective about our own paintings. These individual sessions will offer constructive critique and help you progress your painting skills. Maximum number of adult students from the…

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July 2021

CC student with mask drawing at an easel outside

Pre-College Course – Introduction to Drawing: Landscape Immersion

July 12 - July 28
Bemis School of Art, 818 Pelham Pl
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States

Colorado College Summer Session invites rising juniors and seniors to join the CC community this summer. Enroll in one of our dynamic courses offered on subjects ranging from environmental science and the study of epidemics, to marketing and entrepreneurship, to cross-genre writing. CC’s summer session provides students with a rich opportunity to explore challenging academics, get inspired by the wondrous Rocky Mountain Region, and be supported by faculty that are invested in your success. In this class, students will explore…

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