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January 2019

Drawings by Bernard Arnest: Scenes from Life

January 19 - June 2
Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Mark Arnest

The most ambitious project of his career, Scenes from Life, is a series of 51 large drawings that encapsulated his reactions to a world that he has decided was essentially tragic. The subject matter can be challenging, depicting human strife and conflict, but the images are beautifully rendered. Scenes from Life is Bernard Arnest’s “Goldberg Variations,” distilling a lifetime of experience into a few harrowing images that are regrettably as relevant today as they were in 1975. This series, presented in its entirety,…

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February 2019

Nora Naranjo Morse

February 23 - August 25
Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Nora Naranjo Morse

In her exploration of new sculptural techniques, Naranjo Morse’s artworks advance the trajectory of Indigenous artistic traditions. When shifting between materials from nan to metal and back to nan, she raises her own questions about cultural change. She challenges the expectations that Pueblo art must remain confined by a set of restrictions deemed traditional by an outside commercial force. Resisting the idea that cultural loss is probable or inevitable, Naranjo Morse offers an alternative: embrace traditional Indegenous knowledge as a solution to the…

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May 2019

Barnum

May 25 @ 7:30 pm
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P.T. Barnum, the Greatest Showman on Earth, combines razzle-dazzle with charm and brass to sell “humbug” to cheering crowds. A joyful and moving musical portrait of the 19th century’s greatest show-biz legend, Barnum is a colorful, dynamic spectacle with heart. Cy Coleman and Michael Stewart’s rousing score includes “There’s a Sucker Born Every Minute,” “Join the Circus,” “The Colors of My Life,” and “Come Follow The Band.”

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Bad Dates

May 25 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 25, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until May 26, 2019

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

Restaurant manager and shoe connoisseur Haley Walker is finally ready to re-enter the dating world. From the privacy of her bedroom, she relates a series of hilarious tales while preparing for, and recovering from, one dreadful date after another. Theresa Rebeck’s sweet and sharp comedy promises to be a night out to remember!

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Barnum Day Camp

May 26 @ 11:00 am
Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Delight your young emerging artist in a magical holiday experience they won’t soon forget. Our Day Camps offer kids 6-13 a fun, educational adventure complete with a tour of the theatre, hands-on experiences with the set, a personal meet-and-greet with the cast members, and more! Cost is $30 per child (please bring a sack lunch if you are staying for the show). Performance tickets to Barnum are additional.

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FAC Closed for Memorial Day

May 27
Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Please note: the FAC will be closed on May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

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Tour Leader Informational Meeting

May 29 @ 12:00 pm
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One event on May 29, 2019 at 12:00pm

Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Interested in volunteering at the FAC as a Tour Leader? Join us for coffee to learn more! Informational Coffee for potential Tour Leaders Wednesday, May 8 5:00-6:00 p.m. in Deco Lounge Wednesday, May 29 12:00-1:00 p.m. in Deco Lounge RSVP to fac.tours@coloradocollege.edu The Fine Arts Center is looking for volunteers for our Gallery Tours Program! Tour Leaders are a positive force in the museum, leading audience-centered tours primarily for students in grades K-12. Our tours encourage students’ exploration and curiosity…

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The Trouble of Finding a Place To Stand In The Land – a talk by Christine Howard Sandoval

May 29 @ 5:30 pm
Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Artist Christine Howard Sandoval will discuss the development of a three-year project that explores the complexities of her own colonial settler and Indigenous ancestry through the land forms, geography, history and potential future(s) of the 500 year old agrarian communities called Acequias that are specific to Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado. This event is free and open to the general public. Artist Biography CHRISTINE HOWARD SANDOVAL is an Obispeño Chumash and Hispanic artist based in New York City. Her…

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