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Museum Events & Programs

Community Programs

The Fine Arts Center offers a variety of programs designed to create access to the arts for the community. From our Museum Free Days (the second Saturday and third Friday of each month), to our Free K-12 School Tour program and 4th Grade Passport to the Arts program, we continue to do what we can to open our doors wide to the community and present innovative programming representative of diverse perspectives in order to activate a lifelong passion for the arts. Learn more

Colorado College Academic Engagement Programs

As a museum affiliated with a liberal arts college, the Fine Arts Center Museum embraces the innovative potential of art experiences for teaching and learning. Through its exhibitions, events, residencies, internships, and other programs , the Museum can support a wide variety of educational experiences for different disciplines. Learn more

Museum Student Guide Program

Our Student Guide Program presents a unique opportunity for FAC museum patrons to engage with current Colorado College students in dialogue about the exhibitions and artwork. Student Guides understand the variety of tools available to visitors that lead to deeper understanding of art and artists, and connect visitors with these tools to enhance their experience.  Student Guides are there to support your exploration of art and might share an interactive activity while you tour the galleries, using inquiry-based art cards, visual analysis games (e.g., scavenger hunts and dice) and exhibition-related creative projects (e.g., community loom, zine-making, and collage-making). Find them in the t-shirts that say, “Let’s talk!”

Image above: Dale Chihuly, Amber Persian Wall, 2002 (detail)