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booking fac spaces – FAQs

How do I check availability of FAC spaces for my event?

Interested parties should submit an event inquiry form or call (719) 477-4350 and speak to a friendly member on our events team.

Are there any discounts available for nonprofit organizations?

A special discount of 35% is available for performing arts, cultural, and community service organizations that qualify as tax-exempt organizations pursuant to section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Proof of nonprofit status is required to qualify for these reduced rates.

Can I book the FAC for a birthday, wedding, anniversary, or other personal/private celebration?

Fine Arts Center spaces are not currently available for personal private events. Exceptions may be made on a case by case basis with a corresponding mission supporting group purchase.

Can I have my event in the main theatre or one of the museum galleries?

Availability of theatre and museum spaces is restricted due to the demands of our programming calendar and for the protection of the art in most spaces. To check availability, please submit an event inquiry form or contact our events team at (719) 477-4350.

I would like to tour the spaces, how do I coordinate that?

Upon receipt and review of your event inquiry form, our event team will contact you to confirm availability and coordinate a tour of the space.

Can I use my own caterer or provide my own food?

Outside food and beverages are not permitted unless explicitly approved in writing by Colorado College. Bon Appétit is the exclusive caterer for all FAC events offering a variety of fresh, authentic, delicious, and customizable selections.

Is alcohol permitted at FAC events?

Yes. Bar service can be contracted through Bon Appétit, the FAC’s exclusive caterer.

Are we allowed into the museum during my event?

Access to the museum galleries can be available as part of your rental for an additional charge to cover group admission fees, as well as possible direct costs of after-hours or additional patron services staff, security, etc. Food and drinks are prohibited in museum galleries.

Can I book my own photographer? Are there any restrictions?

Renter must obtain prior written permission from the FAC to photograph, film, broadcast, record, or reproduce by radio, television, or any other device, the events inside the facility. Restrictions on equipment usage and art inclusion apply. Certain works of art on the FAC property cannot be photographed without expressed written permission from the artist or copyright holder, and is only permitted without use of flash or tripod equipment.

Where can my events guests park?

The FAC parking lot adjacent to our main entry is available on a first-come, first-served basis at no additional charge. There is also nearby street parking to the east and west.

What is the FAC’s smoking policy?

Colorado College (which includes the entire FAC property) is a smoke and tobacco free campus.

Have additional questions that aren’t answered here or in our event policy document? Please contact our events team at (719) 477-4350 or email mcapp@coloradocollege.edu.