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Rethinking Regionalism: 20th-century Art and Visual Culture in the American West

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Broadmoor Art Academy (the precursor to the current Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center), this symposium aims to provide a forum for new inquiries, challenges, and reassessments of Western American regional art and visual culture. For this event, scholars from around the country will […]

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Hidden Heritage: The Broadmoor Art Academy

FAC Member-Only Lecture In honor of the FAC’s centennial milestone, we are pleased to host a very special member-only lecture featuring Dr. Jim Raughton. Drawing from his research on the topic, his personal knowledge, and appreciation as an avid collector of works by artists of the Academy, Jim will provide insights about the BAA practitioners, […]

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Sunday Salon

The FAC Theatre Company and Colorado College will host a conversation about themes emerging from the show following the Sunday, Oct. 13 matinee performance of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. This will be the first of several Sunday Salon discussions throughout the season, which allow additional engagement with the production. They […]

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Figure Drawing & Painting at the FAC

In celebration of the Broadmoor Art Academy’s 100th anniversary join local artist Erin Gillespie in the courtyard or sculpture garden of the Fine Arts Center for drawing and painting the figure directly from a live model through long and short poses, as well as demonstrations and examples of contemporary and classical figure drawing. Demonstrations will […]

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A Concert with Laura Ortman

Laura Ortman (White Mountain Apache) is a Brooklyn, NY composer, musician, and artist. She plays violin, Apache violin, piano, electric guitar, keyboards, pedal steel guitar, sings through a megaphone, and makes field recordings. Ortman’s music is known for compositions that alternate lyrical intimacy with layered improvisation, often experimenting with four-track tapes and remixing her own […]

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