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September 2017

Museum Free Days

September 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am - August 17, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Museum Free Days are just that, an opportunity for the public to enjoy our galleries free of charge.

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December 2017

Veronika String Quartet

December 17, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - April 15, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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The award-winning classical quartet continues their impressive residency at the FAC. Four concerts over the course of the season, featuring some of the finest performers in the Pikes Peak region.

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January 2018

First Friday Art Party

January 5 @ 5:00 pm - December 7 @ 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Our vibrant First Friday Art Parties include, artist talks and demonstrations, music, exclusive giveaways to FAC events, a cash bar and the stunning ambiance offered by this chic, historic venue.

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February 2018

FAC Legacy Series: Adolf Dehn and the American Land

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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An installment in the FAC Legacy Series, this exhibition will feature modernist Adolf Dehn, an important figure in the history of the FAC and who taught at the Broadmoor Art Academy in the 1930s. Equally well known for landscapes and cityscapes, Dehn was an extensive national and international traveler and depicted the sublime drama of the Pikes Peak Region, as well as rural and urban environments from all over the world. This exhibition highlights Dehn’s work throughout America, captured in…

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Chiho Aoshima: Takaamanohara

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Drawing equally from traditional Japanese Shinto mythology and contemporary Anime films, this immersive, highly detailed video installation by Chiho Aoshima invites the viewer into another world. The title Takaamanohara, the plain of high heaven, refers to a place where Shinto deities reside. With a vivid imagination and a saturated color palette, this video retells a creation story about the time when the gods of heaven separated from the gods of the land.

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Yoshitomo Saito: millionyearseeds

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Born in Tokyo, Japan but residing in the United States since 1983, Yoshitomo Saito finds inspiration in the minutia of the natural world, drawing out details of the environment surrounding us and elements of everyday experiences that most would miss or take for granted. Utilizing the Italian lost-wax process of bronze casting, the artist freezes delicate, organic objects in time and assembles them into immersive, meditative, thoughtful and sometimes humorous installations.

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The Art of Storytelling

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Featuring selections from the FAC’s Native American and Spanish Colonial collections, this exhibition explores the many ways that objects tell stories. Stories explored through the objects include – morals, lives of the saints, origins, commodification and trade, collecting practices, cultural contact, disruption and destruction. This will be an interactive exhibition, wherein Colorado College faculty, students, community members, artists and visitors are invited to share additional stories about or inspired by the objects. Additional texts, videos or audio contributions will be…

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The Art of Haiti: Loas, History and Memory

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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The Art of Haiti: Loas, History and Memory is a major exhibition which explores the contemporary significance of Haitian art. Working in collaboration with the Centre d’Art in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the Fine Arts Center will present paintings by some of Haiti’s major 20th century artists. The exhibition will also feature new works by internationally renowned artist Edouard Duval-Carrié, as well as works by Haitian contemporary artists Tessa Mars and Ralph Allen. This exhibition will challenge commonly held ideas about Haiti…

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Intimate Apparel

February 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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By Lynn Nottage winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, the 2004 New York Drama Critics Circle Award, and the Outer Critics Circle Award. Lynn Nottage’s beautifully written and intensely personal story weaves a delicate tapestry of the joys and sorrows of an African American seamstress in 1905 New York City. Esther sews elegant intimates for socialites and prostitutes alike as a vibrant cast of characters plays part in her determined search for love and respect in a world that seems to…

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Yoshitomo Saito: millionyearseeds

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Born in Tokyo, Japan but residing in the United States since 1983, Yoshitomo Saito finds inspiration in the minutia of the natural world, drawing out details of the environment surrounding us and elements of everyday experiences that most would miss or take for granted. Utilizing the Italian lost-wax process of bronze casting, the artist freezes delicate, organic objects in time and assembles them into immersive, meditative, thoughtful and sometimes humorous installations.

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Chiho Aoshima: Takaamanohara

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Drawing equally from traditional Japanese Shinto mythology and contemporary Anime films, this immersive, highly detailed video installation by Chiho Aoshima invites the viewer into another world. The title Takaamanohara, the plain of high heaven, refers to a place where Shinto deities reside. With a vivid imagination and a saturated color palette, this video retells a creation story about the time when the gods of heaven separated from the gods of the land.

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The Art of Haiti: Loas, History and Memory

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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The Art of Haiti: Loas, History and Memory is a major exhibition which explores the contemporary significance of Haitian art. Working in collaboration with the Centre d’Art in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the Fine Arts Center will present paintings by some of Haiti’s major 20th century artists. The exhibition will also feature new works by internationally renowned artist Edouard Duval-Carrié, as well as works by Haitian contemporary artists Tessa Mars and Ralph Allen. This exhibition will challenge commonly held ideas about Haiti…

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The Art of Storytelling

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Featuring selections from the FAC’s Native American and Spanish Colonial collections, this exhibition explores the many ways that objects tell stories. Stories explored through the objects include – morals, lives of the saints, origins, commodification and trade, collecting practices, cultural contact, disruption and destruction. This will be an interactive exhibition, wherein Colorado College faculty, students, community members, artists and visitors are invited to share additional stories about or inspired by the objects. Additional texts, videos or audio contributions will be…

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FAC Legacy Series: Adolf Dehn and the American Land

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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An installment in the FAC Legacy Series, this exhibition will feature modernist Adolf Dehn, an important figure in the history of the FAC and who taught at the Broadmoor Art Academy in the 1930s. Equally well known for landscapes and cityscapes, Dehn was an extensive national and international traveler and depicted the sublime drama of the Pikes Peak Region, as well as rural and urban environments from all over the world. This exhibition highlights Dehn’s work throughout America, captured in…

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Intimate Apparel

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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By Lynn Nottage winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, the 2004 New York Drama Critics Circle Award, and the Outer Critics Circle Award. Lynn Nottage’s beautifully written and intensely personal story weaves a delicate tapestry of the joys and sorrows of an African American seamstress in 1905 New York City. Esther sews elegant intimates for socialites and prostitutes alike as a vibrant cast of characters plays part in her determined search for love and respect in a world that seems to…

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Adult Women’s Dance Class

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Ages 21+ | Jan. 22-March 12, Mondays 7-8:30 p.m. A high-energy class, with drop-in rates, featuring combinations from choreography featured in recent and upcoming FAC productions as well as iconic dances from the silver screen, Broadway, and more.

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FAC Legacy Series: Adolf Dehn and the American Land

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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An installment in the FAC Legacy Series, this exhibition will feature modernist Adolf Dehn, an important figure in the history of the FAC and who taught at the Broadmoor Art Academy in the 1930s. Equally well known for landscapes and cityscapes, Dehn was an extensive national and international traveler and depicted the sublime drama of the Pikes Peak Region, as well as rural and urban environments from all over the world. This exhibition highlights Dehn’s work throughout America, captured in…

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Chiho Aoshima: Takaamanohara

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Drawing equally from traditional Japanese Shinto mythology and contemporary Anime films, this immersive, highly detailed video installation by Chiho Aoshima invites the viewer into another world. The title Takaamanohara, the plain of high heaven, refers to a place where Shinto deities reside. With a vivid imagination and a saturated color palette, this video retells a creation story about the time when the gods of heaven separated from the gods of the land.

Find out more »

The Art of Haiti: Loas, History and Memory

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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The Art of Haiti: Loas, History and Memory is a major exhibition which explores the contemporary significance of Haitian art. Working in collaboration with the Centre d’Art in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the Fine Arts Center will present paintings by some of Haiti’s major 20th century artists. The exhibition will also feature new works by internationally renowned artist Edouard Duval-Carrié, as well as works by Haitian contemporary artists Tessa Mars and Ralph Allen. This exhibition will challenge commonly held ideas about Haiti…

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Yoshitomo Saito: millionyearseeds

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Born in Tokyo, Japan but residing in the United States since 1983, Yoshitomo Saito finds inspiration in the minutia of the natural world, drawing out details of the environment surrounding us and elements of everyday experiences that most would miss or take for granted. Utilizing the Italian lost-wax process of bronze casting, the artist freezes delicate, organic objects in time and assembles them into immersive, meditative, thoughtful and sometimes humorous installations.

Find out more »

The Art of Storytelling

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Featuring selections from the FAC’s Native American and Spanish Colonial collections, this exhibition explores the many ways that objects tell stories. Stories explored through the objects include – morals, lives of the saints, origins, commodification and trade, collecting practices, cultural contact, disruption and destruction. This will be an interactive exhibition, wherein Colorado College faculty, students, community members, artists and visitors are invited to share additional stories about or inspired by the objects. Additional texts, videos or audio contributions will be…

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An Evening with Dar Williams

February 27 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Dar Williams has been called “one of America’s very best singer-songwriters” by The New Yorker. She’s released ten studio albums and authored four books including her latest, “What I Found In A Thousand Towns,” to be released in September. Known as much for her staunch progressive ideals as her raw acoustic energy, Williams has been captivating audiences with her sheer elegance and honesty in her folk-pop songwriting since the ’90s. Williams’ growth as an individual over her two-decade-long career has…

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Chiho Aoshima: Takaamanohara

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Drawing equally from traditional Japanese Shinto mythology and contemporary Anime films, this immersive, highly detailed video installation by Chiho Aoshima invites the viewer into another world. The title Takaamanohara, the plain of high heaven, refers to a place where Shinto deities reside. With a vivid imagination and a saturated color palette, this video retells a creation story about the time when the gods of heaven separated from the gods of the land.

Find out more »

The Art of Storytelling

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Featuring selections from the FAC’s Native American and Spanish Colonial collections, this exhibition explores the many ways that objects tell stories. Stories explored through the objects include – morals, lives of the saints, origins, commodification and trade, collecting practices, cultural contact, disruption and destruction. This will be an interactive exhibition, wherein Colorado College faculty, students, community members, artists and visitors are invited to share additional stories about or inspired by the objects. Additional texts, videos or audio contributions will be…

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FAC Legacy Series: Adolf Dehn and the American Land

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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An installment in the FAC Legacy Series, this exhibition will feature modernist Adolf Dehn, an important figure in the history of the FAC and who taught at the Broadmoor Art Academy in the 1930s. Equally well known for landscapes and cityscapes, Dehn was an extensive national and international traveler and depicted the sublime drama of the Pikes Peak Region, as well as rural and urban environments from all over the world. This exhibition highlights Dehn’s work throughout America, captured in…

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Yoshitomo Saito: millionyearseeds

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Born in Tokyo, Japan but residing in the United States since 1983, Yoshitomo Saito finds inspiration in the minutia of the natural world, drawing out details of the environment surrounding us and elements of everyday experiences that most would miss or take for granted. Utilizing the Italian lost-wax process of bronze casting, the artist freezes delicate, organic objects in time and assembles them into immersive, meditative, thoughtful and sometimes humorous installations.

Find out more »

The Art of Haiti: Loas, History and Memory

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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The Art of Haiti: Loas, History and Memory is a major exhibition which explores the contemporary significance of Haitian art. Working in collaboration with the Centre d’Art in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the Fine Arts Center will present paintings by some of Haiti’s major 20th century artists. The exhibition will also feature new works by internationally renowned artist Edouard Duval-Carrié, as well as works by Haitian contemporary artists Tessa Mars and Ralph Allen. This exhibition will challenge commonly held ideas about Haiti…

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Youth Rep Spring Session

February 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Ages 14-18 | Jan. 17-April 11, Wednesdays 4-6 p.m. Core classes from our summer conservatory program will be given more detail, in this session for pre-college students. Focus on audition technique, scene study, song interpretation, and monologues.

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2018 City Center Series #2 of 3: Conversation with Dar Williams

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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February 28th brings the second of three events in the 2018 City Center Series. Tickets are $10 per talk, or $25 for a series pass (discounts available for Downtown Partnership members) via the ticket link below. In conjunction with her Feb. 27 concert at the Fine Arts Center, the Downtown Partnership is proud to present Dar Williams discussing her latest book, "What I Found in a Thousand Towns". Known as much for her staunch progressive ideals as her raw acoustic…

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March 2018

The Art of Haiti: Loas, History and Memory

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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The Art of Haiti: Loas, History and Memory is a major exhibition which explores the contemporary significance of Haitian art. Working in collaboration with the Centre d’Art in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the Fine Arts Center will present paintings by some of Haiti’s major 20th century artists. The exhibition will also feature new works by internationally renowned artist Edouard Duval-Carrié, as well as works by Haitian contemporary artists Tessa Mars and Ralph Allen. This exhibition will challenge commonly held ideas about Haiti…

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FAC Legacy Series: Adolf Dehn and the American Land

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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An installment in the FAC Legacy Series, this exhibition will feature modernist Adolf Dehn, an important figure in the history of the FAC and who taught at the Broadmoor Art Academy in the 1930s. Equally well known for landscapes and cityscapes, Dehn was an extensive national and international traveler and depicted the sublime drama of the Pikes Peak Region, as well as rural and urban environments from all over the world. This exhibition highlights Dehn’s work throughout America, captured in…

Find out more »

The Art of Storytelling

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Featuring selections from the FAC’s Native American and Spanish Colonial collections, this exhibition explores the many ways that objects tell stories. Stories explored through the objects include – morals, lives of the saints, origins, commodification and trade, collecting practices, cultural contact, disruption and destruction. This will be an interactive exhibition, wherein Colorado College faculty, students, community members, artists and visitors are invited to share additional stories about or inspired by the objects. Additional texts, videos or audio contributions will be…

Find out more »

Yoshitomo Saito: millionyearseeds

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Born in Tokyo, Japan but residing in the United States since 1983, Yoshitomo Saito finds inspiration in the minutia of the natural world, drawing out details of the environment surrounding us and elements of everyday experiences that most would miss or take for granted. Utilizing the Italian lost-wax process of bronze casting, the artist freezes delicate, organic objects in time and assembles them into immersive, meditative, thoughtful and sometimes humorous installations.

Find out more »

Chiho Aoshima: Takaamanohara

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Drawing equally from traditional Japanese Shinto mythology and contemporary Anime films, this immersive, highly detailed video installation by Chiho Aoshima invites the viewer into another world. The title Takaamanohara, the plain of high heaven, refers to a place where Shinto deities reside. With a vivid imagination and a saturated color palette, this video retells a creation story about the time when the gods of heaven separated from the gods of the land.

Find out more »

Chiho Aoshima: Takaamanohara

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Drawing equally from traditional Japanese Shinto mythology and contemporary Anime films, this immersive, highly detailed video installation by Chiho Aoshima invites the viewer into another world. The title Takaamanohara, the plain of high heaven, refers to a place where Shinto deities reside. With a vivid imagination and a saturated color palette, this video retells a creation story about the time when the gods of heaven separated from the gods of the land.

Find out more »

Yoshitomo Saito: millionyearseeds

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Born in Tokyo, Japan but residing in the United States since 1983, Yoshitomo Saito finds inspiration in the minutia of the natural world, drawing out details of the environment surrounding us and elements of everyday experiences that most would miss or take for granted. Utilizing the Italian lost-wax process of bronze casting, the artist freezes delicate, organic objects in time and assembles them into immersive, meditative, thoughtful and sometimes humorous installations.

Find out more »

FAC Legacy Series: Adolf Dehn and the American Land

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
+ Google Map

An installment in the FAC Legacy Series, this exhibition will feature modernist Adolf Dehn, an important figure in the history of the FAC and who taught at the Broadmoor Art Academy in the 1930s. Equally well known for landscapes and cityscapes, Dehn was an extensive national and international traveler and depicted the sublime drama of the Pikes Peak Region, as well as rural and urban environments from all over the world. This exhibition highlights Dehn’s work throughout America, captured in…

Find out more »

The Art of Storytelling

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Featuring selections from the FAC’s Native American and Spanish Colonial collections, this exhibition explores the many ways that objects tell stories. Stories explored through the objects include – morals, lives of the saints, origins, commodification and trade, collecting practices, cultural contact, disruption and destruction. This will be an interactive exhibition, wherein Colorado College faculty, students, community members, artists and visitors are invited to share additional stories about or inspired by the objects. Additional texts, videos or audio contributions will be…

Find out more »

The Art of Haiti: Loas, History and Memory

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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The Art of Haiti: Loas, History and Memory is a major exhibition which explores the contemporary significance of Haitian art. Working in collaboration with the Centre d’Art in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the Fine Arts Center will present paintings by some of Haiti’s major 20th century artists. The exhibition will also feature new works by internationally renowned artist Edouard Duval-Carrié, as well as works by Haitian contemporary artists Tessa Mars and Ralph Allen. This exhibition will challenge commonly held ideas about Haiti…

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First Friday Art Party

March 2 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Our vibrant First Friday Art Parties include, artist talks and demonstrations, music, exclusive giveaways to FAC events, a cash bar and the stunning ambiance offered by this chic, historic venue.

Find out more »

Androcles and the Lion

March 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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One of the most popular children’s plays ever written, Aesop’s fable, Androcles and the Lion, has been produced in 20 countries. Refreshingly antic, this irreverent version is written in the style of Italian commedia dell’arte. In commedia tradition, a group of strolling players set up their stage and give a performance. Using authentic staging and stock characters of commedia – the miserly Pantalone, the bragging Captain, the romantic lovers, the trickster Arlequin, plus an endearing lion – this fable becomes…

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Emerging Artists Spring Session

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Ages 9-13 | Feb. 3-April 7, Saturdays 10 a.m. to 12 p.m Who doesn’t love a musical filled with exuberant dancing, rich singing and focused acting? Join us for our musical theatre intensive for emerging artists that is designed to take triple threats to the next level. A can’t miss for students interested in all aspects of America’s greatest art form, the musical. This class will culminate in a staged performance of My Son Pinocchio Jr.

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Chiho Aoshima: Takaamanohara

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Drawing equally from traditional Japanese Shinto mythology and contemporary Anime films, this immersive, highly detailed video installation by Chiho Aoshima invites the viewer into another world. The title Takaamanohara, the plain of high heaven, refers to a place where Shinto deities reside. With a vivid imagination and a saturated color palette, this video retells a creation story about the time when the gods of heaven separated from the gods of the land.

Find out more »

The Art of Haiti: Loas, History and Memory

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
+ Google Map

The Art of Haiti: Loas, History and Memory is a major exhibition which explores the contemporary significance of Haitian art. Working in collaboration with the Centre d’Art in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the Fine Arts Center will present paintings by some of Haiti’s major 20th century artists. The exhibition will also feature new works by internationally renowned artist Edouard Duval-Carrié, as well as works by Haitian contemporary artists Tessa Mars and Ralph Allen. This exhibition will challenge commonly held ideas about Haiti…

Find out more »

FAC Legacy Series: Adolf Dehn and the American Land

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
+ Google Map

An installment in the FAC Legacy Series, this exhibition will feature modernist Adolf Dehn, an important figure in the history of the FAC and who taught at the Broadmoor Art Academy in the 1930s. Equally well known for landscapes and cityscapes, Dehn was an extensive national and international traveler and depicted the sublime drama of the Pikes Peak Region, as well as rural and urban environments from all over the world. This exhibition highlights Dehn’s work throughout America, captured in…

Find out more »

Yoshitomo Saito: millionyearseeds

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Born in Tokyo, Japan but residing in the United States since 1983, Yoshitomo Saito finds inspiration in the minutia of the natural world, drawing out details of the environment surrounding us and elements of everyday experiences that most would miss or take for granted. Utilizing the Italian lost-wax process of bronze casting, the artist freezes delicate, organic objects in time and assembles them into immersive, meditative, thoughtful and sometimes humorous installations.

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Baseera Khan: iamuslima

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Organized by Participant Inc. (New York, NY), this exhibition presents works by artist Baseera Khan that complicate common notions of Muslim women through the artist’s self-exploration of personal history and current geopolitical circumstances. Khan underscores the intersectional themes by the combination of secular, religious, and private imagery as in her series Psychedelic Prayer Rugs (Lunar Count Down, Act Up, and Purple Heart).

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The Art of Storytelling

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Featuring selections from the FAC’s Native American and Spanish Colonial collections, this exhibition explores the many ways that objects tell stories. Stories explored through the objects include – morals, lives of the saints, origins, commodification and trade, collecting practices, cultural contact, disruption and destruction. This will be an interactive exhibition, wherein Colorado College faculty, students, community members, artists and visitors are invited to share additional stories about or inspired by the objects. Additional texts, videos or audio contributions will be…

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Androcles and the Lion Day Camps

March 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:45 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Delight your young emerging artist in a magical experience they won’t soon forget. Our Day Camps offer kids 6-13 a fun, educational experience complete with a tour of the theatre, hands-on activities, a personal meet-and-greet with the cast members, and more! Cost is $20 per child. Performance tickets to Androcles and the Lion are additional.

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Androcles and the Lion

March 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W Dale St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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One of the most popular children’s plays ever written, Aesop’s fable, Androcles and the Lion, has been produced in 20 countries. Refreshingly antic, this irreverent version is written in the style of Italian commedia dell’arte. In commedia tradition, a group of strolling players set up their stage and give a performance. Using authentic staging and stock characters of commedia – the miserly Pantalone, the bragging Captain, the romantic lovers, the trickster Arlequin, plus an endearing lion – this fable becomes…

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