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Mission
To provide innovative, educational and multidisciplinary arts experiences, building upon our history as a unique cultural pillar of the Rocky Mountain region.

Vision
Elevating the individual spirit and inspiring community vitality through the performing and visual arts and arts education.

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LOCATIONS & DIRECTIONS

Fine Arts Center | MAP
30 West Dale Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
719.634.5583

Bemis School of Art
818 Pelham Place (entrance behind the main Fine Arts Center building just west of Cascade and Cache la Poudre)
719.475.2444

Directions from I-25:
Take exit 143, Uintah Street.
Go east on Uintah to Cascade Avenue.
Turn right onto Cascade Avenue.
Go south on Cascade to Dale Street.
Turn right onto Dale Street, the Fine Arts Center is on the right (the only building on the block).

 

HOURS

Fine Arts Center
Daily 10a–5p
Fridays and theatre nights 10a–7:30p
Alice's Food. Art. Coffee.  
Daily 10a–3:30p
Fridays and theatre nights 10a–7:30p
Café 36 at the FAC
Pre-performance Fri. & Saturday Dinners 6p
   
Bemis School of Art
Monday - Thursday 9a–5p
Friday 9a–3p

We will be closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day and closing at 2p on Christmas Eve
We will be open on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day

ADMISSION

Museum
FAC Members FREE
 
Non-members
    Adults $12
    Student w/ ID $10
    12 & Under FREE* with parent/guardian

 

*Children's groups of five or more subject to tour group pricing

The Fine Arts Center is committed to offering public access to our valuable and enriching arts programming. We are happy to be able to offer free days two times per year.

Groups of 10 or more, please notify us of your visit at least one week in advance;
to schedule a tour, please call at least two weeks ahead: 719.475.2444. Every eight students high school and under must be accompanied by one adult chaperone.

The Tactile Gallery is FREE and open to the public

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

  • Chair: Jim Raughton
  • Vice Chair: Ron Brasch
  • Treasurer: Ben Harvey
  • Secretary: David Kunstle
  • Charlie Baughman
  • Alfred (Al) P. Buettner
  • Susan Edmondson
  • Kate Faricy
  • Jean Gumpper
  • Cathy Holaday
  • Jay Kloster
  • Nancy Lewis
  • Beverly Mason
  • Kate Murphy
  • Tom Naughton
  • Mike Papa
  • Allison Scott
  • Trent Stafford
  • Blake Wilson
  • John Wilson
  • Ann Winslow
  • Fran Zankowski
Ex-Officio Members
  • Lance Bolton
  • Jennifer George
  • Joe Raso
  • Pam Shockley-Zalabak
  • Jill Tiefenthaler
Honorary Trustees
  • Mary Armour
  • Brig. Gen. R.C. Crawford
  • Joan Donner
  • Margot Lane
  • Kathy Loo
  • Nancy Schlosser
Advisory Council Chairperson
  • Jim Flynn

EMPLOYMENT

The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Development Coordinator
The Development Coordinator will join a dynamic development program in coordinating efforts for developing and implementing new strategies to increase revenue at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center (FAC), one of the premier cultural facilities in the Pikes Peak Region. The Development Coordinator will work directly with the Development Director and the team (membership and grants) to coordinate donor stewardship, donor acquisition, corporate giving, and fundraising events to support the FAC’s annual fundraising goals. For a full description, click here. If you are interested please contact jobs@csfineartscenter.org.

Part-Time Alice's Assistant
Alice’s Clerk is responsible for maintaining a high level of customer service while processing sales for museum merchandise and food and beverage purchases. The ideal candidate will have experience in food service and sales positions with demonstrated customer service skills. For a full description, click here. If you are interested please contact jobs@csfineartscenter.org.

Costume Department
The costume department of the FAC Theatre Company has immediate and ongoing needs for individuals with experience and proficient skills in any or all of:  alteration tailoring, patterning/cutting, draping, working from a commercial pattern, handwork, costume craft (e.g. hat and mask making), and fabric painting and/or dying. If you are interested please contact Janson Fangio.

Theatre Designers and Technicians
The Fine Arts Center Theatre Company accepts resumes on an on-going basis. The Theatre Company encourages high production values and quality theatre for its patrons, and is looking for talented and creative people to join our team, both on contractual and employment basis. Potential candidates will have formal education and/or experience in the theatre industry. We periodically have need for the following positions:

We also have volunteer and internship positions available. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to csheley@csfineartscenter.org.

Actors
Interested in acting? The FAC Theatre Company employs local and regional actors based throughout Colorado . Click here for upcoming audition information. Members of theatrical associations and unions are welcome to audition.

 

INTERNSHIPS

New Media/Internet Marketing Internship (Recruiting now)
You don’t have to be an art nerd, but you must be digitally savvy. Work closely with the FAC’s Communications Department to create and implement a website content and development plan that supports the organization’s marketing strategy. Learn how to craft and evaluate social media campaigns. Capture compelling stories through strong writing, stunning images, and sensational video. Coordinate video schedule and production; provide blogging/social media support to tell the FAC’s story. This internship is a part-time position for academic credit. 2-3 days (15-20 hours a week)

Job requirements: Ability to learn and use new technology, Interest in social media, Video or digital content editing skills, Marketing or Journalism background strongly preferred. Benefits: Free admission to gallery exhibitions, theatre productions, and select FAC events. Telecommuting is OK unless onsite video, interviewing, or meeting is required. Please send resumes to wepstein@csfineartscenter.org

VOLUNTEER

Volunteer Programs Overview
Our volunteer corps is an essential component in expanding and enhancing our services and programs to our community. At the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center we believe that volunteering should be enriching, rewarding, and a productive use of a volunteer's time. Volunteers will meet new people, explore new interests and support our arts community. The FAC offers numerous opportunities to assist in areas including hospitality, special events and more. We welcome all individuals with various backgrounds interested in volunteering. Volunteer applications are continually accepted, but assignments are based on our current needs.

How to Get Involved
To apply for a volunteer position, or for more information, please call 719.477.4366, or email volunteer@csfineartscenter.org. Prospective volunteers may also download and print the application form. Completed applications should be sent to:

FAC Volunteer Program
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
30 West Dale St.
Colorado Springs, CO, 80903

or email to volunteer@csfineartscenter.org.

Volunteer Opportunities

Greeters: Greet and welcome visitors at admissions entrance during special events and openings. Greeters answer questions and provide information, directions, and specific guidance to patrons, as well as assistance to front desk staff as needed. Standing for long periods of time is required. Time commitment: variable. If you cannot work at an event for which you have signed up, you must find a replacement.

Office Assistants: Needed for providing clerical assistance, including addressing and stuffing envelopes for mailings, compiling teacher packets for school tours, compiling membership packets for new or prospective members, filing, making phone calls, tallying data. Time commitment: 2 -4 hours per week or as-needed; on-call basis.

Outreach for the FAC Theatre Company: Outreach volunteers act as “ambassadors” for the Theatre Company. Before a production opens, volunteers are needed to handle outreach efforts. You will go to predetermined locations to distribute flyers and talk up the upcoming musical or play. We provide a list of places close to your workplace, home or school. It is an excellent opportunity to get to know the productions and your community. Time commitment: 3-5 hours per week on an on-call basis.

Technicians: We are looking for energetic, motivated, and dedicated people who have experience or willingness and ability to learn in the following fields: stage carpentry; lighting, sound, and stage electrics; sound and light board operation; follow spot operation; costume construction; and production office clerical work. Time commitment: 3-5 hours per week, except operators, which are 15-20 hours per week during production runs.

Ushers: Would you like to see Theatre Company productions for free? Here is your opportunity. As an usher, you welcome and escort theatre patrons to their seats, helping ensure a quiet and distraction-free environment for them to enjoy the art on stage. Time commitment: flexible, however usher training is required. Ushers participate in a point system that may be redeemed for Theatre Company production tickets. If interested email khardgrove@csfineartscenter.org.

 

CONTACT US

MAILING ADDRESS:
30 West Dale Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

PHONE: 719.634.5583
FAX: 719.634.0570

Tickets/Info:
719.634.5583 | boxoffice@csfineartscenter.org

Bemis School:
719.475.2444 | bemis@csfineartscenter.org

Membership:
719.477.4390 | membership@csfineartscenter.org

Rentals:
719.477.4350 | events@csfineartscenter.org

Tours:
719.477.4345 | tours@csfineartscenter.org

Volunteer:
719.477.4366 | volunteer@csfineartscenter.org

STAFF

ACCOUNTING

Anita Rohilla, Chief Financial Officer
719.477.4323

Shelley Shepherd, Accounting Specialist
719.477.4322

ADMINISTRATION

David Dahlin, President and Chief Executive Officer
719.477.4358

Mary Russell Baucom, Assistant to the President
719.477.4375

Mathew Holdt, Director of Operations
719.477.4366

Erin Hannan, Executive Director of Advancement and External Affairs
719.477.4342

Brittney Parker, Special Events Manager
719.477.4350

COMMUNICATIONS

Dori Mitchell, Director of Marketing & Communications
719.477.4312

Warren Epstein, Media Relations and Community Outreach Manager
719.477.4316

Serena Wolford, Creative Director
719.477.4313

DEVELOPMENT

Cari Karns, Development Director
719.477.4361

Laura Hines, Grant Manager
719.477.4357

Kim Sweeney, Membership Manager
719.477.4390

EDUCATION

Tara Thomas, Executive Director of Education
719.477.4314

Carol Mercogliano, Education Administrative Assistant
719.477.4348

Anna Andrews-Mills, Education Program Coordinator
719.477.4345

James Howard, Ceramics Manager
719.477.4347

FACILITIES

Tom Kebis, Lead Security Officer
719.477.4304

Chuck Broughton, Director of Facilities
719.477.4321

 

FRONT DESK/BOX OFFICE

Winter Davis, Director of Patron Services
719.477.4360

Lauren Eastlack, Front Desk Assistant
719.634.5583

Elise Jenkins, Front Desk Assistant
719.634.5583

Kathy Hardgrove, House Manager / Front Desk Assistant
719.634.5583

Farrah Hosein, Front Desk Assistant
719.634.5583

Krista Zampacorta, Front Desk Assistant
719.634.5583

MUSEUM

Blake Milteer, Executive Museum Director and Chief Curator
719.477.4311

Joy Armstrong, Curator
719.477.4341

Michael Howell, Collections Manager/Registrar
719.477.4384

Lauren Tyson, Special Projects Coordinator
719.477.4326

PERFORMING ARTS

Scott RC Levy, Executive Director of Performing Arts and Producing Artistic Director
719.477.4336

Nathan Halvorson, Associate Director of Performing Arts
719.477.4340

Christopher Sheley, Production Manager/Technical Director
719.477.4355

Holly Rawls, Lighting Director/Master Electrician
719.477.4364

Janson Fangio, Costume Shop Manager
719.477.4398

Christian Medovich, Master Carpenter
719.477.4327

Heidi Larson, Charge Scenic Artist/Properties Rental Manager
719.477.4327

Katy McGlaughlin, Production Stage Manager/Production Assistant
719.477.4335

 

FINANCIAL DOCUMENTS

2014 Financial Statement

2013 Form 990

2013 Financial Statement

2012 Form 990

2012 Financial Statement

2011 Form 990

2011 Financial Statement

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