To provide innovative, educational and multidisciplinary arts experiences, building upon our history as a unique cultural pillar of the Rocky Mountain region.
Elevating the individual spirit and inspiring community vitality through the performing and visual arts and arts education.
Fine Arts Center | MAP
30 West Dale Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Bemis School of Art
818 Pelham Place (entrance behind the main Fine Arts Center building just west of Cascade and Cache la Poudre)
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).
|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
The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Part Time Sales Associate – Museum Shop
The Museum Shop at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center is seeking a Part Time Sales Associateto assist sales, programming, and projects in a commercial gallery environment. This unique destination within the setting of our exceptional museum emphasizes original works by local and regional talents. The Sales Associate partners with the Commercial Gallery and Retail Manager and colleagues to provide service and information to Museum Shop visitors and customers. See the full description. If you are interested please contact email@example.com.
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:
- Scenic, Lighting, Costume, and Sound Designers
- Prop Masters
- Scenic Artists
- Stage Managers
- Sound Technicians
- Costume Construction Personnel
- Run Crew Personnel
Interested in acting? The FAC Theatre Company employs local and regional actors based throughout
There are three exciting ways artists and artisans can now participate as consignors in the FAC’s new retail programs. Sell your work as a General Artist/Vendor in the Museum Shop, participate in our unique Colorado Originals Program, or participate in the Deco Lounge Gallery program with its fresh First Friday scene. Click the links below for separate submission guidelines for each program.
General Artist/Vendor – Museum Shop. See full submission guidelines.
Colorado Originals Program which offers a unique way to participate as an artist in the Museum Shop. See full submission guidelines.
Deco Lounge Gallery Program offers 1-2 month long exhibition and selling opportunities. See full submission guidelines.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Gallery Management Internship
The Gallery Management internship offers the unique opportunity for hands-on experience in gallery management with a dynamic art non-profit. Under the direct supervision of the Commercial Gallery & Retail Manager, interns develop skills to support the operations of the Museum Shop gallery, Deco Lounge gallery, related special events, and the organization at large. This internship provides the opportunity to develop individual professional goals, strengthen communication and organizational skills, work in a collaborative setting, understand the structure of a non-profit museum institution, and gain exposure to arts and cultural organizations and events. See full description.
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 email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Museum Shop Volunteer:
Museum Shop Volunteers partner with the Commercial Gallery and Retail Manager and colleagues to provide service and information to Museum Shop visitors and customers. Museum Shop Volunteers aid the operations of the shop by being knowledgeable about the products presented, fluent in the services that the Museum has to offer, and by promoting the Museum's mission, exhibitions, programs and special events. As a representative of the Museum, volunteers perform a vital role in maintaining the highest level of courtesy and service to our visiting public. See full description.
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 email@example.com.
30 West Dale Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Anita Rohilla, Chief Financial Officer
Shelley Shepherd, Accounting Specialist
David Dahlin, President and Chief Executive Officer
Mary Russell Baucom, Assistant to the President
Erin Hannan, Executive Director of Advancement and External Affairs
Holly Parker, Commercial Gallery & Retail Manager
Alison West, Events Coordinator
Dori Mitchell, Director of Marketing & Communications
Warren Epstein, Media Relations and Community Outreach Manager
Serena Wolford, Creative Director
Cari Karns, Development Director
Clayton Zenner, Development Coordinator
Laura Hines, Grant Manager
Kim Sweeney, Membership Manager
Tara Thomas, Executive Director of Education
Carol Mercogliano, Education Administrative Assistant
Anna Andrews-Mills, Education Program Coordinator
James Howard, Ceramics Manager
Tom Kebis, Lead Security Officer
Chuck Broughton, Director of Facilities
FRONT DESK/BOX OFFICE
Winter Davis, Director of Patron Services
Lauren Eastlack, Front Desk Assistant
Elise Jenkins, Front Desk Assistant
Kathy Hardgrove, House Manager / Front Desk Assistant
Farrah Hosein, Front Desk Assistant
Krista Zampacorta, Front Desk Assistant
Blake Milteer, Executive Museum Director and Chief Curator
Joy Armstrong, Curator
Michael Howell, Collections Manager/Registrar
Lauren Tyson, Special Projects Coordinator
Scott RC Levy, Executive Director of Performing Arts and Producing Artistic Director
Nathan Halvorson, Associate Director of Performing Arts
Christopher Sheley, Production Manager/Technical Director
Holly Rawls, Lighting Director/Master Electrician
Janson Fangio, Costume Shop Manager
Christian Medovich, Master Carpenter
Heidi Larson, Charge Scenic Artist/Properties Rental Manager
Katy McGlaughlin, Production Stage Manager/Production Assistant