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
Museum Galleries, SaGāJi Theatre, Café & Deco Lounge
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).
|Fine Arts Center|
|Tuesday - Sunday||10 am - 5 pm|
|Café 36 at the FAC|
|Lunch Tues-Sun||11 am - 2 pm|
|Bemis School of Art|
|Monday - Thursday||9 am - 5 pm|
|Friday||9 am - 3 pm|
|Military with ID||$8.50|
|Students with ID and youth 5-17||$8.50|
|Children 4 and under||Free|
The third Tuesday of every month is Public Free Day.
Read the Museum visitor rules here.
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
Director of Marketing and Communications
The Fine Arts Center seeks a dynamic Director of Marketing and Communications, the senior officer within the organization charged with short and long - term strategic marketing, branding and media relations planning and implementation. This key position is responsible for maximizing participation in Fine Arts Center programs by database marketing, direct mail, telemarketing, e - commerce, media planning and the use of new media. View the full job description.
Director of Patron Services
The FAC seeks a Director of Patron Services whom will manage all aspects of the Box Office while maintaining the explicit goal of excellent service for all patrons and members. View the full job description. This is a full-time, salaried position, including benefits. Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: email@example.com.
Membership/Special Events Coordinator
The FAC seeks someone to direct and supervise the FAC's membership program with the goal being to acquire new members and increase the retention rate of current members. The Membership and Special Events Coordinator will assist the Director of Development in planning and executing fundraising events. View the full job description. This is a full-time, salaried position, including benefits. Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 at email@example.com.
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
New Media/Internet Marketing Internship (Recruiting for Summer 2013)
You don’t have to be an art nerd, but you must be digitally savvy. Work closely with the FAC’s New Media Manager 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
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, but do ask that all volunteers be current members. 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 the Volunteer Coordinator at 719.477.4350, 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.
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. Ushers participate in a point system that may be redeemed for Theatre Company production tickets.
30 West Dale Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Debbie Linster, MBA, Chief Financial Officer
Shelley Shepherd, Accounting Specialist
Sam Gappmayer, MA, President/CEO
Kari Torgerson, MA, Chief Operating Officer
Nicole Anthony, New Media Manager
Melissa Willers, Special Events Manager
Serena Wolford, Advertising Coordinator and Graphic Designer
Tom Jackson, Development Director
Jill Gregory, Senior Development Coordinator
Laura Hines, Grant Manager
Tara Thomas, MA, Director of Education
Stephanie Williams, Education Program Coordinator
Carol Mercogliano, Education Administrative Assistant
James Howard, Ceramics Manager
Tom Kebis, Lead Security Officer
Chuck Broughton, Facilities Supervisor
FRONT DESK/BOX OFFICE
Tim Muldrew, Manager of Patron & Theatre Company Services
Blake Milteer, MA, Museum Director, Curator of American Art
Joy Armstrong, MA, Assistant Curator
Michael Howell, MFA, Collections Manager/Registrar
Aaron Jakos, Exhibit Preparator
Lauren Tyson, Special Projects Coordinator
Laurel Swab, Exhibit Designer
Scott RC Levy, Director of Performing Arts and Producing Artistic Director, MA
Christopher Sheley, Production Manager/Technical Director
Holly Rawls, Lighting Director/Master Electrician
Janson Fangio, Costume Shop Manager