Virgil Ortiz

Museum Exhibitions

Virgil Ortiz: Revolution – Rise Against the Invasion through  Jan. 6

Desert ArtLAB :  Ecologies of Resistance  through  Jan. 13

Jaune Quick-to-See Smith: In the Footsteps of My Ancestors  through  Feb. 10

P.S. I Love You: A Portrait of Miss Elsie Palmer  through March 17

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Become a Member

See why becoming a member enhances your experience while helping to expand the arts.

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CC Alliance

Get the latest on the historic alliance with Colorado College

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Art Classes

Art Classes for Every Age

Develop the artist within

Whatever your artistic interest and whatever your age or skill level, we have classes to drive your passions at the Fine Arts Center’s Bemis School of Art, a year-round facility.

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Beginning as the Broadmoor Art Academy in 1919.

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Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical  through Jan. 6

Veronika String Quartet Dec. 16

Happy Hour Stand-Up  Jan. 4

A New Brain: A Benefit Concert Jan. 12

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FAC Events

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Shopping & Dining

Shopping & Dining

The Fine Arts Center offers one-of-a-kind gifts for the art lover, pre-theatre dining, wine tasting classes, and more!

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FAC in the News

FAC in the News

Articles and stories from right here at home and around the nation.


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Come to the Center of the Arts

The arts sing. They flow across canvases. They dance across marble floors, leap across our stages and swing across our galleries. No matter what your interests are, you’ll find fun and inspiration at the multi-faceted, multi-layered, multi-storied, mega-historic Fine Arts Center.

Art that draws you into the conversation
Our accredited museum boasts an enormous permanent collection, focused on American art, and hosts blockbuster touring exhibitions.

World-class performances
Our vibrant mix of professional musicals, comedies and dramas has garnered praise from audiences and critics alike.

Classes that spark inspiration
Our school provides art classes by working artists are tailored toward any age, any skill level in just about any medium.

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FAC Fun & Facts

Noted architect John Gaw Meem melded Pueblo and Art Deco architecture to create this iconic building.
The FAC collections include 4,000 cultural artifacts.
The FAC museum boasts a permanent collection of more than 20,000 pieces of art.
Award-winning filmmaker Tom Shepard teaches documentary classes.
Denver artist Sushe Felix and noted New York art professor Charles Holmes studied art here.

people walked the halls of the Fine Arts Center last year.

Museum Info

of rehearsal put in annually to prepare for performances

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of clay used annually in our Bemis School of Art

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