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Meet Our Aug/Sept Members of the Month: Stephen Bobbitt & Barbara Gregory

FAC members for 12 years Why did you become a member of the Fine Arts Center? Steve: I remember going to the Fine Arts Center with my parents when I was a child. I loved everything about it—the paintings, the sculpture, the culture and the Art Deco architecture. Now that […]

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Running from Flies

By Matthew Harris, Museum Intern The Moche civilization existed in northern Peru, near what is present day Trujillo, from the about 100 to 700A.D. There is much debate about the political organization of the Moche civilization with scholars arguing between a more centralized state and diffuse set of autonomous zones, […]

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The Masculine Ideal Then and Now

By: Anna Doctor, Museum Intern St. Joseph, the foster father to Jesus Christ, has never really seen much of the spotlight in European Christian liturgy and art. When he is shown he is typically depicted as a haggard, old man sitting off to the side who rarely engages with the […]

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Meet Our June/July Members of the Month: Kamara, Kalyana and Neyalla

FAC members for 4 years Why did you become a member of the Fine Arts Center? My first art lessons were when I was 10 years old – a long time agoJ. Our family has been members on and off for many many years. When did your interest in the […]

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A Remarriage Made in Heaven

For Colorado College’s Michael Grace, the CC/FAC Alliance is an opportunity for the two institutions to collaborate brilliantly and boldly for the benefit of both the community and the college. Today, Grace is a professor of music at CC, where he’s taught since 1967. However, his experiences with the College […]

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