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Art for Art’s Sake

“Trio” – Walt Kuhn, 1937 – oil on canvas Collection of Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Modernism is a movement and school of thought spanning roughly from the second half of the 19th century through the first half of the 20th. Beginning in Europe, the Modernists generally felt that conventional […]

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Inspiring People at the FAC: Meet Kim le Nguyen!

Inspiring the community through the creative arts is at the heart of the Fine Arts Center’s mission, and this could not be achieved without the people involved with the FAC, whether through the museum, theatre or Bemis School of Arts. Members of the community make the FAC what it is, […]

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Down the Surrealist Rabbit-hole

As a well-loved Colorado Springs cultural institution, we are very lucky here at the FAC to receive frequent gifts of beautiful and unique artwork to our collection. One such gem is a portfolio by Salvador Dali, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, a gift of Tim and Lorie Hoiles in honor of […]

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FAC Insider – June 2016

Several months ago I let you know that we’d begun conversations with Colorado College about “forging a future together.” Well, those conversations have continued and have been fruitful. As we have stated from the beginning, we would only consider an alliance of this nature if it preserved our mission, protected […]

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Eric Bransby gets the attention he so richly deserves

Colorado Public Radio produced a wonderful piece on artist and local living treasure Eric Bransby. It aired Saturday on NPR’s Weekend Edition. An extended version will air on CPR stations (in Denver, Boulder and Pueblo) on Wednesday (1/7/15)  at 6:51a, 8:51a and 5:50p. The segment will be part of a weekly podcast […]

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