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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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Meet Our October Member of the Month: Tim Whalen

Why did you become members of the Fine Arts Center? Simple: I love to look at beauty When did your interest in the arts begin? Well, I can remember being no older than three years old and coloring away on scrap paper. What has been one of your favorite experiences […]

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Happy National Arts in Education Week!

Happy National Arts in Education Week from Bemis School of Art! Register to our fall classes today! http://artschool.csfineartscenter.org/ What the arts teach and how it shows: The arts teach children to make good judgments about qualitative relationships. Unlike much of the curriculum in which correct answers and rules prevail, in […]

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A Rio Carnival at the FAC – Vamos Celebrar!

This year’s season-opening Gala at the Fine Arts Center was a hit! Our courtyard and sculpture garden were transformed into a Rio Carnival, with mouth-watering Latin American food and colorful, festive decorations, and the festivities ushered in by Brazilian dancers. We themed the event to recognize the carnival spirit in […]

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