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Tactile Gallery Acquisition

Touch, but please don’t taste this delicious new Tactile Gallery acquisition For the past 37 years, the mission of the Mashburn/Marshall Tactile Gallery has been to enrich the museum experience of every visitor with special attention to those who are blind, sight-impaired, or have special needs. Mary Mashburn, co-founder of […]

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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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Eric Bransby Celebrates 100 years

Cheers to 100 years of life, memories and significant impact! Since the 1940s, Eric Bransby has been among America’s most renowned mural painters. Over the course of his esteemed career, Bransby has developed a signature style of traditional Renaissance-based figurative compositions, and has adopted a strong abstract sensibility that allows him […]

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Inspiring People at the FAC: Meet Lawrenza Bishop!

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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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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