Annual Season-Opening Gala


Annual Gala

Saturday, August 26, 2017

The Annual Season-Opening Gala is a refined (yet fun!) black-tie celebration at the Fine Arts Center – one of our largest gatherings of the year that honors, supports and preserves the essential place the FAC holds in our community. This year’s event celebrates and showcases the arts in all forms, and kicks off and embraces the excitement of the annual programming offerings for the coming season. The FAC welcomes you to join us in raising our glasses to another year of outstanding visual arts, performing arts and arts education under one magnificent roof. This event is not to be missed!

This year’s Grand Honoree is the


To purchase a table, please contact Rebecca McCaskill, 719.477.4361

Momentous, Fresh, Dynamic

Plan for a new and exciting celebration of the arts at this year’s Gala. Forgoing a traditional live and silent merchandise auction, the event will center on an Art Show and Auction showcasing the talents of over 70 well-known and up-and-coming regional artists, and featuring performances by musicians and theatre artists. The Gala Art Auction Show will open on Friday, August 4, will be online and on exhibit for viewing and bidding leading up to and during the Gala, and will close officially as part of the Gala festivities. Art lovers rejoice and be inspired to add to your collection in support of the Fine Arts Center!

Gala Art Show and Auction Details:

* If the winning buyer is not present at Gala and the close of the auction, it is the buyer’s responsibility to retrieve art work at the Fine Arts Center by Friday, September 8, 2017.

Support the FAC Through Sponsorship of our Annual Season-Opening Gala

The annual Season-Opening Gala is the most significant fundraising event at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. It kicks off the upcoming year’s programming offerings that are the type of rich, cultural experiences audiences are restless for and excited about…experiences that entertain, engage, challenge, enlighten, and elevate our everyday lives. DETAILS

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