Educator resources

Welcome to the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College educators resource page. Here you will find more information on a number of topics as well as some resources to use for tours or teaching about the art we have on display or in our collection. You’ll learn more about Fine Arts Center events for educators as well as our student matinee programs.

We want to be a resource for you as an educator and encourage onsite and off site learning about the arts. If you have questions for us that are not answered here, please reach out to our education department at

Expand their creative horizons

Touring Programs

Enrich the minds and imaginations of your students with the ageless power of art. We offer a variety of FREE tour options for educational groups of all ages, sizes, and abilities.


Professional Development

Did you know that the the Fine Arts Center’s Bemis Art School offers certificates of completion for art classes. Often these hours qualify for professional development hours that must be maintained as a teacher.


Talented in Art Program

We offer Gifted and Talented in Art programs for School District 11, for grades 3-5. For over 25 years we have offered programs to teach high levels of art standards. Multiple week art classes in varied mediums culminate in an art show and reception for the students who participate.


The Stinky Cheeseman

Student Matinée Programs

The award-winning and critically-acclaimed Fine Arts Center Theatre Company produces an annual season of musicals, comedies and dramas. Bring classes and groups to our student matinées for an enriching experience to last a lifetime. The variety of theatre experiences will leave your students wanting more!


Fourth Grade Passport to the Arts Program

With Art We Thrive

In an effort to maximize learning opportunities and incite a lifelong love and appreciation for the arts with area youth, the Fine Arts Center is proud to announce the Passport to the Arts program for fourth grade students and their families. LEARN MORE

Museum Resources

From info sheets to discovery guides, find information about art in our collection as well as temporary exhibitions. Students of all ages learn to think and explore the arts at Fine Arts Center.

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