fourth Grade Passport to the Arts 

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Thank you for your interest in the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College’s new 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. This is one of many new offerings to come out of the implementation of the FAC/CC Strategic Plan titled “Excellence, Access, and Collaboration.”

Parents can register their fourth grade student for the Passport to the Arts program to receive:

  • A FREE one-year family membership to the Fine Arts Center (for the fourth grader, two adults, and all other children under 18 in the household)
  • (1) FREE children’s ticket* to the FAC’s fall family theatre production Bunnicula (Oct. 13 – Nov. 12, 2017)
  • (1) FREE children’s ticket* to the FAC’s spring family theatre production Androcles and the Lion (Mar. 2 – Apr. 1, 2018)
  • 50% off select Bemis School of Art classes for the fourth grade student (please call (719) 475-2444 for a list of courses currently available to Passport holders)
  • Access to activities in the museum specifically built for fourth graders and their families

*While supplies last; get your tickets early to these popular family theatre productions!  For the safety of your child, we require that he/she be accompanied by an adult (eligible for member discounted rate) when attending the museum or a theatre performance. 

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FAQs

Why fourth graders? 
Recognizing a strong tie between the Colorado History focus of fourth grade curriculum and the Fine Arts Center’s incredible collection of Native American and Hispanic art and artifacts, the Fourth Grade Passport to the Arts program was born!

What if I already have a Fine Arts Center membership?
Your membership will be extended an additional year at the Family level. Contact our membership department at fac.membership@coloradocollege.edu or (719) 477-4390 with any questions.

What if I miss one of the shows?
Sign up now and get your tickets early to ensure your child’s free ticket(s) to our popular family theatre productions! We are unable to offer substitutions or value refunds on any unused portion of the Passport program. See Terms and Conditions below.

Do I need to accompany my fourth grader when he/she visits or can I drop him/her off? 
For the safety of your child, we require that he/she be accompanied by an adult when attending the museum or a theatre performance. We do have select classes at Bemis School of Art at which you may sign them in and return for pick-up.

What if my child is home-schooled?
We welcome you to participate! Without school and teacher info in the registration, you may be asked for birth certificate or U.S. passport proof of age for validation.

What if my child is repeating the fourth grade?
Each individual is only eligible to participate in the program for one year.

Can I sign my grandchild/niece/nephew/kid I babysit, etc. up for the program?
Yes, with permission of the child’s legal guardian.

I’m a fourth grade teacher, can I sign up my whole class?
Please share program details with your students’ parents. We require parent or legal guardian information (name, address) at registration. For information on school tours or student matinées, see our educator resources page. 

Can I sign a group up and bring them for a student matinée?
For information on school tours or student matinées, see our educator resources page.

When do I have to sign up by?
You can sign up anytime you’d like through July 31, 2018 but to get the full value of the program benefits be sure to sign up before or during the first theatre production (runs Oct. 13 – Nov. 12, 2017)

Terms & Conditions

The 2017-2018 Fourth Grade Passport to the Arts is a non-transferable, non-refundable pass which entitles the holder to whom it is issued to obtain Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College (CSFACCC) benefits as outlined below during the 2017-2018 season.
The 2017-2018 Fourth Grade Passport to the Arts may be used to obtain:
(1) complimentary one-year family membership to the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College (for the fourth grader, two adults, and all other children under 18 in the household); (1) complimentary children’s ticket to the 2017-2018 FAC Theatre Company production: Bunnicula (Oct. 13 – Nov. 12, 2017); (1) complimentary children’s ticket to the 2017-2018 FAC Theatre Company production: Androcles and the Lion (Mar. 2 – Apr. 1, 2018); 50% off select Bemis School of Art classes for the fourth grade student; Activities in the museum specifically for fourth graders and their families.
– The Passport or use of the Passport or tickets and discounts obtained may not be transferred or re-sold to any other person, including family members or relatives.
– The Passport registration must be confirmed by the Fine Arts Center front desk to obtain children’s theatre tickets. The purchase of at least (1) full-priced adult ticket is required, individual or groups of children must be supervised by an adult.
– All benefits provided to the Passport holder are a special privilege intended for the fourth grade child to whom the Passport is issued ONLY, unless otherwise noted in the program details.
– You may be requested to verify your child’s current grade by providing a copy of one of the following documents: report card; school ID (with child’s name and school year); school schedule (with child’s name and school year); birth certificate or government issued Passport.
– If an applicant provides any false or inaccurate information in his or her application, a Passport will not be issued. If a Passport has already been issued, it will be revoked if false or inaccurate information has been provided. All information provided in the application is subject to verification by CSFACCC.
– The CSFACCC reserves the right to modify or cancel the Passport program and all valid Passports at any time with or without notice.
– CSFACCC is not responsible for expenses incurred or opportunities foregone by Passport holders if CSFACCC modifies or cancels program or individual benefit components.
– All information provided in the application becomes the property of CSFACCC. Information provided by applicants may be used by CSFACCC for verification, marketing, and research purposes.