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Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

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Address: 30 W Dale St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-3249
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+1 719-634-5581
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10:00 - 17:00
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Fri 10:00 - 19:30
Sat - Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Housed in an award winning art-deco facility, the Colorado Springs Fine...

Housed in an award winning art-deco facility, the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center has been the cultural center of the Pikes Peak region for nearly a century. With roots reaching back to the Broadmoor Art Academy, the Fine Arts Center has striven to promote the importance of fine art from its inception in 1936. The FAC's museum boasts a large permanent collection of regional, national, and international artists and hosts an array of traveling exhibitions. In addition to the museum, the Fine Arts Center also houses a Broadway-caliber theater with its own theater company as well as an established art school.

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Went durn Christmas Tim

The show we saw was really cheesy but I loved this theater. It was small, cozy yet spacious and the sound quality was impeccable. No seat in the house has a bad view

Reviewed 3 days ago
Shaquala M
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Savoy, Illinois, United States
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Savoy, Illinois, United States
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The show we saw was really cheesy but I loved this theater. It was small, cozy yet spacious and the sound quality was impeccable. No seat in the house has a bad view

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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53 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The emphasis of this museum is mostly modern/contemporary art. It does have some older Native-American pieces, but mostly modern stuff. While visiting two of the upstairs galleries were dedicated to rock-n-roll photography and the other regarding recent riots in Ferguson and Baltimore; very anti-police/black racist art. Every third Friday of the month is free to the public. Around the corner... More 

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Thank majkaos007
Denver, Colorado
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57 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This museum is nice a good size with a nice variety of art. Clean, spacious and made for a nice outing. The art collections were a good variety and covered several centuries in time. I would go back when they get some new collections.

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Thank Lance Y
Evergreen, Colorado
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The Fine Arts Center exceeded my expectations. It is a large two story facility with extensive permanent and special collections. Much of the permanent collection has a local or regional connection, some nice things. There is a good sculpture collection. The gift shop offers a nice selection at a range of prices. There is also a theater offering community theater.... More 

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Serena W, Public Relations Manager at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review! We hope to see you again soon. More 

Clute
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

A nice size and truly an art museum not an artifact storage place. They have changing exhibits that are fun, with docents to answer your questions and give information. I also like the permanent exhibits so I can revisit favorite works. This is nicely laid out to avoid crowds, sit on a bench and absorb. I have met the nicest... More 

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Colorado
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23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The deco building beautiful. This small FAC has a wonderful permanent collection. The grounds are beautiful and back up to the Colorado College Campus. Take some time to explore the grounds!

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Thank American_Brit_11
Denver, Colorado
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43 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Took 2 teens and 2 preteens for the special events day in the bitter cold snowstorm. To thier credit they did every event promised! Ice carving guys had been at it for hours in the cold- made a slide and face ring ice bodies for kids. Upstairs they had volunteers making hand carved dreadals, and downstairs was the children's chorale... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We have been to the Fine Arts Center for plays for many years. This year, we bought season tickets for 6 of us. We have been to the first 2 and enjoyed them both. It is a small theater so you can really see and enjoy the performances.

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Thank ColoradoTraveler55
fineartscenter2015, Public Relations Manager at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We are so pleased that you are enjoying the performances this season. We will be announcing the upcoming season much earlier this year - on March 3 at 6:15p. It's free to attend and you will have the opportunity to keep your seats and purchase a subscription for the upcoming season! We hope to see you... More 

Cazenovia, New York
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89 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I was visiting my elderly mother who is in assisted living in Colorado Springs and took her here for something different. Happy to see it was wheel chair accessible. We both enjoyed it but I was surprised that there was no senior discount. Thought it was pricey for the time spent there.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Winter Lights has begun. Beautiful and creative trees line the front hallway. The Grinch exhibit is full of storyboards and cels from the making of the Grinch cartoon 50 years ago. So nice that newly local residents shared their collection for the first time with our town. A real and unique holiday find!!

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