Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

Stay updated on everything to know about the local art and culture.

Early survey of Colorado Springs, circa 1871. The city celebrates its 150th birthday in 2021.

How to Celebrate Colorado Springs’ 150th Birthday

On July 31, 1871, local leaders drove an iron stake into the ground on the southeast corner of Pikes Peak and Cascade avenues and...
Inside the Atrium at the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum

Inside the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum

So I raced Jesse Owens the other day. Yes, that Jesse Owens. Winner of four gold medals at the Berlin 1936 Olympic Games. Hero...
Showshoers, charcuterie, art gallery-local gift experiences

Give the Gift of Local Experience

Holiday shopping feeling extra challenging this year? You can give the gift of experience, thanks to a full menu of Holiday Adventure Packages from...
Chocolate elf at the Broadmoor gingerbread house

How to Celebrate the 2020 Holidays

We can all use a little — OK, a lot — of holiday cheer this year. Fortunately, many of Colorado Springs favorite holiday traditions...
Nina de Freitas portrait

Nina de Freitas: Local Artist to Watch

Colorado Springs singer-songwriter Nina de Freitas had just recovered from COVID-19 last April when she remembered the deadline for NPR’s Tiny Desk contest. Problem...
Of Spacious Skies painting for audio play series

FAC Theatre Company Launches Audio Play Series

What’s a theater company to do when it can’t fill its live stage venue due to COVID? If you’re the Fine Arts Center Theatre...
Singer performs for Arts Month

October Is Arts Month

You can’t stop the arts. Through wars, famine, tragedies, oppression and, yes, pandemics, creativity has found ways to express its voice and inspire humanity....
Roma Ransom will perform at MeadowGrass Vibes

Mini MeadowGrass Festival Delivers Top Live Music

Live music fans can rejoice There’s a one-day MeadowGrass music festival happening at UC Health Park. MeadowGrass Vibes is bringing together local artists for...
Curbside Culture artist My Name Is Harriett

Curbside Culture Brings the Arts Live to You

If you’re missing live music and dance, why not bring the artists to you? Curbside Culture is taking the show on the road—literally—to connect...

Now Is the Right Time for Art on the Streets

Colorful murals and detailed sculptures have been cropping up all over downtown since May. As part of the Downtown Partnership's annual Art on the...
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