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Address: 30 West Dale Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone Number: +1 719-634-5581
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Fri 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Sat - Thu 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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Great spot for dinner and a show

We have seen several shows here; they were all very fun. They do a great job on the food, also. The dining room is really pretty. We used to do brunch there almost every week. I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Erin O
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have seen several shows here; they were all very fun. They do a great job on the food, also. The dining room is really pretty. We used to do brunch there almost every week. I have also been to several work and charity events and a few wedding at this location, all of which were lovely.

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

Hi Erin, So glad you enjoyed dinner and a show at the FAC! We love hearing your feedback and we hope to see you again soon. P.S. Please take a min to review our restaurant, Taste. We'd love to hear what you think! More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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58 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The theater at the FAC was amazing. We had been to the FAC before for exhibits (also a great experience), but just visited the theater for a performance of A White Christmas. It was VERY well done. I look forward to going to another performance in the future. Definitely worth the money!

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

Hi Alicia, we are so very pleased that you had an enjoyable experience at our show! We love hearing feedback from our patrons and we really love hearing that all of the hard work, blood, sweat, and tears that go into each exhibition, theatre production and art class is appreciated and enjoyed by the community. We look forward to seeing... More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Great new displays -- contemporary exhibits in a conservative town. Can't wait to see what the new young hip curator will bring after EL MAC has left. Keep your eye on this place -- sure to not disappoint the old and young art lovers alike.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

We saw a musical presentation here of White Christmas, and everything about the show was great. The seating is comfortable with good leg room. A very nice venue to see performances as there really is not a bad seat in the house.

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

Thanks for the great review! We are so glad you enjoyed White Christmas. Don't forget to check out our theatre line-up in 2016. We have a variey of family and adult productions that will be delightful. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Bronx, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

Was thoroughly surprised at all of the wonderful exhibits. Top off my visit by having lunch at their restaurant and food was delicious. Stop by and enjoy. The front desk staff were very informative and friendly, as were the staff in the restaurant.

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

Thank you for your recent visit. We are so pleased you enjoyed the museum and Taste! We hope to see you again soon. More 

Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

We love the FAC. From the national-level exhibits, to their museum store, to their superb theatrical offerings ... even the wonderful little bar and cafe there, it's a lovely place to visit and spend a few hours. And, if you can get tickets to a show or exhibit, all the better.

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Colorado
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143 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Though Colorado Springs is a small city, it has a high quality art museum. Their current special exhibition, Surrealism, runs through Jan. 3, 2016. Works by artists such as Chagall, Miro' and Dali are on display. Graffiti artist, El Mac's work will be showing through Jan. 10, 2016 - amazing work using aerosol. Showing through Feb. 7, 2016 is a... More 

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

Thank you so much for your recent visit! We are so pleased you enjoyed the current special exhibitions and noted that our permanent collection is also worth the trip. Don't miss our Model Train exhibit we will have on display for the holidays! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

The glass sculptures by Chihuly are amazing. They are worth the price of admission alone. They also have rotating art works throughout the year. We have seen the Georgia O'Keefe exhibit and more recently an exhibit on surrealism that featured works by Magritte and Dali. The museum is small and only takes about 1-2 hours to go through.

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

Thank you for the great review! We are in love with our Chihuly pieces as well. In fact, they are all getting cleaned today! Check our Facebook for photos :) We look forward to seeing you again! More 

Bristol, Connecticut
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172 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Not to be missed. A pretty impressive collection of art. Highlights: 2 Dale Chihuly chandeliers - one in a whole room filled with Chihuly art, an O'keefe, two Singer Sergents, galleries of Native American and Hispanic art. Don't miss the wall of Chihuly Persians. The Springs Surreal show with works by Chris Sherman and Lorelei Beckstrom was stunning. Had the... More 

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

We are so pleased you had a fantastic visit to the FAC! Isn't Lorelei a doll? We love her and her art! We are so proud of our local artists and are honored to show their amazing work. Do you follow us on Facebook? If not, you should! We regularly post fun updates and pictures. For instance, today we will... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

My two favorite things about this art museum were 1) the Chihuly exhibit and 2) the size of the museum. Art museums tend to overwhelm me since I don't know much about art, but I like to look at it. But I don't like to look at art for hours and hours. This museum is the perfect size. We covered... More 

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