January 15, 2013 4:12 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS - An invading force of styrofoam robots are planning their attack on the Galleries of Contemporary Art at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
The art exhibit "Styroboto: nothing comes from nothing" by contemporary artist Michael Salter will open next Thursday with a public reception from... more »
November 17, 2012 3:38 PM
It's a unique gift to give someone special this holiday season. Own Your Own is celebrating 45 years at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center in Pueblo. It gives you a chance to browse art by local artists, and if you see something you like, you can buy it! If... more »
August 28, 2012 3:44 PM
Fish tanks at an aquarium in Japan are turning artsy.
The Art Aquarium in downtown Tokyo showcases more than five-thousand gold fish swimming through specially designed tanks.
Among the unique tanks, a giant goldfish bowl and a tank that includes a changing digital screen.
At night the aquarium... more »
April 22, 2012 6:04 PM
It's a mural with a message in Pueblo. Jolene Norton, a high school student in Pueblo, won a poster contest with the Colorado Meth Project. That's when several people in the community decided to create Norton's winning entry on a larger scale.
Ten people ages 14 to 22 took ten... more »
March 6, 2012 2:06 PM
Ever turn something junky into something unique, or even beautiful? The Colorado Association for Recycling is looking for artists who incorporate reused, recycled or repurposed material within their artwork.
The first annual Recycled Art Market will be held as a feature of the 2012 "Summit for Recycling" state conference... more »
November 16, 2011 6:51 AM
We'd like to tell you about a community event in your area with our Community First.
The Court Appointed Special Advocates of Pueblo, or CASA, will host the "Gift's from the Heart Art Auction."
All proceeds will benefit court advocacy for abuse and neglected children in Pueblo County.... more »
November 9, 2011 2:23 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - A major exhibition of gay-themed art that includes a film of ants crawling on a crucifix is opening at the Brooklyn Museum next week. The controversial work was pulled from the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., when the exhibition was shown there last year. "A... more »
October 26, 2011 7:54 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - A performance artist who said giving birth is the "highest form of art" has delivered a baby boy - inside a New York City art gallery
The Microscope Gallery in Brooklyn said Marni Kotak gave birth to a healthy infant, weighing 9 pounds, 2 ounces,... more »
September 22, 2011 4:14 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Andy Warhol is about to take over the National Mall in Washington with two simultaneous shows featuring some of his works and themes for the first time ever. On Sunday, the National Gallery of Art opens its first Warhol exhibit with "Warhol: Headlines." It's the first major... more »
July 24, 2011 3:05 PM
There are nineteen locations around downtown Colorado Springs where you can see these beauties, but these places are only temporary homes for these butterflies.
The Butterflies and Friends Project is a collaboration between the Rotary Club of Colorado Springs and many local sponsors to help raise money for art... more »
July 2, 2011 5:52 PM
HOUSTON (AP) - An exhibit of works by fashion photographer Helmut Newton is set to open this weekend in Houston.
The exhibit opening Sunday at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston includes all of the photographs from his first three books. More than 200 photographs from the books will... more »
April 24, 2011 10:11 PM
Concrete Couch , a local non-profit organization, wants the community to come out and participate in at least one of the five different large-scale community art projects they are putting on over a five-day period.
The "Off the Couch" inaugural event, which kicked off on Thursday, April 21st, is... more »
April 8, 2011 9:48 PM
You will see yellow submarines, ladybugs, flamingos and many more shapes parading in Manitou Springs tonight.
Kids from the 6th, 7th, and 8th grades at Manitou Springs Middle School, along with one grade of students from Manitou Springs High School, have spent countless hours making lanterns of all shapes and... more »
April 8, 2011 5:07 PM
Kids from the 6th, 7th, and 8th grades at Manitou Springs Middle School, along with one grade of students from Manitou Springs High School, have spent countless hours making lanterns of all shapes and sizes to showcase in their 4th annual Lantern Parade.
A yellow submarine, ladybug, and a flamingo... more »
April 5, 2011 7:25 PM
It's been a project years in the making, students in Canon City have turned an ugly wall into a work of art. Students are painting a mural on the walls of this ditch next to Centennial Park. In the past, the wall a magnet for graffiti. So in 2006, Madison... more »
April 1, 2011 1:02 AM
Marmalade at Smokebrush moves into a new space and adopts a new mission statement to be a place "where the creative arts and the healing arts meet."
With their re-birth, Marmalade is inviting all members from the community to participate in their free, three-day grand opening festival that kicks... more »
March 30, 2011 4:07 PM
A student at Vista Ridge High School in District 49 will soon have art on display in Washington D.C.
Kal Athannassov, 16, won "Best of Show" in Colorado at the 2011 Junior Duck Stamp Contest. Kal's artwork was selected from entries from across Colorado. His acrylic paint rendition of... more »
March 4, 2011 8:32 PM
The sense of sight is precious, and for some people it was missing for a long time.
Photographs taken by more than a dozen artists, that were once blind and can now see, are on exhibit starting today at the Marmalade at Smokebrush.
Each of the artists received... more »
January 28, 2011 12:22 AM
Paints, brushes, and canvases compose this new armory, which is housed at the Bemis School of Art at the Fine Arts Center in Colorado Springs, and soldiers use these tools to heal on a weekly basis.
Aspen Pointe and the Fine Arts Center teamed up to create the Military... more »
January 26, 2011 4:46 PM
Google's holding an art contest for school kids, grades K-12, with some sweet incentives.
First of all, the winner will be featured on Google's homepage. Added bonus--a $15K scholarship for the winner and a $25K technology grant for the winner's school.
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October 31, 2010 10:48 AM
After witnessing the horrors of war, many of our soldiers are afflicted with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Specialist Isaac Torres was one of them. He returned from Iraq in 2006; eight months later he was diagnosed with PTSD. Over the years, "I've tried many therapies," he says; however, none... more »
October 15, 2010 12:08 PM
A woman accused of destroying a controversial artwork in Colorado has pleaded not guilty.
Kathleen Folden, a 56-year-old truck driver from Kalispell, Mont., entered her plea Friday in court in Fort Collins. She's charged with one count of criminal mischief, a felony which carries a penalty of between two... more »
October 8, 2010 12:19 PM
A woman accused of destroying a controversial piece of artwork in northern Colorado is out of jail.
Kathleen Folden of Kalispell, Mont. was released on $350 bond on Thursday.
She was arrested the day before at the Loveland Museum/Gallery after witnesses say she smashed the glass shielding a... more »
October 7, 2010 4:39 PM
Officials in northern Colorado say they won't replace a controversial piece of artwork allegedly ripped up by a woman in the city's museum.
Police said Kathleen Folden of Kalispell, Mont. was arrested Wednesday at the Loveland Museum. Witnesses say she used a crowbar to smash a display case holding... more »
September 22, 2010 11:05 PM
Artwork jumps out of the sidewalk in downtown Colorado Springs on Wednesday, but only temporarily.
It was an early morning start for local chalk artist Douglas Rouse. With a delicate hand and sweeping stokes a 3D figure took form on the corner of Tejon and Pikes Peak.
The... more »
September 21, 2010 1:52 PM
Chalk art with an Olympic theme will be on display Wednesday at the corner of Tejon and Pikes Peak. Artist Douglas Rouse will portray rhythmic gymnastics in three dimensions as part of the Olympic Assembly that's happening this week.
Rouse will start his work at 7 a.m. Wednesday and... more »
August 12, 2010 7:18 PM
DENVER (AP) - Artist Christo says he's not going to speculate about his next step if federal regulators don't support his proposal to suspend huge fabric panels over the Arkansas River in Colorado.
Christo and his late wife, Jeanne-Claude, proposed temporarily hanging a total of nearly six miles of... more »
July 28, 2010 11:18 AM
The Starsmore Discovery Center is offering Children's Art Lessons Saturday, July 31 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Art professional, teacher and exceptionally talented painter Dave Koller will be in the Starsmore gardens to lead a watercolor painting lesson on for kids 9 -15 years old.... more »
July 9, 2010 1:27 PM
If your kids are already bored with summer, imagine what they'll be like in a few weeks.
The El Pueblo History Museum in Pueblo has two summer camps coming up--registration is open right now.
The Summer Art Camp is a two-week workshop July 26 - August 6, 9:30... more »
June 30, 2010 1:28 PM
Pueblo's First Friday Art Walk is back, featuring a self guided walking tour of downtown art.
Art galleries are open for extended hours from 5 to 8 p.m. exhibiting newly hung shows, refreshments, and music. You create your own free walking tour by starting at one gallery, picking up... more »
May 20, 2010 9:30 AM
A lone thief stole five paintings worth up to $613 million in total, including major works by Picasso and Matisse, in a brazen overnight heist Thursday from a Paris modern art museum, police and prosecutors said.
The paintings were reported missing early Thursday from the Paris Museum of Modern... more »
May 18, 2010 3:15 PM
Artist Christo will appear in Colorado Tuesday and Wednesday as he continues planning for his Over the River art project.
Over The River is a planned two-week temporary work of art that calls for 5.9 miles of silver fabric panels to be suspended above the Arkansas River along a... more »
April 26, 2010 3:22 PM
Public officials and members of the art world are gathering for a New York City memorial honoring artist Jeanne-Claude.
The memorial is being held Monday afternoon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Met director Philippe de Montebello are expected to speak. Jeanne-Claude created the... more »
February 5, 2010 2:11 PM
A life-size bronze sculpture of a man by Alberto Giacometti was sold Wednesday at a London auction for $104.3 million - a world record for the most expensive work of art ever sold at auction, Sotheby's auction house said.
It took just eight minutes of furious bidding for about... more »
February 4, 2010 12:30 PM
A Triple Family Feature of space films is coming to the Fine Arts Center in Colorado Springs Saturday in conjunction with the FAC's gallery exhibits for NASA ART: 50 Years of Exploration.
Saturday is Family Adventure Day--your kids can explore their artistic side with hands-on art projects, watch artistic... more »
January 27, 2010 12:12 PM
Distinguished scientist and author Dr. David Grinspoon will speak in Colorado Springs this Saturday at the Fine Arts Center, as part of the FAC's continuing focus on NASA Art: 50 Years of Exploration.
Dr. Grinspoon is the Curator of Astrobiology at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. He's... more »
January 15, 2010 12:08 PM
Even more teachers will be included in the merit pay system once it's implemented at Harrison School District 2 this fall.
District spokeswoman Jennifer Sprague has confirmed that all D-2 teachers except for a few exploratory classes such as German, French, auto shop, career and tech ed. will be... more »
December 14, 2009 8:55 PM
When you walk into one bank in Woodland Park, you'll see a little religion. A life-sized statue of Jesus is on display.
It's part of the rotating artwork the Park State Bank has had for quite awhile. President & CEO Tony Perry says he doesn't see the display as... more »
October 16, 2009 1:53 PM
An actor best known for his movie "Cheech and Chong" is sharing his love of Chicano art with the Pueblo Library District. The art exhibit is called The Chicano Collection. It features digital replicas from Cheech Marin's personal art collection. The exhibit showcases more than 26-artists from all over the... more »
September 6, 2009 10:43 AM
Art can cause some controversy, and that's the case in the Colorado town of Silt. The town has just finished a new intersection with a sculpture centered in the middle. It's not sitting well with everyone in town.
From her window at the Golfer Foods Deli, Carla Rieke has... more »