• MSAC Helps Restore the School Desk Chair

    The bright red school desk chair outside of the Manitou Art Center was recently restored, thanks to a generous matching grant by MSAC. This chair is a popular photo…


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  • Colorado Creative Industries

    Natalie Johnson, executive director of the Manitou Art Center, was instrumental in obtaining a Creative District designation for the city. Manitou starts path toward becoming Creative District by Larry Ferguson Pikes…


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  • “Shooting Star” Shines Once Again

    Thanks to a generous donation by Don’s Body Shop (202 South 21st Street, Colorado Springs) the sculpture “Shooting Star” by Doyle Svenby has been restored and given a new…


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  • MSAC Helps Sponsor Lantern Parade

    Each April, hundreds of school students light up the avenue with a Lantern Parade organized by Concrete Couch. The parade starts at Soda Springs Park at 7:30 pm and…


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  • MSAC Adopt-A-Pedestal Program

    MSAC’s “Adopt-A-Pedestal” program helps support our “Art on the Avenue” project. Thus far, the following businesses and individuals have stepped up to the plate as “Adopt-A-Pedestal” sponsors. These generous…


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  • MSAC Acquires “Phoenix”

    The Manitou Springs Arts Council has added the bronze sculpture “Phoenix” to its permanent collection as part of its “Art on the Avenue” program. Pictured here are, from left…


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  • Manitou Chamber Music Festival

    MSAC helped sponsor the inaugural season of the Manitou Chamber Music Festival in 2014. During the 2-week festival, students studied under and were coached by professional musicians, then presented…


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  • MSAC Increases Stipend to $500

    MSAC is pleased to announce that it has increased its stipend from $350 to $500 under its public art program, “Art on the Avenue.” “MSAC is interested in continuing…


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  • Membership Has its Privileges

    Join MSAC and support the arts! 100% of your donation goes directly to our programs and projects! Once you join you’ll receive an acknowledgement and a membership card. This…


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  • MSAC Sponsors Little London Winds Concerts

    Once again this year, MSAC helped sponsor the Little London Winds Summer Concert Series. This is the Little London Winds 21st season! To learn more Click here to visit the…


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