October is Arts Month!

October is Art Month

The month of October is Arts Month. Celebrate by trying something new. The region is rich with culture, live performances, art classes and an abundance of galleries. Hundreds of artists call Colorado Springs home and continue to be inspired by the unrivaled beauty of the area.

Enjoy special programs, history lectures, festivals and October Events.  Head to the cultural calendar for the Pikes Peak region to find an intensive list of things to do with the family! http://www.peakradar.com/categories/artsmonth/

Long before Colorado Springs was a resort town, it was inhabited by American Indian Tribes: https://www.visitcos.com/things-to-do/history-and-heritage/colorados-first-cultures/
Photo by  Anna Brady Homan

Enjoy these 9 photo worthy murals in the streets of Downtown Colorado Springs, Old Colorado City and Manitou Springs.  These 9 creations are photo worthy as artists use building exteriors as their ideal canvas. https://www.visitcos.com/blog/photo-worthy-murals/

Win this beautifully created “Buffalo Majesty” Painting by artist Tracy Miller. Her bold and colorful contemporary western art features landscapes and wildlife. https://www.visitcos.com/blog/artist-spotlight-tracy-miller/

Classical Music has been alive and well in Colorado Springs for many years.  Enjoy some of the local events that the Colorado Springs Philharmonic has to offer. https://csphilharmonic.org/tickets-events/

Have you ever enjoyed an ArtPOP performance? ArtPOP is a series of 20 artist-driven pop-up performances and exhibitions in geographically diverse locations across the region.  https://springsmag.com/arts-month-creativity-pops-artpop/​

Pikes Peak Arts Council hands out 22 awards in theater, film, music, dance and poetry: https://gazette.com/pikes-peak-arts-council-hands-out-22-awards-in-theater-film-music-dance-poetry/article/1613443