News & Announcements
During difficult times, getting help with groceries isn't about a hand out -- it's a hand up. There will be an emergency food distribution, hosted by Care and Share, at the Pool and Fitness Center (202 Manitou Avenue). This distribution will take place on Tuesday, March 2, at 12:30PM-1:30PM. Future food distributions will be held on Tuesday, April 6th and Tuesday, May 4th.
Capitalizing on public spaces to keep the local economy strong, the Creative District is partnering with the City of Manitou Springs and the Manitou Springs Chamber of Commerce to create additional outdoor seating for people supporting local restaurants and cafes. With three borrowed tables from the Manitou Art Center already placed in Shoshone Park, we're looking to expand the program with additional
The Colorado Arts Relief Fund provides $7.5 million to support arts, cultural and entertainment artists, crew members, and organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding through this bill will be distributed through two separate grant applications: Colorado Arts Relief—Business and Organization Colorado Arts Relief—Individuals
This new piece is funded by the Manitou Springs Urban Renewal Authority’s $250,000 commitment to public art within the Urban Overlay Zone, which stretches from the gateway entrance to Manitou Springs to the intersection of Manitou Avenue and US Highway 24. This represents a small piece of the MSURA’s million dollar plus investment in the Avenue Action project, which has recently completed flood mitigation, road improvements and expansions to multimodal access to the area.