Upcoming Events

Manitou Paints! A Plein Air Art Auction

OCTOBER 6TH / 2PM - 3pm / Manitou Art Center

Plein Air is the act of painting outdoors. After dozens of artist create work throughout Manitou Springs, join us for an auction of their work at the Manitou Art Center (MAC) from 2-3pm.

MACnificent 2018 - Oct 13, 2018 6:00 PM

MACnificent is the annual gala and fundraiser for the Manitou Art Center. This year we are celebrating 30 years of artistic passion with a PechaKucha night of fast-paced presentations. The evening will include delectable hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction, live music, and commemorative posters for salescreen printed right here at the MAC! Click the image above to purchase tickets.

Call for Artists:

MACnificent 2018 is just around the corner, and it is high time to announce our call for artists! There will be a Silent Auction at this year's MACnificent. There is no charge to enter the "Call for Artists," however, each artist will choose a bid category. The bid category will be where you feel your piece(s) starting bid should be. Each artist will receive 50% of the final bid and the Manitou Art Center will receive 50%. You will receive the check from the proceeds no later than November 15, 2018.  

Intake in the 513 building: September 21, 22, 23, 24 (Friday & Monday 8am-8pm) (Saturday 8am-5pm) (Sunday 10am-5pm) 
Pickup of declined work: October 1, 2, 3 (8am-8pm)
Event: Saturday, October 13 at the MAC

Fill out the registration form available here deliver artwork to the MAC. The jury will select pieces on September 26 & 27. The artist's name, title, medium, price, and size should be placed on the top back of each entry. 

Eligiblity: 
1. All artwork must be for sale.
2. Artwork must be pre-wired and presented in a professional manner. 
3. Artists must understand that this is a fundraising auction for the MAC and they will be receiving 50% of the final bid.  

Questions: director@manitouartcenter.org 

Fine Print: Selection is not guaranteed. Jury has final decision and reserves the right to reject pieces. Free or discounted tickets to MACnificent are not offered for artwork submitted to the Silent Auction. 

Shuttle Bus Stops at Gallery Locations

Activities at each Shuttle Bus Stop

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