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Support Local Creative Nonprofits this #GivingTuesday!

The arts are a great investment. We learned this year that the nonprofit arts & cultural community has an economic impact of $153.3 million* in the Pikes Peak region! This #GivingTuesday, we invite you to financially support a local arts & cultural nonprofit …

What Did You Think of Arts Month 2017?

Share your Arts Month experience with us to be entered to win fabulous prizes – and our gratitude …

Mid-Arts Month Update

Our Mid-Arts Month Update includes highlights from the celebration so far AND inspiration for your one new cultural experience with your family or friends during October! There’s still so much left to participate in that it’s undeniably clear: the best part of Arts Month is that it’s a whole month long!

Counting Down to Arts Month 2017

The campaign launches September 1 and continues across the region through the end of October. Look for billboards, bus shelters, print ads, radio spots and even a TV commercial promoting that October is Arts Month in the Pikes Peak region! Learn more about how to get involved through our recent e-newsletter …

A Land of Opportunity

Opportunities are plentiful for supporting creativity right now in our community. From new artist programs to unusual grants to fresh auditions and discounted advertising, read on for our roundup from the Pikes Peak “Land of Opportunity!” …

The Biggest PeakRadar.com Ad Campaign Ever

In February, we announced that American Advertising Federation – Colorado Springs selected the Cultural Office as a 2017 Public Service Project partner. We are excited to share that AAF-COS has designed and will be launching two campaigns, one for PeakRadar.com and one for Arts Month 2017. The Cultural Office is investing $20,000 in each campaign that will be matched in-kind by AAF-COS partners to yield over $190,000 in total promotional value! …

Free Art Walk Shuttle Bus

The Cultural Office is pleased to debut a new, free shuttle bus service that makes a continuous loop around the city, making stops at key Art Walk destinations and several area hotels. Beginning on July 7, the shuttle will help make the Art Walk experience more enjoyable and accessible for local residents and tourists …

Coffee with COPPeR: Economic Impact Study Results

In 2016, we partnered with Americans for the Arts to lead an in depth study of the economic impact of our local arts community as part of the national Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 (AEP5) study. The results are now in …. and they are impressive!

Are You an Arts Advocate?

Are you a cheerleader for local creativity? Volunteer to promote local arts & culture at our fun festival booth this summer …

Cultural Office Invited Into Influential New Role

The Cultural Office is proud to announce that the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC, a long-time partner and collaborator in our region, has invited our organization to hold an Ex-Officio seat on their Board of Directors beginning in April 2017 …