March 15th marks the kick off to the Third Friday Artwalk season for Manitou, and boy oh boy do we have some great stuff going on to celebrate. We will have multiple openings that Friday from 6:00pm-8:30pm. Be sure to check it out. In the New Gallery: We have invited Wunderkind Alumni to participate in the second annual Wunderkind Alumni show. This show is in conjunction with the Wunderkind show [...]
“Black Testament,” features the most recent work of recent UCCS graduate Dáreece Walker. Using mixed media on found/recycled cardboard and wood, the exhibit deals with issues of the black human experience as it relates to contemporary America and its history. The artist uses found/recycled cardboard and wood as a subtle metaphor for products of industry, qualities of being cheap or disposable, and forgotten history.
We have two separate musical events coming up on March 8th. The first is that Michael Galvin will be playing classical guitar before the Colorado Springs Writers Reading series on Friday, March 9th at 6:30pm. The Reading series begins at 7:30pm in the 513 building. The second is the next up in our line of acts for the Venue 515 Local Music Series. Adam & Stilwagen will be playing an evening of originals mixed with a [...]
The Luke Ellington Blues Band will be playing Venue 515 this Friday, February 22nd. Doors open at 7:00pm and the show starts at 7:30pm. Come out and enjoy live and local music. Barbecue beer and wine will be available to purchase for your enjoyment and the sales benefit the BAC. Tickets are $5 and are available in advance online at http://www.amusiccompanyinc.com/, or at the BAC.
The BAC proudly announces it’s 2013 Wunderkind students. The 13 high school students chosen to receive this honor are given the opportunity to participate in a series of professional seminars to help encourage growth in their artistic pursuits. These classes then culminate in an exhibition in our Hagnauer Gallery set to open the evening on March 15th. Without further ado here are the recipients: James Alexander-Pike Peak Prep Kevin Aragon-Pine [...]
On February 13th we will be hosting artist talks for each of our shows currently on display. Starting at 6pm these talks will feature brief talks by Emily Hines (You and Not Your Gifts), Audrey Grey (Earth Works)and both Ludel and Erika Walter (Generations). These talks will then be followed by a question and answer session. Nothing goes with art quite like good discussion.
Next up in our Venue 515 Local Music Series is Braithwaite, Uveges and Sokol with special guests Jason Bennett and Rich Currier. These wonderfully talented musicians play original acoustic music with nods to Crosby, Stills, & Nash, Kristofferson, and Dylan. Don’t miss this chance to enjoy live local music, have a drink or two (optional), and make a night of it. On the evening of February 8th doors will open at 7:00 [...]
We are proud to announce that Daria Wilber has joined the BAC team as process management coordinator. The Washington, D.C., native moved to the area in 1998; she makes paper to create two-dimensional and sculptural work. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org. A quote from the process management coordinator herself: “I am honored and excited to be a part of the BAC community. I ‘found’ the BAC after spending the first several months of 2012 traveling, studying and [...]
Brendan Hannigan will be playing in Venue 515 this Thursday, January 24th. Doors open at 7:00pm and the show starts at 7:30pm. Tickets are $5 and are available online at http://www.amusiccompanyinc.com/. Brendan is the second act in the Venue 515 Music Series. Be sure to come out and show your support for local music!
Here are two more ways you can support the BAC if you feel so inclined. Voting has started for The Gazette’s 19th annual Best of the Springs and runs through Feb. 10. This is a great opportunity to show your support for the BAC with minimal effort, and you may even win prizes just for voting. Please consider the BAC as best gallery and Venue 515 as best [...]
Come out this Friday night and enjoy some family-friendly live improv from Improv Colorado! It’s fresh and fun and made up right in front of you, so every show is different. 7:37 p.m. Jan. 18 at The Business of Art Center’s Venue 515, 515 Manitou Ave. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for kids under 12 and students. Use the password “Snow Flake” and save $2 off each ticket. Information: 445-9510 [...]