Pikes Peak Arts Council

The Pikes Peak Arts Council is a non-profit organization founded in 1968 to honor, connect, and enrich local artists. We're working to ensure that artists are essential to, and thriving in, the Pikes Peak region.

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2017 PPAC Exhibition and Performance Opportunities

PPAC coordinates an Annual Member Show and offers members additional paid performance and exhibit opportunities including festivals, mixer events, ArtPOP, and more. PPAC Members of any discipline are invited to present, perform and exhibit artistic work through the following organizational opportunities in 2017:

What If... Festival 2017

Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Colorado Springs

The Pikes Peak Arts Council is teaming with Imagination Celebration to host a performance stage at this year's What If... Festival. Learn more about the Festival here!

Applications closed August 10.

Please visit us at this year's PPAC Performance Stage on Sun Lawn! 
Click here for details.

ArtPOP 2017

Taking place at various locations in the Pikes Peak region throughout October 2017

This Arts Month, specialty performances meet arts patrons and citizens where they are, bringing art to everyday life and showcasing the indelible talent of Pikes Peak regional artists. You are called on to help enhance Arts Month with a memorable, impactful arts experience!

The Pikes Peak Arts Council and the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region are partnering for ArtPOP 2017, wherein artists will develop and curate 20 performances in diverse locations across the Pikes Peak region. Artistic experiences and displays in out-of-the-ordinary, public, and everyday spaces are encouraged. Each event will be free, open to the public, and is to last at least one hour. Applications are accepted from all disciplines involving multi or single performances, performance + Q&A, exhibits, demonstrations, and more. 

Applications closed August 10. Stay tuned for a full lineup of ArtPOP performers and events!

2017 PPAC Member Show

This year's Member Show will take place in December at the Plaza of the Rockies Gallery in downtown Colorado Springs.

Stay tuned for our call for artists!

Think 360 Arts

PPAC is working with Denver-based Think 360 Arts, the leading statewide provider of arts education programs and services,to bring local, working artists into school and community teaching environments in the Pikes Peak region.

PPAC artists of any discipline are invited to apply to join the Think 360 artist roster on CAFÉ. 

As part of our partnership, PPAC Members are eligible for a half-price discount to apply to become a Think 360 Artist.

Please enter discount code: T360-half

Interested applicants are welcome to peruse the Think 360 website for more information, or reach out to Program Director Lares Feliciano at: lares@think360arts.org. 

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