In Colorado Springs, the Visual Arts Center features the work of renowned artists such as Georgia O’Keeffe, John Singer Sargent, and John James Audubon.
His brand new FAC Modern, which opened in April 2006, is entirely dedicated to contemporary art; The collections feature the work of renowned glass sculptor Dale Chihuly. Nearby, more than four thousand mining artifacts make up the collection of the Western Museum of Mining and Industry.
The Fort Morgan Museum captures the life of Glenn Miller’s Big Bander through historical photographs, concert film footage, and sheet music. Other exhibits relate to the city’s military past and Native American history.
Visitors can see the cultural diversity of Colorado at various locations. With an extensive collection of art and artifacts tracing the history of pioneering black cowboys, Denver’s Black American West Museum and Cultural Center opens the door to a little-known dimension of the Old West.
The state’s Hispanic culture comes to life at the Museo de las Américas, located in the heart of the Santa Fe Denver Arts District. Through innovative exhibitions and collections, bilingual programs, educational events, and special events, Museo educates visitors in the living complexity of Latin American art.