Art Walks in Colorado Springs

Lace up your sneakers (or hop on the free shuttle) and hit the pavement for great local art and culture around the Colorado Springs area.


Art Walks

From museum exhibits to giant, outdoor art installations, Art Walks in Colorado Springs are sure to inspire and entertain. 

Creative Corridor: Colorado Springs / Old Colorado City / Manitou Springs

  • Art on the Streets - Enjoy the outdoor beauty and amazing installations of Art on the Streets. Pieces are located throughout Downtown to enjoy at your leisure year-round and guided tours are given in the summer.
  • First Friday Downtown - Come downtown every first Friday of each month for a walking tour of downtown’s arts and cultural highlights. New routes each month feature stops at a variety of arts, history and cultural venues including gallery receptions, art openings, performances and more.
  • First Friday Old Colorado City – From April to December, Old Colorado City’s ArtWalk happens the first Friday of each month from 5pm-8pm. Walkers can enjoy this free event due to the generosity of local artists and businesses. This self-guided tour features art galleries and open artist studios along Colorado Avenue between 23rd and 27th Streets. 
  • 1st Friday Art Walks in Manitou Springs take place March-November from 5-9 p.m. The Art Walk features hundreds of local artists, food, drinks, and entertainment.

FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE

Ride the First Friday Shuttle Bus April through December 2018. It's free! Two routes take you to galleries, boutiques and restaurants throughout the Creative Corridor: Downtown Colorado Springs, Old Colorado City and Manitou Springs.

Downtown Colorado Springs & Old Colorado City Route
Stop 1: Cottonwood Center for the Arts
Stop 2: Downtown/Acacia Park
Stop 3: Fine Arts Center at Colorado College
Stop 4: Plaza of the Rockies
Stop 5: Art Depot Galleries
Stop 6: Old Colorado City

Old Colorado City & Manitou Springs Route
Stop A: Old Colorado City 
Stop B: Clock Tower
Stop C: West Manitou
Stop D: Manitou Art Center

To travel between Manitou Springs and Downtown Colorado Springs, transfer buses in Old Colorado City.

More Information & Route Maps

Monument

Enjoy Art Hop the third Thursday of each month, May through September. Galleries, restaurants and boutiques of historic downtown Monument stay open until 8 pm for a celebration featuring art openings, book signings, great food, live music and other special events.


Head over to our Arts and Events page for a listing of all the great art happenings in Colorado Springs. 


Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019
Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
High 69°
Low 36°
Chance of Rain 2%
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Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
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Thursday, Mar 28, 2019
Partly cloudy throughout the day.
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Friday, Mar 29, 2019
Mixed precipitation starting in the afternoon.
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Saturday, Mar 30, 2019
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
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Sunday, Mar 31, 2019
Partly cloudy starting in the evening.
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Monday, Apr 01, 2019
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
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Tuesday, Apr 02, 2019
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
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Chance of Rain 13%
Wind SW at 4 MPH