The Manitou Springs Heritage Center and Museum and The Rockey Art Museum, proudly host their exhibit, “Portraits of Manitou by Artist C.H. Rockey”. Learn more about Manitou Springs’ legendary artist, writer and illustrator, Charles. H. Rockey, through his series of paintings, drawings and etchings. The exhibit is at the Manitou Springs Heritage Center and Museum 517 Manitou Avenue Manitou Springs.
“Portraits of Manitou by Artist C.H. Rockey” features original town views and significant historical buildings including The Cliff House, Barker House, The Wheeler Town Clock, Miramont Castle, Craftwood Inn as well as individual residences, parks, bridges and neighborhood scenes. Alongside Rockey’s art, historical and current photos and maps will depict the locations for the artwork.
Visit our free museums. Manitou Springs Heritage Center and Museum 517 Manitou Avenue Manitou Springs, Colorado 80829. For more information, call 719-685-1454, email: [email protected], or visit www.manitouspringsheritagecenter.org. Open Thursday through Saturday Noon-4:00pm or by appointment.
The Rocky Art Museum 10 Canon Avenue Manitou Springs. For more information, call 719-982-4330 or visit https://www.rockeyartmuseum.org/ Open Friday through Sunday 11am-5:00pm or by appointment.
StoryCorps visited Colorado Springs for the month of June to record stories from members of the community. KRCC is airing excerpts of some of the interviews on the radio. Listen to the stories and see photos of the storytellers.