The MAC is open by appointment only (719) 685-1861 

Please contact us to schedule a tour, become a member, 

schedule a meeting or enjoy our galleriesWe appreciate 

your willingness to work with us during this time of transition.

MAC Covid-19 Grant for Artists

The Manitou Art Center with support from El Paso County and the United Way has established an artist grant fund to help creative individuals who have been severely impacted by COVID19.The grant will provide a one-time payment of $500 to qualifying individuals who complete thisapplication and provide all necessary documentation.Submission of an application does not guarantee funding, which will be made based upon apriority of individual needs. We will process your application as soon as possible.

Due to the number of applicants, we are hoping to respond within 7-10 days.


1. Be either a Manitou Springs resident artist or a creative working for a Manitou Springs business

2. Be either laid-off / terminated or significantly impacted by COVID-19 3. Earn $12.10/hr ($2,087pm or less (proof of income required)

3. Show work or perform in Manitou Springs in one of our galleries or venues.

Return this form & documentation to, drop it off in the box

located at the front of our 515 entryway, or complete our online application which will go live on October 23rd

Print Application: MAC Artist Grant Application(2).pdf

Online Application available HERE

About the MAC

Music, theatre, pottery, printmaking, and other loud, slightly dangerous and intensely messy events happen here daily. Locals and tourists alike flock to our galleries, studios, exhibition space, classrooms and delicious cafĂ©. Our spacious facilities can also accommodate events, conferences and offices. Experiences are unlimited – how will you enjoy the MAC?

Hours: Mon-Fri 8am to 8pmSat 8am-5pmSun 10am-5pm

Address: 513/515 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829 

Phone: (719) 685-1861 

513/515 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829  (719) 685-1861 Manitou Art Center is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization.

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