Learn more about our programs by visiting the MAC   |   513 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs CO 80829  

Manitou Art Center

(719) 685-1861

We cultivate an inclusive and resilient creative economy of people and resources through active participation and outreach.

Use your PPLD library card to get a free makerspace membership!

Design Lab Software, Tools & Equipment

Use of the equipment below is included in all MAC Makerspace memberships

Some equipment requires certification prior to use


The following is a list of software on PPLD's public machines as of Feb. 19, 2020:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Audacity
  • Autodesk Fusion 360
  • GIMP
  • Google Chrome
  • Inkscape
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016 (Access, Excel, One Note, Powerpoint, Publisher, Word)
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Paint 3D
  • Paint.net
  • Python
  • Skype
  • VLC Media Player

Boss Laser Cutter

A PPLD/MAC Library Card Makerspace Membership & certification is needed to use this machine. 

Your Neighborhood Art Center for 35 Years

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, and classrooms.  Our spacious facilities can also accommodate events, conferences and offices. experiences are unlimited - how will you enjoy the MAC?

Hours of Operation

Tuesday to Thursday 10am to 6pm

Friday and Saturday 9am to 5pm

Sunday and Monday CLOSED

513/515 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829 

(719) 685-1861 

513/515 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829  (719) 685-1861 Manitou Art Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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