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!

Entry to Galleries and Makerspace Studios

The MAC is FREE and open to the public. There are a variety of makerspace memberships if you would like to get your hands on the incredible equipment we have on offer!


The MAC campus is comprised of two buildings. The 515 building is the temporary home of the Manitou Springs Library, alongside the MAC darkroom, conference room, community room, co-working space, offices, woodshop, metalshop and ceramics studio.


The 515 building is equipped with an elevator and all 1st floor studios are zero-entry or accessible via a ramp.

The 513 building has an accessible entry halfway along the building and also at the rear of the building through the Design Lab.

The 515 and 513 buildings are open:

Tuesday 10am to 6pm

Wednesday 10am to 6pm

Thursday 10am to 6pm

Friday 10am to 5pm

Saturday 10am to 5pm

The MAC parking lot is free and available on a first come, first serve basis. There is additional paid parking on Manitou Ave., Memorial Park, and Hiawatha Gardens with the first 30 minutes free (must input your license plate in the parking kiosk).

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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