Manitou Art Center

(719) 685-1861

Join our makerspace program by visiting the MAC in-person 513 Manitou Ave in Manitou Springs. Use your PPLD library card to get a free membership!

Statement from the Manitou Art Center Board of Directors

The Manitou Art Center board of directors understands its role and uses actions, words, and policies to actively support the mission and vision of the MAC and to set a tone of inclusivity for the organization. 



The Manitou Art Center is dedicated to offering equitable space and resources to artists, tinkerers, collaborators and you, creating an environment where all can flourish in our community.  


The Manitou Art Center is a safe space for creativity and the do-it-yourself community. Supporting all forms of creative expression, we invite all ages to the table and encourage invention by offering low-risk opportunities through our studios and makerspaces. The MAC enhances the uniqueness of Manitou Springs and encourages others to invest in our city as a destination for the arts.

Join our Community

Our Mission

Dedicated to creating an environment in which artists, tinkerers, collaborators, and you can flourish in our community.

At the MAC, we believe that Art is an essential ingredient of a dynamic, equitable and inclusive society. We invite you to join us in our mission to create an environment in which artists, tinkerers and collaborators can flourish in your community. There are many ways to support the MAC mission.

MAC Makerspace Membership

Become a MAC Makerspace Member and for $50 a month you will share our equipment and resources including woodshop, metalshop, printmaking, darkroom, ceramics and papermaking! Alternatively, use your PPLD library card and enjoy the same benefits during library and MAC opening hours. Being a MAC Makerspace Member gives you access not only to technology and resources, but gives you the opportunity to meet other artists and craftspeople, and collaborate. The MAC has limited individual studio spaces for artists starting at $120 per month. Contact the Manager for more info about membership and studio spaces.

MAC Donor Program

Not interested in our MAC Makerspace Membership to access our equipment and spaces? There are other ways to support our mission. Join our MAC family with a one-time gift or a sustainable monthly donation. See below to join.


    Student $30 pm

    Individual $50 pm

    Family $75 pm

    Access to all

    MAC equipment 

    Makerspace eHappy Hour Fridays @ 4pm

    Discounted classes

    Join in-person


    Old School BAC

    $50 a year

    MAC sticker 

    Subscription to MAC  


    Quick and easy way to support your neighborhood art center

    Donate HERE


    It's Business Time!

    $250 a year

    MAC sticker

    Subscription to MAC  


    First rights of event sponsorship 

    Recognition on roll call at bottom of newsletter

    Listing &

    link on Website

    Donate HERE


    Get it Done!

    Join our MAC Board of Directors

    Share your skills!

    Helps us with repairs, teach a class, and participate in our programming

    Contact Us

    Classes and Events


    Want to simply make a one-time donation? A 501(c)3 donation receipt will be completed when receiving donations of a value of $250 or more.

    Your Neighborhood Art Center for 32 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: Tuesday to Thursday 10am to 6pm, Friday and Saturday 10am to 5pm, Sunday and Monday CLOSED

    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)3 non-profit organization.

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