About

Recent COPPeR News

February Arts News from COPPeR

Members of Americans for the Arts, the leading organization for advancing the arts and arts education in America, have elected Andy Vick as a member of their Executive Committee for the United States Urban Arts Federation (USUAF), an alliance of the chief executives of local arts agencies in the nation’s 60 largest cities …

Five Year Strategic Plan

The Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region (COPPeR) is pleased to share our newest strategic plan, which will guide our organizational efforts through the year 2020. We hope you’ll agree that this new strategic plan is a powerful tool that will help COPPeR to continue its important work in our community…

January Arts News from COPPeR

COPPeR will host another AIR:Shift™ Workshop over the weekend of January 22-24 at the Pikes Peak Community College Campus in Downtown Colorado Springs. A program of the Arts Incubator of the Rockies (AIR), the Shift™ Workshop is an entry point into a community of exchange, support and development fueled by a powerful curriculum …

December Arts News from COPPeR

The Pikes Peak region’s cultural scene is becoming more dynamic, more collaborative, and more visible throughout the broader community – and we can feel the momentum …

Arts Month Report to the Community

Our sincere thanks to the community for your inspiring support of the second annual Arts Month initiative! New partners and great press across the Pikes Peak region carried our call to “have one new cultural experience with friends or family during the month of October.” Our evaluation of this year’s program has revealed . . .

November Arts News from COPPeR

Our sincere thanks to the community for your inspiring support of the second annual Arts Month initiative! New partners and press across the Pikes Peak region carried our call to “have one new cultural experience with friends or family during the month of October,” and we were thrilled with the traction and engagement in this year’s program …

8th Annual Business & Arts Lunch

On Oct. 9, 2015, COPPeR and Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance co-hosted the 8th Annual Business & Arts Lunch. Almost 400 arts supporters filled the Heritage Ballroom to celebrate leaders working at the intersection of business & creativity throughout our region …

October Arts News from COPPeR

In the Pikes Peak region, our annual Arts Month initiative is designed to raise awareness for the area’s creative community and showcase the many exciting arts & cultural events taking place across the Pikes Peak region during the month of October (and all year long)!

Here are 3 highlights to get you started …

September Arts News from COPPeR

Arts Month in the Pikes Peak region is just 30 days away! Are you ready? Hundreds of cultural events and activities will be happening across our community in Theatre & Film, Visual Arts, Music & Dance, and Poetry, Prose & Comedy, plus all kinds of creative fun that doesn’t fit neatly into any category other than – Wow! …

August Arts News from COPPeR

COPPeR made the front page of the The Gazette last week when our Executive Director Andy Vick inspired the Colorado Springs Utilities Board/City Council with a proposal to creatively illuminate the stacks of the Drake Power Plant…