The Manitou Springs Business of Art Center (BAC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and supporting excellence, innovation and creativity by Colorado Artists. The BAC is a gathering place for community, cultural & arts organizations, and artists.

Facilties & Projects include:

ART GALLERIES  The Hagnauer Gallery, The New Space Gallery, The Atrium, The Great Hall, The Cafe Gift Shop @ Venue 515

STUDIO ARTIST PROGRAM awards studio artists affordable professional working space within a vibrant artist community. Studio disciplines include: glass arts, printmaking, painting, mixed media, digital photography, dark room photography, photography shooting studio, wood works, metal works & ceramic arts

VENUE 515 events facilties - where lectures, film screening, community meetings, arts events & private parties are held

GATHERING PLACES gift shop, offices, conference room,  lounge, wine bar, bakery

THE BLACK CAT BOOKSTORE a boutique bookstore featuring a hand picked selection of art, independent and unusual books

ART BOOK PUBLISHING PROJECT Among the newest addition to the vision is the independent publishing project aimed at producing high quality art books featuring world class artist and art emerging from the Front Range Region of Colorado. Publishing projects are limited and are now focused on the first book (i.e. Battle Portraits) distribution and related events


BAC Staff:

Natalie Johnson Executive Director

Patrick Bohnen Gallery Director

LuDel Walters Publishing Project & Special Projects Manager