Arts Month Giveaways

A Chance to Try Something New

Arts Month is the perfect time to experience local arts & culture in a whole new way. This is especially true when you can try something new for free by entering one of our super-fun Arts Month 2022 Giveaways! Enter as many giveaways as you’d like, but please follow the posted instructions. When you register for a giveaway, you’ll be asked to share your email address with the Cultural Office, so we can keep you connected to local arts & culture beyond just Arts Month!

Winners will be selected randomly according to the details of each Giveaway. Winners will be notified by email, and will then have one (1) week to respond/accept, or that prize may be forfeited to another individual. Contact us if you have questions.


Paint with an Elephant

In partnership with Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Arts Month 2022 is excited to offer you (and up to three of your closest friends or family members) the amazing opportunity to paint with an elephant! In addition to your experience at the zoo, you’ll also get to take home a piece of original elephant art! One entry per email account, please.


NOTE: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo staff report that the elephants have the choice to participate or not, and that they seem to enjoy the mental stimulation, fine motor skill exercise, and unique interaction that this painting activity provides.

Congratulations to our Arts Month 2022 winner: Kristina Quinones!

Painting with a Twist: “Date Night for Two”

Want to add a fun twist to your upcoming date night? Let Painting with a Twist spark your creative energy. Enter for your chance to win a couples’ date night experience at their downtown Colorado Springs studio, where you can sip wine, sing/dance to fantastic music, and enjoy each other’s company all while you craft an awesome painting! No previous artistic talent needed. Their outgoing and talented artist instructors will guide you step-by-step along the way. Experience will include any class of choice + premium canvas/surface upgrade, and a top shelf bottle of wine (must be 21+). One entry per email account, please.

Congratulations to our Arts Month 2022 winner: Deandra Shaw!

Painting with a Twist: “Family Paint Night”

Looking for a fun family night at home? Painting with a Twist has paint kits (for up to 6 people) that come with everything you need to, you guessed it, have a Painting with a Twist experience right in the comfort of your own home! You’ll receive canvas, paints, paintbrushes, easels, disposable aprons, keepsake water cups, yummy snack/goody bag, and protective table covering, PLUS step-by-step instructions on how to complete your painting projects. One entry per email account, please.

Congratulations to our Arts Month 2022 winner: Renu Carroll!

Virtual Cooking Classes

In collaboration with David Cook and Cortney Smith from Gather Food Studio in Old Colorado City, Arts Month 2022 is offering a series of free, virtual cooking classes for the whole family! There are three different classes to choose from, and each will be presented online via Zoom. Each class has a 100 person limit, and registration is first-come, first served. No previous culinary experience is required, and everyone is welcome to watch and learn! Register for one, two, or all three of the classes!

Arts Month 2022 is over, and registration for the virtual cooking classes is closed.

Cottonwood Art Classes

In celebration of Arts Month 2022, Cottonwood Center for the Arts will give away five (5) $100 gift certificates for art classes. One gift certificate will be given away each Monday during the month of October (10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, and 10/31). Enter early to qualify for multiple drawings, and your best chance to win! One entry per email account per week, please.

Congratulations to our Arts Month 2022 winners: Dara Hoffman-Fox, Lindsey Blasi, Sandra Harris, Valerie Velasquez, and Nicole Dominick!

Become a Musician at School of Rock

The “Rock Band Experience” is for students ages 8-18 who are looking to improve their musical proficiency, or pick up an instrument with no prior music experience. This giveaway includes one weekly private lesson for a month (4 lessons), and a weekly group rehearsal (4 rehearsals). School of Rock specializes in guitar, bass guitar, vocals, keyboard, and drums. Every student is placed in a band of students their same age and skill level, and then assigned specific songs as a way of learning key music concepts. After working on songs together in band rehearsals and individual lessons, students take the stage to perform a live show at a concert venue in Colorado Springs. One entry per email account, please.

Congratulations to our Arts Month 2022 winner: Suzanne Mariska!

Curbside Culture Performance

Curbside Culture brings the arts out into the community by facilitating small-scale live performances at private residences, business events, cultural venues, assisted living facilities, and neighborhood gatherings. Perfect for birthday parties, graduations, weddings, and a variety of special events, Curbside Culture offers community members an intimate and enjoyable cultural experience, and a meaningful way to help support local artists. Enter for your chance to win a $500 voucher towards a performance of your choice from the Curbside Culture Roster of performing artists. One entry per email account, please.

Congratulations to our Arts Month 2022 winner: Jenn Vercammen!

Arts Month Merchandise

Join the celebration this October by entering to win your very own Arts Month t-shirt, mug, or drawstring bag (pictured here)! If you’re one of our lucky winners, the Cultural Office will purchase your chosen item, and have it shipped directly to your home or place of business. One entry per email account, please.

Congratulations to our Arts Month 2022 winners: Donna Goodrum, Sarah Ball Johnson, Rayann Brunner, and Karen Goates!


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