Homage to the Burns Theater

Category: Mural
Homage to the Burns Theater
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This mural was painted in 2010 by Kim Polomka and funded by the owner of the building and arts supporter Chuck Murphy and includes a shamrock, his personal good luck symbol. The Burns Theater, located a block to the west, was built with Cripple Creek gold money in 1912. It seated 1,500 patrons who enjoyed opera and theater performances. The figure on the left is a replica of one of two “muses” from a 1925 theater playbill. The ticket represents both the Kimball’s movie theater (the

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Medium type: Paint (acrylic, oil, etc.)

Date created: 2010

Location

Colorado Springs, CO, 80903

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