We’re open this Friday!

Good news for you and your visiting guests - the museum will be open on Friday, November 28 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM as well as our normal weekend hours: Saturday and Sunday noon to 5:00 PM.

[caption id="attachment_645" align="alignright" width="214" class=" "] Ashley Perry at the Marilyn: Celebrating an American Icon opening. Image by Tim O'Hara Photography.[/caption]

We hope that you will come and also tell your friends that we're open. Marilyn: Celebrating an American Icon is a wonderf...


You can shop and donate – it’s easy!

Do you shop at Amazon? Did you know that you can donate to the museum when you shop?

When first visiting AmazonSmile, you are prompted to select a charitable organization from almost one million eligible organizations. In order to browse or shop at AmazonSmile,  you must first select a charitable organization. For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the customer’s selected charitable organization.

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It’s official!

The Fort Collins Museum of Art is officially part of Colorado Gives and we are excited! Click on the button below to donate to the museum, it's so easy to use. You can give any amount and help us to bring high-quality exhibitions to the Northern Colorado area.

Check out our listing on the Colorado Gives site.

Gloria Boresen, General Manger



Moving Forward!

FCMOA renovations are fully underway at this point.  Ceiling tiles being replaced, hardwood floors being reinstalled and refinished and walls being painted!  At the same time we are preparing the galleries for our upcoming Chihuly Venetians exhibition that will open to the public December 14th.  This is a must-see exhibition that folks of all ages and levels of knowledge about art can enjoy.

Also, look for my upcoming lecture series:  "Impressionists Paint Winter."  Those lectures will t...


We’re on the road to building recovery!

Last week we reported on the water damage we suffered due to the museum's aging infrastructure.  But this week we can happily report that we have begun to put the broken pieces back together and we are good to go with our December 14th public opening of the Dale Chihuly exhibition.  This will be a spectacular show!

Marianne Lorenz, Executive Director...


Drying Out!

Its important for museum buildings to be well-maintained because they are essential for keeping the priceless cultural treasures they contain safe and secure.  As this building approaches its 100 anniversary in 2012, it is more essential than ever for us to not only appreciate its beauty, but to remember that it needs regular care and feeding.  Two days ago, we were reminded of how fragile this grand old lady of almost 100 is when two water coils failed raining water down upon our offices, gal...