201 S. College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Today's Hours

Saturday 12 AM - 5 PM
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201 S. College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524


Hours Today

Saturday 12 AM - 5 PM
We're open



To spread the power of visual art.


FCMOA is a nationally recognized leader inspiring others to experience the world differently through arts and culture.



  • Art educates.
  • Art is for everyone.
  • Art inspires.
  • Art innovates.
  • Art is fun.

FCMOA is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization funded by member & donor contributions.


Click here for the PDF of our 2016 Annual Report.

Click here for the PDF of our 2015 Annual Report.

Click here for the PDF of our 2014 Annual Report.

Click here for the pdf of our 2013 Annual Report.

Click here for the pdf of our 2012 Annual Report.

Current Job Openings at MOA


Events & Volunteer Coordinator


Executive Director


The Events & Volunteer Coordinator plans, manages, coordinates and evaluates all special events and volunteer initiatives for the museum as well as front desk staffing and managing the visitor services branch of the museum.


  • Manage and schedule special events (on and off-site), receptions, gallery rentals and creates event themes, event budgets, logistics, and pricing.
  • Create and maintain an event schedule as well as a timeline and checklist of responsibilities.
  • Create and maintain a calendar/timeline and budget for promoting and marketing events.
  • Prepare and execute contracts and rental agreements.
  • Create an atmosphere around each event that is appealing to community members, donors, and sponsors.
  • Coordinate all set-up, catering, food purchases and cleanup activities for museum events and rentals
  • Coordinate with General Manager on preparing special events paperwork for permits
  • Attend all special events (some evening and weekend hours will be needed)
  • Schedule, train and recruit all volunteers for front desk management, installations, and general museum events
  • Create volunteer handbook, training for volunteers and build the program
  • Send weekly emails to inform volunteers of opportunities and needs
  • Update volunteer schedule book and information as needed
  • Manage visitor services branch of the museum and be the liaison between the museum and front desk staff with implementing policies and information
  • Attend all committee and staff meetings as required
  • Update visitor log tallies and zip code log tallies
  • Marketing and Outreach

o   Update all community calendars with exhibition, programming and event information

o   Create marketing materials for museum events and programming

  • Supervise archiving of all exhibitions and events press and materials
  • Key staff member with our annual Masks fundraiser and gala benefit
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



Previous experience developing and working on special events such as receptions, dinners, galas and volunteer recruitment experience.  Must be a team leader and self-starter. Museum experience is helpful but not required.


Excellent telephone and interpersonal skills.  Ability to delegate, and close attention to detail.


Advanced verbal and written communication skills, familiarity with various computer applications (Power Point, Word, Excel, Publisher). Should be creative with an ability to think outside the box and envision the whole picture as well as the detail work of logistics.


40 hours per week.  Additional hours may be required during special events as well as possible weekend hours on occasion.


Salary: $29,500 a year. Sick time and vacation time included with this position.


Cover letter, resume and references due by Sunday, January 28. Materials can be emailed to: moafc201@gmail.com

The museum is also looking for volunteers for events and installation.
Please contact info@moafc.org for more information.



The Fort Collins Museum of Art originally was incorporated in 1983 as Horizons Gallery of Contemporary Art. In 1983 it was renamed Powerplant Visual Arts Center and housed in Fort Collins former Powerplant. The center bought and moved to the old Post Office building in Old Town Fort Collins in December 1990 as the One West Contemporary Art Center. It held its first exhibition in the new building in January 1991. The name was once again changed in 2004 to Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art, Inc. then finally changing the name and mission to Fort Collins Museum of Art, Inc. in 2010.

The Old Post Office building where the museum is housed in a three-story Second Renaissance Revival structure designed by James Knox Taylor, the Supervising Architect for the U.S. Treasury. Described at the time as the “finest building in the city,” the Post Office building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a designated Fort Collins local landmark.


Rentals at FCMOA


The museum lends itself best to cocktail-style receptions. Food and drink are limited to reception areas and are not allowed in the galleries. Rental opportunities at the museum include:

Main Gallery

  • Main Floor – Approximately 1,800 square feet
  • Large north windows facing Oak Street Plaza
  • Natural light, track lighting, and/or florescent lighting
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • $500/flat fee for up to 4 hours and $100/per hour after 4 hours
  • Please contact us about our non-profit rate – call (970) 482-2787 and speak to Kali Dhayatkar

Art.Edu.Osity Creative Space

  • Can be reserved in addition to the Main Gallery
  • Additional 400 square feet on Main Level
  • High east-facing windows
  • Natural light, track lighting, and/or florescent lighting
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • $75/per hour (minimum of 2 hours)

 Additional Information

  • Additional fees include $25/hour if renting space after or before business hours or if extensive staff assistance is required for the event.
  • Non-profit Discount: 10%.
  • Cleaning/Damage and Reservation Deposit: $100 space (Dates will only be reserved once deposit is received).
  • Projector: $50 per hour

Other Notable Information:

The care of artwork is our first priority. Museum etiquette should be observed at all times.

Please inform your guests of the following rules: DO NOT TOUCH the artwork. Keep food and drink away from the artwork, display cases, and pedestals. NO smoking, open flames, confetti, or pets. Do not attempt to move artwork under any circumstances. Contact a staff person before leaving the gallery unattended.


FCMOA in the: 

Denver Post 
(re: Joseph Raffael; re: Hung Liu: Apsaras)

(re: Myth, Object & the Animal: William Morris Glass Installations; re: Magnolia Tapestry Project; re: Dress Code)

Coloradoan Ticket
(re: Ansel Adams: Masterworks; re: William Morris: Myth Object and the Animal; re: Chihuly Opens)

Press Releases











Board & Staff

Board of Directors

John Dellenbach,  Chair
Fran Hardman, Vice Chair
Melissa Katsimpalis, Secretary
Marilyn Cockburn, Treasurer
Tedi Cox
Lili Francuz
Jean Lehmann
Megin Rux
Myra Powers
Board Member Emeritus: Gary Hixon


Lisa Hatchadoorian, Executive Director
Gloria Boresen, General Manager
Kali Dhayatkar, Volunteer & Events Coordinator
De Dahlgren, Development Director
Cheryl Rogers, Registrar & Preparator
Kevin Flowers, Marketing & Design Coordinator
Elizabeth Morisette, Education Coordinator
Patricia Wright, Gift Shop Manager

Upcoming Events

Sun 21

Poetry Workshop with Kathleen Willard

January 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Mon 22

Kids After-School Class

January 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sun 28

Deconstructed Landscape Workshop

January 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Mon 29

Kids After-School Class

January 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Feb 02

First Friday Gallery Walk

February 2 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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