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
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.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- 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: email@example.com
The museum is also looking for volunteers for events and installation.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.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 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 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:
(re: Myth, Object & the Animal: William Morris Glass Installations; re: Magnolia Tapestry Project; re: Dress Code)
- Fort Collins Museum of Art Opens Exhibitions of Four Colorado Artists (July 2016)
- 2016 Masks Press Release (March 2016)
- 2015 Natural Shift Exhibit Opening Press Release (January 2016)
- FCMOA Announces 2016 Kaiser Permanente Masks Project and Honorary Chair Michael Powers (December 2015)
- FCMOA Opens Bob Coonts: Art & Influence Exhibit on November 20, 2015 (October 2015)
- Support the Work of FCMOA on Colorado Gives Day (October 2015)
- Norman Rockwell’s 323 Saturday Evening Post Covers in Final Weeks at FCMOA (October 2015)
- October Events at FCMOA (October 2015)
- FCMOA Unveils New Kid-Friendly Art Creation Studio: ART-EDU-OSITY (September 2015)
- September Events at FCMOA (September 2015)
- FCMOA Hosts Book Signing on September 25 of Fort Collins Author Andrew Michler(September 2015)
- Fort Collins Museum of Art Opens Norman Rockwell’s 323 Saturday Evening Post Covers Exhibition on September 4, 2015 (August 2015)
- Open Admission Days at the Fort Collins Museum of Art for the World of Jan Brett (July 2015)
- The World of Jan Brett (June 2015)
- FCMOA 2015 Masks Media Release
- 2015 Free First Friday Press Release
- Hallowed Absurdities: The Work of Theodore Waddell & Rocky Mountain National Park Centennial: 1915-2015- Twenty Years of Photography by Mark James (January 2015)
- Museum hires Executive Director (December 2014)
- Museum hires Resource Development Director (July 2014)
- Artistic Eye on History: Fort Collins 150 (July 2014)
- Executive Director resigns (June 2014)
- Downstream: Encounters with the Colorado River (May 2014)
- Banner Health – Kaiser Permanente Masks 2014 (March 2014)
- Andy Warhol: prints from the Cochran Collection (November 2013)
- Northern Colorado Invitational (September 2013)
- James Jensen from the Wayne F. Yakes MD Collection (July 2013)
- Syd Mead: Progressions (May 2013)
- 2013 Masks Fundraiser (March 2013)
- Tools in Motion: Works from Hechinger Collection (December 2012)
- Marlene Tseng Yu: Ice: Melting Glaciers and Avalanche Paintings (September 2012)
- Old Post Office Building Sold to Brinkman Partners (August 2012)
- Chihuly Venetians from the George R. Stroemple Collection (December 2011)
- Creating the New Century: Contemporary Art from the Dicke Collection (Aug. 2011)
- Ansel Adams: Masterworks (January – March 2011)
- Michael Gregory (January – March 2011)
- William Morris: Myth, Object and the Animal (August – November 2010)
- Hung Liu: Apsaras (November – January 2009)
- The Masters ReMastered (July – October 2009)
- Fort Collins Collects (May – July 2009)
Board & Staff
Board of Directors
John Dellenbach, Chair
Fran Hardman, Vice Chair
Melissa Katsimpalis, Secretary
Marilyn Cockburn, Treasurer
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