Location

201 S. College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

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Location

201 S. College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

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About

Mission

To spread the power of visual art.

Vision

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

Values

ART MATTERS.

  • 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

We are currently looking for a Gift Shop Manager (Volunteer Position). Please email cover letter and resume to [email protected] if interested.

Buyer Responsibilities

  • Find appropriate merchandise for each exhibition at least six weeks prior to opening
  • Find wholesale outlets for merchandise

Artist interfacing responsibilities

  • Connect with artists about merchandise
  • Have artists sign contract
  • Have artists complete an inventory of the items they bring in
  • Have artists price their work with the inventory number on each piece before bringing into the museum
  • Contact artists to pick up art work or bring in additional art work
  • Keep an accurate inventory of artists’ gift shop merchandise
  • Keep a record of all artists’ names, address, phone numbers and email addresses
  • Keep a record of what consigned merchandise has been in the shop for 2-3 months and then rotate out if not moving/selling

Merchandising responsibilities

  • Set up gift shop with merchandise from artists and museum purchases during the installation time between exhibitions and weekly as needed

The museum is also looking for volunteers for events and installation.
Please contact [email protected] for more information.

 

History

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
  • $550/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 our Events & Volunteer Coordinator

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.
  • We do have a Non-profit discount.
  • 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.

Board & Staff

Board of Directors

John Dellenbach,  Chair
Fran Hardman, Vice Chair
Marilyn Cockburn, Treasurer
Tedi Cox
Brian Fabrizio
Lili Francuz
Melissa Katsimapalis
Jean Lehmann
Myra Powers
Dawn Putney
Megin Rux

Board Member Emeritus

Paula Edwards
Gary Hixon
Michael Powers
Dave Prosser

Staff 

Lisa Hatchadoorian, Executive Director
Gloria Boresen, General Manager
Bri Oronoz, Event & Volunteer Coordinator

De Dahlgren, Development Director
Cheryl Rogers, Registrar & Preparator
Erik Cox, Marketing & Design Coordinator
Elizabeth Morisette, Education Coordinator

Press

FCMOA in the: 

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

Westword 
(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

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Upcoming Events

Sun 24

Photo Bomb Workshop

June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Jul 06

First Friday Gallery Walk

July 6 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Jul 12

House Concert with Danielle Ate the Sandwich

July 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Jul 13

Awkward Writing Party

July 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Aug 03

First Friday Gallery Walk

August 3 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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