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Fort Collins, CO 80524

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Fort Collins, CO 80524

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Art of the Garage Tour

Art of the Garage Tour

Art of the Garage Tour 2019
Saturday, October 12, 2019
Your all-access pass behind the doors of Fort Collins’ most creative spaces.

Fine art. Music. Invention. Architecture. Often the most inspiring, innovative work is done in garages. And some of the finest visual, musical and automotive treasures live in our own backyard — in garages throughout Fort Collins. Join the Museum of Art | Fort Collins for a one-of-a-kind, one-day peek into some of the most creative spaces in town. Classic cars. Luxury cars. Art. Rock and roll. Organization. Restoration. And relaxation.


The After Party | Old Town

What better way to wrap up a day of touring than by kicking back, relaxing, and enjoy fine food and drink with your fellow garage-lovers. Join us at the home of Jeff Lebesch & Zia Zybko for an after-party extravaganza. Take a stroll around their grounds, meet their goats, take in Zia’s gorgeous landscape design and Jeff’s classic car collection of vintage Porsches. Tickets are limited, get yours today!

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Pastel Techniques Workshop

Pastel Techniques Workshop

Instructor: Anna Lee
August 11th from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

The workshop will cover pastel techniques paired to the artists from the Our Planet exhibition. All supplies are provided.

Ages: 5 -13

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House Concert with Liz Barnez

House Concert with Liz Barnez

Thursday, July 11, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
House concert at the Museum of Art | Fort Collins with Liz Barnez
$25 for non-members, $20 for members
Preregister only, tickets will not be sold at the door.

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6/2 Tree Sculpture Class

6/2 Tree Sculpture Class

Wire and Stone Sculpture

Instructor: Elizabeth Morisette

Create a tree sculpture using wire and rocks. Reflecting on the organic work of Gallery Artist Erika Osborne, participants will create their own sculptural trees with a variety of shapes and sizes. These sculptures can then be used to decorate your patio, garden or even your windowsill.
1:00 – 3:00 PM, Sunday June 2
Ages 15 and up
$15 member $20 Non-member

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5/31 Lecture & Book Signing

Artist Zora Murff
Lecture & Book Signing
Friday, May 31
5:30pm
FREE
In collaboration with the Center for Fine Art Photography, MoA will host a lecture and book signing by noted artist Zora Murff. Zora Murff’s work focuses on how images are used to reinforce social and cultural constructs including race and criminality.
Murff currently serves as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Photography at the University of Arkansas.
House Concert – Lois and the Lantern

House Concert – Lois and the Lantern

Lois and the Lantern
6:30 to 8:30 PM
Tickets are $20.00 and $15.00 for members. Tickets will not be sold at the door, please register by Thursday, April 11.

 

On a dusty dead-end road just outside of city limits, a group of women met monthly to escape the world and to play music. From one of those laughter-and-whiskey-filled jams, both the legend of Lois and the Lantern and the band were born. Originally the brain-child of members Mary Merritt and Theresa Brodzinski, Lois became a reality when Saja Butler and Tara Sparks joined the band in 2014.  Comprised of four very different personalities, the result is a genre-bending fusion of styles and influences that is anything but your typical string band. A dynamic combination of punk-laced mandolin, sexed-up banjo, driving folk-grass guitar, and funky bass uke, topped off with layers of sublime vocal harmonies, woven thoughout captivating, story-driven lyrics, Lois and the Lantern is an experience for your ears.

 

3/16 Walk in Beauty: Intricate Form – Writing Party

She Walks in Beauty: Intricate Form
A Writing Party with Kathleen Willard

Saturday, March 16, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
$15 members, $20 non-members

Melanie Yazzie, Navajo sculptor, painter and printmaker, uses playful imagery in her series of prints to tell her life story. The balls of yarn from the wool her mother spun to make traditional Navajo rugs, a dog mask from Halloween, tools, toast, and other imagery from her life dances through her series of prints narrating the wonderment and happiness of life. Sydney Pursel uses costume, dance and video to narrate her identity-based narrative. How does she reconcile her bi-racial heritage- Native, Celtic and Irish-American? What advice will you receive from her Medicine Man Infinite Wisdom Machine? Put a quarter in the machine and find out. Brenda Mallory uses recycled materials to stitch together and celebrate her Native heritage by using disparate materials to destabilize the viewer. Think about your wonderment, your heritage, your costume, your dance, your destabilization and come ready to write.

Register Here! Before 3/14/19

3/14/19 Lunch-n-Lecture

Featuring Dr. Doreen Martinez, Assistant Professor of Indigenous Studies, CSU, Department of Ethnic Studies and Women’s Studies & Gender Research

“Seeing Art through Indigenous Spaces”

Indigenous ways of seeing, listening, and living in the world are often represented in nuance, discreet, and coded forms as well as poignant, bold and striking messaging. Art is a space of Indigenous ways of being that this talk will share.

Dr. Doreen E. Martinez is of Mescalero, Apache and Pennsylvania Dutch lineage. She is a transnational Indigenous epistemologist with a Sociology PhD. Her scholarly expertise is in Indigenous knowledge systems, research methodologies, visual culture, and, sociopolitical land and environment issues. Her projects address and include mis/understandings of identity, collective philosophies, contemporary and historical belief practices, and nation-state influences.

Lunch is served at Jay’s Bistro, 135 W Oak St.

Coiled Basketry Workshop

Coiled Basketry Workshop

Learn how to make a coiled basket with fiber artist, Elizabeth Morisette. She will teach you how to create a basket using the ancient technique of coiling. Using a variety of papers, participants will experiment with texture and color to form a unique paper vessel.
All materials are provided.
Sunday, March 10, 2:00 to 4:00 PM.
Ages Teen to Adult
Preregistration is required.
$25 per class ($20 for members)

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