September 10, 2016
We’ve changed our name, we’ve doubled our gallery size, and we’re sporting a new look. Enjoy previews of galleries, giveaways for adults and children, and family friendly activities in the museum. For more information visit: ArtMuseum.colostate.edu
Schedule of Events:
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Art and Art History Department Open House: A Celebration of the Grand Opening of the Museum and the Visual Arts at CSU, Visual Arts Building
11:30 p.m. Food trucks available in the CSU Trial Gardens
1 – 4 p.m. Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening
The Gregory Allicar Museum of Art (formerly the University Art Museum), with a growing and diverse art collection, expanded facilities, and dynamic on-and off-site programming, is a cornerstone of Colorado State University’s arts initiatives and a link to alumni, Fort Collins, and our region.
Always free and open to all, the museum invites visitors to revel in direct engagement with outstanding examples of visual art. The museum is dedicated to educational vitality, encouraging teaching and learning through interaction with art; welcoming engagement, embracing all audiences; and to honoring a diversity of art making across time periods, geographies, and cultures. We welcome visitors to enjoy a robust program of permanent and changing exhibitions and related programs, including workshops, lectures, and guided tours.
Registration is encouraged but not required. Click here to register.
September 13, 2016
Upcoming Exhibition, Fall 2016
Patrick Nagatani’s photographic suite, Chromatherapy
Join photographer Patrick Nagatani for a discussion of the exhibition Chromatherapy. Nagatani will discuss his ongoing series, begun in 1978. This exhibition and talk are sponsored by the FUNd Endowment’s Critic and Artist Residency Series and takes place in the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art’s Griffin Foundation Gallery.
September 23, 2016
This workshop will explore arts integration, specifically visual art and mathematics at the middle school level. Using the Africa Meets Africa exhibition and curriculum, teachers will explore hands-on approaches to making art that illustrate mathematical principles. Join Helene Smuts and Jackie Scheiber from the Africa Meets Africa project. While presentations and activities will be specifically designed for art and mathematics educators at the middle school; educators can make applications to all disciplines and grade levels.
The event takes place in the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art’s Hoffert Learning Center. For more information and a workshop schedule, please contact Associate Curator of Education Dr. Patrick Fahey.
September 28, 2016
Join Helene Smuts, creator of Africa Meets Africa, for a presentation on an innovative educational initiative in South Africa that utilizes traditional art forms to teach across disciplines. Helene will be accompanied by Jackie Scheiber, mathematician at Wits University and a contributor to the Africa Meets Africa curriculum materials. Takes place in the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art’s Hoffert Learning Center.