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Presented by The Group, Inc.

Historic Downtown Fort Collins is home to a vibrant and active arts community!

Each month, these fine and “folk” art galleries display new showings and open their doors for this self-guided walking tour. The Gallery Walk takes place the first Friday of each month, from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

Akinz

Featuring new artwork from Kaitlin Ziesmer for the month of July! Come on down to the shop on First Friday from 6:00-9:30 to check out her art & for your exclusive opportunity to print her artist edition design on a t-shirt, tote bag or your own item of your choice. $10 per print on your own item or $20 per t-shirt from our stock. $5 per print goes directly to Kaitlin. (Shirts will be available on a limited basis in store for the month of June for $24 - $28)

We'll also have some of our own new works up and available to print for the same discounted price.

More details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/147776552296143  

Art Lab

Matthew Fredricey is an artist residing in Colorado who is dedicated to the transformation of consciousness through the healing power of Sacred Art. 

Bas Bleu Theatre

Bas Bleu Theatre is hosting an exhibit to showcase a big anniversary of another arts group in our community - The Larimer Chorale. "The Ruby Years" is a commemorative exhibit of the last 40 years of the Larimer Chorale, featuring wardrobe, program posters and other memorabilia from the chorale and its smaller performance groups. Come meet members of the chorale and celebrate their 40th anniversary season. Bas Bleu Theatre, 401 Pine Street, Fort Collins, Friday July 1 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.  

Changeverything

 

Coco Artist Studio

 

Community Creative Center

 

Downtown Artery 

MAIN GALLERY:
"Willfully Obtuse"
a solo exhibition by Adam Hamilton

This exhibition centers around life’s only real constant, impermanence through unpreventable entropy. With influences stemming from social psychology, secular spirituality, and environmentalism, this work intends to be a meditation on the denial of our fleeting existence.

To be willfully obtuse is to live comfortably through a self chosen perception, most often a separate “safer” reality. This has the potential to advocate complacency and blind obedience when dealing with certain difficult aspects of an unexamined life. With an ostrich mindset, some carry on repeating patterns of behavioral disfunction that can breed subtle disconnection and divisiveness, but to embrace the tumultuous pendulum is to be willfully vulnerable.

“We're all going to die, all of us, what a circus! That alone should make us love each other but it doesn't. We are terrorized and flattened by trivialities, we are eaten up by nothing.” - Charles Bukowski 

CAFE:
Projection installation by Ethan Lindhout and Royce Hoffner

VENUE:
Live music by members of Shark Dreams  

Fort Collins Museum of Art

Richard Renaldi: Touching Strangers

Since 2007, Richard Renaldi has been working on a series of photographs that involve approaching and asking complete strangers to physically interact while posing together for a portrait. Renaldi pairs his subjects up and invites them to pose together, intimately, in ways that people are usually taught to reserve for their close friends and loved ones. He creates spontaneous and fleeting relationships between strangers for the camera, often pushing his subjects beyond their comfort levels.  

Fort Collins Lincoln Center

The Lincoln Center Art Gallery will be closed for the First Friday Gallery Walk. Please join us on July 8th, 5-7pm for the Opening Reception of the "34th Annual New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilts" exhibit.  

Global Village Museum

Donkeys and pigs and bears – oh my! Fort Collins Gallery Walk

July 1st 6 – 9 pm
Half-priced Admission = Adults $2.50, Seniors/Students $1.50, Youth 50¢Donkeys and pigs and bears – oh my! Animal figurines are just a few of the collections to debut July 1 at the Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures, 200 West Mountain Avenue in Fort Collins. Bring me back a souvenir! Global Travelers & Grand Memories opens 6-9 pm with over 30 international collections from residents in Northern Colorado. Admission is half-price as part of Fort Collins Gallery Walk. For more information, visit globalvillagemuseum.org or call 970.221.4600.

 

Illustrated Light


 

Old Town Art & Framery

 

Pinot’s Palette

Stop by Pinot's Palette to tour the studio and check out which new paintings we'll be offering in July while you enjoy a free wine sample!

 

The ACE Gallery

 

The Fine Art and Frame Company

 

 

The Center for Fine Art Photography

 

 

Trimble Court Artisans

Todd Hodges, local Fort Collins metalsmith, presents an eclectic collection of hand forged knives, fused glass lures and fine jewelry, including rings, pendants and bracelets. Todd is inspired by the natural beauty of the earth and often collects stones, bones and other interesting items to use when inspiration strikes. The jewelry utilizes semiprecious stones, pearls, silver, copper, and brass.

Opening Reception: First Friday July 1st, 6-9PM. For more information visit:http://www.trimblecourt.com #trimblecourt and #focogalleries. Store Hours: Mon-Sat: 10-8; Sun: 11-5.  

  • Bas Bleu presents award-winning theater that inspires artist and audience alike in an intimate salon

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    Bas Bleu Theatre Company & Gallery Bleu
    401 Pine Street
  • Promoting the art of photography by supporting the growth of creative artists through exhibitions.

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    The Center for Fine Art Photography
    400 N College Ave
  • Unique working studio of award-winning local artist Coleen Cosner

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    Coco Artist Studio
    11 Old Town Square
  • We are your creative hub.

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    Downtown Artery
    252 Linden Street
  • The Fine Art & Frame Company excels in meeting your art and framing needs.

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    The Fine Art and Frame Company
    119 West Oak
  • The mission of the Fort Collins Museum of Art is to engage our community in cultural experiences tha

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    Fort Collins Museum of Art
    201 S College
  • Dedicated to showcasing international folk art.

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    Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures
    200 W Mountain Ave
  • Landscape and nature photography

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    Illustrated Light Gallery
    1 Old Town Square #103
  • Lincoln Center Gallery presents exhibitions of contemporary art

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    The Lincoln Center
    417 West Magnolia Street
  • A high quality full service art gallery and custom framery.

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    Old Town Art and Framery
    173 N. College Avenue
  • Featuring art and fine craft from over 50 local artists. We're right up your alley since 1971.

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    Trimble Court Artisans
    118 Trimble Court
  • Community Creative Center

    Something new every week - a gallery and performance space presented by local artists

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    Community Creative Center
    200 Mathews Street
  • Enjoy an unforgettable evening of fun, friends, and fine art!

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    Pinot’s Palette
    159 W. Mountain Avenue
  • Vintage and boutique goods

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    Walnut Creek
    222 Walnut Street
  • You finally have control over how many people will see your work at Art Country Emporium!

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    The Ace Gallery
    222 Pine Street
  • Come discover a space in Fort Collins that you never knew existed at The Merchant Room.

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    The Merchant Room
    222 Walnut Street

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