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Downtown Art Week 2022

Downtown Fort Collins Art Week, April 23 – 30, 2022, showcases the Choice City’s lively arts and culture scene.  From experiencing vibrant, year-round public art, to enjoying collectible and shareable art, uncovering hidden art, and experiencing artistic expression in its various forms, Downtown is bursting with creativity.

Art Week is a collaboration between the Downtown Development Authority and the Downtown Fort Collins Creative District.

Experience Art Week in Downtown Fort Collins

Collectible & Sharable Art

Local artists, Kaley Alie and Teddi Parker, are creating a series of custom paintings to be printed and distributed as collectible postcards.  Postcard quantities are limited and will only be available during Art Week at participating Art Walk businesses.  Collect each set of three postcards and mail some love to family and friends or frame and keep them for yourself!

Tiny Art Hide & Seek

Local artists are creating tiny pieces of art work for you to seek and find!

With the intention of spreading smiles to those lucky enough to locate them, these tiny art pieces will be hidden Downtown daily for people to seek, find, and keep during Art Week.

Follow Downtown Fort Collins on Instagram and Facebook for clues of where to find the tiny artwork hidden throughout Downtown. Then, explore and discover these tiny hidden treasures!  

Art & Entertainment Round Up

Enhance your Downtown experience with exciting events, entertainment, and activities happening at local art and entertainment venues.  Be sure to check out these local happenings.

View Arts & Entertainment Happenings in Downtown
Self-Guided Art Tours

Explore the arts that are hidden in plain sight around Downtown on these self-guided walking tours.

Fort Collins Mural Project Murals Tour The Creative District's Art Tour for Music Lovers Historic Walking Tour Downtown Public Art Tour Downtown River Public Art Tour
Art Walk

Art Walk is a self-guided walking tour that celebrates creativity, culture, and community in Downtown Fort Collins from 6 – 9 pm on the first Friday of every month! From fine to funky, Art Walk showcases a spectrum of artistic styles to entertain and engage amateurs and art aficionados of all ages, interests, and backgrounds.  Catch fresh exhibits each month at 20+ participating businesses.

More information about Art Walk
Downtown Fort Collins Creative District

The Downtown Fort Collins Creative District is a walkable area of historic Fort Collins, certified by the State of Colorado, that strives to connect people to Downtown’s culture, artists, history, and creative businesses.  By pursuing its mission to advance Downtown as an arts and creative hub, they provide arts information, ways to experience Downtown’s art offerings, creative industry connectivity, and meaningful storytelling.

ART WEEK HIGHLIGHTS

Sculpture in the Square - Flame Dance by Annette Coleman

Sculpture in the Square | Saturday, April 23

Rotating on an annual basis, the juried show brings a variety of contemporary sculptures into this beloved public space. New sculptures will be installed in Old Town Square on Saturday.

Sculpture in the Square Information

Live Music in Downtown Fort Collins

FoCoMX | April 22 & 23

FoCoMX is a two-day music festival that celebrates live music in Northern Colorado. The festival features a diverse lineup of Colorado artists inclusive of all genres. 

 

FoCoMX Tickets and Information

 

Arts & Entertainment Round Up

Check out the myriad of creative things to do and see in Downtown Fort Collins during Art Week!