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Theatre & Arts in Fort Collins

Theatre & Arts

Between CSU's world-class performing arts center, local community and professional acting troupes, traveling Broadway shows, venues devoted entirely to musical theatre (with and without dinner), long-standing children's theatre companies and summer performances under the stars, it's no wonder Fort Collins boasts more opportunities to see live theatre than in Boulder and Colorado Springs combined!

Fort Collins richly deserves its reputation as the cultural capital of Northern Colorado. With a half-dozen live theatre stages in production throughout the year; a symphony orchestra, ballet troupe and opera company as well as several choral ensembles; facilities that accommodate a wide range of national touring shows and concerts, and galleries and museums mounting exhibits of everything from animation art to historical kimonos, there's always something interesting going on.

Beet Street
200 Mathews St
(970) 419-8248
(970) 419-8240

Beet Street is a non-profit organization & a catalyst to develop Fort Collins into a nationally recognized Arts & Culture center and destination.

Candlelight Dinner Playhouse
4747 Market Place Drive
(970) 744-3747

A spectacular 380 seat Dinner Playhouse nestled at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, filled with Colorado elegance. The larges,t professional dinner theater in the region offering fine dining and the best in Broadway-style musical theater.

Center for Fine Art Photography, The
400 North College Avenue
(970) 224-1024
(970) 224-1010

The Center promotes established and emerging photographers from around the globe. The Center is proud to be a launching pad for talent from around the world.

Colorado State University School of the Arts
1779 Campus Delivery
(970) 491-5529

Colorado State University Department of Music, Theatre and Dance offers world-class performances by students, faculty and guest artists in state-of-the-art venues. Full schedule available online.

Foothills Pops Band
407 Guillemonte St.
(970) 430-2756

The Foothills Pops Band directed by Glenn Shull is a non-profit organization of local adult musicians who perform musical arrangements enjoyed by everyone. Regular season performances are held at the Fort Collins Lincoln Center.

Fort Collins Children's Theatre
PO Box 442
(970) 498-4110

Started in 1958 by a group of community-minded individuals, FCCT is founded on the belief that exposure to live theatrical performances is a valuable experience to be shared with families and children of all ages.

Fort Collins Museum of Art
201 S. College Avenue, Ste 101
(970) 482-0804
(970) 482-2787

The Fort Collins Museum of Art presents an exciting annual program of exhibitions that engage the community and contribute to lifelong learning. FCMOA is open from 10:00am - 5:00pm Wednesday through Friday and 12pm - 5pm Saturdays and Sundays. We are located in the heart of Old Town at the corner of College and Oak. FCMOA is a private, not-for-profit art museum whose exhibitions are supported by Colorado Creative Industries, The Fort Fund and FAC’s many members and sponsors.

Global Village Museum of Arts & Cultures
200 W. Mountain Ave., Suite C
(970) 221-4600
The Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures and Intercultural Resource Center is dedicated to showcasing international folk art. Exhibits are designed to engage and inspire visitors to learn more about world cultures, people, art and history in order to promote world understanding and foster peace.
Illustrated Light Gallery
#1 Old Town Square, Suite #103
(970) 493-0447
(970) 493-4673

The only gallery in Northern Colorado dedicated to fine art photography. Featuring the work of award-winning nature photographer, David Clack. Pottery, woodturnings & blown glass.

Larimer Choral Society
PO Box 884
(970) 416-9348

The Larimer Chorale is an adult, auditioned, avocational choir. Celebrating our tenth year under the direction of Dr. Michael Todd Krueger. Founded 1978.

Lincoln Center
417 W. Magnolia Street
(970) 221-6373
(970) 221-6735

The Lincoln Center is the City of Fort Collins’ cultural arts center. It contains two performing arts spaces, two galleries, conference facilities, and an outdoor sculpture garden, terrace, and rooftop deck.

Midtown Arts Center
3750 South Mason Street

Northern Colorado's choice for all-inclusive dining and live theatre. Featuring the hottest shows performed by professional national talent, Mid Town Arts Center brings Broadway up close and close to home.

OpenStage Theatre & Company
PO Box 617
(970) 482-0859
(970) 484-5237

Captivating live theatre. "OpenStage...can easily take its place among Colorado's best companies" -Denver Post. Winner of Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts. Tickets: (970) 221-6730.

Pinot's Palette
159 West Mountain Ave
(970) 214-5208

Fort Collins Pinot's Palette is an upscale "Paint. Drink. Have Fun" establishment in Old Town Fort Collins where anyone can be an artist! We offer a fine selection of Wine and Beer. No art experience required! In two or three hours you can create any number of our festive, whimsical and pretty paintings in our Main Studio. We'd love to help you celebrate Girls' Night Out, Birthday Parties, Date Night, Bachelorettes, Anniversaries, in our Private Party Studio; and we host Corporate Team Building Events; office parties and staff meetings. Come in and paint; create our own masterpiece! Great Music, Painting and Fun.

Swetsville Zoo
4801 E. Harmony Road
(970) 484-9509

A world famous sculpture park containing over 170 animals, plants, space ships, etc. Fashioned from recycled farm machinery, auto parts, and assorted metal. Open every day.

Trimble Court Artisans/Artist Coop
118 Trimble Court
(970) 221-0051

Since 1971 Trimble Court Artisans has offered exceptional arts and crafts in a turn-of-the-century building in Old Town Fort Collins.

University Art Museum
1400 Remington Street
(970) 492-4027
(970) 491-1989

Located in the Visual Arts Building at Colorado State University, the gallery is dedicated to the enrichment of the cultural and intellectual life of Colorado through the presentation of artwork that is stimulating, relevant, and of the highest quality.
The Museum offers 8-10 exhibitions each year. Open 10am - 6pm Tuesday - Saturday