In northern Colorado, Fort Collins has a trio of museums that highlight different aspects of the arts. The Fort Collins Museum of Art is housed in a former post office in Old Town and presents a series of exhibitions and community events throughout the year.
The Center for Fine Art Photography is a nonprofit organization founded in 2004 that exhibits photography in three galleries in downtown Fort Collins. The center’s 900 members represent 31 countries worldwide, which means that visitors are likely to find photographs representing diverse subject matter and points of view when they take in the gallery exhibitions.
The University Center of the Arts at Colorado State University is a headquarters for music, theater, dance and visual arts in Fort Collins. The center is set up in a historic schoolhouse that has been repurposed for the arts. The exhibit space features a number of permanent art exhibits, as well as a rotating gallery space.
Arts have permeated numerous neighborhoods in Pueblo, and the city has established the Pueblo Creative Corridor to mark those parts of town that are filled with galleries, museums, music, public art and other attractive features.
The Downtown Main Street area has the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, which houses galleries and art exhibition series, two dance companies and a children’s museum. The area surrounding the arts center includes the Art and Soul Street Gallery, which features outdoor sculptures for sale, as well as numerous artist studios.
In the Historic Union Avenue area, visitors will find a number of creative industries, among them Prairie Rose Olde Tyme Photography, Still City Art Works, Turf Exchange Visual Art Center and numerous galleries. The Mesa Junction area is a residential neighborhood that is also home to artist studios and galleries, such as Cup and Bowl Ceramic Art Studio and Lane’s House of Glass.