Pablo Picasso Tête de Face ( Portrait de Marie Thérèse de face,) drypoint, 1934, Bloch 276


Surviving Picasso – film
Friday, September 8, 6 pm
Foote Gallery/Auditorium

This passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life.

Starring Anthony Hopkins and Natascha McElhone. Biography, Drama, Romance. Directed by James Ivory.

1996, 2 hours 5 minutes
RATED R (No one under 18 will be admitted.) Distributed by Imdb.


Midnight in Paris – film
Thursday, October 5, 5 pm
Foote Gallery/Auditorium

While on a trip to Paris with his fiancee’s family, a nostalgic writer finds himself mysteriously going back to the 1920’s everyday at midnight.

Starring Owen Wilson and Rachel McAdams. Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. Comedy, Fantasy, Romance. Directed by Woody Allen.

2011, 1 hour 34 minutes
RATED PG-13 (No one under 13 will be admitted.) Distributed by Imdb.


Friday, October 13, 3:30 pm
Free Event

Gallery tour of the Michelangelo exhibition with Loveland sculptor, Jack Kreutzer. Kreutzer has studied Michelangelo and points to this iconic artist as a driving influence upon his current practice. Following this tour, join us outside the Museum to watch a bronze pour.


Passing Berthoud – film
October 26, 2017 – February 25, 2018

In this film by Caryn Sanchez, Eva Diaz contemplates a future far away from the comfort of her close-knit Latino family, and the security of the small town where she lives.

This film will run on a loop every 13 minutes.

***The Foote Gallery/Auditorium is a reservable space and the gallery may be closed for private events from time to time. Please call the Museum front desk (970) 962-2410 to verify exhibit availability prior to arrival.


Día de los Muertos
Thursday, October 26, 5:30 – 7 pm

Enjoy an evening of lecture and film exploring the meaning, mystery, and magic of Day of the Dead. One of the most important holidays of Mexico, Day of the Dead is now widely celebrated in the United States as well. Traditional Mexican treats will be available during the program.

Elaborate Day of the Dead alters will be on display at both the Loveland Museum and the Loveland Public Library beginning mid-October.

This program is presented in partnership with Loveland LULAC and the Loveland Public Library.


Live Painting Performance with Armando Silva
Thursday, November 2, 5:30 – 7 pm

Watch Colorado artist Armando Silva paint his interpretation of Día de la Muertos based on his personal experiences.


Picasso Panel
Friday, November 3, 6 pm
Foote Gallery/Auditorium

Dr. Robert Baller, Art Collector
Lynn Boland, PhD, Director and Chief Curator Gregory Allicar Museum of Art, Colorado State University
Jennie Kiessling, Lead Faculty, Department of Creative Arts, Design and Humanities, Front Range Community College
Andrew Svedlow, PhD, Professor of Art History, University of Northern Colorado

Join in a panel discussion about the genius of Pablo Picasso, his continued influence on artistic theory and the cult of the artist, and his controversial stature in the history of art.


We Were Chicanos
Saturday, November 4, 1:30 – 3 pm
Film and discussion with Caryn Sanchez

Caryn Sanchez is the producer, director and writer of We Were Chicanos: Remembering Richard Castro. She spent nearly two years researching Castro’s life and interviewing family and friends about his impact on Denver.


Picasso, Jazz, and Cocktails
Friday, November 10, 6 – 8 pm

An evening to captivate all the senses! Enjoy this special Night on the Town event while viewing the Picasso: Visage exhibition as you listen to the melodies of live jazz music and sip on cocktails.


Tour the Picasso Exhibit
Wednesday, November 15, 1 pm

Free public tour of the exhibit with Dr. Andrew Svedlow, Professor, University of Northern Colorado. Reservations are not required but space is limited.


Michelangelo’s Genius
Thursday, November 16, 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Free Event

This gallery talk with Jim Richerson, Chief Executive Officer, Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo, Colorado, takes participants on a tour of Michelangelo’s models to learn about the remarkable story of these sculptures and the artist’s lasting influence on figural art.


Inside – Colorado Big Thompson Water Project
Saturday, November 18, 1 pm
Thursday, December 14, 5:30 pm
Presented by James Bishop, US Bureau of Reclamation
Free Event

This presentation will explain key facts about the Colorado-Big Thompson Project, how the Adams tunnel site was chosen, and how water diversion tunnels negotiate the interrelationships between geography, water, agriculture, and population in Northeastern Colorado.


Outside – Colorado Big Thompson Water Project
Thursday, December 7, 5:30 pm
Presented by local historian, Ken Jessen
Free Event

This photographic journey will travel from familiar places, such as Mary’s Lake, Lake Estes, the Hansen Feeder Canal and Horsetooth Reservoir.