Gallery Talk and Artist Reception with Exhibiting Artist, Hailey Myrick

Artist Gallery Talk: Friday, April 13, 5 – 6 pm
Artist Reception: Friday, April 13, 6 – 8 pm

“This cloud hangs heavily, like the floating islands of plastic waste that loom over the animals living beneath them. Viewed from below the surface, the weight of our responsibility toward our environment becomes a heavy burden, an anxiety that becomes as inescapable as the microscopic particles that are beginning to saturate the water they contaminate.”
~ Hailey Myrick

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Mother’s Day Mosaic Market

Saturday, April 28, 1 – 3 pm
FREE
Colorado Mosaic Artists will have tables set up in the Foote Gallery with miniature art, boxes, jewelry and other great mosaic gifts for sale- perfect gifts for mom! Bring mom and let her pick out her own, or come and find a surprise for her. Either way, enjoy springtime treats while you shop. Make and take opportunities will be available.

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Worksho with Artist Mark Guglielmo

Tuesday, May 29, 4:30 – 6 pm$10 per person
Advanced registration required  Ages 12 and older (space is limited)

In this artist-led workshop, participants will create a collaborative piece of artwork with the entire class, assisted by artist Mark Guglielmo. Each participant will have their own section of the larger piece to create. When finished, all of the pieces will fit together like a puzzle. You will be free to choose your media- crayon, colored pencil, etc. Participants must bring a smart phone to the workshop.

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How the Bicycle Changed American Culture

Thursday, June 14, 5:30 pm
Foote Auditorium
FREE Event
Presented by Dr. Robert Gudmestad

From the introduction of the first bike in the United States in 1819 to the recent trend of bike sharing, the bicycle has been influential in shaping American culture. This lecture will discuss how bicycles changed American definitions of femininity, made car culture and aviation possible, were a marker of childhood in America after World War II, became a tool for fitness, and why the mountain bike came to dominate modern bike culture.

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Loveland Cemetery Tour Series
Loveland’s Cemeteries: A History Presentation

Thursday, June 21, 6 – 7:30 pm
Foote Auditorium
Free

View the Remembered: History in the Lakeside Cemetery and Loveland Burial Park exhibit in the Museum’s History Gallery and then join Loveland Historical Society Member, Sharon Danhauer, on a journey through the development of Loveland’s cemeteries. Afterwards, sign up for one or all five Cemetery Walking Tours. Tours are $5 and registration is required. Space is limited to 15 per tour – call the Museum (970) 962-2410) to reserve your tour spot.

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Loveland Cemetery Tour Series
East Lakeside Cemetery Tour

Sunday, June 24, 6 – 7:30 pm
Meet at Northeast Corner

Enjoy these Cemetery Walking Tours with Sharon Danhauer of the Loveland Historical Society. Tours are $5 and advance registration is required. Space is limited to 15 per tour – call the Museum (970) 962-2410) to reserve your tour spot.

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Lecture with Jaune Quick-to-See Smith

Thursday, June 28, 6:30 pm
Foote Auditorium
Tickets available ONLY to museum members. Please call (970) 962-2410 to reserve your member-only ticket by June 25 (seating is limited).

Jaune Quick-to-See Smith has had over one hundred solo exhibitions in 28 states. Her work is in the permanent collection of institutions such as Yellowstone Art Museum, Missoula Art Museum, Detroit Institute, Denver Art Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian American Art Museum, and the Walker Art Center.

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Loveland Cemetery Tour Series
West Lakeside Cemetery Tour

Saturday, July 14, 9:30 – 11 am
Meet at Northwest Corner

Enjoy these Cemetery Walking Tours with Sharon Danhauer of the Loveland Historical Society. Tours are $5 and advance registration is required. Space is limited to 15 per tour – call the Museum (970) 962-2410) to reserve your tour spot.

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Loveland Cemetery Tour Series
East Loveland Burial Park

Thursday, July 26, 6 – 7:30 pm
Meet at Southeast Corner

Enjoy these Cemetery Walking Tours with Sharon Danhauer of the Loveland Historical Society. Tours are $5 and advance registration is required. Space is limited to 15 per tour – call the Museum (970) 962-2410) to reserve your tour spot.

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Dinos at a Tea Party Family Event

Friday, August 10, 6 – 8 pm
FREE Event
Join us for Night on the Town, as we celebrate the opening of our Saur to Soar and Design to a Tea exhibits with a Dinosaur Tea Party! Sip on tea as the kids search for dinos in our archeological “dig”. Take photos in the Dino Tea Party booth. Or enjoy one of our other family-friendly activities as you explore each exhibit.

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Loveland Cemetery Tour Series
West Loveland Burial Park

Sunday, August 12, 6 – 7:30 pm
Meet at Northwest Corner

Enjoy these Cemetery Walking Tours with Sharon Danhauer of the Loveland Historical Society. Tours are $5 and advance registration is required. Space is limited to 15 per tour – call the Museum (970) 962-2410) to reserve your tour spot.

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Program with CSU Native American Cultural Center

Thursday, August 23, 5 – 7 pm
(5:30 pm reception, 6 pm film screening and panel)
Foote Auditorium
FREE

Colorado State University’s Native American Women’s Circle student group created a collaborative short film highlighting Indigenous students’ experiences around common misconceptions about Indigenous peoples. Following the film, we will host a panel discussion featuring students from the film as well as staff from the Native American Cultural Center, and will discuss their experiences related to stereotypes, challenges, and strengths faced by Indigenous students and communities.

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Loveland Cemetery Tour Series
Mariano Medina Family Cemetery

Thursday, August 23, 6 – 7:30 pm
Meet at Medina Cemetery

Enjoy this FREE tour with the Loveland Historical Society.