Celebrations from Around the World and International Santas
Friday, December 6 – Saturday, February 22, 2014
Jack Curfman is guest curator and designer for this exhibit which highlights festive and colorful celebrating important holidays and cultural traditions of countries all over the globe. Popular and unusual holidays from Bolivia, India, Japan, Viet Nam, and Germany are among those highlighted in the exciting exhibit. “I want this to be an exciting experience and stir up the emotions. This is definitely not a passive exhibit!”
Faces of Fort Collins: Our Global Community
Hall Gallery, June 15 – December 28
Fort Collins has an incredible array of connections to cultures throughout the world- personified by our citizens’ engagement and links around the globe. Photographs and biographies of more than 25 residents provide a glimpse into many of the cultural heritages and globally diverse populations that make our community vibrant. This photographic exhibit, presented by Intercultural Educator Martha Denney and Photographer Betsy Meredith Hudgens is sponsored by the Intercultural Resource Center of the Global Village Museum with assistance from Fort Fund and the City of Fort Collins. Free for members and $5 for non-members. Please join us and bring your friends to celebrate Northern Colorado’s amazing global connections.
The Mundoville Gallery of International Folk Art in Miniature features the world in miniature. The collection was donated by the late Jeanne Nash, a founding member of the museum. Nash donated her entire collection to the museum which comprises over 21 miniature houses, multiple small-scale scene replications and hundreds of international folk dolls representing eras, people, and cultures from around the globe. In addition there are numerous related life-size items. Many objects in the collection are hand-made from natural materials.
Village Arts Gallery
The Village Arts Gallery is home to world folk art, fine art, crafts, artifacts and musical instruments donated by local collectors and founding members of the museum, including Martha Denney, Stewart Price and John Roberts. The collection represents ancient, traditional and contemporary cultures, with emphasis on Africa, Asia, Latin America and Oceania. The gallery includes a room dedicated to the U.S. Peace Corps.