Europe ~ Tales & Traditions
Main Gallery
November 4, 2016 – February 18, 2017

Northern Colorado’s European roots are being honored in this unique exhibit.  We have opened our Main Gallery to six organizations, groups, and individuals to display their European heritage with photographs, textiles, and carvings.  Each will showcase their heritage passed down from generations.  In addition you will be zapped with the holiday spirit in our European Christmas Market exhibit showcasing nutcrackers, real gingerbread houses, nativities, and santas.

Painting the World Beautiful
Hall Gallery
January 6 – June 17, 2017

Painting the World Beautiful  transforms the Museum’s Hall Gallery into a panorama of breathtaking scenes from around the world.  On display are the exquisite works of three local artists:  Don Vogl, Rosalie “Rosie” Sinnett, and Joe Flores.

Permanent Exhibit
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
Permanent Exhibit

Village Arts Gallery is the home to world folk art, fine art, and artifacts all donated by local collectors and founding members.  The collection represents ancient, traditional, and contemporary cultures with emphasis on Africa, Asia, and Oceania.  Scan the QR codes in the exhibit and view the story behind the artifact narrated by John Roberts. 

Korean Embroidery – A Master of Tradition
Studio Gallery
January 6 – February 18, 2017

Korean Embroidery ~ A Master of Tradition is the elaborate artwork and handicraft of Jungji Doh, who was recently bestowed the title of “Master in Korean Traditional Embroidery” by the Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism.  The designation is one of the highest honors an embroidery artist in Korea can achieve.

Hall of International Textiles

Hall of International Textiles has unique hand-stitched and woven textiles and wall hangings: applique, batik, cross-stitched, embroidered, beaded, and hand painted.