The First Friday Every Month
Fort Collins Gallery Walk
Half-price admission ♦ 6 – 9 pm
The first Friday of every month from 6 – 9 pm, Global Village Museum is part of the Fort Collins Gallery Walk. Each month we extend our hours and have a special activity to go along with our galleries. The Museum's diverse collections and artifacts are on display in four gallery spaces: Main Gallery – Wild Kingdom Revisited: Warren & Genny Garst International Collection, Mundoville Gallery (International Folk Art in Miniature), Village Arts Gallery, and Hall Gallery – Peaces of the World, a photography exhibit. Exhibits are created to engage and inspire visitors to learn more about world cultures, people, art, and history in order to promote global understanding.
The First Saturday Every Month
Story Time at the Museum
Free ♦ 11 am
The first Saturday of every month at 11 am, Global Village Museum will host Wild Kingdom Revisited ~ Story Time at the Museum. Enjoy a story, snack, and a craft related to the Museum’s exhibit Wild Kingdom Revisited: Warren & Genny Garst International Collection. Children and their families are invited to be transported back to the couple’s adventurous past in six world regions by Genny’s entertaining journal entries, snapshots, Warren’s stunning wildlife photographs, and their collection now on display in Main Gallery.
Saturday, March 28 ♦ 2 – 4 pm
“The Making of a Wild Kingdom Show” presented by Mary Jean Currier, PhD
Join us March 28 at 2 pm at the Global Village Museum for Dr. Mary Jean Currier presentation “The Making of a Wild Kingdom Show. “ Thirty years ago Mary Jean was featured in “Women of the Wild Kingdom.” She has behind the scenes secrets to how they captured the close-ups of the animals in action for her episode. Hear the highlights from Warren Garst’s journals for his experiences behind taping “Wild Kingdom” episodes. Enjoy pictures and stories in this lighthearted presentation and then explore the Main Gallery exhibit “Wild Kingdom Revisited: Warren & Genny Garst International Collection.” Open to public, $5, and free to Museum members.
Saturday, Apr 25 ♦ 2 – 4 pm
“Expedition to the Artic” presented by Ray & Melanie Chamberlain
Ray & Melanie Chamberlain from July to August of 2014 joined an eco-tourist photo expedition group for a month in the High Arctic. They attempted a modern-day achievement — executing the Northwest Passage that defeated explorers for centuries on a ship named National Geographic Explorer, which was classed for traveling in ice-laden seas. Ray & Melanie will tell about their trials and tribulations of this amazing expedition through pictures and stories. Open to public, $5, and free to Museum members.
Admission to the Museum: $5 adults, $3 seniors/students, & $1 children.
The Museum is open Tuesday – Saturday from 11 – 5 pm