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, Feb 28 2 pm
“Wild Kingdom Revisited: Warren & Genny Garst International Collection” Program – African Wildlife Slide Show
Presented by Eugene Decker
$5 Public; Free Members
Eugene Decker presents his own and Warren Garst’s personal photography of African wildlife through slides and stories. Gene will relate some of Warren’s adventures while filming for Wild Kingdom shows. Warren Garst spent more time photographing wildlife in Africa than in another location in the world. Eugene Decker met Warren in Kenya in the early 1970’S when he was working for the United Nations Kenya Wildlife Management Project. They have been good friends ever since. Gene, a professor Emeritus of Wildlife Conservation at Colorado State University, has visited African more than 35 times leading study tours and conducting training sessions for conservation agencies and universities.
How Far Did You Go? Peace Corps Social on Saturday, March 7. Want to immerse yourself in a new culture, learn about the integration of unique traditions and ways of life while assisting a community? Or have you already served in Peace Corps: want to share your story and hear about other amazing experiences from your peers? Join us for a night of connection, story-telling, and laughter at the Global Village Museum. Food and drinks provided, please RSVP Tomas at firstname.lastname@example.org. Information Meeting for people interested in applying to Peace Corps: 5:30 – 6:00 pm and Social for returned Peace Corps Volunteers and anyone interested: 6 – 8 pm
Admission to the Museum: $5 adults, $3 seniors/students, & $1 children.
The Museum is open Tuesday – Saturday from 11 – 5 pm