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January 28, 2020 – December 17, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm – “An act of survivance is Indigenous self-expression in any medium that tells a story about our active presence in the world now.” — Gerald Vizenor Survivance is a term coined by Anishinaabe scholar Gerald Vizenor to describe how Indigenous people have not only survived but actively resisted the ongoing pressures of settler colonialism in North […]

Women’s Textiles Across Africa: The Symbolic and the Practical – Virtual Exhibition

October 9, 2020 – December 31, 2021 @ 12:00 am – Virtual Exhibition NOTE: The virtual exhibition works best in Chrome (Mac) or Edge (PC). Go to the Virtual Exhibition Across the African continent women are integral members of their communities, contributing as leaders, artists, entrepreneurs, and spiritual guides. While historically charged narratives led to misunderstood, romanticized, and stereotyped perspectives of African women through Western lenses, […]

MAURO GIACONI: C.A.R.S. ONLINE Virtual Exhibition

November 20, 2020 – November 20, 2021 @ 12:00 am – Mauro Giaconi was the museum’s Critic & Artist Residency Series visitor in Fall 2018. The artist’s work takes place in the field of sculpture, installation, and mainly drawing, which operates as the heart of all his production and starting point to generate spatial interventions and imagery that moves across the aesthetics of chaos and procedural […]


COURTNEY EGAN: C.A.R.S ONLINE Virtual Exhibition

December 19, 2020 – December 19, 2021 @ 12:00 am – The artist-curated C.A.R.S. Online series features past participants in the long running Critic & Artist Residency Series, with virtual exhibitions bringing together the artists’ own work and works from the museum’s collection. Courtney Egan, who visited CSU in 2014, is based in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her projection-based sculptural installations mix botanical themes and technology. This […]

MFA Thesis Exhibition 2020 – Virtual Exhibition

December 19, 2020 – December 31, 2021 @ 12:00 am – MFA THESIS EXHIBITION 2020 – VIRTUAL NOTE: The virtual exhibition works best in Chrome (Mac) or Edge (PC). The annual Master of Fine Arts Exhibition marks the culmination of a three-year degree program in the visual arts that fosters individual research and creative studio practice. Students in the program focus on a particular area of study […]

Installation view of the New Acquisitions gallery, showing Sherri Smith at right and Ron Kroutel at far left

New Acquisitions

July 17, 2021 – March 11, 2022 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm –

New Acquisitions is a selection of works recently gifted to or purchased by the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art. The exhibition features a wide range of genres and styles, including photography, painting, fiber arts, and jewelry.

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CSU Music On-Demand Fall Showcase

Throughout the semester, CSU Music concerts that were presented in-person and via Livestream will be made available on-demand. Please purchase an on-demand subscription through our ticket site. Date listed is when the event will be available for on-demand viewing. This list will be updated throughout the semester. 09.16.21 Brass Area Recital 09.20.21 Virtuoso Series Concert […]

Glorioserías: The Body in Late Twentieth Century Mexican Art

October 9, 2021 – April 10, 2022 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm –

Gloriosería is a made-up word that conflates an enthusiasm for sensation with a fascination for the vulgar and the horrific. Viewers will find the artwork featured in Glorioserías both familiar and alien. The nine artists in the exhibition display uniquely personal distillations of grotesque realism, intimate battles that nevertheless intersect with broader existential perils present in modern-day México.” —exhibition curator Álvaro Ibarra

Black camera lens filled with a collage of photographs by Kristin Capp, Donna Ferrato, Larry Fink, Joyce Tenneson, Raphael Mazzucco, Alen MacWeeney, Peter Turnley, and Walter Iooss

Widening the Lens: New Gifts of Photography

October 16, 2021 – December 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm – A selection of works from a recent gift, facilitated by the Summit Art Advisory, LLC Widening the Lens: New Gifts of Photography showcases a selection of works by eleven artists from three countries, spanning the 1950s through the 21st century. From Walter Iooss’ award-winning sports photography to Joyce Tenneson’s ethereal landscapes to Donna Ferrato’s groundbreaking photojournalism […]

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2021 OcTUBAfest

The CSU Tuba and Euphonium Studio, led by CSU faculty Stephen Dombrowski, presents OcTUBAfest 2021. Since 2013, this event has featured tuba and euphonium students with a special guest artist. The masterclass, guest solo recital, and student recital of solo and ensemble works are all free and open to public observation.

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Concert Orchestra: The Three B’s

This concert will be presented in person and via LIVESTREAM Program: J.S. Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C Major (Overture) Ludwig van Beethoven/McCashin: Romance in G Ludwig van Beethoven/Smith: Two Sketches Johannes Brahms/McCashin: Academic Festival Overture

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OcTUBAfest Recital

This event will be presented in-person and via LIVE-STREAM Join the CSU tuba students and professor Stephen Dombrowski for this area recital.

John McGuire Playing Horn

Virtuoso Series Concert: John McGuire, Horn

This concert will be presented in-person and via livestream. After over a year and a half of not performing live onstage, Dr. John McGuire returns to the Organ Recital Hall with Tim Burns (piano) in a recital based on music for nighttime. The program includes a world premiere by Traci Mendel (featuring Nicole Asel, mezzo […]


Guest Artist: Blake McGee, Clarinet

Dr. Blake McGee is Associate Professor of Clarinet and Music History at the University of Wyoming. A native of the west coast, Dr. McGee performed as a member of the Portland Opera, Vancouver Symphony, and the Oregon Mozart Players chamber orchestra. He is currently principal clarinet of the Wyoming Symphony. He is a highly active […]

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Classical Convergence Concert Series: The Mendelssohn Trio 

The Mendelssohn Trio (Erik Peterson, violin; Barbara Thiem, cello; Bryan Wallick, piano) was formed in 1988 and is named for Thiem’s great grandfather, Franz von Mendelssohn, a nephew of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy and an important supporter of artists and musicians in the Berlin of the early 20th century. The members of the trio are university […]

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Opera: Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell

Presented by the Ralph Opera Program with the CSU Opera Orchestra on Thursday, October 21, Friday, October 22, and Saturday, October 23, 7:30 p.m.; matinee on Sunday, October 24, 2 p.m. This event will be presented in-person with a LIVESTREAM on Oct. 23 only; On-demand available Oct. 30  The evening will start with a presentation about […]

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CSU Community Dance Class (Virtual)

Join faculty and students from CSU Dance for FREE classes in a variety of classical and contemporary dance forms. No prior experience is needed. All ages and levels are welcome! Date/Time: Select Fridays from 12-1 p.m., September 3 – December 3, 2021, including: September 3 September 17 September 24 October 1 October 15 October 22 […]

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Flute Area Recital

This concert will be presented in-person and via livestream. The CSU flute studio, under the direction of Dr. Michelle Stanley, presents a variety of works for the instrument to showcase the exciting, creative, and talented students in the program. 

Curator Lecture: Álvaro Ibarra

October 28, 2021 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm –

The Gregory Allicar Museum of Art is honored to welcome Álvaro Ibarra (M.A. and Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin) for a curator lecture in conjunction with the exhibition Glorioserías: The Body in Late Twentieth Century Mexican Art.

The curator lecture will be held in the Griffin Foundation Gallery at the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art on Thursday, October 28 at 5:30 p.m. A reception sponsored by Hixon Interiors to follow.

Joel Bacon pictured at the Casavant Organ for the Halloween Extravaganza

2021 Halloween Organ Extravaganza

Performances: Sunday, October 31, 6 p.m., 8 p.m., and 10 p.m. The organ studio and faculty artist, Joel Bacon, present the 16th annual Halloween Organ Extravaganza, with classic (and not-so-classic) works, including the famous Toccata and Fugue in D minor by Johann Sebastian Bach. Spooky sounds, combined with lighting and special effects, are sure to […]

2021 Spring Dance Visit Day promotional screen

Fall 2021 Visit and Audition Days (in-person and online options)

Annual visit and audition experience.

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Theatre Brown Bag Lunch Series

INCOMING AND CURRENT STUDENTS, grab your lunch, come meet our staculty (staff and faculty), and learn cool stuff! The sessions take place on select Fridays at noon in the University Center for the Arts (UCA) Conference Room. 2021-2022 Topics: September 10: Student Advisory Council Meet and Greet with theatre faculty and staff September 24: Get […]

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Lysistrata by Aristophanes, adaptation by Ellen McLaughlin

Directed by Debbie Swann Nov. 5, 6, 11, 12, 13 at 7:30 p.m., with matinees on Sunday, Nov. 7, 14 at 2 p.m.; LIVESTREAM TBD “Make love, not war,” is the rally cry of the women of Athens and Sparta, who go on a sex strike to try and stop their men from continuing to […]

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2021 Fall Theatre Visit Day

CSU Theatre Visit Days are for high school students, transfer students, associate degree graduates, and current CSU students (and their parents/guardians) to meet with CSU Theatre students and faculty. The events include themed break-out sessions and facility tour.

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2021 Fall Dance Concert

Annual Fall Dance Concert Note: Masks are required for all patrons regardless of age in all areas of the UCA. Please observe social distancing of 6′ between other patrons in all areas of the UCA. Concert programs are available in a virtual format only and may be viewed via a QR code available at the […]

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2021 CSU Honor Band Festival

The annual CSU Honor Band Festival brings together the finest high school musicians Rocky Mountain Region, selected from hundreds of applicants throughout the western region; the three day festival takes place at the University Center for the Arts at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. Guest clinicians and conductors enhance the student’s experience, providing invaluable insight and expertise. In addition to rehearsals, students enjoy several concerts given by CSU faculty and student ensembles. The experience is capped off with a performance by the Honor Wind Symphony and the Festival Concert Band in the beautiful, world-class Griffin Concert Hall.

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2021 Fall Dance Capstone Concert

The fall capstone dance concert features the creative work of senior dance majors Abby Allison, Maddy Kling and Jame Fuerte. Note: Masks are required for all patrons regardless of age in all areas of the UCA. Please observe social distancing of 6′ between other patrons in all areas of the UCA. Concert programs are available […]

2021 Spring Dance Visit Day promotional screen

Spring 2022 Visit and Audition Days (in-person and online options)

Annual visit and audition experience.