October 2016
Vol 6 Issue 10
FREE Story Time at the Museum
Oct 1     11 - 12 pm 

Spark the imagination and creativity of your child through Story Time at the Museum. 

Daniel Geary, owner of Lone Tree Antiques and Fine Art in (Eaton, Colorado) will discuss the importance and different processes of authentication for the collecting public during "Genuine or Forgery:  Authenticity in the Antiques & Art Business."  Program starts at 6:30 pm.  Members free; $5 public.
The Museum’s diverse collections and artifacts in four galleries are on display at half-price admission the first Friday every month.

Souvenir Treasure Box
Youth Workshop

Oct 15     1 - 4 pm

Youth ages 8 - 12 are invited to an entertaining and engaging workshop at GVM.  Youth will design and fashion special boxes to store their precious treasures or collections.  Workshop fee of $3 includes supplies, snack, and activities. 
End of Year Membership Special 
 Join the GVM cultural community.
October - December 

Renew or purchase a new membership & receive one month free.  Thirteen months of free entry to wonderful global exhibits, engaging programs, and 10% discount on the international treasures in our Museum Shop.  Your membership matters!  Help us end the year with a high note.
Thanks GVM Members! 
Over 200 memberships help support cultural exhibits & programs.
Click for Benefits of GVM Membership & Membership Form
Wanted:  European Christmas Market Items 
Christmas markets, dating back to the Late Middle Ages, are street markets associated with the celebration of Christmas during the four weeks of Advent.  As part of Europe ~ Tales & Traditions  opening Nov 4, the Museum is fashioning a replica of a Christmas Market complete with European snow globes, Santas, and gingerbread houses.  If you have similar items to loan such as hand-carved elves, a nutcracker collection, or holiday artwork, please call us at 970.221.4600

A good deal is too good to pass up, especially when visiting a fabulous attraction.  Global Village Museum has several avenues for $1 off admission.  They are:
  • Poudre Library District cardholders
  • RE/MAX Advanced brokers and agents
  • HotSpots coupon (page 94 of coupon booklet)
  • City of Fort Collins Utilities employees

Global Village Museum expresses its sincere appreciation to Louise Creager, realtor with RE/MAX Alliance.  Louise, who specializes in mountain property, has donated a beautiful wine and goodies basket for the drawing at GVM's Red Carpet Reception on Oct 4.  

Thank you Mark Birmingham with Birmingham Productions (Fort Collins) for your quality repair workmanship on an artifact from Solomon Islands.

News ~ Community Partners
The Art of Haiti opens Oct 8, 6 - 8 pm, at the Fort Collins Museum of Art in the Lobby Gallery.  The exhibition features paintings, metal sculptures and textile works by Haitian artists with small handmade Haitian handicrafts available in the Museum Gift Shop.

Learn basic mixed media collage techniques through hands-on activities and gain experience with a wide range of materials commonly found at art supply stores or at home.  Taught by our own Lauren Bishop Mondays: Oct 10, 17, and 24.  At the ArtLab 6-8 pm, 239 Linden Street.  Cost is $25 adults and $20 students (includes materials).  Contact Lauren at to register.
Oct 1   11 - 12 pm    
Story Time at the Museum

Oct 5    6 - 8 pm 
$5 Public; Members FREE
Genuine or Forgery: Authenticity in the Antiques & Art Business

Oct 7   6 - 9 pm    
Half-price admission
Fort Collins Gallery Walk

Oct 15   1 - 4 pm 
$3 admission
Souvenir Treasure Boxes
Youth Workshop

Oct 18 - 22
Last week of
Bring me back a souvenir!

Nov 4  
Europe ~ Tales & Traditions
4 - 6 pm
Member & VIP Only Opening Party
6 - 9 pm    
Half-price admission
Fort Collins Gallery Walk

Nov 11  11 - 5 pm 
Veterans Day
FREE Admission to all Veterans

Nov 20  4 - 6  pm   
Music Benefit Concert
$20 Admission, $10 Members

Nov 25  11 - 5 pm   
FREE Day - Black Friday
20% off in Museum Shop on selected items

Dec 6 - 10
Monks returning

2016 ~ The Year of the Monkey's Lucky Numbers are 1, 7, & 8
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Tuesday – Saturday      •      11 – 5 pm
$5 Adults   •   $3 Seniors 62+/Students   •   $1 Children 4 – 12
200 West Mountain Avenue  
•   Fort Collins CO 80521   •   970.221.4600

The Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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