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Live Music
@ Art Lab
April 16th 8pm!!

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Kevin Houchin

Fort Collins Artist and Creative Business Attorney Kevin Houchin works in batik and watercolor. This show explores the interplay between geometry and gesture, the dance of design and chance.

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The Curfman at the Art Lab

An all student art exhibition. 2/7-2/28
Opening reception Feb. 7th 6-9pm

Hours: Fridays 5-9pm, Saturdays 10am-9pm, Sundays 10am-4pm

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Fashionably Mashed

Tweens and Young Teens ages 10-14

A 3.5-hour mash-up of fashion design + STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) where participants create a designer T-shirt

June 7!!

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You’ve seen those empty store fronts as you’ve wandered the streets of Old Town Fort Collins. They look like buildings that need some energy to make them happy again. That’s what Art Lab Fort Collins is all about. We’re temporarily filling those wonderful buildings with art, innovation, music, smiling faces until a new tenant comes along. When a new tenant decides to move in, we just move on to the next empty space.

Watch the empty store fronts for something new in Old Town.

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Are you a painter, print maker, dancer, singer, band, sitar player, poet, actor, creative soul or group that needs a place to show off your stuff? The Art Lab Fort Collins is the venue for you. Tell us what you want to do and let’s make it happen.

Email us  your idea for the space — Check the calendar for open dates. First come, first serve.

The Fort Collins Improv group is for people who are interested in learning more about Improv – come join us! We get together to be spontaneous! Every level is welcome; we love to have fun and to laugh together. Everybody participates and everybody has fun – no one feels left out or embarrassed!

We go through a wide variety of games, scenarios, and skits to build up our expertise in spontaneous, improvisational thinking, acting, singing, talking, speaking, falling, laughing, and juggling geese.

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Fashionably Mashed

Fee: $59 includes the following:
• Guided instruction.
• Designer’s kit of materials used by the pro’s.
• Full-length book on the STEM of Fashion Design.
• A blank T-shirt to transform into wearable art.

Description: Think fashion design is all glamour and fluff? Fashion designers are knowledgeable about history, science, mathematics, art, human behavior, communications and more. Jump into the science, technology and math at the heart of fashion design today. FashionablyMashed takes you through the steps of professional fashion design, including concepting, sourcing, costing and marketing. You’ll work with color theory and physics, economics and sustainability, business math and consumer science, soil science and human behavior. You’ll also work with the tools and critical questions designers face every day. Here’s your opportunity to design for your community and explore how fashion design can be your tool for making the world a better place.
Register at > STEM Workshops
For more information: | | 720-203-1749

PhotoVoice brought to you by Planned Parenthood


Over the course of two weeks this summer, nine youth from Fort Collins, Colorado Springs, and Denver were asked by the Responsible Sex Education institute to document the strengths and challenges to staying sexually healthy in their communities. The Photovoice exhibit, displaying the final photographs from the project, will feature 18 photos including captions and narratives, from participating youth.

Opening night for the exhibit will be at the Art Lab
Friday, September 20th from 5:00-7:30 pm.

The event will include light refreshments and is open to the public so please bring friends and family.

Natural Oddities exhibition by Claire Dean and Amber Witzke

The art exhibition Natural Oddities is a whimsical synthesis of decorative anthropomorphic drawings and nature-based fiber works. Quirky hanging installations and 2d graphic drawings will surely spark your visual hunger!

The exhibition will start at 9:00 am on Thursday December 19th and will end Friday December 20th at 9:00 pm.

We will invite guests to an open reception Thursday night at 6:00 pm. The exhibition and reception will be held at Art Lab on 325 Cherry St. Natural Oddities is a collaboration of artworks by Claire Dean and Amber Witzke.



  • Upcoming Events

    • April 23, 2014 5:30 pmWm Pilch
    • April 24, 2014 6:00 pmAvocat
    • April 25, 2014FoCoMIX
    • April 27, 2014 8:00 pmIMPROV JAM : SUNDAY NIGHTS AT ART LAB
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