Fort Collins, Colorado

RENT GALLERY SPACE AT THE COMMMUNITY CREATIVE CENTER

 

at the Historic Carnegie Building

200 Mathews, Fort Collins, CO 80524

The Community Creative Center at the Historic Carnegie Building (CCC) is owned and operated by the City of Fort Collins, managed through the Lincoln Center. The CCC is also home to public gallery and performance spaces that are available to rent for exhibition, performance and presentation purposes. The CCC is intended to be used by artists from various disciplines, employing a wide range of artistic expression.

Community Creative Center Calendar.

Gallery rentals are available on a weekly basis and reservations are taken up to one year in advance. Visual Artists are responsible for the installation and sale of their own artwork within guidelines provided in the rental contract. The CCC provides a Gallery Coordinator who will meet with the artists to review the installation guidelines, oversee the installation process, light the exhibit, and consult with any questions you may have. Weekly gallery rentals are reserved for Mondays through Sundays. Mondays and Tuesdays are for installations, Wednesdays through Saturdays, 12-6pm are open to the public, and work is picked up on Sunday mornings, between 9am and 12pm. All installation and pick-up hours are to be arranged with the Installation Coordinator.


Performance rentals are available on an hourly basis and reservations are taken up to one year in advance. Performers and presenters are responsible for managing their own performances within guidelines provided in their rental contract. Ticketed performance dates are available Wednesdays through Saturdays, 6-9 p.m., except on the First Friday of each month. Performances at those times must be reserved and approved by the Lincoln Center and must be free, open to the public, and appropriate for all ages. In general, the gallery is open to the public Wednesdays-Saturdays, 12-6pm.

Event rentals are available on an hourly basis and are taken up to six months in advance. Arts and cultural events are given priority. All events are limited to cocktail style arrangements. No home-made food is allowed. All food must be commercially prepared in a licensed kitchen.


Classroom Rentals are available for teachers wishing to conduct hands-on, lecture or workshop style classes as a reduced rate of $65 for 3-hour blocks, Wednesdays-Saturdays, 12-3pm or 3-6pm. A 20% discount ($52/block) is available when more than 3 blocks are rented at once (multiple dates allowed). 

The CCC will provide a Gallery Attendant for all gallery, event and classroom rental periods.

Rental Rates and Information:

Gallery Map and Rental Rates (PDF 114KB)

Gallery/Performance Rental Guidelines (PDF 132KB)

Non-Arts Related Event Rental Rates and Guidelines

How to Make a Rental Request:

1. View the Community Creative Center Calendar for available dates. (Listed dates are subject to change. Contact the CCC Gallery to confirm availability.)

2. Fill out the Reservation Request Form

NOTE: Full payment of rental fees, damage deposits and a signed contract are required to reserve the space. Reservations will be confirmed with the applicant upon full completion of all requirements and at the discretion of the Lincoln Center Staff. Rental Applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Lincoln Center Staff has the right to make final determination regarding Community Creative Center rental reservations. Artists should also read the full Community Creative Center Guidelines before making a Rental Application.


Inquiries about renting the Community Creative Center should be directed to Deb Catlow, dcatlow@fcgov.com or 970-416-2069.


Building Hours:


Wednesdays - Saturdays, noon-6 p.m., with extended hours on First Friday Gallery Walk evenings (6 p.m.-9 p.m.).

RENT GALLERY SPACE AT THE COMMMUNITY CREATIVE CENTER

at the Historic Carnegie Building

200 Mathews, Fort Collins, CO 80524

The Community Creative Center at the Historic Carnegie Building (CCC) is owned and operated by the City of Fort Collins, managed through the Lincoln Center. The CCC is also home to public gallery and performance spaces that are available to rent for exhibition, performance and presentation purposes. The CCC is intended to be used by artists from various disciplines, employing a wide range of artistic expression.

Gallery rentals are available on a weekly basis and reservations are taken up to one year in advance (See below for 2016/2017 reservation dates.) Visual Artists are responsible for the installation and sale of their own artwork within guidelines provided in the rental contract. The CCC provides an Installation Coordinator who will meet with the artists to review the installation guidelines, oversee the installation process, light the exhibit, and consult with any questions you may have. Weekly gallery rentals are reserved for Mondays through Sundays. Mondays and Tuesdays are for installations, Wednesdays through Saturdays, 12-6pm are open to the public, and work is picked up on Sunday mornings, between 9am and 12pm. All installation and pick-up hours are to be arranged with the Installation Coordinator.


Performance rentals are available on an hourly basis and reservations are taken up to one year in advance. Performers and presenters are responsible for managing their own performances within guidelines provided in their rental contract. Ticketed performance dates are available Wednesdays through Saturdays, 6-9 p.m., except on the First Friday of each month. Performances at those times must be reserved and approved by the Lincoln Center and must be free, open to the public, and appropriate for all ages. In general, the gallery is open to the public Wednesdays-Saturdays, 12-6pm.

Event rentals are available on an hourly basis and are taken up to six months in advance. Arts and cultural events are given priority. All events are limited to cocktail style arrangements. No home-made food is allowed. All food must be commercially prepared in a licensed kitchen.


Classroom Rentals are available for teachers wishing to conduct hands-on, lecture or workshop style classes as a reduced rate of $65 for 3-hour blocks, Wednesdays-Saturdays, 12-3pm or 3-6pm. A 20% discount ($52/block) is available when more than 3 blocks are rented at once (multiple dates allowed). 

The Idea Lab is a meeting room that is available for small meetings of 5 or fewer people to use on an informal drop-in basis Wednesdays - Saturdays, 12-6pm without reservations. Groups larger than 5 people must reserve the space for an hourly fee of $35/hr with a two-hour minimum. The Idea Lab is a great space for meetings or presentations and includes three large white boards, a projection screen and multiple tables seating four to six people each. Seated capacity for this room is 45 people when using existing tables and chairs.
 

The CCC will provide a Gallery Attendant for all gallery, event and classroom rental periods.


Rental Rates & Information:

Gallery Rates and Map

Gallery/Performance Rental Guidelines (PDF 132KB)

Non-Arts Related Event Rental Rates and Guidelines


How to Make a Rental Request:

1. View the Community Creative Center Calendar for available dates. (Listed dates are subject to change. Contact the CCC Gallery to confirm availability.)

2. Fill out the Reservation Request Form

NOTE: Full payment of rental fees, damage deposits and a signed contract are required to reserve the space. Reservations will be confirmed with the applicant upon full completion of all requirements and at the discretion of the Lincoln Center Staff. Rental Applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.
 

Here are the dates that the galleries become available in 2016 to reserve for 2017:

Now taking reservations for January 9 through April 30, 2017

May 2, 2016 for Galleries B, C and D May 1-7, 2017

May 31, 2016 for all galleries May 29-June 4, 2017

July 5, 2016 for all galleries July 3-9, 2017

August 1, 2016 for July 31-August 6, 2017

August 29, 2016 for August 28-September 3, 2017

October 3, 2016 for October 2-8, 2017

October 31, 2016 for October 30-November 5, 2017

November 28, 2016 for November 27-December 3, 2017
 

Lincoln Center Staff has the right to make final determination regarding Community Creative Center rental reservations. Artists should also read the full Community Creative Center Guidelines before making a Rental Application.

Inquiries about renting the Community Creative Center should be directed to Deb Catlow, dcatlow@fcgov.com or 970-416-2069.


Building Hours:

Wednesdays - Saturdays, noon-6 p.m., with extended hours on First Friday Gallery Walk evenings (6 p.m.-9 p.m.).