FoCocreates: Arts and Culture Master Plan

DRAFT of Vision and Goals is Out!

Meet the Future of Arts and Culture in Fort Collins! Community members, planning committees, subject experts and City staff have all worked together to outline the next 10 years.

We would love to hear your thoughts here or at either the two upcoming community events (full information and RSVPs below).

React by Sunday, March 31st

DRAFT of Vision and Goals is Out!

Meet the Future of Arts and Culture in Fort Collins! Community members, planning committees, subject experts and City staff have all worked together to outline the next 10 years.

We would love to hear your thoughts here or at either the two upcoming community events (full information and RSVPs below).

React by Sunday, March 31st

  • Get FoCo Creative! Two Events Reveal the New DRAFT of the Vision and Goals

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    Each event will include a presentation about the vision and goals for the next 10 years of arts and culture in Fort Collins. Plus, attendees will "Speed Date the Arts" and get an upclose and personal introduction to the City's current outlets from the people that run them.

    EVENT #1 - RSVP HERE

    When: Thursday, March 14 from 5:30 to 7:00
    Where: Northside Aztlan Community Center; Eagle Rooms 1 & 2; 112 E. Willow, Fort Collins

    5:30 - 6:00 - Introduction to the new Cultural Services Director and the DRAFT of the vision and goals for the Arts and Culture Plan
    6:00 - 6:30 - Small group discussions about the vision and goals
    6:30 - 7:00 - Speed Dating the Arts - whirlwind activity letting you spend face-to-face time with the leaders of the arts and cultural outlets

    EVENT #2 - RSVP HERE

    When: Tuesday, March 26 from 2:00 to 3:30
    Where: Lincoln Center in Columbine Room; 417 W. Magnolia, Fort Collins

    2:00 - 2:30 - Introduction to the new Cultural Services Director and the DRAFT of the vision and goals for the Arts and Culture Plan
    2:30 - 3:00 - Small group discussions about the vision and goals
    3:00 - 3:30 - Speed Dating the Arts - whirlwind activity letting you spend face-to-face time with the leaders of the arts and cultural outlets


    Each event will include a presentation about the vision and goals for the next 10 years of arts and culture in Fort Collins. Plus, attendees will "Speed Date the Arts" and get an upclose and personal introduction to the City's current outlets from the people that run them.

    EVENT #1 - RSVP HERE

    When: Thursday, March 14 from 5:30 to 7:00
    Where: Northside Aztlan Community Center; Eagle Rooms 1 & 2; 112 E. Willow, Fort Collins

    5:30 - 6:00 - Introduction to the new Cultural Services Director and the DRAFT of the vision and goals for the Arts and Culture Plan
    6:00 - 6:30 - Small group discussions about the vision and goals
    6:30 - 7:00 - Speed Dating the Arts - whirlwind activity letting you spend face-to-face time with the leaders of the arts and cultural outlets

    EVENT #2 - RSVP HERE

    When: Tuesday, March 26 from 2:00 to 3:30
    Where: Lincoln Center in Columbine Room; 417 W. Magnolia, Fort Collins

    2:00 - 2:30 - Introduction to the new Cultural Services Director and the DRAFT of the vision and goals for the Arts and Culture Plan
    2:30 - 3:00 - Small group discussions about the vision and goals
    3:00 - 3:30 - Speed Dating the Arts - whirlwind activity letting you spend face-to-face time with the leaders of the arts and cultural outlets


  • Thank You for all the Input and Guidance

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    Thank you for all your input! Thank you to all of the hundreds of people who shared their voices, visions, observations and skills in the planning process for the FoCocreates: Arts and Culture Master Plan. It has been over a year of community and stakeholder involvement. It takes a community effort with diverse voices to make a plan of this scope for the next ten years. Thank you to all who participated and to the following groups and organizations for their additional leadership and support in the planning process.


    Thank you for all your input! Thank you to all of the hundreds of people who shared their voices, visions, observations and skills in the planning process for the FoCocreates: Arts and Culture Master Plan. It has been over a year of community and stakeholder involvement. It takes a community effort with diverse voices to make a plan of this scope for the next ten years. Thank you to all who participated and to the following groups and organizations for their additional leadership and support in the planning process.


    And to all the hundreds of artists, residents, cultural institutions, donors, musicians, businesses, community leaders and creative businesses. Thank you for your hundreds of hours, survey input and ideas contributed to this planning effort.


    We are not done yet...the draft is being revised, council has had an update and input is still being captured until November 9th. Thank you for all your ongoing energy and help in creating our community's updated Arts and Culture Plan Master Plan.


    (Image: FoCocreates Plan: Graphic Note Taking artwork by Noted By Ellen)