The Eye Center Of Northern Colorado To Sponsor Free First Friday Admission For 2015 For Fort Collins Museum Of Art

Feb 5, 2015 | Member News

The Fort Collins Museum of Art, today announced that the Eye Center of Northern Colorado will sponsor FREE First Friday admission for 2015. All First Friday Gallery Walk patrons are invited to tour the Museum free of charge on First Fridays, from 5 p.m.–9 p.m., compliments of the Eye Center of Northern Colorado.

“We are thrilled about our partnership with the Fort Collins Museum of Art, and feel it coincides with our mission of improving vision. This partnership is a great opportunity for continued support of the community through visually stunning exhibits. The introduction of Free First Fridays will give many in our city the chance to appreciate these beautiful works of art. We are dedicated to building local awareness and patronage of this gem in Old Town Fort Collins.” Patrick Arnold, MD, Eye Center of Northern Colorado, PC

“The Fort Collins Museum of Art plays an important role in educating visitors about the local, regional and national trends in art as well as the histories and touchstone artists that create venerated artworks throughout western culture,” said Lisa Hatchadoorian, the Museum’s Executive Director. “The Eye Center of Northern Colorado’s dedication to vision in all forms helps our patrons and community appreciate the importance of the visual arts and continues to help us to fulfill our mission.”

About the Fort Collins Museum of Art
The mission of the Fort Collins Museum of Art is to engage our community in cultural experiences that promote an awareness and appreciation of the visual arts. To offer our audiences the highest-quality art experiences, the Fort Collins Museum of Art presents a diverse series of exhibitions, community events, publications, and educational programs for children and adults. The Fort Collins Museum of Art seeks to enrich the cultural life of the region and advance community understanding of the power of the visual arts to foster life-long learning, social interaction, and personal inquiry. The museum is located 201 South College Ave., in the middle of Old Town Fort Collins. The museum is open Wednesday through Friday from 10 am to 5 pm; Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 pm. Admission is $5.00 for adults; $4.00 for students with ID and seniors (over 65) and $1.00 for youth 7-18. Children 6 and under and museum members are free. For more information, visit or connect with the Museum on Facebook.

About Eye Center of Northern Colorado
The Eye Center of Northern Colorado serves vision needs throughout the region with offices in Fort Collins, Loveland, and surgeons that see patients throughout Wyoming. Additional community partnerships include the Downtown Business Association, Colorado State University Athletics, The Colorado Eagles, The Gardens at Spring Creek, and many area non-profits. The Eye Center is comprised of a team of 14 local ophthalmologists and optometrists who are board certified and fellowship trained in their areas of subspecialty care. The Eye Center of Northern Colorado offers routine, cosmetic, and medical eye care, in the region’s most state of the art facilities. Visit for additional information.