Community Creative Center

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.

Renting the Community Creative Center

Gallery rentals are available on a weekly basis and reservations are taken up to a 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.

Performance space rentals are available on an hourly basis and reservations are taken up to a 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 First Friday and third Wednesday evenings. 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.

The CCC will provide a Gallery Attendant during public open hours and during scheduled receptions and performances.

Rental Requests:

Artists can request the CCC gallery and performance spaces up to one year in advance by contacting Jeanne Shoaff at 970-416-2737 or 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 with preference for concurrent requests given to people delivering their requests in person to the Lincoln Center Administrative Offices, 417 W. Magnolia St., Fort Collins, CO 80521. 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 Policies and Procedures before making a Rental Application.

Gallery Map (PDF 114KB)
Guidelines (PDF 132KB)

Inquiries about renting the Community Creative Center should be directed to Jeanne Shoaff, or 970-416-2737.

Building Hours:

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


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