CSU’s ‘accidental museum director’ stepping down

June 28, 2017

By Tony Phifer Linny Frickman playfully refers to herself as “the accidental museum director.” “I never would have imagined myself doing this,” said Frickman, who has been associated with CSU’s galleries and art museums since 1990. Now, as Frickman counts the last days of her remarkable 29-year career at CSU, there are many who can’t […]


Lynn Boland Named Director of Gregory Allicar Museum of Art

June 28, 2017

Lynn Boland, Ph.D. will join CSU as the director of the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art on July 3, 2017. He brings more than 20 years of experience in various academic and university museum roles and at many levels, including student intern, development officer, and gallery preparator. Since 2009, he has been the Pierre Daura […]


Director of Gregory Allicar Museum of Art receives 2017 Spirit of Philanthropy Award

April 21, 2017 balloons

Director of the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art, Linny Frickman, received the 2017 Spirit of Philanthropy Award at Celebrate! Colorado State Awards on April 18, 2017. Frickman is recognized for her passion and attention to art, to the museum, and to donors, alumni, and community members.


Linny Frickman wins the Spirit of Philanthropy Award

April 17, 2017

Linny Frickman, director of the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art, is the 2017 recipient of the Spirit of Philanthropy Award. The award was presented by the Division of University Advancement “in recognition of a faculty or staff member whose commitment and passion to Colorado State University has made a significant impact to the fundraising effort of Colorado State University.” […]


Jenni Sorkin visits CSU for Critic and Artist Residency Series

March 28, 2017

Jenni Sorkin, an art historian, writer and professor at UC Santa Barbara, is this year’s visitor for the Critic and Artist Residency Series at Colorado State University. (READ MORE)


A Great Museum for a Great University

November 22, 2016

With the newly renovated and named Gregory Allicar Museum of Art, the University and Fort Collins communities have a place to see and interact with a variety of collections of fine art.



Impressive New Collection at CSU Museum inspired (from Denver Post)

October 11, 2016

By Ray Mark Rinaldi, Special to The Denver Post University Art Museums tend to be peculiar attractions, with collections built not through the careful choices of curators, but with the random gifts of donors. A college never knows what will get dropped off on the doorstep by a grateful alum or a retiring professor, but the […]


Art Alumn Connects the Dots In Her Own Way

September 7, 2016

As the GREGORY ALLICAR MUSEUM OF ART re-opens its expanded galleries on Saturday, Sept. 10, MARTHA WEIDMANN of NINE dot ARTS, a Denver-based corporate art advisory firm, will join Mayor Troxell on the dais for the ribbon cutting ceremony. Over the past few months, the Colorado State University art alumna has been leading the museum’s […]



May 25, 2016

The University Art Museum at Colorado State University is thrilled to announce its new name and a date for its grand reopening. GREGORY ALLICAR MUSEUM OF ART, named thanks to a generous gift from a lead donor, will open its expanded and remodeled space with a public event on Saturday, Sept 10. DOWNLOAD Gregory Allicar Museum of Art Annual Bulletin


A Gift That Will Keep on Giving: Art Gift Arrives at New Home

February 26, 2016

Last month, the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art at Colorado State University began receiving nearly 200 works of art, including works by pivotal figures in the history of European art, in its recently completed 6,000 sq. feet of additional galleries and storage spaces. The Hartford-Tandstad Collection, a 2011 promised gift from generous donors Larry Hartford […]