Gregory Allicar Museum of Art is awarded accreditation from American Alliance of Museums

November 29, 2017

Of the nation’s estimated 33,000 museums, just over 1070 are currently accredited. The Gregory Allicar Museum of Art at Colorado State University joins an elite group of fewer than 5% of US museums. We are one of only two such museum in the Northern Colorado region, and one of only three museums in the state to […]


CBS News on Scrimmage

October 18, 2017

“Scrimmage” art exhibit tackles the culture of football OCTOBER 14, 2017, 8:30 AM| Football has long been a pinnacle of the American sports landscape. Now, an art exhibition just a short drive away from the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, looks at the sport’s popularity throughout its history. Dana Jacobson reports. WATCH the […]


Case Study: Weld County, CO – A sculptural study of hydraulic fracturing in Northern Colorado

October 3, 2017

The Gregory Allicar Museum of Art presents Case Study: Weld County, CO, a new installation consisting of re-assembled 3D prints of real homes, all lying within one hundred feet of active hydraulic fracturing well pads in Weld County. The exhibition will be on display in the Griffin Foundation Gallery at the Gregory Allicar Museum of […]


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 […]