Plan Your Visit

The Avenir Museum includes five galleries located in three campus buildings.


Avenir Museum Gallery, Blackwell Gallery, and Lucile Hawks Gallery

The Avenir Museum of Design and Merchandising is our flagship location, featuring exhibitions from our extensive collection of textile and historic costume artifacts.

  • Location: 216 E. Lake Street, University Center for the Arts-East building - Campus Map
  • Hours: Monday through Friday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Admission: Free; self guided
  • Closed for University Holidays, Fall, Winter and Spring Breaks
  • Contact: (970) 491-1983
  • Parking: There is no dedicated visitor parking for the Avenir Museum. On-street parking is located in the neighborhoods surrounding the University Center for the Arts and the Avenir Museum.

Avenir Gallery in the UCA

The Avenir Gallery in the UCA features exhibitions from the Avenir collections, current student creative design work, or loans from the larger community and textile practitioners.

  • Location: Room 115 (first floor), 1400 Remington Street, University Center for the Arts (old Fort Collins High School) - a short walk from the Avenir Museum - Campus Map
  • Hours: Monday through Friday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Admission: Free; self guided
  • Closed for University Holidays, Fall, Winter & Spring Breaks
  • Contact: (970) 491-1983
  • Parking: There is no dedicated visitor parking for the University Center for the Arts. On-street parking is located in the neighborhoods surrounding the University Center for the Arts and the Avenir Museum.

Gustafson Gallery

The Gustafson Gallery features regular exhibitions of creative student and faculty apparel design and merchandising scholarship

  • Location: Room 318, Gifford Building (502 West Lake Street), on the CSU campus - Campus Map
  • Hours: Monday through Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Admission: Free; self guided
  • Closed on national and university holidays
  • Contact: (970) 491-1983
  • Parking: For campus parking information for visitors, see Colorado State's parking information website.