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Multimedia Graphic Design Show Open to the Public

Front Range Community College is hosting an art exhibition featuring the work of our multimedia graphic design (MGD) students. The show is entitled Synergy, and will run from April 22 through May 9 in the Visual Arts Gallery at FRCC’s Westminster Campus. It features pieces created by FRCC’s MGD students from the college’s Boulder County […]

Liberal Arts: Why We Still Need Them

Icon for Liberal Arts Career and Academic Community

In recent years, higher education has undergone a significant transformation. A large number of small liberal arts colleges have closed. Undergraduate majors have become more STEM-focused and aimed toward employment. The popular myth of the liberal arts, especially in the humanities and art, is one of an elitist and impractical pursuit that creates unemployable young […]

FRCC Art Students Paint Mural in Longmont

Miguel Vasquez was born and raised in Longmont, and his mural design shows his pride of place in big letters. The latest Art in Public Places installation in Longmont, designed by Vasquez and painted by him and fellow Front Range classmates, was dedicated in June. Mural Chosen Through City Process The 6-foot-by-20-foot mural graces the […]

Curtain Rises on New Space for Students in Performing Arts

Redcloud ribbon cutting

The performing arts at the Larimer Campus have found a versatile home this semester in newly renovated space in Redcloud Peak. See the image gallery. “We’re all together, interacting with each other,” Debra Throgmorton, music faculty, says about music, theater, and dance. The building also encourages interaction with other creative arts and design disciplines, too. […]

Leonardo da Vinci: Art and Science in Florence

This summer I had the unique opportunity of going to Florence, Italy, and joining a group of other scholars to study the theme of art and science in the work of Leonardo da Vinci. National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute. This was a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute, directed by Francesca Fiorani […]

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