Current and Upcoming Exhibits

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Littleton: Spirit of Community

This permanent exhibit depicts, through artifacts and text, the "Littleton Story" from its early beginnings to the the present.


Over the Top: Selling the First World War to a Nation Divided

Exhibit dates: July 27, 2018 through June 2, 2019

Prior to entering the war in 1917, many Americans were against joining the conflict in Europe. A series of dramatic events, including the sinking of the HMS Lusitania, prompted President Wilson to ask Congress for a declaration of war. Within days, the US government mounted the largest propaganda campaign ever seen. Its goal was to convince the American people that survival of the nation and democracy depended upon entering and winning the First World War. 

Using images and artifacts from the Littleton Museum's collection, visitors are invited to experience and learn about forms of propaganda and how it was used in World War I.


Own an Original - RITUAL

Exhibition Dates: November 16, 2018 through January 6, 2019

The City of Littleton Fine Arts Board proudly presents the 53rd Annual Own an Original art competition. Open to Colorado artists, the competition is for any art medium except photography. This year’s juror is Joshua Field, artist and faculty member at the Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design.

 New to this year’s competition is the theme, “Ritual.” Practiced at regular intervals, rituals are a set of collectively or individually observed actions. Every society on earth features ceremonial activities and events performed in set sequences. It is the process of a ritual which holds such powerful meaning to people around the world. Artists were encouraged to interpret the theme and submit works which met the concept’s criteria.

This year's winners:

Best of Show: Nathan Abels, "Rejoice" -acrylic on canvas
First Place:  Robyn Peterson, "The Nurturer of Ghostbirds" -hand-cut paper collage
Second Place: Michelle Lamb, "Cultivation" -mixed media metal assemblage
Third Place: Johnny Plastini, "Tachyons in Turbulence" -color lithograph on paper


Eye of the Camera - EVOKE

Exhibition Dates: February 22 through March 24, 2019

Littleton Fine Arts Board is seeking printed photographic work exploring the concept of Evoke for the 53rd Annual Eye of the Camera Thematic Photography Competition.

To enter, or for more information please visit beginning Monday, December 10, 2018.
Entry deadline is Friday, January 4, 2019. This year's juror is Gary Emrich