Tointon Gallery

Plan a Visit to the Tointon Gallery

The Tointon Gallery for the Visual Arts is reopening its doors to the public in 2022, with regular hours beginning Monday, Jan. 10. As the only city-run gallery in Greeley, the facility provides community members with opportunities to experience the visual arts; enjoyment and education from thought provoking discussion; and an enhanced quality of life as the result of its contributions to the city's thriving arts community.

The gallery features up to 12 different exhibits each year -- with opportunities to meet and ask questions of the artists -- and participates in the monthly, city-wide First Friday Art Event.

Gallery Information:

  • Location: 651 10th Ave
  • Phone: (970) 350-9450
  • Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Open during most UCCC performances

2022 Exhibits and Events

“A Vision of Community,” by Sieger Hartgers

  • Exhibit Dates: Friday, Jan. 7 - Saturday, Feb. 26
  • First Friday Art Reception for “A Vision of Community”: 5 - 7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 7 - The opening reception of “A Vision of Community” by artist Sieger Hartgers is free and open to the public. The event will include light refreshments and a discussion with the artist.
  • A collection of paintings, drawings and etchings that explore the Greeley community. Subjects feature parks, events, and cultural gatherings that make this city unique and help form the artist’s vision of Greeley as a distinct and welcoming community.
Featured art by Sieger Hartgers Featured art by Sieger Hartgers

District 6 High School Art Exhibit

  • Exhibit Dates: Friday, March 4 – Monday, March 21
  • First Friday Art Walk for District 6 High School Art Exhibit: 5 - 8 p.m., Friday, March 4 - The event is free and open to the public and includes light refreshments. In conjunction with the D6 art show, an exhibit featuring the Winograd k-8 school will be on display at Two Rivers Lounge in the second floor of the UCCC.
  • Join us as we celebrate Youth Art Month with Greeley’s very own young creatives from District 6. Works include every medium of art from painting, drawing, sculpture, and more.
District 6 Arts Walk Poster

“Aerials,” by Denver artists Barbara Baer and M.A. Guthrie

  • Exhibit Dates: Friday, April 1 – Saturday, April 30
  • First Friday Art Walk for “Aerials:” 5 - 7 p.m., Friday, April 1 - The opening reception of “Aerials” by artists Barbara Baer and M.A. Guthrie is free and open to the public, including light refreshments and a discussion with the artists.
  • The exhibit features a two-person art installation of mobiles (kinetic work hung from the ceiling) and two-dimensional works.
Featured art by M.A. Guthrie Featured art by M.A. GuthrieBaer-Ko-Lanta

Kinetic Sculpture Workshop

  • Saturday, April 2 | 12 to 2 p.m.
  • In conjunction with the "Aerials" exhibit, join artist Barbara Baer in exploring the creative process and choice of materials involved in designing and creating moving sculptures. All ages are welcome and registration is required.
  • Register for the Workshop

“Chimere Incerte,” by Johnny Plastini

  • Exhibit Dates: Friday, May 6 – Saturday, June 11
  • First Friday Art Walk for “Chimere Incerte:” 5 - 7 p.m., Friday, May 6 - The opening reception of "Chimere Incerte,” by artist Johnny Plastini is free and open to the public, including light refreshments and a discussion with the artist.
  • "Chimere Incerte,”an Italian phrase that translates to “Uncertain Chimeras,” is an exhibition exploring our past, present, and future relationship to nature through the lens of symbiotic lichen cultures. The exhibit aims to demonstrate our place within these delicate and complex relationships both within nature and the cultures we know in our human experience. Works on display include various book-forms, RISOgraphs, cyanotypes, and laser-etched intaglio engravings.
Featured art by Johnny Plastini Featured art by Johnny Plastini

“Confluence” by Stephanie Burchett

  • Exhibit Dates: Friday, June 17 – Saturday, July 23
  • First Friday Art Walk for “Water Project:” 5 - 7 p.m., Friday, June 17 - The opening reception of “Water Project,” by artist Stephanie Burchett is free and open to the public, including light refreshments and a discussion with the artist.
  • Water is a prized resource in Weld County and specifically in Greeley. Contemporary photographer Stephanie Burchett’s exhibit displays views of the historic water projects that make up our Greeley water resources. The artist’s contemporary landscapes will be complemented with images from Greeley’s museum archives, aerial drone film footage, and photographic portraits of the water board members. The contemporary and historical photographs give the viewer a holistic picture of how water impacts our lives and shapes our surrounding landscape.
Featured art by Stephanie Burchett Featured art by Stephanie BurchettFeatured art by Stephanie Burchett

Arts Picnic Fine Art Exhibit

  • Exhibit Dates: Friday, July 29 – Thursday, Sept. 1
  • First Friday Art Walk for “Arts Picnic:” 5 - 7 p.m, Friday, July 29 - Join the opening reception of the Arts Picnic Fine Art Exhibit at the Tointon Gallery from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 29. Enjoy light refreshments and an opportunity to visit with the featured community artists. Eligible pieces may receive the city’s “purchase award,” at this event, becoming part of the Greeley Public Art Program’s permanent collection. An annual open community art show, the Tointon Gallery’s Arts Picnic exhibit will correspond with the city-ran event. The show features artwork by up to 100 local Greeley artists. Gallery space is limited to the first 100 spaces and is reserved on a first come first-served basis.
Framed Arts Picnic painting Framed Arts Picnic painting


  • Exhibit Dates: Friday, Sept. 9 – Saturday, Oct. 15
  • First Friday Art Walk for “Elementals:” 5 - 7 p.m, Friday, Sept. 9 - The opening reception of “Elementals” is free and open to the public, including light refreshments and discussions with the artists.
  • Four artists, Sharon Carlisle, Sylvia Eichmann, Sandra Gisonti, and Deborah Riley, come together to explore the five elements of existence: fire, earth, water, air and aether. Elementals will be a conceptual exhibit focusing on the cosmologies, rituals, qualities, and entities of these elements that the artists explore through installations, objects, and drawings. Visit the artists' website here.
Elementals art exhibit number one Elementals art exhibit number two

Día De Los Muertos Exhibit Featuring Community Artists

photo of Dia De Los Muertos exhibit painting

“Three Views: Contemporary Work by Charles Parson, Collin Parson, and Devon Parson”

  • Exhibit Dates: Friday, Nov. 18 – Friday, Dec. 23
  • Opening Reception:” 5 - 7 p.m, Friday, Nov. 18 - The opening reception of “Three Views” is free and open to the public, including light refreshments and a discussion with the artists.
  • “Three Views” celebrates the creative similarities and differences between two generations of a family. Artists Collin, Devon, and Charles (Chuck) Parson share the use of geometric forms in their work, each with a unique perspective on the contemporary western experience.
photo Three Views artwork by Chuck Parsons

Become an Exhibitor

We are currently accepting new submissions to display artwork. We invite Artists, arts and education organizations, community cultural organizations, and members of the community to submit proposals for exhibition. Multiple artists may submit one application for a group show. Our Visual Arts Committee reviews and selects submitted exhibit applications.

Please review our Tointon Gallery Exhibit Application and Policies. Contact Kim Snyder with any questions at 970-350-9450 or

Contact Us

Public Art

651 10th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80631

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

970-350-9450 tel
970-350-9475 fax


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