Lectures & Jobs

The Quilt Museum is holding one of their “Sundays at the Museum” lectures tomorrow (Sunday the 10th):  Joyce Robinson: The Most Famous Quilter You Never Heard OfYou’ve been seeing Joyce Robinson’s quilt designs for years on the pages of Quilter’s Newsletter, Quiltmaker, McCall’s, and The Quilt Life magazines—maybe you’ve even made a quilt from one of her patterns! Joyce will share the behind-the-scenes and often entertaining back stories. Museum doors open at 11:00 a.m. Presentations begin at 2:00 p.m. $10 per person includes museum admission and refreshments. Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum members admitted free.

The Golden History Center will present “Humorous Hoaxes and Sleazy Scams in Colorado History” on Saturday January 23, 1-3PM.  In this entertaining presentation you will learn about the crazy things that people believed which bilked them out of their life savings during the early years of Colorado. Hoaxes and scams were prevalent during the 19th century including “the great diamond hoax” and “McGinty the petrified man.” Learn about the despicable crime boss who lived in the Golden area from historian and storyteller Ed Weising. Members $10; non-members $15. More information.

Foothills Art Center invites you to enjoy an entertaining program on historic Rosebud Pottery with Dr. Grover Coors on Wednesday, January 27th.  They’ll have a wine and cheese reception at 5, followed by the lecture at 6.  Seating is limited. Make your reservation today at  There is no admission charge, but donations to Foothills Art Center are encouraged and gratefully accepted.

Foothills Art Center in Golden is seeking an experienced, talented, results-minded Executive Director who understands and values the visual arts. Our Executive Director must have the knowledge and the skills to develop effective relationships with leaders in the arts locally and nationally and have the ability to communicate credibly about the value art brings to a community. Qualified candidates should have at least seven years of management experience with significant hands-on involvement in fundraising and fiscal management. Candidates should also have outstanding verbal and written communication skills and the proven ability to build effective partnerships with a wide variety of constituents including donors, business and civic leaders, artists, educators, and members.

Detailed information about job responsibilities and qualifications can be found in the Executive Director Job Description posted on our website:

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for this role by sending a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Carolyn McCormick of Peak HR Consulting, LLC at All applications are to be submitted electronically. Foothills Art Center is an equal opportunity employer.