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Art: Sculpture
Sculpture by Alexander Calder
Don’t miss this opportunity to experience Alexander Calder’s sculptures among the ever-changing living galleries of Denver Botanic Gardens.
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver, CO

Thu 9/21/17 - Sun 9/24/17 at 9am-5pm
Art: History/Science, Museum, Animals
Nature's Amazing Machines
Imagine if your jaws could crush 8,000 pounds in one bite, your punch could break through aquarium glass, and your ears could act as air conditioners. From the inside out, every living thing is a machine built to survive. The new temporary exhibition, Nat...
Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Denver, CO

Thu 9/21/17 - Sun 12/24/17 at 9am-5pm
Art: Gallery
75: A Celebration of New Works in Fiber
Contemporary fiber celebrating the work of Judith Trager and 45 international invited artists. Judith guest curated this exhibition, selecting the artists from her many students, friends, and mentors spanning her 40-year fiber arts career. The exhibition s...
Dairy Arts Center
Boulder, CO

Thu 9/21/17 - Sun 10/22/17 at 9am-8pm
Art: Art Show
Autumn Art
Acclaimed glass artist Michele Rubin exhibits her Spirits Series - "Spirits of the Yampa - Medicine Wheel Shaman" with 'Autumn Art' at the Steamboat Springs Arts Council Depot featuring over 40 member artists. Michele, a former physicist, also exhibits wi...
Steamboat Springs Arts Council
Steamboat Springs, CO

Thu 9/21/17 - Fri 10/27/17 at 11am-5pm
Art: Gallery
At the Water's Edge: Floral & Fowl
This exhibition features the artwork of Michael Warren and Darryl Trott.
Old South Frame & Gallery
Denver, CO

Thu 9/21/17 - Sat 9/23/17 at 10am-6pm
Mon 9/25/17 - Sat 9/30/17 at 10am-6pm
Art: History/Science, Museum
Dashing Through the Snow
Getting around in the Colorado winter has always been a challenge. Whether by horse-drawn sleigh, locomotive, automobile, or even bicycle, Longmonters have found ways to beat winter and make it to their destination. Explore the fun and peril of traveling i...
Longmont Museum & Cultural Center
Longmont, CO

Thu 9/21/17 - Sat 9/23/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 9/24/17 at 1pm-5pm
Mon 9/25/17 - Sat 9/30/17 at 9am-5pm
Art: Ceramics/Pottery, Museum
Artistry & Craftsmanship: Ruskin Pottery, Enamels, & Buttons
Founded in 1898 by Edward Richard Taylor and his son William Howson Taylor, Ruskin Pottery was named after a founding writer and critic of the Arts & Crafts movement, John Ruskin. Throughout its 35-year history, the pottery produced decorative vessels, tab...
Denver Art Museum
Denver, CO

Thu 9/21/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 9/22/17 at 10am-8pm
Sat 9/23/17 - Sun 9/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 9/26/17 - Thu 9/28/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 9/29/17 at 10am-8pm
Art: Museum
Artists Select: Roni Horn
American artist Roni Horn concludes 2017’s Artists Select series with an insightful examination of Still’s paintings from the mid-1940s to the end of his career. Horn’s installation will occupy four tall galleries beneath our signature teardrop ceiling in ...
Clyfford Still Museum
Denver, CO

Thu 9/21/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 9/22/17 at 10am-8pm
Sat 9/23/17 - Sun 9/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Multimedia, Museum
Barbara Gilhooly & Ayn Hanna
Focused on drawing and line, and working in multiple mediums, Barbara Gilhooly and Ayn Hanna create stitched textile drawings, wire orbs, wire doodles and wall art sculptures.
Fort Collins Museum of Art
Fort Collins, CO

Thu 9/21/17 - Fri 9/22/17 at 10am-5pm
Sat 9/23/17 - Sun 9/24/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 9/26/17 - Fri 9/29/17 at 10am-5pm
Sat 9/30/17 - Sun 10/1/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 10/3/17 - Fri 10/6/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Museum
Britain's Golden Age
British art comes into its own in the eighteenth century. For the first time artists born in Britain—Thomas Gainsborough, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Richard Wilson, to name a few—set the European standard in portraiture and landscape, for which the country’s art...
Denver Art Museum
Denver, CO

Thu 9/21/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 9/22/17 at 10am-8pm
Sat 9/23/17 - Sun 9/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 9/26/17 - Thu 9/28/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 9/29/17 at 10am-8pm
Art: Museum, Photography
Common Ground: Photographs by Fazal Sheikh, 1989-2013
Common Ground: Photographs by Fazal Sheikh, 1989-2013, is a survey of the nearly 25-year career of the critically acclaimed photographer Fazal Sheikh. Born and raised in New York City, the artist has focused on raising awareness of international human righ...
Denver Art Museum
Denver, CO

Thu 9/21/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 9/22/17 at 10am-8pm
Sat 9/23/17 - Sun 9/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 9/26/17 - Thu 9/28/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 9/29/17 at 10am-8pm
Art: Ceramics/Pottery, Museum
From the Fire: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Robert & Lisa Kessler Collection
This exhibition features 65 examples of contemporary Japanese ceramic arts, created by 35 Japanese artists, from the celebrated collection of Robert and Lisa Kessler. The works include pieces made by master ceramists who were designated as Living National ...
Denver Art Museum
Denver, CO

Thu 9/21/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 9/22/17 at 10am-8pm
Sat 9/23/17 - Sun 9/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 9/26/17 - Thu 9/28/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 9/29/17 at 10am-8pm
Art: Museum
Glitterati: Portraits & Jewelry from Colonial Latin America
During the Spanish Colonial period in Latin America (1521–1850), precious gold and silver were crafted into elegant jewelry then embellished with emeralds from Colombia, coral from Mexico, and pearls from Venezuela. Wanting to demonstrate their wealth and ...
Denver Art Museum
Denver, CO

Thu 9/21/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 9/22/17 at 10am-8pm
Sat 9/23/17 - Sun 9/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 9/26/17 - Thu 9/28/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 9/29/17 at 10am-8pm
Art: Museum
Grand Gestures
Pre-Columbian art is full of human and supernatural figures in dramatic poses. Some clearly portray dance, while others appear to represent singing, oratory, drama, and ritual. This installation of 29 objects presents a cross-cultural selection of works fr...
Denver Art Museum
Denver, CO

Thu 9/21/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 9/22/17 at 10am-8pm
Sat 9/23/17 - Sun 9/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 9/26/17 - Thu 9/28/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 9/29/17 at 10am-8pm
Art: Installations, Museum
La Musidora
La Musidora is a combination of the Spanish words "la música" (music) and "la mecedora" (rocking chair). Take part in this interactive outdoor art installation located on Martin Plaza near the museum's Hamilton Building entrance. Make musical sounds by gen...
Denver Art Museum
Denver, CO

Thu 9/21/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 9/22/17 at 10am-8pm
Sat 9/23/17 - Sun 9/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 9/26/17 - Thu 9/28/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 9/29/17 at 10am-8pm
Art: Museum
Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place
Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place will feature site-specific installations by 13 Latino artists that express experiences of contemporary life in the American West.
Denver Art Museum
Denver, CO

Thu 9/21/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 9/22/17 at 10am-8pm
Sat 9/23/17 - Sun 9/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 9/26/17 - Thu 9/28/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 9/29/17 at 10am-8pm
Art: History/Science, Museum
Preserving Memory and Place
Featuring items from the museum collections, this exhibit highlights different aspects of historic preservation.
Littleton Historical Museum
Littleton, CO

Thu 9/21/17 - Fri 9/22/17 at 8am-5pm
Sat 9/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 9/24/17 at 1pm-5pm
Tue 9/26/17 - Fri 9/29/17 at 8am-5pm
Sat 9/30/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Museum
Shinique Smith: Resonant Tides
New York–based artist Shinique Smith combines an array of visual sources in her work. Incorporating graffiti, fashion, dance, Abstract Expressionism, and Japanese calligraphy, her practice addresses cultural and social issues around production, consumption...
Aspen Art Museum
Aspen, CO

Thu 9/21/17 - Sun 9/24/17 at 10am-8pm
Art: Museum
Stampede: Animals in Art
See how animals have captivated artists throughout history in Stampede: Animals in Art. This cross-departmental exhibition will bring together more than 300 objects from the Denver Art Museum’s collection to explore the presence of animals in art throughou...
Denver Art Museum
Denver, CO

Thu 9/21/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 9/22/17 at 10am-8pm
Sat 9/23/17 - Sun 9/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 9/26/17 - Thu 9/28/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 9/29/17 at 10am-8pm
Art: Museum
Strong Statements
Strong Statements features six thought-provoking works, each by a contemporary native artist. The work of Melanie Yazzie, David P. Bradley, Harry Fonseca, James Luna, Jesse Cooday, and Judith Lowry challenges stereotypes and explores issues that affect Ame...
Denver Art Museum
Denver, CO

Thu 9/21/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 9/22/17 at 10am-8pm
Sat 9/23/17 - Sun 9/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 9/26/17 - Thu 9/28/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 9/29/17 at 10am-8pm
    

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