African American Quilters and Collectors Guild Quilt Exhibit:
Our mission is to network with other quilters and collectors in order to share information and experience that enlightens and educates members of the community in the art of quilting. We celebrate our heritage in the needle arts through the charitable giving of quilts.
As part of the citywide Light/The Holocaust and Humanity Project, the Mizel Museum and Fresh City Life will host a collection of events to bring our communities together in a spirit of unity and celebration of diversity.
Holocaust Remembrance Art Exhibit
The Challenge School students have created a series of artworks in honor of Holocaust Remembrance. These beautiful and touching pieces will be displayed in our Schlessman Hall to coincide with Light/The Holocaust and Humanity Project.
Friday, March 1 thru Thursday, March 28, Schlessman Hall
We are thrilled to announce that we have partnered with The Denver Center Theatre Company with an exhibit on the August Wilson 10-play canon and its historical significance to Colorado and director, Israel Hicks. Written in 1985, Wilson’s Fences premiered at DCTC in 1990 and will kick off the 2012-13 season. Artistic Director Kent Thompson’s production will be mounted under the stage direction of Lou Bellamy, OBIE Award-winning director, accomplished actor, and scholar who has worked directly with Wilson. Visit the DCTC website for tickets and more information.
The exhibition, will illustrate the history of the contributions of the Loretto Community through photographs, art, and memorabilia. The focus will be on five areas of their history and accomplishments: Beginnings in Kentucky and Santa Fe; The Schools; Global Loretto; Social Entrepreneurship: Peace and Justice; and Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Lives. Some of the signature pieces on view will include a replica of the very first high school diploma conferred in the Colorado territory in 1875 by St.
The Denver Public Library in concert with the Byers-Evans House Museum and the Central City Opera House will host a three-part exhibition featuring the life and work of Anne Evans. The exhibit tells the story of one of the most influential but least known of the leaders in the cultural development of Denver and Colorado.
The exhibition, featuring murals from Denver Public Library’s Western History Collection, will illustrate how Colorado’s murals and muralists tell the state’s history in a vibrant and compelling way. The murals displayed in Walls that Speak span the City Beautiful movement, the development of the Broadmoor Art Academy and subsequent Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, the Works Progress Administration era, the Chicano movement, and contemporary muralists.
Western Art Gallery & Gates Western History Reading Room - Level 5
Works by Denver Public School students. Obras de arte creadas por los alumnos de las Escuelas Publicas de Denver.
Open to the public during Library open hours: Mon/Tues 10am-8pm, Wed-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat/Sun 1pm-5pm
Abierto al público durante el horario normal de operaciones de la Biblioteca Central: lunes y martes 10 am-8 pm; miércoles y viernes 10 am-6 pm, sábado y domingo 1-5 de la tarde
This exhibit is open during Central Library open hours. "Personal Geographies" is an exhibit of handmade, mixed media maps by Jill K. Berry and other artists. The show is in Western History and Genealogy, on the 5th floor of the Central Library through March 31, 2012.