The Cousins Gallery hosts the exhibit 'Echoes of A Middle Passage' featuring collage artist Leonard Scott. In a time where digital media is taking over, Leonard Scott creates intricate, hand pieced collages that serve as a mirror and stunning reflection of black history and culture. A collage artist for 25 years, Scott considers this show a personal examination of the middle passage as well as middle age. / La Galería de Arte Cousins presenta la exhibición "El eco del pasaje del medio" con las obras del artista Leonard Scott.
Free and open to the public during Central Library opening hours / Abierto al público durante las horas hábiles de la Biblioteca Central
Closing Reception: Sunday, March 25, 3-5pm / Recepción de cierre: domingo, 25 de marzo, 3-5 p.m.
Jurors: Chuck Mobley (Associate Director, San Francisco Camerawork); Brian Paul Clamp (Gallery owner and director, ClampArt, NYC)
This presentation highlights the creativity, diversity and individuality of the Library staff. Vida Ellison Gallery is open weekdays 10am-5pm and weekends 1-5pm. Esta exhibición muestra la creatividad, diversidad e individualidad del personal de la Biblioteca Pública de Denver. La Galería Vida Ellison está abierta de lunes a viernes, 10 am a 5 pm y y los fines de semana de 1-5 pm.
Plein air painting is often associated with landscape painters and dramatic vistas, but the Denver Plein Air Arts Festival takes it to the streets of downtown Denver during the months of August and September, when artists come out of their studios to paint, photograph or produce other visual media in the Golden Triangle neighborhood and other notable Downtown areas.
Panel discussion moderated by Holly Hurd addressing art, activism and leadership in the 21st century. Accompanies Get On The Bus! the November exhibit in the Cousins Gallery, featuring local African American artists. Part of Moving Toward Liberation: Freedom Riders 1961-2011 http://aarl.denverlibrary.org/events_exhibits/freedom.html
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Part of Seldom Screened Cinema 2011: The Stony Road
Barbara Smith Conrad, a gifted black music student at the University of Texas is cast in an opera to co-star with a white male classmate, fueling a racist backlash from members of the Texas legislature. This small-town girl, whose voice and spirit stem from her roots in East Texas, emerges as an internationally celebrated mezzo-soprano and headlines on stages around the world.
74 mins, Not Rated
This exhibition has been extended through September 2011.
Presented by the Telecommunications History Group, Inc. and the Denver Public Library.
From Smoke to Text displays how telecommunications changes our lives and world. The show, created by The Telecommunications History Group, Inc., guides viewers from smoke signals and invention of the telegraph in the 1800s to smart phones and the internet today. It asks viewers to envision “What’s Next?”