“The Power of Preschool” offers a compelling look at the importance of preschool through the lens of five local, award-winning photographers who visited Denver Preschool Program schools.
Journey through a day in the life of a preschool child and see first-hand how math, literacy, science and social-emotional skills are being developed in our youngest learners. Find out how the Denver Preschool Program is working to ensure more children are ready to learn when they leave preschool and walk through the kindergarten door.
Kevin Hartfield - Family Flex Early Education Center
Bridges of Understanding: Ceremonies and Festivals developed in 2005, is an exhibit of the Mizel Museum which highlights common themes and rituals of different cultures. Ceremonies and festivals are a way of bringing community together - a way of enjoying the cultural and artistic life of a community - a way of passing down one's heritage and history from generation to generation.
The “Sisters of Freedom” is an exhibit of classic and modern poster-art paying homage to African-American women who have transformed their lives, their culture and their country. These phenomenal women--activists, entertainers, teachers and preacher--represent some of the most indomitable figures from the 1800s to the present. The exhibit in its entirety highlights the work of 41 women leaders (as well as 33 Freedom Riders) who have changed the course of history with their commitment to, and passion for, social justice and racial equity.
One of the most successful exhibits of 2012, the exhibit ‘Culinary Chronicles of Blackness’ returns to The Cousins Gallery. Culinary Chronicles of Blackness explores the history and culinary DNA of black culture and The African Diaspora. Examining the relationship between black culture and food through the arts, we are now accepting submissions! Since the beginning of our journey to the Americas food has played an important role in our health, our family history and our lives. Culinary Chronicles of Blackness is curated by Art Blaque and features various artists and mediums.
Railroads have been the objects of artistic interest since the day flanged wheels first rolled uncertainly over crude iron rails. Artists have documented the evolution of railroads through sketches, drawings, paintings, photographs, lithographs, engravings, textiles, ceramics and in multitudes of other creative media beyond all possibility of tally.