Art Shows, Museum Exhibits & Galleries

Ongoing museum and gallery exhibits in Denver.

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March 16, 2018

The Dead Sea Scrolls - Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver CO 80205

The regional premiere of the exhibition that has captivated millions around the world is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see authentic Dead Sea Scrolls, ancient manuscripts that include the oldest known Biblical documents dating back over 2,000 years. The scrolls will be dramatically presented within a massive exhibit case featuring carefully regulated individual chambers, along with the full English translation.

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May 13, 2018

Jeffrey Gibson - Denver Art Museum, 150 W 13th Ave, Denver CO 80204

Jeffrey Gibson: Like a Hammer—the first major museum exhibition of the artist’s work—will chronicle a pivotal moment in Gibson’s career when his contemporary artistic practice converged with his Native American heritage. About 65 objects created from 2011 to the present will be featured including figurative works, text-based wall hangings, a significant selection of beaded punching bags, painted works on rawhide and canvas, and video.

The exhibition will show how Gibson draws upon his heritage and remixes his older works to create a visual vocabulary that explores his multi-faceted identity and the history of modernism. Gibson’s abstract works take inspiration from his Choctaw and Cherokee heritage, pan-Native American visual culture, alternative subcultures, and the artist’s experiences living abroad as well as popular culture. Striking patterned and textured works will incorporate text from poems, Gibson’s own voice, and song lyrics such as Stevie Wonder’s “Sir Duke.”

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July 7, 2018 10:00 am

Hummingbirds and Friends - Shadow Mountain Gallery, Main Street Downtown Evergreen Colorado

Contact
Shadow Mountain Gallery
Ron Isaacson 303-957-7369

July 7th - August 31st - Shadow Mountain Gallery in downtown Evergreen presents “ Hummingbirds and Friends” Come experience a foothills summer from an artist’s perspective as 25 artists celebrate Wild Birds & Mountain Animals. Opening events include an actual visit from Raptors, Avians and other Colorado creatures. Contact 303-670-3488

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July 22, 2018 9:00 am

Rocky Mtn Arsenal - National Wildlife Refuge - National Wildlife Refuge, 6550 Gateway Rd, Commerce City CO 80022

The Visitor Center is filled with interactive exhibits.

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July 22, 2018 10:00 am

Denver's Main Street

Contact
Alison Salutz
Historic Denver's Walking Tours

Denver’s Main Street Explore the ever-evolving “Main Street” of Denver. Learn how 16th Street became a destination for retail, entertainment, and transportation. Whether you have walked 16th Street a million times or are new to Denver, you will appreciate 16th Street in a new light.

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Portfolio Show Case 10 Exhibition and Reception - The Center for Fine Art Photography, 400 N College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524

Contact
The Center for Fine Art Photography
970-224-1010 coordinator@c4fap.org

The Center for Fine Art photography presents The Portfolio Show Case 10 Exhibition and reception. Please join us for the reception October 20th. Free Admission.

Twelve artists are featured who’s work inspired the Juror, Hannah Frieser. The images displayed in the Gould Gallery push the viewer to be inspired by the concepts displayed in their art. “We celebrate the artists whose work was chosen and invite you to let their photographs change your own perspective.”
-Juror Hannah Frieser

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July 22, 2018 11:00 am

DaVinci X - The Machines & You Exhibition - Denver Pavilions, 500 16th Street, Suite 268, Denver, CO 80202

Contact
Director
info@discoverdavinci.com

DaVinci X - The Machines & You Exhibition presented by Coloroado School of Mines, displaying hand-crafted inventions built from Leonardo’s 500 year old designs brought to life the creations by the brilliant scientist, inventor and artist Leonardo Da Vinci as well as his Masterpieces digitally remastered for an up close and personal look at the greatest genius of all time. The Magnificent Machines on display, many of which are interactive, features replicas of the major and most striking inventions of the original Renaissance Man. The main features on display include the “bicycle”, “spring powered car”, “hang glider” and the “air screw”, a precursor to the helicopter and for the first time ever, the secrets behind Leonardo’s legendary robotic lion. This exhibition presents models grouped in themes: War machines, Flying machines, Nautical & Hydraulic machines, as well as devices illustrating the Principles of Mechanics. The interactive machines are a popular aspect of each exhibition as visitors can touch and handle these models to gain a firsthand appreciation of how they work. Explanatory notes and illustrative panels with Leonardo’s drawings accompany each model.

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July 22, 2018 5:30 pm

Black and White Photography Art Reception - The Center for Fine Art Photography, 400 N College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524

Contact
Sunshine Divis
9702241010 or volunteer@c4ap.org

Black and White Photography 2017 Exhibition featuring 47 photographers with Juror Ann Jastrab from July 7 – August 19, 2017. Mingle with artists & art lovers. Artist Talks from 6:00-7:00pm. Doors open 5:30pm. Public Art Reception August 18 7:00-8:00pm. Free and open to the public.

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July 23, 2018

Hudson Gardens - Free Day - Hudson Gardens, 6115 S Santa Fe Dr, Littleton CO 80120

The Hudson Gardens & Event Center is open from 9 to 5 daily, year-round. Our Gift shop is open from 10 AM to 3 PM daily, Monday through Saturday from November through April. (The Gift Shop is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day).

Admission to The Gardens is FREE

http://www.hudsongardens.org/content/hoursandprices.php

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July 23, 2018 10:00 am

Lower Downtown Walking Tour - Union Station

Contact
Alison Salutz
asalutz@historicdenver.org

LoDo Walking Tour From Union Station to Wynkoop, Tattered Cover to Warehouse Row, learn how the largest collection of historic warehouses in the West transformed from railroad hub to skid row to urban hot spot.

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July 24, 2018

Aurora History Museum - Free Day - Aurora History Museum, 15051 E. Alameda Parkway Aurora, CO 80012

The only public, FREE museum in Aurora, Colorado, the Aurora History Museum is a community-based cultural center featuring changing history, natural history, culture, fine and decorative arts exhibits and programs.

Tuesday—Friday, 9am—4pm

https://www.auroragov.org/ThingsToDo/ArtsandCulture/Museum/index.htm

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July 24, 2018 9:00 am

Aurora History Museum

The only public, FREE museum in Aurora, Colorado, the Aurora History Museum is a community-based cultural center featuring changing history, natural history, culture, fine and decorative arts exhibits and programs.

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July 24, 2018 4:00 pm

The Denver Children's Museum Target Tuesdays

Families can play for FREE the first Tuesday of each month from 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Target is committed to giving back to the communities where their guests and team members live and work.