Re-instill your relationship with nature at this new Robert McCauley exhibition. Maintaining a playful sense of humor, McCauley captures the plight of today’s wildlife caught in limbo—stuck in a place where their future is yet to be determined but remains gravely threatened by human development. Tue-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
From still lifes to self portraits, this exhibit showcases parts of our culture and the environment that we sometimes leave lying in the shadows. The exhibition opens with 45 artists handpicked by the Center for Fine Art and Photography Executive Director Hamidah Glasgow. Tue-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Helikon Gallery & Studio's doors are opening. The newest addition to the RiNo Art District kicks off with an inaugural exhibition, featuring more than a dozen contemporary artists from Colorado and around the country. Along with the two-story gallery, this brand new space contains open studios, art merchandise, and an in-house coffee bar. Wed-Sat noon-5 p.m.
Famed abstract artist Clyfford Still spent the summer of 1960 on the University of Colorado campus in Boulder. But he didn't get there by chance. Valerie Albicker, director of CU's Visiting Artist Program, will discuss the program and its history. Lynne Wolfe, the professor who invited Still, will attend the event as a special guest. Thu 6:30 p.m.
These artists don't use paintbrushes; their tools are digital—a combination of sights, sounds, and human interaction. Learn how individuals are pushing the boundaries of the art of live audiovisual performance during four days of lectures, workshops, and performances. Thu-Sun, times vary.
More than 20 artists from Herencia Milenaria, a cooperative in Jalisco, Mexico, will sell their colorful ceramic pieces, featuring everything from small clay animals to vases and plates. The sale includes works suited for amateur and seasoned collectors alike. Thu 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Don't think you're much of an artist? In this workshop with local mixed media artist Judith Mamet, learn how to use a "no-fail" mono-printing technique to create a handmade art journal with paint, paper, and fabric. Finally, add text to your finished product with Mamet's approaches that help even non-writers pen something eloquent. Sat noon-4 p.m.; Sun 1-3 p.m.
If you don't regularly visit Denver's eight art districts and hundreds of museums and galleries, now is your chance. Celebrate the city's vibrant and growing arts scene with events, art shows, performances, and special deals all week long. Don't miss: Saturday Night at the Museums, when more than 20 spaces in the metro area will be open late with free entry.
Using a blend of careful scientific observation and aesthetic skill, members of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators portray an often unobserved part of our natural world. Their drawings depict everything from molecules to extinct species. Daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
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