Boulder's bicycle culture transcends pedals and pavement in this exhibit featuring 125 pieces of art, chosen from nearly 500 entries across 27 states. Chandeliers made from bicycle gears and kinetic sculptures with recycled bearings will be on display, alongside a range of cycle-inspired photography, stained glass, sculptures, and more. Thu-Fri 4 p.m.
Struggling to come up with the perfect gift idea for your artsy friend who lives and breathes all things local? Look no further than this annual holiday show, featuring dozens of local artists that specialize in one-of-a-kind ceramics, jewelry, wood works, and glass sculptures. Thu 3-8 p.m.; Fri 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Sip on tasty cocktails and nibble on hors d'oeuvres, as you get lost in this celebration of progressive street art. Four artists—G Cody Day, the Signtologist, Raiko Ivanisevic, and Alex Kady—bring their artwork inside with multimedia demonstrations. Local musician Chris Cheslin will also.
Frank Farrar—co-founder of Valkarie Gallery—has been infatuated with art since childhood. The evolution of his artistic career—from cartooning to watercolors and gouache—is encapsulated in this collection of his most recent works, all inspired by Native American culture, cowboys, and the Old West. Wed 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 4-7 p.m.; Thu-Fri noon-7 p.m.; Sat noon-6 p.m.; Sun noon-5 p.m.
Start off the new year by supporting youth art education at this exhibit and sale. Named "Sparkling Universe" by one young artist, this show will feature paintings, ceramics, prints, and more by DAVA's own students and contributions from several local artists. Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Suchitra Mattai and Adam J. Graves collaborate to create an illusion of spatial depth in their pieces by using techniques such as 3-D imaging and relief cartography. Unlike more pointed artwork, this abstract exhibit strives to make you more aware of your own perceptions. Mon-Sat 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Pairs of shoes, giggling sisters, newborn babies, wrinkled grandparents: these are some of the things that symbolize family for the 47 artists featured in this moving photography exhibit. Inspired by the spectrum of family structures, juror Katherine Ware selected snapshots that portray households of all shapes, sizes, ethnicities, and backgrounds. Tue-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Famed Mexican printmaker José Guadalupe Posada included calaveras (skulls) in his work to mock the bourgeois culture at the turn of the 20th century and criticize his nation's 35-year dictatorship in his nation. View 90 of Posada's iconic, skeleton-filled prints at this exhibit presented by Denver Arts & Venues, the Mexican Consulate, and the Mexican Cultural Center.
Admire new works from five of Colorado's most respected contemporary artists. Inspired by RedLine's designation of 2014 as the year of the woman, Sandra Phillips decided to pay homage to local women who have been creating and teaching art for more than 20 years. These artists' new works—including paintings and interactive sculptures—surpass the boundaries of their previous repertoires.
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