What is miniature, has many different shapes, and can live for hundreds of years? Answer: a bonsai tree. Find out more about the ancient Japanese art form of bonsai at this two-hour kid-friendly workshop. You’ll explore a plethora of these plants in the new Bill Hosokawa Bonsai Pavillion and learn the fundamental techniques used to form and care for bonsai trees.
This high altitude classroom has everything slideshows of trees and furry animals misses out on, plus you get the fresh air. Team up with scientists and nature experts as you explore the mountains, meadows, lakes, streams, forests, and tundra in search of the countless species in Rocky Mountain National Park and a bounty of new information on life in Denver's backyard.
Explore LoDo’s vibrant history and classic architecture through the lens of a digital camera. With the guidance of a Digital Photo Academy instructor, you'll discover unique ways to blend both the historic and modern elements of Denver into one striking image.
Pack up your sack lunch and journey back in time with a historical presentation that brings old tales of the Wild, Wild West to life. CU Denver professor James Walsh will illustrate firsthand the hardships faced on the new Frontier as he delves into the colorful character of Michael Mooney, an Irish immigrant, Leadville miner and union leader during the 1880s miner strike.
Tap into your inner-da Vinci at this two-day art workshop for students, architects, interior designers, and landscape architects of all levels. Day one will focus on drawing with pens, pencils, and markers as participants practice sketching people, cars, and trees while also learning to overlay and trace from a photograph.
In tango terms, "uno mas" means "Will you dance one more with me?" We bet you'll be using this phrase quite often at this weekly tango class for beginners taught by seasoned instructors. Stay after class and participate in the “practica”— a three-hour gathering where dancers of all skill levels are invited to practice their newest authentic Argentine dance moves.
Get your hands dirty at this two-day participatory workshop that will focus on both wheel-thrown and hand- built forming techniques of ceramic making. The course will begin with crafting bowl forms and then evolve to include more non-traditional structural pieces.
Have you ever wondered about the deeper significance behind a pretty building? Aspen Art Museum’s annual architecture lecture series aims to initiate conversation about the impact of architecture in our community.
Take some time off this summer to de-stress, unwind and rebalance. This weeklong retreat takes place at the Shambhala Mountain Center, a six-hundred acre property nestled among native forests, quiet meadows and rolling valleys, so you'll be able to immerse yourself in a peaceful oasis without even leaving the state.
Take your home improvement projects to a new level by learning to make your own wood furniture. In this class, master the basics of using a jointer, planer, table saw, miter saw, and router. At the completion of the class, you will take home your hand-built side table. At least one method of joinery will be taught to further help you on other wood-crafting projects. Sat-Sun 9 a.m.
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