Toss on a cowboy hat, hop a train, and travel back in time to when Denver was a frontier town. Little cowpokes will learn about how railroads ruled the Wild West—vying with the horse for the main means of transportation. Encounter outlaw train robbers, the sheriffs that tried to catch them, and the ladies and gents who lived in Old West towns. Sat 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Enjoy paintings from around the country with Gallery 1261's exhibition of their six newest artists. The familiar western vistas of plains and mountains by artists Ulrich Gleiter and Marc Hanson will have you looking forward to summer. The show also includes portraits by Hollis Dunlap and Aaron Westerberg and still lifes by Jeff Legg and Derek Penix. Tue-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
In the constant push for consumer spending, advertising is both absurd and funny. In his newest exhibition, Denver artist Colin Livingston pushes back against the information overload, poking fun at advertizing with his colorful and tongue-in-cheek pop art. Resembling advertisements themselves, the bright paintings point out the absurdity of a world papered with products. Wed-Sat 12-5 p.m.
The natural world pops off the page in artist Jenny Pope’s newest exhibition. Her colorful prints made from woodcuts feature different animals and plants in their natural environments. Many of her latest prints depict endangered and invasive species, like the Javan rhino or the lionfish. Tue-Sun 12-5 p.m.
Reconnect with your childhood fantasies through the eyes of Brian Colonna, a plucky young schoolboy with dreams of being a knight. Starring playwright Brian Colonna as himself, this comedic story follows his journey to fight dragons, gain knightly honor, and save the damsel in distress. Along the way, the now-adult Brian tries to recapture a bit of his youth.
Prepare your ears for some high pitched notes. The heartwarming coming of age story of the March sisters is set to tunes in this musical production. See Jo, May, Amy, and Beth maneuver through their triumphs and tribulations during the Civil War as they encounter hardship and tragedy as well as love and adventure.
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