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Most design buffs know Frank Lloyd Wright for his iconic buildings that defined midcentury American architecture. But Wright also crafted objects that lived inside his structures. See some of them at this exhibition, including the Peacock Chair, designed for Tokyo’s Imperial Hotel banquet room, and decorative plates made for Chicago’s Midway Gardens. The showcase is part of the Kirkland Museum’s yearlong celebration of Wright, which includes a lecture series with speakers like Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation President Stuart Graff and Julie Sloan, a New York-based expert on the artist. June 17, 2022 – January 8, 2023, Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, kirklandmuseum.org
No more peeking over your neighbors’ fences to peep their petals: this self-guided walking tour will grant you access to up to 10 private gardens in Boulder’s University Hills neighborhood. In addition to flora-watching, each stop includes information on topics like sustainable gardening, native plants, and tree health. Proceeds of the event benefit local nonprofit Garden to Table, which helps fund local school gardening programs—ensuring these gardens are tended for generations to come. June 25, 9 a.m.–2 p.m., $20, bouldergardentour.com
This three-day festival celebrates some of Colorado’s preeminent artists and makers. Browse and buy works from more than 30 African American visual artists, whose creations span watercolors to silk screens. Visitors can also enjoy live music performances, peruse the art garden—which will include bottle trees (decorative installations with roots in 9th-century Congo)—and check out the marketplace’s locally made jewelry, fabrics, handwoven African baskets, and more. July 8–10, City Park, free admission, colbaf.org