The RiNo Mural Program provides ongoing, paid opportunities for local artists to showcase their work, with a different focus each month. February’s murals, which are on display now, center on celebrating Black History Month.
The sculptures the Colorado artist has on display at Plinth Gallery in RiNo are inspired by textures and stories from her travels. They also honor the resilience of people fighting the pandemic around the world.
The piece has been in the institution’s possession for four decades, but questions about its provenance have been raised in recent years. Scholars and advocates of museum decolonization are disappointed by DAM’s inaction.