Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities

Open: Tuesday to Wednesday, 10am-6pm;

Thursday. 10am-8pm;

Friday to Saturday, 10am-6pm:

Sunday, noon-6pm Closed: New Years Day, Independence Day Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.

Facilities: Architecture (former hydroelectric plant, ca.1885); Library; Reading Room. Activities: Classes: Gallery Talks; Guided Tours: Lectures; Temporary Exhibitions;

Traveling Exhibitions.

Publications: exhibition catalogues; posters.

Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities Photo Gallery

Housed in an historic brick building on the Roaring Fork River, the Aspen Art Museum features rotating exhibitions including contemporary art and art of other historic periods. Ongoing programs presented by the Aspen Art Museum feature highly acclaimed artists, curators and museum directors from prominent U.S. museums. Recent exhibitions have included the works of Georgia OKeeffe. William Wegman. Andy Warhol, Ana Mendieta, Peter Saul. Nancy Rubins, and Tony Oursler. Guest lecturers have included artist Christo, Phillippe De Montebello of the Metropolitan ? luseum of Art and Peter Hassrick, Founding Director of the Georgia OKeeffe Museum. Many guest curators have lent their expertise to produce exhibits at the Aspen Art Museum, including Mark Rosenthal from the National Gallery and Klaus Kertess, known for his work with the Whitney Biennial.

Boulder, Colorado Boulder Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMoCA)

Saturday to Sunday, 10am-4pm.

Closed: Legal Holidays.

Facilities: Exhibition Area; Shop (greeting cards).

Activities: Guided Tours; Temporary Exhibitions.

The Museum collection is housed in the corporate headquarters of Leanin Tree, publishers of greeting cards. One of the nations largest private collections of modern and contemporary Western Art. the Leanin’ Tree Museum displays over 200 paintings and 80 bronze sculptures. Special gallery rooms feature work by humorist Lloyd Mitchell, desert artist -John W. Hilton, and train artist Howard Fogg, and cowboy paintings by Colorado artist Jack Roberts. Recently opened is the main floor Red Gallery, with many new paintings and bronzes, among them works by well-known artists of the Cowboy Artists of America and the National Academy of Western Artists.

University of Colorado – CU Art Galleries

Facilities: Exhibition Area (3 galleries; total 6,000 square feet).

Gary Ernest Smith, Oregon Pioneers, Leanin Tree Museum of Western Art. Photograph courtesy of Leanin Tree Museum of Western Art, Boulder, Colorado.

University of Colorado – CU Art Galleries Actii ities: Gallery Dialogues: Lectures:

The CU Art Galleries of the University of Colorado at Roulder are committed to enhancing public understanding of the visual arts and to advocating interdisciplinary approaches to the social, cultural, technological, and historical contexts of art. The Galleries present exhibitions of regional, national, and international significance and related educational events. Student exhibitions of work by MFA and BFA candidates are also scheduled. Its activities serve the academic community of the University, the metropolitan area, and statewide populations. The Art Galleries are stewards of the Colorado Collection, a permanent study and teaching resource for the citizens of the State. They promote the preservation, interpretation and exhibition of the Colorado Collection, and its use for scholarly endeavors and outreach efforts.

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