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PERSPECTIVES ON VISUAL ART EXHIBITIONS AT THE DAIRY BY DAIRY DOCENTS,
CURATORS, ARTISTS, PRESS AND MORE!​

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Muralist Thomas ‘Detour’ Evans brings activism, emotionally charged artistry to new heights

By KALENE MCCORT | kmccort@prairiemountainmedia.com | Boulder Daily CameraPUBLISHED: August 29, 2020 at 1:35 p.m. | UPDATED: August 29, 2020 at 1:36 p.m. Denver-based creative crafts everything from massive murals to smaller commissioned pieces In March 2020, Thomas “Detour” Evans paints a mural on the Scarpa building on Frontier Avenue in Boulder. Evans is an all-around creative …

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Visual Arts Exhibit at the Dairy Arts Center: Foreign Born

In conjunction with Mo’Print (regional biannual celebration of printmaking)  featuring eight female artists, all of whom were born abroad.  On View: February 28 – April 5, 2020 Opening Reception: Friday, February 28,  5:00pm – 7:00pm Foreign Born explores the unique perspectives of female immigrants from Asia, South America and Europe. …

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World wild web: Dairy’s digital-driven exhibit ‘Brutal Realities’ challenges world perceptions

Varied art by CU’s TECHNE Lab affiliates will be on display through Feb. 23 By KALENE MCCORT | kmccort@prairiemountainmedia.com | Boulder Daily CameraPUBLISHED: January 24, 2020 at 8:00 am | UPDATED: January 24, 2020 at 9:32 am A still from the net art piece “Famous Men Who’ve Cried Online” by Melanie Clemmons. This piece, along with others …

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Romanticizing the Glitch

‘Brutal Realities’ examines our digital-driven world through digital-driven art By Caitlin Rockett | Boulder Weekly  –  January 16, 2020 ‘Unfolded III’ – Annette Isham The Amazon rainforest was ablaze last year as artist Mark Amerika and curator Jessica Kooiman Parker began to conceptualize a new media exhibition for the Dairy …

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Brutal Realities

Visual Arts Exhibit at the Dairy Arts Center: Brutal RealitiesAn exploration of alternate and real-life hard to believe realities. On View: January 17 – February 23, 2020 Opening Reception: Friday, January 17,  5:00pm Co-curated by Drew Austin and Mark Amerika, Brutal Realities exposes how contemporary artists confront their shifting nature …

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Art from the soul

Peggy Turchette brings the costumes and fashion of ballerina Anna Pavlova to life by Angela K. Evans – December 12, 2019 | Boulder Weekly “My dancing belongs to the world,” Anna Pavlova once said. Yet almost a century after the ballerina’s death, many people have never heard of Pavlova or her dance company, …

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Call for Indigenous artists for permanent sculpture at the Dairy Arts Center

CALL FOR ARTISTS:The Dairy Arts Center in Boulder, Colorado invites artists’ proposals for a new public artwork for a permanent public art sculpture dedicated to Indigenous people in our community and region. The intent is to acknowledge the traditional Indigenous inhabitants of the land occupied by the Dairy. “Acknowledgment is …

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Dia De Muertos

T​he 5 elaborate Altars on display at the Dairy Arts Center were created by Amistad’s Compañeras Program and community members. Programa CompañerasEstablished in 2002, with the mission of “increasing the quality of life and well-being of women, providing access to educational, cultural and mutual support programs in an inclusive and …

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Celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day

The Dairy Arts Center is happy to announce the dedication of a new mural in acknowledgment and recognition of the culture and history of Boulder’s Indigenous people on Saturday, October 12th at 10AM at the Dairy Arts Center.  In partnership with StreetWise Boulder and the City of Boulder the Dairy …

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Welcome Muralist LMNOPI

In honor of Indigenous People’s Day, and as an acknowledgment to the land that The Dairy sits on, we have partnered with Street Wise Boulder as a wall sponsor and are so excited to welcome muralist LMNOPI (or “Lopi” for short) from Vermont/NYC. Lopi painted a portrait-based mural on the west-facing side of the …

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Outside the gallery walls

Street Wise mural festival hopes to foster community with public art -By Amanda Moutinho– September 19, 2019 | Boulder Weekly – when you enter an art gallery, you agree to an experience. There will be some sort of exchange between art and viewer — more often than not, that is the …

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MARCH 2020

As of today, 3/12/2020, The Dairy Arts Center remains open and operational. Should scheduling changes occur, ticket holders will be directly notified by The Dairy Arts Center.

If you have a question about an event please contact the presenting arts organization. For films, Dairy Presents and all other questions contact the Box Office at 303.440.7826