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

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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 will be on-site at The Dairy all next week painting a portrait-based mural on the west-facing …

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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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CU Boulder MFA student creates sculpture to remember Los Seis de Boulder

By MADELINE ST. AMOUR | mstamour@timescall.com | Boulder Daily Camera – On May 27, 1974, Alamosa attorney and University of Colorado Law graduate Reyes Martinez, 26, University of Colorado Boulder junior Neva Romero, 21, and CU Boulder double major graduate Una Jaakola, 24, were killed in a bombed car at Chautauqua Park. On May …

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‘Modern Habitat’ exhibit enlisted artists, architects, designers to explore concepts of ‘home’

By KALENE MCCORT | kmccort@prairiemountainmedia.com | Boulder Daily Camera – Where we lay our heads at night is such a vibrant part of who we are. Beyond the floor plan and color palette, the vibe and very concept of “home” is one that differs by person, region and culture. A newly opened exhibit …

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HOME IS WHERE THE ART IS

Boulder Lifestyle Magazine Article Amelia Broughton | Photography Lindsey Haligas – DESIGNING & DECONSTRUCTING THE DAIRY ART CENTER’S NEWEST EXHIBITION, MODERN HABITAT When entering a home, some things might seem familiar, others foreign, and others fascinating. One might notice the arrangement of the furniture, the adorned walls, and the way natural …

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