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

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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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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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Insight

INSIGHT By Sophie Walker – Standing in the vast lobby of The Dairy Art Center, I overheard a disparaging remark about one of the exhibits. The “art critic” was there with a friend of mine. Not one to be shy, I introduced myself and suggested they might like to join a …

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Fire and Water: The Struggle of Tonanzin Colorado

Created by artist David “Ocelotl” Garcia, this mural measuring roughly 18′ x 40′ in size, depicts Garcia’s vision of Mother Earth and her struggle against humanity’s use of her resources. The artist states, “This mural depicts Mother Earth (Tonanzin) and her struggle with humanity’s unbalanced use of her natural resources, …

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Sister Cities, Mante-Boulder

This mural by Florian Lopez is a gift from Ciudad Mante, Tampaulipas, Mexico to the people of Boulder in appreciation for medical and cultural exchanges between the two cities. Boulder and Mante became Sister Cities in 2000 as an outgrowth of medical missions initiated by First Presbyterian Church and Boulder …

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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