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Lutheran High School Performers at Parker Arts Shakespeare Festival
Parker Arts fuses community and young creatives

At Parker Arts, community and kids come together to bring the work of young creatives into the world of exhibition and performance. Nestled in an already heavy schedule of theater,…

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University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Student Annie Cao and art and science students at Downtown Aurora Visual Arts
We can explore the world to open our imaginations, and we can use our imaginations to change the world

Kids who join programs at Downtown Aurora Visual Arts (DAVA) are encouraged to engage with their own creativity in every way possible. A bastion of visual arts for students of…

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Installation image from BMoCA + Anythink Bennett installation, Topographic Memory by artist Cherish Marquez. Courtesy of Wes Magyar and BMoCA.
Contemporary Art and Libraries: A perfectly unexpected match

Kiah Butcher’s curatorial career grew because of her commitment to community engagement. Placing contemporary art in unexpected places, like libraries, is the perfect venue to connect Colorado artists to different…

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Visual Artist Stevie with his family in front of a recent piece
ART that includes all creatives

Stevie and Corey, both accomplished artists, don’t use conventional methods to make their art. They can’t. But what the two artists and others like them who are living with disabilities…

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Joyce Tsai at the Clyfford Still Museum
Get to know Joyce Tsai, innovative leader of the Clyfford Still Museum

Less than one year ago, Joyce Tsai took the helm of the Clyfford Still Museum from its founding director. She is an award-winning educator and scholar whose research received support…

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Bennie L. Williams directing the nationally-recognized Bennie L. Williams Spiritual Voices choir.
The Considerable Contributions of Bennie L. Williams

“I don’t feel no ways tired. I’ve come so far from where I started from.” — Traditional Spiritual Bennie Lucille Williams has always felt the music first. Since she was…

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Gregg Deal
Columbusing and the art of modern Indigenous Living

Gregg Deal is an artist and member of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Nation. His body of work, from performance art to murals and more, explores what it means to be…

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Jeanette Trujillo-Lucero
Hispanic, Latino, Chicano, Latinx arts and culture expand influence, inform a deeper understanding of identity

In the Hispanic, Latino, Chicano, Latinx community there isn’t always agreement on self-identifiers. Applying just one broad brush moniker can quickly wipe out thousands of years of ancestral tradition, rich…

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Meet the new leadership of the SCFD

Since voters created the seven-county SCFD more than 30 years ago, the district has been overseen by an 11-member board of directors that ensures the district is delivering the value…

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Phamaly, Alice
Thoughts on freedom

During July celebrations of our nation’s founding, our thoughts often turn toward the nature of freedom as it relates to the higher calling of our country’s creed. We might also…

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Our understanding of the natural world roots and connects us

When you think of culture, what do you include? Maybe the traditions and holidays your family holds dear. Or your favorite works of art hanging in a museum or gallery….

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Diffuse in their focus, one in their mission

The arts and culture landscape surrounds us every day. It buoys and challenges our thinking. It illuminates our most sacred moments and our largest gatherings. It was built and is…

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