San Francisco-based photographer John Chiara describes his work as “part photography, part sculpture and part event.”
He uses a custom-built large format camera, which fits on a flatbed trailer, to make large-scale unique color photographs of the landscape and built environment.
Chiara responds to the quality of the light in each chosen location and using composition and color creates images that represent the spirit of the place depicted.
Doors open at 6:30 pm. More
Slow down and spend time with one work of art in the inaugural edition of Unplugged.
With teaching specialist Molly Medakovich, explore Julie Buffalohead's enigmatic and introspective approach to painting with Straight Legs.
Together we'll discover overlooked details, explore ideas, and make connections as we linger, look, and discuss.
End your week with meditation in Stampede: Animals in Art, led by our partners from Kadampa Meditation Center.
Whether you are a first-timer to meditation or enjoy a regular practice, all are welcome to join in on this "happiness hour" of quiet calm and contemplation.
Chairs, yoga mats, and meditation cushions provided.
No registration necessary, but space is limited.
A discussion of new acquisitions of art from viceregal Latin America that are reshaping the MFA's collection and opening new lines of inquiry into the effects of transatlantic and transpacific exchange, revealing the complex blending of cultures and traditions in the colonial Americas.
Doors open at 1 pm.
Coffee, cookies, and conversation will follow the lecture. More
It is time to upend the traditional tale of the so-called Conquest.
In dramatically different perspectives and contexts, Dr. Matthew Restall places Cortes, Montezuma, and Malinche at the heart of a brutal and violent conflict—the traffic in enslaved and indigenous women and children.
Doors open at 1 pm.
Coffee, cookies, and conversation will follow the lecture.
In much of his work, provocative contemporary artist Gregg Deal (Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe) challenges Western perceptions of Indigenous people, touching on issues of race, history, and stereotype. More
This talk by Dr. Jiayue Cecilia Wu situates its analysis on body-mind connections through music, mediation technology, and Tibetan contemplative arts. Three multimedia pieces will be introduced as proof-of-concept case studies. More
Artist, activist, and poet Tenzing Rigdol will discuss his upcoming exhibition at the Emmanuel Gallery with curator Sarah Magnatta.
Rigdol was trained in several traditional Tibetan arts, including thangka painting, in India and Nepal.
He moved to the United States and graduated from the College of Arts and Media at the University of Colorado, Denver, in 2005. More
(This lecture is sold out; to be added to the waiting list, please call 720-913-0130.) Jordan Casteel will be talking about her upcoming exhibition, Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze, which opens February 2, 2019. More
Daniel Libeskind is an international figure in architecture and urban design. World renowned for his provocative proposals, he has emerged as the creative force behind innovative landmarks such as the Jewish Museum Berlin, the Denver Art Museum's Hamilton Building, the Royal Ontario Museum’s Michael Lee-Chin Crystal, and New York’s World Trade Center master plan. More