Events

Upcoming Events

<Virtual> Professional Artist Forum
in Celebration of Indigenous People’s Day
Friday, October 9 at 10:00 am
In this special Indigenous People’s Day Professional Artist Forum, we will be joined by printmaker, painter, sculptor, and CU Boulder professor Melanie Yazzie. Yazzie’s work draws upon her rich Diné (Navajo) cultural heritage. Her work follows the Diné dictum “walk in beauty” literally, creating beauty and harmony. In March, her sculpture entitled “Strength from Within” was added to the city’s public art collection and remains on view at the southwest corner of Pearl and 16th streets. Come to our Artist Forum to hear from Yazzie about her artistic practice, commune with fellow artists, and learn about resources and opportunities. Free and open to the public. RSVP required to Lauren Click, clickl@boulderlibrary.org.

Boulder Arts Online 

Boulder Arts Online continues the mission of Boulder Arts Week, using a calendar to connect Boulder artists’ virtual programming with the world. Boulder Arts Online will continue to promote and encourage arts programming that is sensitive to the safer-at-home guidelines keeping our community safe.

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    Previous Events

    Professional Artists Forum for Photographers
    Monday, September 9, 2019
    6 – 7:30pm
    Boulder Public Library, Boulder Creek Room
    Join other art, portraiture, nature, commercial, and event photographers throughout the community for the first artist forum specifically geared to photographers! Come meet with City of Boulder Office of Arts + Culture staff, network and hear about programs, professional development and scholarship opportunities available to you. We will guide an open discussion on the challenges faced by photographers, the state of the art and field, accessibility, and more. Mark Sink, co-founder of The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver and founder of the Month of Photography Denver, will share some his cutting-edge work and demonstrate a few ‘old school’ techniques.

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    Cultural Organizations Summit: Climate Change
    Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019
    5 pm – 6:30 pm
    Boulder Public Library, Boulder Creek Room
    In Boulder, how will climate change impact the arts? At this Summit of cultural nonprofits we heard an overview of climate change concerns by Paul Chinowsky, Director of the Environmental Design Program at CU Boulder, and practical strategies for artists and arts organizations by Marda Kirn, Director of EcoArts Connections.

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    Cultural Organizations Summit: Art in a Financial Downturn 
    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    12:30 pm – 2 pm
    Museum of Boulder – 2205 Broadway
    At this Summit we discussed what economists expect for the future should there be an economic downturn, what that might look like for the arts, and explored strategies to weather the storm. We were joined by Clif Harald, Executive Director of the Boulder Economic Council, Susan P. Ison, Cultural Services Director of the City of Loveland, and Ashley Harkrader, Director of Development for the CU Boulder College of Music Advancement.

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