Giving and Receiving: A Collaborative Exhibition of Contemporary Artists From China and the United States opens tonight and runs through July 22 at the CU Art Museum in Boulder. The show is an artist-driven cultural exchange that provides a connection between Colorado and China, explains museum director Lisa Tamiris Becker. It was sparked by James Surls, who made a beautiful suspension piece for the exhibit and gifted it to us for our lobby.
There will be a preview for members today at 5 p.m. and a reception for the general public from 6 to 8 p.m. On Saturday, April 9, a symposium will be held, with presentations by many of these artists; the symposium is designed to facilitate cross-cultural dialogue and discussion about artistic concerns, according to the university.
The museum is at 1085 18th Street in Boulder; for information, call 303-492-1320 or go to www.colorado.edu/cuartmuseum.
Mondays-Fridays. Starts: April 7. Continues through July 22, 2011