#82: Elissa Auther
As co-curator of the MCA Denver's annual Feminism & Co. (there's another installment tonight), Elissa Auther has been responsible for bringing untold stories and untrue stereotypes to the forefront.Through the creation of panels on polyamory, feminist science and women's roles in ... More >>
The word "symposium" can conjure up the image of some uptight, academic scenario, but that's exactly the opposite of what this weekend's Postscript Symposium at MCA Denver has been designed. Created as a companion event to the museum's current Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art exhibition, the ... More >>
The inaugural Art Meets Beast at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver was a surprise hit in 2010, featuring local chefs and arts enthusiasts in a mashup of mammoth proportions.
And now the beast is coming back, with a two-day exploration of art that will culminate in a bison feast prepared by six ... More >>
When Sandra Fettingis looked at the shop housed within MCA Denver, she saw potential beyond the traditional confines of a retail space. The buyer for Shop MCA, Fettingis was interested in bringing "secondary programming" to the museum -- an event beyond staple art openings and the consistently chall ... More >>
Creating a great cocktail is a true art. And so the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver will be raising awareness of what makes a good drink -- and raising the roof in general -- at its rooftop bar all summer.
But tonight kicks off a particularly important show: the Bartender in Residence program, in ... More >>
J. WohletzMCA Denver after dark.The Cheap Christmas Crapfare at the Museum of Contemporary Art was a festival of joyful hipsters, free eggnog -- and the finest paper plate wreaths in the city. Part of MCA Denver's "Black Sheep Fridays," Friday evening's crappy craft-making party was lively, ... More >>
The 2010 Lumberjack partyThings are starting to slow down a bit with Thanksgiving creeping up on us, but that doesn't mean there isn't still a little fun to be had on the cheap this weekend. In fact, you can hit up a date night with the Buntport Theater, a midnight movie, a clothing swap or e ... More >>
Homing pigeons are amazing birds. From a young age, they have the ability to find their way home to where they were raised from hundreds of miles away. This ability -- which has yet to be fully understood - made them perfect for delivering messages in ancient Egypt, where people would tie not ... More >>
Colorado's got its green on good, and the success of Denver B-cycle offers major proof that metro area pedal-pushers welcome the opportunity to get out of their cars and onto the city streets. The city's member-supported bike sharing program, now in its second year, will appropriately celebra ... More >>
According to reliable sources, MCA Denver will soon announce that Adam Lerner, the director of the Lab at Belmar, is to be hired as its new executive director. The MCA is supposed to have mounted an international search, so it does seem strange that the institution wound ... More >>
A true veteran of the Denver arts scene, Joshua Hassel's done time as a professional gallerist, curator, art historian and video producer/director. But every hat he's worn has hung on his reputation as an indefatigable local arts booster. When he isn't touting someone's works in a galler ... More >>