No institution has played a more important role in Colorado's art history than the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. Among its collections is one dedicated to modern and contemporary pieces created by Colorado artists. It's a nice collection -- not on the level of the Kirkland Museum's mind you -- ... More >>
Michael Paglia visits the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center in this week's review, taking in the show Matt O'Neill: Thrift Store Sublime which features a handful of stylistic moves that the artist has made during the past twenty years. Continue reading for photos from the exhibit. See also: New w ... More >>
For this year's Now Showing, Westword's fall arts guide (you'll find it tucked into our September 26 issue), we asked artistic movers and shakers to answer a few questions about the state of the arts, both locally and around the world. We'll be rolling out their answers over the next few weeks in pa ... More >>
In July, as artist Eric Shumake was preparing for the opening of his first official exhibit -- "Charnival," part of the current Merge group show at Plus Gallery -- he was simultaneously accepted into the Vermont Studios Masters Program. As a result, Shumake was unable to attend the opening night of ... More >>
Charnival: Flaming Elitch Gardens; ash & acrylic on panel, by Eric Shumake. Plus Gallery. Unlike the Colorado Rockies, galleries near Coors Field have been knocking it out of the park this season. The Surface Beneath, at Robischon Gallery (open through September 1), is a must-see show featuring fou ... More >>
Down to your last few dollars before rent is due next week? Don't worry about it. You can still have fun without forking over a lot of cash. From a Dragon Boat Festival to movies in the park, this town will be full of things to do for under $10. And as always, if you're a responsible planner and can ... More >>
Plus Gallery's Ivar Zeile was all ready to take a break in August, but instead, chance brought together a special end-of-summer show at Plus. Merge is something of an anomaly for the gallery: an exhibition of small, affordable works by three very different emerging artists -- New Zealander Shannon N ... More >>
I stopped by Sketch last night, the new wine bar in Jesse Morreale's project at the old First Avenue Hotel at First and Broadway. Technically, it doesn't officially debut until March 20 (and from then on, will be open from 4 p.m. - 2 a.m. seven days a week), but as people wandering around this incre ... More >>
The Museum of Contemporary Art unveils its first show devoted to a local artist.
Dianne Vanderlip is stepping down from the DAM after nearly thirty years.
Back on the scene.
Who's in -- and out -- in my fantasy Decades.
scene Colorado/sin Colorado
The DAM presents an exhibit studded with the state's art stars.
Solos at Rule and Sandy Carson are among the top art attractions in town.
Mezcal gets in the flow of Capitol Hill
Donít be a D.O.R.K. ó support the local music scene.
Jerry Gilmore continues the Arvada Center's tradition of supporting contemporary art.
The Zephyr has weathered life on Colfax for 56 years. But can it withstand the march of progress?
What's old is new again
Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.
The Human Factor
The CVA's two-part exhibit is a divine look at the human form.
Combining the Bible with contemporary art gets mixed results at the Singer Gallery.
Wynkoop makes a heavenly combination: beer and fine art.
The Museum of Contemporary Art swings from Real to Surreal.
Two shows display a plethora of artistic styles.
Feb. 19-25, 1998