4
| Deals |

Keep it low-key and free on Monday at BMoCA

^
Keep Westword Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.

Whether you spend the morning of Memorial Day nursing a three-cumulative-day hangover or getting up early and running a perverse distance in the Bolder Boulder, chances are, by Monday afternoon, you are going to need something low-key -- and preferably free, since you spent all your money on booze/paying to run ten kilometers for some reason when your drunken counterparts did the same thing for free the night before from the cops. Worry not, then, friend, because we've got just the thing for you.

The Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is having a free day on Monday, and not only will it be blessedly quiet, but there will also be some cool stuff to look at.

Currently on display are the works of Henrique Oliveira, who does massive painted-wood installations that he calls "tridimensionals" -- basically, he paints on old, warped or discarded pieces of fencing or scrap-wood, and then arranges those pieces into something between a sculpture and a painting. Seriously, it's really cool to look at.

In a similar vein, Jessica Moon Bernstein uses inner-tubes and other commercial plastics to create installations using totally recycled materials that kind of resemble groupings of some weird life-form out of Star Wars. Either way, both shows appropriate cast-away materials, and both have the potential to blow your little mind.

All you have to do to see it on Monday is show up; the museum is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Follow us on Twitter!

Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.