Ready, Set, Action: Political Events in Denver This Weekend

His constituents turned out, even if Cory Gardner didn't.
His constituents turned out, even if Cory Gardner didn't. Brandon Marshall

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Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate
Through March 18
Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate
Fort Collins Museum of Art, Lincoln Center Gallery in Fort Collins

Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate , showcasing the diverse work of 39 artists who have transformed thousands of anti-Semitic and racist books into a visually powerful, thought-provoking and deeply moving exhibition sponsored by the Montana Human Rights Network, is in its final week in Fort Collins. Special events include:

Thursday, March 16, 6 p.m.:
Fcmoa Book Club, Between the World and Me. In a series of essays, written as a letter to his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates confronts the notion of race in America and how it has shaped American history, many times at the cost of black bodies and lives. The discussion is at the Fort Collins Museum of Art, 201 South College Avenue.

Friday, March 17, 6 p.m.
: “Winslow Homer Transforming Hate: A Break-Through Painting by One of America’s Greatest Artists.” Dr. Peter Wood offers a slide talk on Winslow Homer’s black images, focusing particularly on "Near Andersonville," a revolutionary painting that was lost for a full century.  In the Lincoln Center Columbine Room, 417 West Magnolia Street in Fort Collins.

Find out more on the Lincoln Center website or the Fort Collins Museum of Art site.

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