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Contemporary Perspectives: July 27 "Site Seen: Native Art in Public Spaces"

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Contemporary Perspectives: July 27 "Site Seen: Native Art in Public Spaces"

Native Roots | Modern Form Tour & Lecture Series Ryan Rice, curator “Site Seen: Native Art in Public Spaces” Wednesday, July 27, 2011 – Walk: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., Talk: 7 - 8 p.m.  By locating native art that occupies space in public settings, a connection between identity and place is made. Curator Ryan Rice investigates these connections and addresses the continuum of marking territory across the land. Ryan Rice (Mohawk) – Artist...

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"Much Ado About Nothing" this Sunday July 17

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[gallery columns="2" orderby="title"] Shakespeare's plays are "evergreens" of the dramatic arts: they always have something to say to the current time.  I was so pleased to learn that Pik*Nik Theater is going to put on a performance at the Gardens.  Their performance of Much Ado About Nothing is set in the 1940s. It makes perfect sense to think about the prince and company returning from war.  In Denver, it will be July...

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Santa Fe Native Arts Trip--REGISTER BY JULY 6

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Santa Fe Native Arts Trip--REGISTER BY JULY 6

August 18-21, 2011 Re-discover Santa Fe through the art of acclaimed late sculptor Allan Houser. Follow my lead as we tour the Allan Houser Museum, archives, foundry and gallery. Enjoy a personalized guided tour as we visit Taos Pueblo; and relax in soothing, deluxe accommodations while absorbing the culture of Santa Fe, NM. We will be there in time for Indian Market.

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Native Roots | Modern Form: Plants, Peoples and the Art of Allan Houser

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Native Roots | Modern Form: Plants, Peoples and the Art of Allan Houser

Denver Botanic Gardens proudly presents Native Roots | Modern Form: Plants, Peoples and the Art of Allan Houser (May 1- November 13, 2011), a multidisciplinary appreciation of American Indian cultural and botanical heritage. Sculptures by world-renowned American Modernist Allan Houser (Warm Springs Chiricahua Apache, 1914-1994) inspire a look at the Gardens' native plant collections and their Native American ethnobotanical uses. By bringing together the work of...

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Wild Harvest: Illustrating Ethnobotanicals exhibit at Denver International Airport

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Denver International Airport presents Wild Harvest: Illustrating Ethnobotanicals featuring 32 botanical illustrations from the Botanical Art and Illustration Program at Denver Botanic Gardens and material culture from the University of Denver Museum of Anthropology. The installation explores ethnobotany, the relationship between people and their uses of plants.

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Botanica Spectaculum II, In Celebration of Earth Day

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Botanica Spectaculum II, In Celebration of Earth Day

Exhibit-related programs at Republic Plaza, sponsored by Denver Botanic Gardens: Talk (FREE): “Natural Science and the Trade of Botanical Illustration” by Mervi Hjelmroos-Koski. Ph.D., D.Sc., Manager of Denver Botanic Gardens Art and Illustration Certificate Program Thursday, April 21, 2011, 12 p.m. in the Lobby of Republic Plaza Demonstration (FREE): “Botanical Illustration - How To” by Botanical Illustration instructor and artist, Renee Jorgensen Thursday, May 12, 2011, 12 p.m. in "The Art Room", Concourse Level of Republic...

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