African American Quilters and Collectors Exhibit

Cousins Gallery - Level 3

Promoting the preservation and art of quilting. The AAQ&CG will showcase handmade quilts by guild members.

Saturday, January 30, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

The quilts made are presented annually through an award ceremony to outstanding community members in recognition of their service of those in need, or to individuals in crisis, as well as to agencies that help the needy and the homeless.

AA Quilters Guild:

The Many Faces of Manual Exhibit

Cousins Gallery - Level 3

The Old Gives Way....To the New

Manual High School is located in the historic Whittier neighborhood in Denver, Colorado. The school opened in 1892 and was one of the first schools to educate women and African Americans. Manual has a very diverse range of notable alumni including; The first and second African American Mayors of Denver- Wellington Webb and Michael Hancock and activist Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales. Explore the rich and impressive history of Manual High School.

Program and Reception:
Saturday, November 7, 1 p.m.

Danish Children: Growing Up American. Photographic Exhibit.

Western History/Genealogy Department - Level 5

The Danish American Archive and Library of the University of Nebraska at Omaha present a photographic exhibit of Danish children whose parents settled in the United States. The photographs are from the Danish American Archive and Library and the University of Nebraska Omaha.

Breaking the Barriers Portrait Series Exhibit

Gates Reading Room, Level 5

Art in Action, celebrating the accomplishments of diverse tennis pioneers, contributors, and rising stars in Colorado. Breaking the Barriers features photographs by Barry Gutierrez, photojournalist and Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer.

Kim Allen: Photographic Retrospective

Western History/Genealogy Gallery, Level 5

Photographer Kim Allen documented Denver's Lower Downtown from 1983 to 1995. His images chronicle Denver with one foot in history, stepping into a new era. The powerful photographs illustrate our essential foundation and our respect of heritage. We value these views as part of a great sum. These prints are part of us and are moments to celebrate and appreciate.

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