Exhibit

Exhibit: One Night in Miami...

Mar 26, 2015 - Mar 27, 2015
Exhibit

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts offers a behind the scenes look at the making of One Night in Miami...The exhibits highlights the main characters; Cassius Clay, Malcolm X, Jim Brown as well as information about the director Kemp Powers and the set design.

About the Play:
One Night in Miami...
This slice-of-life dramedy imagines what
occurred the night of Cassius Clay’s historic
win over heavyweight champ Sonny Liston.
Declining a glamorous party, Clay celebrates
with his friends: activist Malcolm X,
singer Sam Cooke and football player Jim

AWASH With Model Ships Exhibit by the Rocky Mountain Shipwrights

Exhibit
Gates Western History Reading Room - Level 5

The Rocky Mountain Shipwrights, scale ship modelers, have gathered together forty-two models created by its membership. The ships cover a broad historical range including Egyptian, Viking, military, and passenger vessels to name a few. Make a plan to stop by the Library to check out this exquisite exhibit of models ships.

Rocky Mountain Shipwrights information:

Changing the Tide of History: 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

Exhibit
Schlessman Hall - Level 1

Voting rights haven’t always been guaranteed to people of color or women in America. Explore the most significant moments in history that have lead up to this monumental decision though the blood, sweat, and tears of the thousands of individuals who fought for equality.

For more information about the exhibit contact the Blair-Caldwell Library (720) 865-2401 or email askblaircaldwell@denverlibrary.org

*NOTE: Library will open at 12 Noon on Wednesday, February 11, 2015.

Fashion/Culture (Photography Exhibit)

Exhibit
Western Art Gallery - Level 5

Fashion/Culture, originally exhibited at the McNichols Civic Center Building, showcases contemporary Colorado based artists that use photography to explore the intersection between art, fashion, beauty and culture. The diverse group of works reflects the many connections between Denver’s growing fashion and art communities. Artist in this exhibition explore themes such as roles of gender and identity in reference to fashion, the affects of fashion in our culture and ideals/ideas of beauty.

Exhibit: Sisters, Soldiers: Black Women and the Modern Military

Exhibit
Level 1

African American Women have played a role in every war effort in United States history. Sisters, Soldiers examines the past and present military service of black women, from the Civil War to the War on Terror. Placing black women as soldiers within a broad historical context, the exhibition highlights the impact of race and gender issues on military service as well as the "breakthrough" moments in the history of that service.

This exhibition was created by the Reginald F. Lewis Museum.

Artwork by James A. Dixon

Exhibit
Cousins Gallery - Level 3

Exhibit will be constructed from Mixed Media.

James Dixon Artist Statement:

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