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
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.
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.
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.
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.