Exhibit

Breaking the Barriers: An Exhibition of Courage

Exhibit
Second Floor Exhibit Space

The Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library will be celebrating the African American Heritage Month a an exhibit from the United States Tennis Association.
Come and enjoy this exhibit highlighting the richness of all members in our community.

USTA Colorado’s Breaking the Barriers – An Exhibition in Courage Portrait Series

Recovering the Classics by Students from East High School

Exhibit
Level 7 Gallery

Recovering the Classics is a crowdsourced collection of original covers for great works in the public domain where anyone can contribute. The selection of book covers in this exhibit is from fifty students from East High School in Denver.

(Un)Common Threads, Photography Exhibit

Exhibit
Western History Art Gallery, Level 5

In (Un)Common Threads the members of the Rocky Mountain Monochrome Salon use black and white photography to weave a vibrant tableau in shades of gray, showing that what makes us the same can also make us wonderfully different. Featuring eight artists: Dave Barry, Jeffrey Graves, Christopher James, Ron Johnson, Linda Little, Michael Snively, Jacqueline Webster and Mike Whiteley.

From Combat to Canvas Exhibit

Exhibit
Cousins Gallery - Level 3

From Combat to Canvas will showcase the art and photography of local veterans as well as work about the veteran experience. Invited artists include Jerry de La Cruz, John Davis, Jess DuBois, Dwayne Glapion, Jud Hart, Ted Moore, Andrienne Norris, Bill Potts, David Stevens, Floyd Tunson, Jerry Vigil, and Irving Watts. Ranging from painting and photography to sculpture, the work will offer veterans an opportunity to reflect on their experiences and share their current creative outlet.

Reception:
Saturday, March 12, 1-4 pm.

All The Way: An Exhibit Presented by the Denver Center for the Performing Arts

Exhibit
Foyer - Level 1

All the Way vividly portrays the controversial steps taken by ambitious figures of the 1960s to pass the Civil Rights Act. Set in the pivotal year after JFK’s assassination, President Lyndon Baines Johnson hurls himself at the cause fronted by Martin Luther King, Jr., determined to rebuild the country into The Great Society that promised equality for all. Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The 12, The Kentucky Cycle), All the Way bowled over Broadway last year garnering the 2014 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics’ Circle Awards for Best Play.

Colorado Women’s Hall Of Fame Presents: Legacies As Tall As Mountains Exhibit

Exhibit
Cousins Gallery - Level 3

Honoring Colorado’s African American Trailblazers (1985-2015)

Inductees Featured at the Blair-Caldwell Library:
Clara Brown, Lauren Young Casteel, Oleta Lawanda Crain, Evie Dennis, EdD, Fannie Mae Duncan, Justina Ford, MD, Carlotta Walls LaNier, Hattie McDaniels, Reynelda Muse, Rachel Bassette Noel, Cleo Parker Robinson, Pauline Short Robinson, Gloria Travis Tanner, Arie Taylor, Mildred Pitts Walter, and Wilma Webb.

Rocky Mountain PBS 60th Anniversary Exhibit

Exhibit
Gates Reading Room, Level 5

An exhibit commemorating the 60-year journey from KRMA-TV Channel 6 to the Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network. The exhibit includes studio equipment, documentary, photographs, puppets, and Mrs. Big Bird.

History, Heritage and Honor in the Essence of the West Exhibit Part 2

Exhibit
Cousins Gallery - Level 3

Explore fine oil paintings of the Black American West.

Reception:
Saturday, April 16, 1-4 p.m.
Light Refreshments Served

Local artist Lesa Rose Webb was born in Los Angeles, Calif. and graduated from Santa Barbara City College with an Associates in Art degree. She specializes in the production of high quality fine art paintings of people and cultures of color. She works in a variety of mediums, including oil, acrylic, and watercolor paints. Her bold and graphic depictions have also been rendered in pencil, charcoal, and pastel. Visit her website at https://lesarose.wordpress.com/.

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