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Exhibit: Culinary Chronicles of Blackness Returns For The Second Year

Exhibit: Culinary Chronicles of Blackness Returns For The Second Year
Exhibit: Culinary Chronicles of Blackness Returns For The Second Year

The Exhibit Culinary Chronicles of Blackness will be available for viewing from July 8 - July 31 in the Cousins Gallery – Level 3.

Black History Month Events Ending Soon....

Black History Month Events Ending Soon....
Black History Month Events Ending Soon....

But there are more events coming your way!

Hurry in...these two exhibits will run through the end of the month:

The Land of Lost Souls: Otto Kuhler's Paintings on Permanent Display

The Graves of Aguilar. Otto Kuhler. 1 painting: oil on canvas; 17 x 23 in. 1963
Decay at Delagua. Otto Kuhler. 1 painting: oil on canvas; 17 x 23 in. 1963
Coal Trains of Trinidad. Otto Kuhler. 1 painting: oil on canvas; 17 x 23 in. 1963

With the restored Graves of Aguilar

In 1964, Otto Kuhler dedicated a series of twelve paintings to “the broken bodies still lying under the barren hills” of what had been Southeastern Colorado’s mining country.

Helen Chain's Art Sketches

Helen Chain
Opening page
Helen Chain's Art Sketches
Helen Chain's Art Sketches
Helen Chain's Art Sketches

Western History Art Treasure

Helen Chain was an early Denver artist, coming with her husband James to the Colorado Territory in 1870.  James and his partner owned the Chain and Hardy Company, binding and selling books, st

Hidden Assets: Stories Behind the Throne by Dori Hutson

Roll out the Barrel, Redwood Highway 22, California
Doris Hutson

This historical and often hysterical reference/art book is for those who want to know more about the history of outhouses. From ancient Egypt, Japan and Colorado..to name a phew. The author Dori Hutson, was a Colorado fine art and commerical artist who grew up on a homested farm in eastern Colorado.

She had a close relationship with outhouses growing up and shares her wry sense of humor and artistic talents to give you a privy history lesson.