BMoCA

BMoCA

Museum Info
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

1750 13th Street
Boulder, CO 80302
303.443.2122
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Museum & Store Hours

Tuesday – Sunday 11am-5pm

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Admission
  • $2 – adults
  • $2 – seniors
  • $2 – students
  • & educators

Always free for all on Saturdays!

 

Calendar

Showing: Exhibition Events (Archive)

Work Won’t Kill You: I Am Here by artist Patty Ortiz
WWKY: I Am Here addresses the painful quandary of involuntary childhood immigrants who thought they had qualified for a path to citizenship through Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals only to have that opportunity threatened. Just as pulling a flowering plant out of the ground threatens the life of the plant and leaves a gaping hole in…

Join geologist Dr. Katy Barnhart for insight and context regarding the parallels between Wopo Holup’s works in Endless Places, Present, and the modeling and representation of topography in the geosciences.

Katy Barnhart is a geologist at the University of Colorado interested in how landscapes evolve. Her work combines numerical modeling, field observations, and methods of model-data…

Spring 2018 Opening Reception will feature the opening of two exhibitions. Wopo Holup: Endless Places, Present and Nathan Abels: History of the Future.

Sherry Wiggin’s exhibition, Out of India, features her photographs of iconic architecture and abstract drawings of her responses to those magnificent spaces. Wiggins documents her international research and practice on her blog and on her website.

Art-making, circus performers, word play, waltzes, dream-reading, and drinks: explore the summer exhibitions with the fantastic and the macabre on the last Friday of every month.

Last Fridays is a city-wide partnership with Boulder arts organizations to present a day dedicated tothe best of what Boulder’s art community has to offer.

Partners: The Dairy Arts Center, CU Art Museum, madelife,

Art-making, circus performers, word play, waltzes, dream-reading, and drinks: explore the summer exhibitions with the fantastic and the macabre on the last Friday of every month.

Last Fridays is a city-wide partnership with Boulder arts organizations to present a day dedicated tothe best of what Boulder’s art community has to offer.

Partners: The Dairy Arts Center, CU Art Museum, madelife,

Art-making, circus performers, word play, waltzes, dream-reading, and drinks: explore the summer exhibitions with the fantastic and the macabre on the last Friday of every month.

Last Fridays is a city-wide partnership with Boulder arts organizations to present a day dedicated tothe best of what Boulder’s art community has to offer.

Partners: The Dairy Arts Center, CU Art Museum, madelife,

Join us to celebrate the opening of summer 2017 exhibitions Dasha Shishkin: Tram Pam Pam, Mauro Giaconi: cae a plomo (desde el fondo del tiempo) / falls to lead (from the depths of time), and Walk the Distance and Slow Down: selections from the collection of JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey.

Dasha Shishkin: Tram Pam Pam
This solo exhibition is a whimsical leap into a world between painting and drawing where…

Join artist Mathias Kessler for the final Cultural Cul-de-sac of the series!

Exhibiting artist Mathias Kessler has dedicated space in his exhibition for creative thinkers and producers to perform or present their piece of Boulder’s natural & cultural ecosystems. Chefs, filmmakers, scientists, trivia masters, musicians, makers and creative entrepreneurs of all kinds are presenting events of…

OFF Cinema is proud to present ’twas always darkest closest the sun – International Video Shorts a showcase of six contemporary international video artists.

This program is for Mature Audiences only.

Program
Jessica Kingdon, Commodity City, 2016. 11 min, China.
Matthias Kessler, Landscape, You Say!. 11 min, Germany.
Joao Torres, Ghost Children, 2016. 16 min, Brazil.
Carolina Charry Quintero, Blua…

Spend an evening exploring some local landscape with Women’s Wilderness. At Women’s Wilderness we share the gifts of the outdoors with people of all colors, backgrounds, sizes, gender identities, and experience levels. Our specialty is helping people become their strongest, best selves! We will be hiking local trails and discussing local ecology and geology. Whether you are…

BMoCA and the University of Colorado Art Museum (CU Art Museum) present an evening celebrating Shark’s Ink, a Colorado treasure. The gala supports CU Art Museum’s acquisition of the Sharkive, an internationally important collection of prints created by artists from around the world in the Boulder County studio of Bud and Barbara Shark.

Join us for this once-in-a-lifetime event that honors and…

Join BMoCA’s Studio Project for an evening of plant appreciation. Bring your plant(s) for a meet and greet with other attendee’s plants, enjoy plant-based imagery and music, and sip on virgin piña coladas.

The Studio Project Internship trains 12 high school students each school year to create Studio Project events and programs. Interns work closely on the development of programming and…

OFF Cinema is proud to present"of mermaids,mountains and machines: Contemporary Psychedelia."A film screening of psychedelic and meta-physical films, followed by three live expanded cinema performances. Films by Fern Silva, Amir George, Dakota Nanton (artist in attendance), Christin Turner (artist in attendance) and Janelle VanderKelen. Expanded cinema performances by Richard Tuohy and…

Dr. Bailey Phelps, a tribal member of the Cherokee Nation, will perform traditional stories from several American Indian tribal sources. Humor and wisdom mingle in tales of such characters as Raven, Coyote, Rabbit and more. The stories amuse and teach listeners of all ages.

For more than half a century, Dr. Bailey Phelps has pursued and practiced the “most ephemeral” art of live oral…

Join BMoCA and the University of Colorado to celebrate Once Removed: Photography by Evan Anderman. The reception includes a 6pm conversation with the artist and special guest Eric Paddock, Curator of Photography and Media Arts at the Denver Art Museum. This program is planned in conjunction with the 2017 Conference on World Affairs.

IUDs, vibrators, intravaginal speakers that play music to gestating fetuses—technologies for women’s bodies are nothing new, but are now part of a rapidly expanding product market. As conversations around the control of women’s bodies become increasingly urgent, Maya Livio will introduce her research on these devices and highlight the vulnerabilities and power relationships they are…

Join Megan Gafford for the opening reception of her site-specific installation titled , which will transform the windows of the museum into lenses that project constellation maps into the interior space. Gafford’s installation focuses on the cyclical nature of being, taking as its subject the constellations that are uniquely visible from BMoCA’s position on the globe.

To share the poetry…

To share the poetry of what the constellations have meant to humanity, Gafford will host a story-telling eventwithin the cinema of theHemisphere installation,in the tradition of our ancestors who told stories under the night sky.

Join us to celebrate the opening of spring 2017 exhibitions Mathias Kessler: Artifacts & Other Errors of Perception and Dylan Gebbia Richards: Eclipse.

German artist Mathias Kessler unearths the power of image and artifact as preservations of truth and definers of history through a series of re-imagined fossils excavated from art history, scientific inquiry, and travel. Mapping out…