Museum Info
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

1750 13th Street
Boulder, CO 80302

Museum & Store Hours

Tuesday – Sunday 11am-5pm

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

Always free for all on Saturdays!

Past Exhibition

Mathias Kessler: Artifacts & Other Errors of Perception

January 26 – May 29, 2017

Austrian artist Mathias Kessler unearths the power of image and artifact to preserve truth and define history through re-imagined fossils and scenic impressions excavated from art history, scientific inquiry, and travel. Mapping out intersections of Boulder’s natural and cultural ecosystems, Kessler invites us to explore and participate in a site-specific reflection of our local landscapes.

Spring 2017 Opening Reception
Thursday, January 26
5:30pm members preview
6:30-9pm free public reception

Cultural Cul-de-sac
Thursdays, 5-8pm
Mathias Kessler has dedicated a space in the gallery for local chefs, filmmakers, trivia hosts, poets, scientists, performers, musicians, makers and creative entrepreneurs of all kinds to present and perform Artifacts & Other Errors of Perception. Every Thursday the Cultural Cul-de-sac is a stage for the many different perceptions and expression that make up our cultural landscape.

This is an OPEN CALL for proposals from those who inhabit and maintain the unique balance of our local cultural and natural ecosystems. All individual voices are encouraged to participate in this site-specific reflection of our community.

Send all ideas to Space includes PA system, projector, hot plate, and art supplies. Calendar of events will be posted on A limited number of Thursdays available.

May Cultural Cul-de-sac Events
May 4

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 experienced, or a beginner, we welcome all to our community. All humans and canines welcome!

May 11

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.

May 25

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