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Street Wise exhibition

Street Wise

October 11 – December 1, Canyon Gallery
“Street Wise” will show culturally inspired street artwork from diverse perspectives reflecting our current social, political, environmental climate through the eyes of artists. The project will include both work inside the gallery and outside street installations throughout the City of Boulder, as well as workshops and community events. Curated by Leah Brenner Clack.

NCAR Climate Exhibit at the Main Library
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NCAR Traveling Climate Exhibit: Real People, Real Climate, Real Changes

September 28 – November 14

Earth’s climate is changing and scientists are working hard to understand what is happening. Through this exhibit, the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is sharing stories from across the United States about how people are being affected by climate change impacts.

Join us on Oct. 9 for the NCAR Explorer Series Lecture with scientist Dr. Bill Lipscomb on “Ice Sheets and Sea Level Rise.”

Design Trail

October 8 – December 15, 2019
Arapahoe Ramp, Main Library

Boulder-based artist Parisa Tashakori’s exhibition shares posters that she has designed for different events and pieces of artistic embroidery. Her work reminds us importance of using hands-on skills for design. Tashakori also has designed an interactive station and invites visitors to play with Persian letters and enjoy the poetic visual sense of the Persian alphabet.

Past Exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibitions

Build a Better Book displayBuild a Better Book: Stories for Your Senses

December 6, 2019-February 2, 2020, Canyon Gallery
The University of Colorado Boulder’s Build a Better Book project works with library makerspaces (including BLDG 61) to engage youth in the design and fabrication of more inclusive media, including picture books and games for children who are blind or visually impaired. This exhibition features art created through the project, along with the tactile artwork of Ann Cunningham, Colorado artist and art educator at the Colorado Center for the Blind, including several multi-panel stories.
Opening Event: Saturday, December 7, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Canyon Gallery