Ephemeral – Inspired by Movement is a month-long celebration of movement and its connection to the temporality of life and the lasting impact of memory. Through weekly live performances, kinetic sculptures, and still images that evoke movement, viewers will be invited to explore the ephemeral nature of movement and life. Guest curators Erynn McConnell and Peter Stevinson selected works from artists working in a variety of mediums that capture single, fleeting moments within a cohesive statement. Whether it be literal motion, still images that evoke movement, or a performance artist’s approach to space and movement within the gallery, the artists selected express moments of movement that create lasting memories.
Ephemeral – Inspired by Movement is on view from May 25th – June 17th, 2017. Opening Reception with the artist present and live performances will be on May 25th, from 5-8 pm. Free and open to the public.
Featuring visual artists Corrina Espinosa, Jeremy Grant, John Lake, Lucas T. McMahon, Louis Trujillo and Melanie Walker.
In conjunction with visual artists, Art Gym Gallery has invited a variety of performance artists and dance artists to create and perform within the gallery space during the exhibition opening reception on May 25, from 6-8 pm. Performers Evolving Doors, Akoya Dance and Phannie Haver were invited to interact with the idea of ephemerality and to use the gallery environment to create site-specific movement pieces.
Members FREE -RSVP Mandatory
*All gate revenue will benefit Women’s Bean Project & The Center
We are also excited to feature Denver’s CELE crew as our musical guests for this event. They are set to take over the MCA rooftop for an evening of sunset drones and electroacoustic pop, featuring DJ sets from CELE residents Alex Whittier and Radere, as well as a special performance from the Argentinian composer melmann and live visuals by Offthesky.
Lots of details here, lifted from Facebook:
You officially have plans May 27, at MCA Denver’s Fem and Co. Festival. This part outdoor music festival, part day of DIY making sessions will be the BIGGEST event EVER, and ALL FUN. Music from Tacocat, Wheelchair Sports Camp, Great American House Fire, The Maybe So’s, Mirror Fears, Girls Rock Denver, and Youth on Record. Plus learn to beatbox, make buttons and zines, build a working synthesizer, grub on tacos by Illegal Pete’s, and stuff your face at the cereal bar. RSVP and invite your friends. Do it.
$15 / $10 Members
18 and Under FREE
10-11AM: Baubo on rooftop
11-NOON: Darling Dagger along with Girls Rock Denver acts Olive Party & Taylorae on rooftop
1-1:30PM: Youth on Record on rooftop
2-3PM: Mirror Fears on rooftop
2-2:30PM: The Maybe So’s (featuring Bianca Mikahn and Jenee Elise) in the Firelane outside
2:30-3PM: Great American House Fire in the Firelane outside
3:15-4PM: Wheelchair Sports Camp in the Firelane outside
4:15-5PM: Tacocat in the Firelane outside
Here’s the DIY/cool things to do sched:
10-12AM: DIY Clothing, Button Making, Zine Workshop in the Upper Idea Box
10AM-2PM: Tarot Card Reading from LadySpeech and Rory Lula of The Sacred Table on roof
NOON: Beatboxing Workshop with Michelle Rocqet of The Milk Blossoms in the Upper Idea Box
1:30-2:30PM: Synth Workshop with Kate Warner of Mirror Fears in the Upper Idea Box
1:4PM: Nail Bar by Tootsies The Nail Shoppe
ALL DAY: And exhibition tours led by teenagers
$15 / $10 Members
Everybody’s Free* Dance Party
With guest bartender Brittany Wangsness
Start with Pussy Bros. comedy hour featuring:
And an aerobic performance from WERK OUT Palace
Stay for Everybody’s Free Dance Party with DJs Erin Stereo and L.A. Zwicky
Late-night astrology readings with Leah Samuels of Moonlight Offerings
$23 Member / $18 Nonmembers
The exhibit, as described by curator Maruca Salazar:
Guy Veloso’s images capture a moment in time where faith, consciousness, and cuerpo become one through rituals. The photographic documentation of the rituals disrupts our contemporary urban reality, summoning another more ancient reality to action at the world’s end. As we experience Veloso’s reality, we become penitents ourselves albeit from different hemispheres.
Opening: Friday, June 23, 2017, 5-9 pm
First Friday Reception: August 4 & September 1, 2017, 5-8pm
On view through: September 2, 2017
HUMAN | NATURE
The wonders of natural environments are often known to spark creativity in the human mind. Drawing inspiration from nature, while freeing themselves from representational qualities, these 7 artists collectively evoke natural abstractions through varying media. Their works look at man’s influence on nature, and nature’s subsequent response. Organic references ground their compositions in an effort to make sense of random elements through nature’s inherent geometry.
An opening reception will be held on Friday, June 23, 2017, 5-9 pm at the gallery in the Prado building on 11th & Cherokee Streets in Denver’s Golden Triangle Museum District. The reception is free and open to the public, and the artists will be in attendance.
The exhibition is on view through Saturday, September 2, 2017 during regular gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday,
11am-5pm, and First Fridays, or by appointment. For further information call 303-355-8955, or visit: www.walkerfineart.com.
Walker Fine Art is a member of the Golden Triangle Museum District and the Denver Art Dealers Association.
The gallery is located just blocks from the Denver Art Museum in the Prado building on 11th Avenue and Cherokee Street.