Several years ago, someone decided a Month of Photography — all at once — would be a healthy idea for Denver area galleries to pursue, instead of sporadic camera-related events hither and yon though the year — and it took hold and has grown!
Look it up online before sallying forth in search of fine camera work — you may want to fine-tune your search a bit. There are numerous options.
Curtis Center for the Arts, 2349 E. Orchard Road, Greenwood Village, will host the exhibit that includes Ron Cooper’s “Varanasi” image showing a joyous character that one might want to meet for a coffee or a beer. The exhibit is called “Inside and Out” and will run April 8 to May 6 at Curtis. The exhibit also includes works by Dr. Jaime Belkind-Gerson and the artists will speak at Koelbel Library, 5955 S. Holly St., on March 30, from 6-8 p.m. The doctor creates his work with objects that surround him daily: X-rays, CT scans, MRIs ...
Look at Month of Photography listings online at denvermop.org before you head out — the selection is dazzling and could fill up several weekends or more.
The Colorado Photographic Arts Center at 1070 N. Bannock St. in Denver (where this all began some years ago) hosts “World of Inkjet Printing,” while the nearby Denver Art Museum offers “a special MOP lecture” at 6-7 p.m. on March 21 by Renluka Maharaj.
EDGE Gallery, 6501 E. Colfax, will offer Peer Critiques from 7-9 p.m. on March 16. History Colorado Center, 1200 N. Broadway, Denver, offers an artist’s talk by Todd Pierson: “Return of the Corn Mothers,” from 11 a.m. to noon on March 18.
The Curtis Hotel, 1405 Curtis St., will offer a full day of reviewing photographic portfolios on March 17 and to the south, Parker’s PACE Center will offer “Photography by Alternate Means” on March 24.
Michael Warren Contemporary Gallery, 760 N. Santa Fe Drive, Denver, will host “Sun to Earth,” with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. March 16, with works by Brenda Biondo and Angela Faris Belt. Belt was with Arapahoe Community College’s art department in the past and now teaches at Art Institute of Colorado.
Lone Tree Arts Center hosts a Commissioners’ Choice Photography Show.
Look at the Month of Photography website and make a few selections that interest you, paying close attention to what’s where ... when!
It can be a stimulating month ahead.
And, discovering new galleries will give a reader additional options during the year ahead, as each offers other new and different artwork.
Here’s hoping the weather will cooperate so readers can visit galleries across the metro area ...