Mexico: Objects for Living, Objects for Life Main Gallery Oct 3, 2014 – Jan 24, 2015
Mexico is a country rich in history and traditions, this exhibit explores the artistic, religious, and everyday items created and used by its diverse population. Learn about our closest neighboring country and reflect on the colorful and creative expressions of its varied cultures.
Peaces of the World: Uniting Humanity One Peace at a Time Hall Gallery Oct 3, 2014 – Feb 28, 2015
What does peace mean to you? What does it mean to people throughout the world? Come and explore our universal need for peace. Peaces of the World shares perspectives of peace and portraits from around the world.
Gretchen Johnson photographer and explorer spent a year traveling the globe searching for the meaning of peace. She interviewed hundreds of people from all walks of life and asked a simple question of what peace means to them. The world needs to see what she found, so she created Peaces of the World.
The Mundoville Gallery of International Folk Art in Miniature features the world in miniature. The collection was donated by the late Jeanne Nash, a founding member of the Museum. Nash donated her entire collection to the Museum which comprises over 21 miniature houses, multiple small-scale scene replications and hundreds of international folk dolls representing eras, people, and cultures from around the globe. In addition there are numerous related life-size items. Many objects in the collection are hand-made from natural materials.
Rejuvenated in April 2014 by a guest curator Kaia Renouf. For this project John Roberts brought his favorite pieces from his loft to put in the gallery. Kaia, a Front Range Community College student of Anthropology, has brought to life the story behind John’s artifacts orally by using your own smart phone or tablet utilizing Quick Return scan technology or QR codes.
Wild Kingdom: International Collection of Warren and Genny Garst
Main Gallery Friday, February 6, 2015 – Saturday, May 23, 2015
Women of the World
Hall Gallery Friday, March 7, 2015 – Saturday, August 29, 2015