Archive for the ‘exhibits’ Category

Recorderfest in the West, Sept. 18th – 21st

September 11, 2014

Recorderfest in the West is a four-day festival celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Recorder Music Center (RMC) at Regis University, the 75th anniversary of the American Recorder Society (ARS) and the 50th anniversary of its Denver Recorder Society Chapter.

The RMC has a limited but growing number of circulating materials (mostly scores) available, as well as archival collections (non-circulating). Circulating materials are shelved in the Recorder Music Center Alcove on the 3rd floor of the Library and are available for public use. The Recorder Music Archival Collections are found in the Archives, Room 401.

More information about the festival events is available here.

Recorder Fest program

Rocky Flats Plant Exhibition

September 5, 2014

The Rocky Flats Plant Exhibition is on display on the 2nd floor of the Dayton Memorial Library through the end of the semester. Rocky Flats was a nuclear weapons production facility that had a huge influence on the Cold War, manufacturing the plutonium “core” of nuclear weapons.

Jeff Gipe is the artist; he grew up five miles southwest of Rocky Flats and his father worked there for twenty years. Stop by and see the 3 pieces in this exhibit and learn more about the history of Rocky Flats. This exhibit is sponsored by Peace and Justice Studies, the Regis College Dean’s Office, and the department of Fine and Performing Arts.

Rocky Flats exhibit

Photography by Nicole Ellison

August 4, 2014

A new exhibit featuring the photography of Nicole Ellison is on display in the Hartman Gallery through the end of September. The opening reception with the artist is Monday, August 4th, at 4:30 p.m.

Nicole Ellison photography

Political Hats exhibit – 4th floor Notarianni Gallery

July 18, 2014

Part of the Notarianni Gallery on the 4th floor of the Library is hosting an exhibit of Political Hats from its collection of presidential campaign memorabilia. The exhibit is inspired by the large exhibit of hats and headware from around the world owned and displayed by Beverly Chico on the Library’s 2nd floor.

Roosevelt hat pin

Library open house, July 17th

July 14, 2014

Come to the Dayton Memorial Library main (second) floor between 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 17th, to enjoy a cookie, check out our new carpet, and view the Hats and Headwear Around the World exhibit. You might even try a hat on for size!

Hats and Headwear Around the World exhibit

July 1, 2014

Dr. Beverly Chico’s recent publication, Hats and Headwear Around the World: A Cultural Encyclopedia, is the catalyst for a spectacular exhibit of the world’s unique headwear. An encyclopedic representation of items from Dr. Chico’s personal collection will be on display in the Dayton Memorial Library during July.

A reception will be held on Tuesday, July 8, from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

boy's tiger hat

A Slice of Life – new exhibit for June

June 5, 2014

A Slice of Life features “slice quilts,” in which each participant decided on an image. Many chose a personal photograph. The photographs were simplified into line drawings, which were enlarged and cut into sections. On a rotation, each member of the group worked on a section of another’s quilt with the owner finishing the last section and completing the quilt.

The exhibit is on display for the month of June in the fireplace lounge of the Dayton Memorial Library.

Slice of Life quilt

Terra Firma: Intrinsic Reflections – exhibit and opening reception

May 2, 2014

Terra Firma: Intrinsic Reflections
A 10 Year Retrospective for Weaver, Aneesha Parrone

Opening reception:

Wednesday, May 7th
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
DML Fireplace lounge

The exhibition will be on display during May. Aneesha will also have looms available at the reception so that attendees may try weaving themselves.

The intention of breathing light….the intention on which this exhibits stands…. is appreciation for all that the thousands of breaths, expressed with affection in each chosen thread woven through the warp.

The exhibition spans a 10 year period of exploring inner and outer landscapes. In addition to Aneesha’s creative expression, the show includes work by her students. Some come to her studio, Arpana Aneesha Studios, llc, in Niwot, Colorado. Some live in assisted living facilities. Some students live in independent living facilities. For others, “dwelling place” is still in a family home or apartment. The intention is to include creativity and artistic expression in the beauty of living every day.

It is this kind of intentional living that seems to enable us to dance on the sky while keeping our feet grounded to the earth—the sky of love, peace and joy become real, not the philosophy of a passing cloud….We are and become more real to each other and to others. The intangibility of light is who we are–Such a paradox!!

Exhibit and opening: Cinco de Mayo by Tony Ortega

April 1, 2014

Library Art Exhibit for April: Cinco de Mayo by Tony Ortega

The latest exhibit features original illustrations by Tony Ortega for his book Cinco de Mayo: Aventuras patrióticas de Cholo, Vato, y Pano (Cinco de Mayo: Patriotic Adventures of Cholo, Vato, and Pano; co-authored with George Rivera).

Cinco de Mayo cover

Opening reception celebrating art as well as the book’s publication:

Thursday, April 3rd
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
DML Fireplace lounge

We will also be celebrating the publication of Virtually Embedded: The Librarian in an Online Environment [Association of College and Research Libraries, 2014], edited by Elizabeth Leonard and our own Erin McCaffrey.

Exhibit opening and roundtable for Repainting the Future: A Community Mural Project on Domestic Violence

March 10, 2014

“Repainting the Future: A Community Mural Project on Domestic Violence” brings together the perspectives and artistic expression of multiple people who’ve survived this kind of violence and/or hope to foster a deeper understanding of this issue.

Exhibit opening and roundtable – Tuesday, March 11th
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Dayton Memorial Library

4:30 p.m.
Come to our lively roundtable discussion with artist and writer Leticia Tanguma and Regis College senior Hannah Jones. Dr. Janna Goodwin will facilitate the dialogue.

5:30 p.m.
Opening reception for exhibit Re-painting the Future: A Community Mural Project on Domestic Violence

Free and open to the public. Light refreshments provided. Co-sponsored by the Regis Collge Women and Gender Studies, Department of Communication, and Peace and Justice Studies Program, with support from the Regis Mission Office and the Dayton Memorial Library.

Repainting the Future

Read more about the project and visit their facebook page.


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