Archive for the ‘exhibits’ Category

Highlighting Black History Month

February 7, 2019

This month, there are 2 displays in the library highlighting Black History Month. You’ll find a selection of books and music on the 2nd floor, and a film display highlighting Black History Month through historic Oscar winners on the 1st floor.

Highlighting Black History Month through Oscar winners exhibit

Cultivating Champions exhibit

February 4, 2019

The Cultivating Champions exhibit, on display for the month of February, highlights the champion tress that are a part of the arboretum on Regis’ Northwest Denver campus.

“The exhibit is not the history of the Arboretum but a presentation of what a tree does and what humans can do to preserve an environment that is enhanced by their presence,” said Elizabeth Cook, University archivist. “I really think that people will leave with a greater appreciation of our trees and an enriched knowledge of arboretums in general.”

Library faculty and staff share their creativity

January 10, 2019

The Dayton Memorial Library faculty and staff have teamed up to share a wide range of creative works in the Doyle and Margaret Hartman Gallery and Fireplace Lounge in the library through January. Textiles, digital media, poetry, prints and paintings are some of the media represented.

Retablos by Sean Trujillo

November 5, 2018

Local santero Sean Trujillo exhibits his most recent retablos, on display in the fireplace lounge of the Dayton Memorial Library through November.

View photos from the exhibit.

Home: Contemporary Indigenous Artists Responding

October 1, 2018

This exhibit gathers the work of 12 Indigenous artists working in printmaking, who each adopt a unique perspective from which to consider the ideas of community, place and belonging. Organized by Melanie Yazzie, professor of art at the University of Colorado at Boulder, this exhibition demonstrates an Indigenous relationship to home and homeland, enmeshed in a history of defense, sacrifice, resiliency and redefinition

The exhibit will be showing in the Fireplace Lounge of Dayton Memorial Library through Oct. 30. A reception and gallery talk by Melanie Yazzie will take place on Oct. 11 at 4:30 p.m.

International Day of Peace, Sept. 21st

September 11, 2018

Stop by the library to check out our display in honor of International Day of Peace (September 21st). This year’s theme “The Right to Peace – The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70” was chosen to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights.

Visit the following websites to learn more about the Right to Peace.

https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/development-agenda/
https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/sustainable-development-goals/
https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/peace-justice/

Libraries for Peace display

Getting to Gutenberg….

September 8, 2018

Come and see a facsimile of the famous book that started a revolution!

The Archives is hosting an exhibit featuring a facsimile of the 1454 Gutenberg Bible, given anonymously in honor of Dennis Gallagher, referred to as “Citizen Gallagher’ by the donor. This is the first major book printed using Gutenberg’s invention of movable metal type. Displaying examples of earlier bookmaking, come and see how and why the Gutenberg Bible changed communication and consequently the world!

Archive hours: Tues – Friday, 7:30am – 3:30pm. 4th Floor, Dayton Memorial Library.

page from a facsimile of the 1454 Gutenberg Bible

Looking Glass into a Jewish Wedding

September 5, 2018

In this new exhibit at the Dayton Memorial Library, Bryan Goldfeder is a Jewish glass artist based in Boulder. He shares the custom glass and photos of his recent wedding to open a window on Jewish wedding traditions. In the Doyle and Margaret Hartman Exhibit Gallery on the second floor of the library through the end of September.

Brown & Gold: Here They Come exhibit

August 23, 2018

Brown & Gold: Here They Come

In the fall of 1968, a new force was introduced to Regis College. The first class of Regis women arrived in September and caused concerns for cherished traditions and embedded power structures. Brown & Gold: Here They Come provides a look at the student newspaper in the fall of 1968 and how the men and women of Regis began to settle into a new normal. The exhibit is on display through the end of September.

Issues of Brown & Gold from the fall of 1968 are available in ePublications at Regis University.

Narrative Threads exhibit

June 6, 2018

Narrative Threads is a traveling exhibition curated by Alicia Bailey of the Denver-based Abecedarian Artists’ Books. The exhibit is on display in the Dayton Memorial Library through the month of June.

The exhibit features works utilizes visible threads/fibers in addition to or instead of the structural/functional use of threads found in traditional book binding. This form of interactive sculpture invites the reader/viewer to experience a tactile, hands-on exhibit that is engagingly intimate.

Works are appealing in their hand-mindedness and interactivity. Even the works not meant to be handled tempt the viewer to touch their surfaces, enlivened as they are by the sewn line and texturally dynamic fibers.