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Narrative Identity through the Figure - Juried by Laura Phelps Rogers
The goal of this year's annual sculpture show, through the vision of the guest juror, is to use the figure as a means of exploring identity. The artists are challenged to recall past experiences and through the use of the figure, build a biographical or autobiographical story. That story is meant to turn views into visual listeners and evoke emotions and thoughts about one's own self.
Free and open to the public Mon- Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m. and Sat. 10 a.m. -2 p.m. from June 6 - August 17
Laura Phelps Rogers is a contemporary artist working in the conceptual genre. Over the past several years, her work has focused around metal casting, casting through subsititution and combining cast materials with mixed media. A Space in Time is a continuation of her work addressing personal and familial memories that broaden into larger social and cultural topics and interpretations. We are delighted to host Laura's exhibition in addition to working with her as the guest juror for IDENTITY.
Free and open to the public Mon- Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m. from June 6 - Aug 17
Free Artist Reception│June 6, 5-7 p.m.
Before Lakewood was one of the Colorado's largest cities, it was an agricultural hub. Explore Lakewood's early days of farming through artifacts from tractors to milk bottles. Discover the urban farming movement and its impact on the land today.
Free and open to the public Tues - Sat 10 a.m - 4 p.m. from February 7 - August 31
The Amazing Life of Nikola Tesla
Belmar Arts District
Maybe you don’t recognize the name but Nikola Tesla may have been the world’s greatest engineer. None of our lives would have been the same without him. We will learn more about Tesla and what he created through speaker Tom Keller. Tom is a graduate of California State University with BA in Industrial Psychology, MA in Social Science with post graduate studies in education and history. He is a member of Optimist International, Chairman of Colorado/Wyoming Speakers’ Bureau and the Lakewood Historical Society Board of Directors.
Reception: 5:30 p.m.Program begins: 6 p.m.
Adult: $8Student/Senior/Child: $5
Followed by Lasting Impressions, a Lakewood Symphony performance! A perfect pairing with the evening’s Lakewood Symphony Performance. Receive a 50% discount to the Nikola Tesla talk with a paid ticket to the June 6, 2013 symphony performance. Just show your Symphony ticket at the Box Office for an Adult Split Screen ticket for $4 and Child/Student/Senior ticket for $2.50
Where did Stravinsky find his inspiration for Pulcinella; who is Martha; why is Brahms’ concerto considered one of the greatest ever written? Come hear for yourself why these works have made such a lasting impression.The programs includes:Flotow, Martha OvertureStravinsky, Pulcinella SuiteBrahms, Converto for Violin in D major, op. 77 (Emily Switzer, violin)www.lakewoodsymphony.org
Adults: $15Child/Student/Senior: $12