Denver artist Andrew Jensdotter will show new work in an exhibit called “Road Work.” The show features sculptures, drawings and paintings on the first and second floor of the K Contemporary …
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Denver artist Andrew Jensdotter will show new work in an exhibit called “Road Work.” The show features sculptures, drawings and paintings on the first and second floor of the K Contemporary gallery at 1412 Wazee St. in Denver. 303-590-9800, kcontemporaryart.com. “Road Work” will feature the signature carved latex paintings in a series of persona portraits which the artist terms “character icons.” Opening event 2-4 pm. on May 15; show runs through June 26. The gallery requests advance reservations due to capacity limits.
‘Loosen Up’ art workshop
Bob Burridge is an award-winning industrial designer who left the corporate world to focus on painting every day. He will present a workshop via Zoom two half-days: April 30 and May 1 from 9 a.m. to noon for the Heritage Fine Arts Guild. His work is exhibited internationally and his workshops offer subjects for everyone. Cost: $100 for Heritage Fine Art Guild Members, $130 for non-members. Register at heritage-guild.com. Select Workshops. A Zoom link will be provided prior to the workshop. For additional information, contact Mary kay Jacobus at firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘Shout! The Mod Musical’
Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W. Main St. in downtown Littleton, will present “Shout! The Mod Musical” by Phillip George, David Lowenstein and Peter Charles Morris — with safety protocols and precautions in place (which means limited tickets) May 21-30. Tickets: $37 to $52 at the box office, 303-794-2787 ext. 5. Director is Kate Vallee. Curtain times: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. townhallartscenter.org.
Opera at Hudson Gardens
While Hudson Gardens is not presenting its summer concert series, it will be a summer home for Central City Opera this year, with “Rigoletto” by Verdi and “Carousel” by Rodgers and Hammerstein. See centralcityopera.org for tickets. Purcell’s hour long opera, “Dido and Aeneas” and the CCO’s annual Al Fresco concert series will be presented in the opera house gardens in Central City. Tickets at Central City Opera.
Call for artists
The annual All Colorado Art Show will be held at the Depot Art Gallery in Littleton from July 27 to Sept. 11, with a reception and awards ceremony scheduled on July 30 with the announcement of awards at 6 p.m. Entries in CaFE with a June 21 deadline. Jury notifications will be sent by email by July 25, delivery of artwork 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, July 27. (Juror not yet announced.) Open to all Colorado artists, this exhibit has long been part of Western Welcome Week in Littleton.
“Reconnect: MSU Denver Alumni Exhibition” opens May 21 and continues until July 17 at Metro State’s Center for Visual Art, 965 Santa Fe Drive, Denver. Jurors were Carlos Fresquez, Zoe Larkins and Natascha Seideneck. There will be a ticketed opening reception on May 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. Reserve through CVA’s website. Call for gallery hours: 303-294-5207 or see msudenver.edu/cva.
Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, will have “Numbers in Nature: A Mirror Maze” on exhibit, opening June 4, which will allow guests to lose themselves in a seemingly infinite repeating pattern of mirrors. Guests will interact with it ... The museum is also offering three one-day field seminars for educators with an optional overnight camping experience with astronomy. Teachers are encouraged to help students become environmental citizens. dmns.org, 303-370-6000.
Six Word Story Contest
Bemis Library in Littleton held its annual Six Word Story Contest: My favorite is the Teen winner: “Mirror Mirror on the wall: Shush!” by Lauren.
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