Men of Steel by Samuel L. Margolies

Student-curated exhibit focuses on labor and the work of art

Feb. 9, 2024

‘(Art)work: Systems of Making’ opens with a celebration Friday afternoon at the CU Art Museum.

Charlie Billingsley and Von Ross hanging "Lona Misa"

Artists celebrate Black womanhood, presence and connectedness

Feb. 6, 2024

New exhibition opening Friday at CU Art Museum created by socially engaged artists-in-residence to honor Black girls and women.

"Pool" by Sandra Kaplan

CU Art Museum earns first-time accreditation

Aug. 15, 2023

Following a rigorous, five-year process, the museum joins peer institutions with a recognition of its quality and credibility.

A student studying an antique coin and an exhibit at the CU museum.

Students seeking museum work experience get a helping hand

July 7, 2021

Dexter and Gina Williams, friends of the university and fans of art, establish fund to pay students to work in the CU Art Museum.

Persuasive Prints (Installation view), CU Art Museum, February 6–March 12, 2020. Photo by Patrick Campbell, © University of Colorado Boulder.

Math alum sows seeds of diversity in art

March 4, 2021

$25K gift establishes Diversity Acquisition Fund at CU Boulder Art Museum.

room with potted tree leaning toward lighted mirrors

Sculpture class opened a door to art, and alum went all in

May 1, 2019

Rebecca Vaughan didn’t go to college planning to become an artist, yet she’s a successful artist and leader of an art nonprofit.


Students collaborate with CU Art Museum on new Roman coin exhibit

Jan. 20, 2019

One of Diane Conlin's goals is to encourage creative thinking among her students.


Anthropologist launches high-tech study of color in ancient art

May 18, 2018

It’s easy enough to marvel at a tapestry of color in your local museum, but University of Colorado Boulder students are getting a first-hand look at human history that only an ultra-close examination of color can provide.


Coinciding exhibitions transform Visual Arts Complex into fine arts gallery for one afternoon

April 4, 2017

The CU Visual Arts Complex will join its neighboring CU Art Museum and Boulder’s Open Studios in hosting a unique joint showcase of two annual Art and Art History Department events: The King Exhibition and Emerging Artists Open Studios.


Staging Shakespeare in a war zone

Aug. 3, 2016

Shakespearean plays often include fight scenes, but they’re not usually produced in a war zone. Author Qais Akbar Omar has staged a play in Afghanistan and is coming to CU Boulder to talk about it.