Documenting Change: Our Climate, the Rockies is the first in a series of exhibitions and programs in 2018/19 presenting the historical scope of documentary strategies shared by artists and scientists in their study of climate. Often their study involves recording change. The exhibition unites historical and contemporary materials to demonstrate connections between artistic production and scientific discovery. On view July 19, 2018—June 8, 2019 at the CU Art Museum.
Documenting Change: Our Climate (Past, Present, Future) considers how our observation of natural worlds is influenced by measures of time and representations of form. From the tectonic to the technological, from the single-celled to the systemic, environments exist in a state of flux that can be studied and interpreted by a scientist or an artist. On view at the CU Art Museum February 7—July 20, 2019.
OBJECT:COLORbrings together seven artists’ works that are unified by the use of basic compositional elements—line, shape, and color—to influence the viewer’s experience of the artworks’ physical limits and their relationship to surrounding space. On view at the CU Art Museum March—September, 2019.
Its Honor is Hereby Pledged: Gina Adams brings together four installations in which Adams addresses the continued efforts of the United States government to both displace and assimilate indigenous peoples. On view at the CU Art Museum June 6—November 2, 2019.
Body Language: Picturing Peopleconsiders how the pose, the gesture and the body in motion are used by artists to convey meaning. Figural artworks from the CU Art Museum’s collection are brought into conversation across cultural geographies and historical eras. On view at the CU Art Museum July 18, 2019 —June 2020.