MoP - Month of Photography Denver is a biennial celebration of fine art photography with hundreds of collaborative public events throughout Denver and the region March and April 2017. We are joining multiple museums galleries and schools surrounding fine art photography creating an exciting artistic and educational event for the city of Denver and the region.
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Top upcoming events for Denver's Month of Photography
BY JEREMY BRIESKEJAN 19, 2015
Month of Photography (MoP) Denver - a celebration of fine art photography, which actually spans from now into April, features hundreds of collaborative public events throughout the city.
But if you have trouble choosing, here are some of our favorite upcoming MoP events.
David Maisel Public Lecture Feb 28 Sharp Auditorium, Denver Art Museum, Denver The landscape and object photographer discusses his work, which has been collected in major museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Spatial Stories: Topographies of Change in Africa Feb 6 - April 4 Center for Visual Art, Denver An exhibition of work by African artists who address the social, political and physical evolution that is changing the figurative and literal landscape of their continent.
Conor King: Seeing, As I Am Jan 15 - March 29 Macky Auditorium Concert Hall Gallery, Boulder This exhibition presents a series of photographic portraits capturing isolated close-ups of six individuals against plain backgrounds. King shot each portrait using a 4”x5” view camera, which requires the sitter to be still for extended periods of time.
Kristen Hatgi: A Tented Sky Gildar Gallery Feb 26 - March 27 This Denver-based visual artist's collection of still life-based photos explores the aesthetic conventions of decadence and beauty.
Paul Sisson: Not So Far From Here Feb 3 - March 7 Michael Warren Contemporary, Denver An Arvada, Colorado resident, Sisson presents a series of photographs documenting the Western landscape as he finds it. This group exhibition also features sculpture by Jeff Baldus and paintings by Meghan Wilbar.
From Dead Serious to Great Fun Jan 10 - March 29 McNichols Civic Center Building and the Buell Theater, Denver This exhibition highlights the work of Philippe Halsman - the first president of the American Society of Media Photographers - as well as images created by the society's current members. Halsman photographed some of the most famous figures in early 20th century America, including Salvador Dali, Marilyn Monroe and Albert Einstein.
The 4 Seasons of Colfax Feb 24 - March 27 40 West Arts, Lakewood Now in its third year, this annual show celebrates the events, history and characters of Colfax Avenue in Denver. Photographers and other artists capture a year's worth of activity on Denver's main east-west commercial street.
Jessamyn Lovell: Dear Erin Hart Feb 26 - March 31 Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver This body of work was created as a response to crimes committed in the name of photographer Jessamyn Lovell, whose identity was stolen by a San Francisco-based woman named Erin Hart in 2011. Lovell documented relevant places, interviewed witnesses, hired a private investigator, and even photographed Hart being released from jail.
Excerpts Feb27 - April 11 Goodwin Fine Arts Center, Denver This group exhibition features samplings from five photographers’ solo projects. Featured are photos from Andrew Beckham’s “The Monolith Project,” Brenda Biondo’s “Paper Skies,” Linda Connor’s “Himalayas,” Binh Dahn’s “Yosemite” and David Maisel’s “The Lake Project.”
Barbara Gal: 45 Years of Photographing Colorado Through May 15 Denver International Airport, level 5 of Jeppesen Terminal This collection of photos was taken from across the state of Colorado over the past 45 years by local photographer Barbara Gal. Subjects include Denver International Airport, skyscrapers of Denver, Peru Creek Mines, West Line Light Rail and Denver’s Civic Center.