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Exhibitions

Artist walks among photos being placed in a gallery exhibit Interior of Lakewood Heritage Center
The City of Lakewood is proud to host ongoing and rotating exhibitions that highlight the work of local and national artists, as well as informative and unique historic exhibitions. All exhibitions are free to the public.

Lakewood Cultural Center Exhibitions


470 S. Allison Pkwy | Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sun closed


North Gallery

 

 

JEFFCO SCHOOLS FOUNDATION MIDDLE SCHOOL ART EXHIBITION
April 8-May 6
FREE Artist Reception: 5-7 p.m., Thursday, April 25
Lakewood once again is pleased to host the Jefferson County Middle School Art Exhibition sponsored by the Jeffco Schools Foundation. This exhibition showcases the district’s most outstanding student work.


TimeShare: LOOKING TOWARD THE FUTURE
May 10-August 23
FREE Artist Reception: 5-7 p.m., Friday, May 10

In celebration of the City of Lakewood’s 50th Anniversary, we are charged with not only honoring our past but also looking toward our future. TimeShare’s goal is to bring together artists and cultural producers who are grappling with the collision of technology and art with a sense of wonder and curiosity. It will feature innovative work in experimental/new, digital or time-based mediums. TimeShare is to showcase video, 3D and animated shorts, soundscapes, digitally enhanced performances and experimental photography.

 

Theater

 

 

TimeShare: A NIGHT OF SCREENINGS
FREE, 7-9 p.m., Friday, May 10
TimeShare is a multifaceted exhibition, highlighting the dynamic intersection of art and technology. During the TimeShare: A Night of Screenings, up to 15 juried artists will present their less than 10 minute new or time-based work in the Lakewood Cultural Center’s 320- seat theater and participate in a dialogue about their work as facilitated by the New Genres Collective.

 

We are pleased to announce the TimeShare selected artists for A Night of Screenings.  These works were chosen from more than 1200 submissions for their exceptional quality and innovation in the field(s) of experimental video, animation and/or short film.

  • Blue Tomorrow by Numan Ayaz
  • Euthanasia Pines by Tara Gordon
  • Life by Nenad Teofilovic
  • you're a plant whisperer and for me, it's enough by Charlotte Clermont
  • Pith by Gyasi Mitchell
  • Saving Heaven's Angels by Joanna Catral
  • Framed by Salvo Cutaia
  • L I K E by Andrea Rüthel
  • ART / ADT by Xyxy Othodov
  • NAURU by Petra None
  • New York After Rain by Haisi Hu
  • Twin K by Luksuz Produkcija
  • Shoot by Tellier Dominique
  • The Night Circus by Kim Sønderholm
  • The Factory by Muriel Paraboni
  • TELLY by Max Barker 
 

Lobby and Corner Gallery

 

 

LCC YOUTH DIGITAL ARTS PROGRAMMING GROUP EXHIBITION
May 1-August 31
Digital artwork created by youth that have participated in Lakewood Cultural Center (LCC) programs will be on view in the lobby during the month of May and in the Corner Gallery June through August.

 

Corner Gallery

MONTHLY ROTATION
Corner Gallery inside Lakewood Cultural Center serves the needs of the local arts community for rentable space. Come by monthly to see what's new!


FLETCHER MILLER SCHOOL EXHIBITION
April 2019


CONNECT, CREATE, CONTRIBUTE
May 2019

FREE Artist Reception: 4-6 p.m., Thursday, May 9
Featuring the work of students and instructors from the Clements Community Center in celebration of Older Americans Month.

 

Mezzanine Gallery


 

Continuation of JEFFCO SCHOOLS FOUNDATION MIDDLE SCHOOL ART EXHIBITION featured in North Gallery
April 8-May 6


TimeShare: EMERGING ARTISTS OF RMCAD
May 10-August 23
FREE Artist Reception: 5-7 p.m., Friday, May 10
Within the territory of a digital environment, artists and viewers are rediscovering the romantic notion of exploration. Emerging and student artists from RMCAD present to the community a vision of the artistic future in a dynamic and diverse group show of student work inspired by the TimeShare theme.

 


Lakewood Civic Center Exhibitions


480 S. Allison Pkwy | Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat-Sun closed


James J. Richey Gallery

 

 

JEFFCO SCHOOLS TEACHERS EXHIBITION
April 8-May 6
FREE Opening Reception: 5-7 p.m., Thursday, April 25
Featuring the work of instructors currently teaching in Jefferson County elementary, middle and high schools. Artwork includes a wide variety of mediums including painting, photography, mixed media, fiber and pottery.


TimeShare: NEW GENRES COLLECTIVE
May 10-August 23
FREE Artist Reception: 5-7 p.m., Friday, May 10
The mission of the New Genres Collective is to expose viewers to alternative perspectives and strategies beyond traditional practices in visual art. This collective is a lab and a creative forum for bringing more diverse artistic mediums to the Lakewood and RMCAD ecosystem, encouraging students, alumni and viewers to explore the vast boundaries between media. As a collective, artists create collaborative projects taking the form of mixed performances, happenings, screenings and exhibitions.

 

Art on the Commons

The Civic Center Plaza features a collection of rotating sculptural pieces. To view the current Art on the Commons, click here.




Lakewood Heritage Center Exhibitions


801 S. Yarrow St. | Hours: Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun noon-4 p.m., Mon closed


Visitor Center Lobby and Gallery

LAKEWOOD'S 50TH ANNIVERSARY
Through May 10
Visit every month for a new special exhibit related to the incorporation of the City of Lakewood in 1969. Hands-on farming activities, photos of your favorite 1970s restaurants and audio histories of former Lakewood mayors will all be available for the community.


WELCOME TO EARTH
Through November 3
Featuring artwork by Joyce Martinez, winner of Lakewood’s annual Earth Day poster contest.


WELCOME TO THE BIG CITY
June 27, 2019-February 16, 2020
FREE Opening Reception: 5-7 p.m., June 27 (In conjunction with the new permanent exhibit.) 

"Welcome to the Big City" celebrates Lakewood’s 50th Anniversary of city incorporation with a look back at life in 1969! Immerse yourself with clothes and music of the time, while enjoying some fabulous local photographs and political archives.

 

NEW PERMANENT EXHIBIT OPENING JUNE 27

LAKEWOOD: A 20TH CENTURY JOURNEY
Free Opening Reception: 5-7 p.m., Thursday, June 27

The new exhibit will explore 100 years of Lakewood's history. Seven themes will be illustrated in the exhibit with photographs, text, objects and activities: water, agriculture, health and wellness, transportation, Denver Ordnance Plant and Federal Center, commercial growth and incorporation.

 

Contact Information:

Arts Programming Curator
Direct: 303-987-7844 | Email: LaiGod@Lakewood.org

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