The Art of Resilience: Free Opening Reception

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Name: The Art of Resilience: Free Opening Reception
Date: April 5, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM MDT
Event Description:

Join the Museum of Boulder for a free opening reception to celebrate our newest exhibit in The Lodge: The Art of Resilience: Nicaraguan Perspectives.


The Boulder-Jalapa Nicaragua Friendship City Projects presents the inspirational, healing, and transcendent art of two Nicaraguan artists: Marlon Moreno and José Ortiz Bracamonte.


Marlon Moreno is one of the founders of the volunteer-run, grassroots art school, Taller Artístico Xuchialt. From its inception, this school has championed art as a form of resilience for youth enabling them to envision and create a better future.


José Ortiz Bracamonte’s family has been creating pottery in the traditional style for generations, and from that legacy, he pushes artistic boundaries. He won the prestigious Ruben Darío Gold Medal in 2008 – the highest honor awarded to Nicaraguan artists. His work celebrates artistry and deep community engagement.


All art displayed will be for sale and proceeds will go directly to the art school and art coop, to support Nicaraguan artists, art education, and positive community development. Nicaraguan Artist visits and workshops are supported by a Boulder Arts Commission art education grant.



Museum of Boulder at the Tebo Center
2205 Broadway st.
Boulder, CO
Date/Time Information:
4/5/2019 6-8PM
Contact Information:
Megan Moriarty
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