The Art of Resilience: Nicaraguan Perspectives (Exhibit)

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Name: The Art of Resilience: Nicaraguan Perspectives (Exhibit)
Date: April 6, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM MDT
Event Description:

Boulder’s original sister city, 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.

2205 Broadway St.
Boulder, CO
Contact Information:
Addie Tomsyck

Museum Admission: Adults $10, Youth (2-17) $8, Seniors $8

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