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“agriCULTURE: Art Inspired by the Land” Longmont & Boulder 7 month exhibits

Dec 01, 2023

"agriCULTURE: Art Inspired by the Land"June 10, 2023 – January 7, 2024A collaborative, contemporary art exhibit created by the Longmont Museum and the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, "agriCULTURE: Art Inspired by the Land," pairs more than 15 local and national artists with farmers throughout Boulder County to create new visual works.The exhibit draws on the expertise of farmers and the inspiration of nature and invites visitors to examine their own connections to the land and natural world. This multi-venue exhibition features art at both museums, plus three local farms: Ollin Farms in Longmont, Milk and Honey Farm at the Boulder JCC and the Agricultural Heritage Center in Longmont.Visitors will see artwork ranging from sculpture, fiber arts, cyanotypes and photo weavings to ceramics, paintings and digital media. LONGMONT MUSEUM:In the Longmont Museum's gallery, the exhibit will also feature hands-on exploration activities for families including digital microscopes, a farm tractor sandbox, an interactive magnetic mural, and more. === LEARN MORE AND PLAN YOUR VISITOPENING Reception, Friday, June 9, 6 – 8 pm, Longmont Museum's outdoor courtyard.Free for Museum members, $8 adults, $5 students/seniorsJoin us in the Museum's outdoor courtyard for an opening reception featuring square dancing with the Small Wonder Swing Band! Be the first to see the new exhibit and enjoy complimentary appetizers and a cash bar. Learn more and buy tickets online or by calling 303-651-8374.BOULDER MUSEUM:BMoCA features eight artists whose work ranges from cartography, painting, printmaking, sculpture, as well as digital and analog media with subject matter drawn from personal histories, ancestral knowledge, science and technology. The exhibition presents an innovative way to address topical issues by integrating the perspectives and expertise of both artists and farmers. Collectively, the works on view, celebrate the region's rich farming heritage while also sparking dialogue about challenges facing our local community and the world-at-large. $2.00Museum Website FULL DESCRIPTION:For more information about artwork at the different locations and to explore programs hosted by BMoCA and our other partners, visit our exhibit-specific "agriCULTURE microsite.

Artist & Farm Collaborators:Longmont Museum, 400 Quail Rd, Longmont (6/10-1/7)Agricultural Heritage Center, 8348 Ute Hwy., Longmont (6/10 – 9/4)Boulder Museum of Modern Art, 1750 13th St., Boulder (6/8-10/1)Carnegie Library for Local History (tree project)Ollin Farms, 8627 N. 9th St. Longmont (6/10 – 9/4)Boulder JCC's Milk & Honey Farm, 6018 Oreg Ave., Boulder (6/10-9/4)

June 10, 2023 – January 7, 2024 sculpture, fiber arts, cyanotypes and photo weavings to ceramics, paintings and digital media LONGMONT MUSEUM: Friday, June 9 6 – 8 pm BOULDER MUSEUM: FULL DESCRIPTION: Artist & Farm Collaborators: