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Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities
6901 Wadsworth Blvd, Arvada
303-431-3939

Workshops
Turn a Polaroid into a Monet-Like Painting with Tina Ianni
Oct. 2, 10 am-noon
$30 + $50 materials fee

Painting Like the Impressionists with Chuck Ceraso
Oct. 16, 9 am-4 pm, $47

Using Color As the Impressionists Did with Joanne Burney
Oct. 16, 9 am-4 pm, $47
Oct. 20 & 27, 6-9 pm, $47

Denver Botanic Gardens
1005 York St
303-331-4000
For reservations, call 303-370-8020

Flower Arranging á la Monet
Aug. 10, 6-9 pm
$27 DBG members, $31 nonmembers

Painterly Photography in the Monet Garden
Aug. 14, 2-5 pm $84 DBG members, $88 nonmembers

Monet, Marliac, Water Lilies & You
Aug. 15 & 23, 10:30 am-1 pm
Aug. 29, 5-7:30 pm $14 DBG members, $17 nonmembers

Impressionistic Photography
Aug. 16, 5-9 pm

Picnique in the Garden
Aug. 19, 4-6 pm
$38 DBG members, $41 nonmembers

Photographic Lighting: Examine Light the Way Monet Did
Aug. 21, 9 am-1 pm
$28 DBG members, $32 nonmembers

Be the Artist-in-Residence in the Monet Garden
Sundays in August, 5-8 pm
free with admission

Butterfly Pavilion
6252 W. 104th Ave
303-469-5441

Workshops

Observing Nature Sketching Class
Oct. 16, 9 am-1 pm
$12 Pavilion members, $15 nonmembers
Paint Like an Impressionist
Oct. 23, 9 am-3 pm
$15 Pavilion members, $18 nonmembers

Photography Class: Butterflies & Blooms
Nov. 13, 9 am-noon
$8 Pavilion members, $10 nonmembers

Denver Zoo
2300 Steele St
303-376-4800

Workshops / 303-376-4888

Strokes of Genius (adults)
Oct. 10 & 24, 2-4 pm, $30

Classes for Kids

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Denver Botanic Gardens
1005 York St
303-331-4000
Youth Programs / 303-370-8020

Monoprint a Monet Print
Aug. 7, 9:15-10:45 am $14
DBG members, $16 nonmembers

Crépes for Kids
Aug. 7, 11 am-noon
$10 DBG members, $11 nonmembers

Bouquet Monet
Aug. 7, 12:15-1:15 pm
$9 DBG members, $10 nonmembers

Photo "Painting"
Aug. 14, 10:30 am-noon
$84 DBG members, $88 nonmembers

Not-So-Silent T's: Use Monet's Colors to Paint a T-Shirt
Aug. 14, 12:15-1:45 pm
$16 DBG members, $18 nonmembers

Children's Museum of Denver
2121 Children's Museum Dr
303-433-7444
$5 ages 3-59, $3 ages 60 & over
$2 ages 1-2, free to kids under 1

Workshops

Arts á la Carte: Impress Yourself (ages 3 & up)
Denver Botanic Gardens will display the artwork from these classes during October.
Aug. 1-15, 11 am-2 pm daily

Impressionism for the Very Young: Parent/Toddler Hour
Aug. 10 & 12, 9-10 am

Arts á la Carte: Mosaics (ages 3 & up)
Aug. 16-30, 11 am-2 pm daily

Denver Zoo
2300 Steele St
303 376 4800

Workshops / 303-376-4888

Critters & Creativity (kids 10-12)
Oct. 17, 2-4 pm, $15

Impressive Animals (kids 13-15)
Nov. 7, 2-4 pm, $15

Mshindi's Friends (kids 7-9)
Nov. 14, 2-3:30 pm, $12

Dance

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Arvada Civic Ballet & Arvada Center Jazz Dance Company
Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities
6901 Wadsworth Blvd, Arvada
303-431-3939

Experience Impressionism through Dance
Two groups of talented performers explore the drama of Bizet and the exuberance of Gershwin and share their interpretation of a Degas painting.
Oct. 29, 7 pm & Oct. 30, 2 pm
$5 adults, $4 kids 12 & under

Hannah Kahn Dance Company Studios of Karen Lee Dance International
840 N. Speer Blvd
303-789-4181

Debussy Dances & Others
This informal performance includes a discussion of how the music and choreography reflect the spirit of impressionism.
Nov. 13 & 20, 7 pm
$5 adults, $4 seniors/students

Events

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Alliance Francaise de Denver
1420 Ogden St
303-831-0304

Le Cabaret de la Passion
Enjoy a buffet at a local French restaurant as chanteuse Jacqueline croons the music of Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel, and Boris Vian. Call for restaurant location.
Oct. 9, 7 pm
$25 Alliance members, $30 nonmembers

A Look into the Past
Chanteuse Jacqueline takes you into the heart of France with poetry and song as you enjoy a fabulous buffet at a French restaurant. Call for restaurant location.
Nov. 13, 7 pm
$25 Alliance members, $30 nonmembers

Astor House Museum
822 12th St, Golden
303-278-3557

Joy to the World: Victorian Christmas Traditions
Dressed as a Victorian lady, Judi Brandow delights with songs and stories of fin-de-siecle Christmas. Guests will enjoy a light lunch and tea.
Dec. 4 & 11
11:30 am & 2:30 pm
$12 Astor House members,
$15 nonmembers

Buffalo Bill Museum
Lookout Mountain Park
Exit 256 off I-70
303-526-0744

Sunday in the Park with....Bill
Turn a regular Sunday into a picturesque day loosely based on a Seurat painting. Enjoy music, a turn-of-the-century costume contest, tea and biscuits, and a new exhibit about touring Colorado in the late 1800s.
Oct. 10, 9 am-5 pm
$3 adults, $2 seniors, $1 kids 6-15

Mizel Museum of Judaica
560 S. Monaco Pkwy
303-333-4156

Biography: Jewish Artist Camille Pissarro
Learn about the impressionist painter's life and work, and create an art project in his style. Includes a fine French dinner.
Oct. 19, 5:30-8:30 pm, $20

Biography: The Contributions of Jewish Impressionist Painters
This hands-on workshop includes impressionist-style art making and a delicious ethnic dinner.
Nov. 16, 5:30-8:30 pm, $20

Lectures/Television

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Alliance Francaise de Denver
1420 Ogden St
303-831-0304

History of Impressionism
Julia Frey, professor of French at CU Boulder and guest curator of the Denver Art Museum's Toulouse-Lautrec from The Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibition, leads a series of workshops.
Four Mondays
Oct. 11-Nov. 1 , 6:30-8:30 pm, $115

Rocky Mountain PBS
Channel 6 in Denver
Channel 18 in Grand Junction

"Impressionists on the Seine"and "The Mystery of the Van Gogh Fakes" Meet the young artists who were at the core of the impressionist revolution, and find out how experts tell an authentic van Gogh from a forgery. Check local listings in November for air times.

Music/Vocal Performance

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Colorado Chamber Players
St. John's Cathedral
1313 Clarkson St
303-831-7115 ext. 17

Light & Shadows: French Impressionist Chamber Music
This award-winning ensemble of strings, piano, flute, and voice performs music by Debussy and Ravel. Fanfare magazine says, "a gorgeous performance, bouncing with life."
Oct. 8, 8 pm, $7-$10

Colorado Symphony Orchestra
Boettcher Concert Hall
DCPA Complex, 14th St and Champa
303-830-8497

Impressions of France
This mélange of French choral masterworks features music by Berlioz, Fauré, Stravinsky, and Poulenc. With the Colorado Symphony Chorus and soprano Theresa Santiago.
Oct. 29 & 30, 7:30 pm; Oct. 31, 2:30 pm
$12-$48

Front Range Youth Symphony
Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities
6901 Wadsworth Blvd, Arvada
303-431-3939

A Celebration of Impressionism
Talented young musicians from throughout the Front Range perform the music of Debussy, Gershwin, and Saint-Saens.
Nov. 2, 7 pm
$5 adults, $3 seniors/students

Lamont School of Music
University of Denver
Houston Fine Arts Center, Foote Hall
7111 Montview Blvd / 303-871-6412

Da Vinci Quartet
This concert features the work of American impressionist composer Charles Martin Loeffler.
Oct. 27, 7:30 pm
$15 adults, $12 seniors/students

Singers Master Chorale
Colorado Mountain Club 710
10th St, Golden
303-980-9184

Impressions
This mixed ensemble explores the impressionist era through the choral music of Debussy, Ravel, and others.
Oct. 23, 7:30 pm
$10 adults, $7 seniors/kids 15 & under

University of Colorado at Denver College of Arts & Media
St. Cajetan's Performance Center
9th St and Lawrence Way, Auraria campus
303-556-3315

Moscow String Quartet with Pianist Zoe Erisman
Music & Nature
Experience the mysterious quality of music by impressionist composers Debussy and Ravel.
Nov. 12, 7:30 pm
$10 adults, $6 seniors/students

Science & Nature

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Denver Botanic Gardens
1005 York St
303-331-4000

Monet's Living Canvas
A garden inspired by Claude Monet features water lilies and other colorful flowers from the artist's palette of plants. Open year round, the Denver Botanic Gardens offers an urban oasis that includes a rock alpine garden, a tropical conservatory, a Japanese garden, and much more. Midsummer until first frost.
Sat-Tues 9 am-8 pm
Wed-Fri 9 am-5 pm
$3-$5.50, free to kids 5 & under

Denver Zoo
2300 Steele St
303-376-4800

Monet, Manet, Mshindi!
Mshindi (ma-shin-dee), Denver's favorite pachyderm, is so inspired by his beautiful parklike home at the Denver Zoo that he regularly picks up a brush and expresses himself en plein air. Come visit the one-ton black rhino and some of his 3,500 neighbors-we're open year round.
Oct. 2-March, 10 am-5 pm daily
$6 adults, $5 seniors, $3 kids 4-12 free to kids 3 & under

Butterfly Pavilion
6252 W. 104th Ave
303-469-5441

Tropical Water Lilies
To celebrate the Impressionism exhibition, magnificent water lilies grace our conservatory pond. Over 1,200 butterflies flutter freely about our tropical forest.
Oct. 2-Dec. 12, 9 am-5 pm daily
$6.75 adults, $4.75 seniors 65 & over $3.75 kids 4-12, free to kids 3 & under

Theatre

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Denver Center Attractions
Auditorium Theatre
DCPA Complex, 14th St and Champa
303-893-4100

Art
Winner of the 1998 Tony Award for Best Play, French playwright Yasmina Reza's comedy unravels the tale of three friends whose relationship is turned upside-down when one of them buys an expensive piece of modern art.
Oct. 12-31
Mon-Sat 8 pm
Sat-Sun 2 pm, Sun 7:30 pm, $25-$55

University of Colorado at Denver College of Arts & Media
Acoma Theatre, 11th and Acoma
303-556-3315

Ghosts
by Henrick Ibsen
Music by Debussy and Ravel wafts over sets inspired by Monet and Cezanne in this production of the follow-up to A Doll's House.
Oct. 6-9 & 13-16, 7:30 pm
$10 adults, $8 seniors/students

Visual Arts

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Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art
1750 13th St, Boulder
303-443-2122

Sally Apfelbaum
A former artist-in-residence at Giverny (home of Monet's famous water lilies), Apfelbaum makes flower photos with pop art color and timeless beauty.
Opening reception Sept. 24, 6-9 pm
Sept. 24-Dec. 23
Tues-Sat 11 am-5 pm, Sun noon-5 pm

Denver Public Library
Central Library, 13th Ave and Broadway
303-640-6200

The Original Motion Picture Show: The Photography of Eadweard Muybridge
The Original Motion Picture Show spotlights Muybridge's remarkable stop-action studies of animals and humans-some of which Degas used as a source for his paintings.
Oct. 2-Dec. 12
Mon-Wed 10 am-9 pm
Thurs-Sat 10 am-5:30 pm, Sun 1-5 pm

Knox Gallery
1512 Larimer St in Writer's Square
303-820-2324
Mon-Thurs 10 am-6 pm, Fri 10 am-9 pm Sat 10 am-6 pm, Sun noon-5 pm

April in Paris
American painter Kang Cho's plein air paintings of Paris.
Oct. 2-30

Artist-in-Gallery
Local painter and teacher Don Sahli, who studied with Russian impressionist Sergi Bongart, demonstrates his painting style.
Oct. 2, 23 & Nov. 20, 2-5 pm
Nov. 5 & Dec. 3, 5-8 pm

Studio 1818
1818 Blake St
303-296-9132

Impressions of Denver
Impressions of Denver showcases a group of regional artists exploring today's Denver in an impressionist style.
Opening reception Oct. 14, 6-9 pm
Oct. 14-Dec. 11
Tues-Sat 11 am-7 pm

Red Shift Gallery
2201 Larimer St
303-293-2991

World's Largest Lite Brite Panel
Using 100,000 Lite Brite pegs, artist Lori Kanari will recreate the painting that gave the impressionism movement its name, Monet's Impression, Sunrise.
Opening reception Nov. 5, 6-9 pm
Nov. 5-30 Tues-Thurs 9 am-5 pm
Fri 9 am-9 pm, Sat 11 am-4 pm

Art Students League of Denver
200 Grant St
303-778-6990

Monet, Manet & All Those Guys...Exhibit '99!
This gala benefit and silent auction celebrates the spirit of impressionism and showcases the artwork of ASLD faculty and students. The ASLD offers affordable fine arts classes to artists of all ages and abilities.
Nov. 13, 6 pm

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