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Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
A visit to Museum of Contemporary Art Denver guarantees you'll always see something different. That's because MCA Denver doesn't have a permanent collection, but instead rotates exhibits from local, national, and international artists. In addition to constantly changing scenery, the museum also presents many programs, including Feminism & Co., which explores art, sex, and politics, as well as live music on the rooftop garden in the summer. Read on to learn more:
Size: 27,000 square feet, composed of five galleries on three floors
Don't Miss: Kim Dickey: Words Are Leaves, the first major survey of work by Boulder-based artist Kim Dickey; Nathan Carter: Ladies and Gentlemen, Meet the Dramastics, which presents a dense display of sculptures, drawings, installations and miniature stage sets centered on the story of the Dramastics, a fictional band comprised of four women; and finally, Bodacioussss, a group show that highlights the fluid nature of twenty-first century artistic careers, highlighting practices that are not only changing the definition of art but also the ways it is produced and consumed.
For Kids: Children and their parents can visit the Fox Family Idea Box, a family lounge where kids can create art, and teens are welcome every Friday for free drop-in art workshops. Kids 18 and under are always free
Past Exhibits: Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty , a blockbuster exhibition illustrating Marilyn Minter’s progress from a curious youth looking critically at the domestic landscape before her to the media-savvy cultural producer whose images simultaneously define and critique our times. Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia, a retrospective of musician Mark Mothersbaugh's drawings, sculptures, videos, and other art, and Senga Nengudi: The Material Body, in which Nengudi's art made with everyday objects explored the human body.