This weekend isn’t the only opportunity to see green… green beers or green 7-Up, it is also your last opportunity to visit the Denver Art Museum and see Brilliant: Cartier In The 20th Century as it comes to a close March 17th, but it also an opportunity to experience talented artists showcased for The Month of Photography   featuring works of art in black & white and color.

Crocodile Necklace - Cartier - Photo Courtesy of DAM

Crocodile Necklace – Cartier – Photo Courtesy of DAM

“The DAM will host the world-exclusive exhibition of Brilliant: Cartier In The 20th Century, featuring stunning jewelry, timepieces, and precious objects created between 1900 and 1975. This exhibition highlights Cartier’s rise to preeminence—and the historical events pushing the Maison’s, or design house’s, evolution—as it transformed itself into one of the world’s most prestigious names in jewelry and luxurious accessories. Organized by the DAM, the exhibition will be on view in the Anschutz and Martin and McCormick galleries on level two of the Hamilton Building.”

Center for Visual Arts - Photo Courtesy of CVA & MOP

Center for Visual Arts – Photo Courtesy of CVA & MOP

The Month of Photography started this month of March with many galleries and locations around Denver as well as surrounding City’s. Here is just a short list of venues to check out:

Center for Visual Arts – Contemporary African Photography – 965 Santa Fe Drive,

Denver, CO 80204, www.metrostatecva.org

DADA Art Bar – 2470 Broadway, #103, Denver, CO 80205, www.dadaartbar.com

Wendi Schneider - Dada Art Bar - Photo Courtesy of Dada & MOP

Wendi Schneider – DADA Art Bar – Photo Courtesy of DADA & MOP

 

 

Ice Cube Gallery – The Light Pours Out of Me: A photo and video collaboration by Amber Fries and Charlie Price – 3320 Walnut Street, Denver, CO 80205, www.icecubegallery.com

Lapis Gallery – Colorado Photographers – 3971 Tennyson Street, Denver, CO 80212 www.lapisarts.com

Photography captures a moment in time or alters a memory by creative implications. The Month of Photography carries on even into the month of April for some venues, for a full listing visit www.mopdenver.com

St. Patrick's Day Parade - Photo Courtesy of Denver.org

St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Photo Courtesy of Denver.org

This is also the 53rd annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which is “the perfect excuse for a weekend full Irish-themed revelry in the Mile High City”. You can always expect to see green at the parade. The parade winds is way through LoDo with a start time of 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 14th. Watch for the Megapolitan Super Float that offers the parade goers a spectacular Super Heroes & Super Heroines vs. Mad Scientists & Villains theme. Ronnie Nelson has been working with talented artisans since the late 1990’s to create floats that are beyond imaginative and that the entire family will enjoy. May the road always rise up to meet you.

Don’t let art and creative energy pass you by, find a way, even on what can be considered a brilliantly crazy green weekend pass you by. Here’s to seeing you out and about, safely and artistically this weekend and this month.

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