The second year of Eldorado Canyon State Park’s timed entry vehicle reservation system will begin May 20 and continue through Sept 10. A reservation will be required for Saturdays, Sundays, and summer holidays. Visitors can book two-hour entry windows from 5:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Each visitor is allocated one daily reservation per vehicle with a maximum of four reservations per month. Reservations can be made through the park’s website or by calling the Reservation Line: 1-800-244-5613. Reservations cannot be booked at the park entrance or visitor center. Visitors who use the free Eldo Shuttle will not need a reservation for the park. The shuttle will be available in late May, with various pick-up locations in Boulder County.

Current and Upcoming Exhibits

March 18, 2023 – April 30, 2023

Exit Paradise – Sherry Wiggins and Luis Branco, Kristen Hatgi-Sink, Mark Sink – Exhibition at Seidel City Contemporary Art Gallery and Art Lab of the body based photographic works of Sherry Wiggins and Luis Branco, Kristen Hate-Sink and Mark Sink. Arranged throughout Seidel City’s exhibition galleries, the exhibition is designed to suggest a narrative leading viewers through a sensorial experience of body and myth. This exhibition will also feature ‘Bon Bon,’ Kristen Hatgi Sink’s exploration into video installation, an extension of her photographic practice, and a collaborative project with Jillian FitzMaurice.

Seidel City
3205 Longhorn Road Boulder, CO, 80302

April 7, 2023 – June 4, 2023

Elephant in the Room – You won’t be able to ignore the elephant in the room during the upcoming show at Niza Knoll Gallery! This juried exhibition celebrates these majestic creatures with selected works rendered in clay, paint, photography, charcoal, wax, and all sorts of mixed media. A large papier-mâché elephant —created by Gallerist and show Juror, Niza Knoll, Georgianne Rollman and Kristy Melodia with help from Nancy Enyart and Sally Lewis—will serve as a delightful centerpiece to the show.

Niza Knoll Gallery
915 Santa Fe Drive Denver, CO, 80204

April 28, 2023

Through the Lens: The Photography of Frank Muramoto – A curated collection of approximately three dozen photographs. The Japanese-born professional photographer operated his own studio in Pueblo, Colorado, capturing everyday life across a diverse range of communities, industries, and landscapes for over four decades from 1915 to 1958. The exhibit offers a rare opportunity to view pictures of himself, his family, and the community he lived in. This exhibit will also have a viewing station displaying videos taken by Muramoto and excerpts from an oral history of Dave Muramoto, the photographer’s grandson. Produced in partnership with the Pueblo City-County Library District.

El Pueblo History Museum
301 North Union, Pueblo, CO, 81003



Exhibit Opportunity:  2023 Military Appreciation Show

Description: Our Military Appreciation Show is dedicated to showing the creative works of active duty and veteran artists and creators. All media will be accepted: 2D, 3D, writers/authors, musicians, videography, etc. Artworks/books will be shown throughout the month of May, authors may organize a book
signing at the reception or another date and musicians may play during the reception or another event.

Deadline: April 29, 2023

Exhibit Opportunity:  On the Move

Description: Analog Forever Magazine is proud to present “On The Move,” an online group exhibition debuting May 2023. This showcase will be expertly curated by artist, curator, and editor of SHOTS Magazine, Elizabeth Flinsch. To enter, all you need to do is read and respond to a given prompt based on ‘stopping time in motion’ with your analog photography.

Deadline: April 30, 2023

Exhibit Opportunity:  Road Trip

Description: 40 West gallery is seeking artwork from artists of all level of experience conveying all things road trip; the wheels, the roads, the places, the feelings. All mediums considered. Road trips are experienced in cars, on motorcycles, even bicycles. The journey may last a day or even months, the memories can last forever. Submissions will be screened by a panel, including 40 West Arts curators and invited guest jurors, to ensure quality and applicability of work.

Deadline: May 6, 2023

Exhibit Opportunity:  Colorful Colorado

Description: R Gallery is seeking submissions from Colorado artists for an upcoming exhibit titled “Colorful Colorado.” The exhibit aims to celebrate the diverse and vibrant culture of the state of Colorado by showcasing art that depicts scenes or activities related to Colorado. All artists living and working in Colorado, working in any medium, are invited to submit their works for consideration. Pieces could include landscapes, cityscapes, portraits, abstract works, or any other subject matter that represents the spirit and essence of Colorado. The exhibit will be held at R Gallery from June 7th thru July 16th, 2023. Selected artists will have their work featured in the gallery and will be invited to attend the opening reception.

Deadline: May 14, 2023

Grant Opportunity: Women Photograph Project Grants

Description: Thanks to support from Nikon USA and MPB, these $5,000 grants will support photography projects — either new or in-progress — from visual journalists working in a documentary capacity. Five grants are available, at least one of which will be earmarked for a nonbinary or transgender photographer. Funding may be used to cover the hard costs of reporting, photographers’ creative fees, and any other expenses that support the production of new work. This grant is not meant to support the production of books, exhibitions, workshops, or other secondary materials.

Deadline: May 15, 2023

Weekly Events

April 23
Fair Santa Rita
In honor of the Santa Rita fair in Chihuahua, one of the most important fairs in northern Mexico, which dates back to colonial years and in celebration of San Felipe Apóstol, patron saint of the Villa de San Felipe el Real de Chihuahua. The Aurora Sister Cities Mexico Committee invites you to a family event to raise funds for upcoming activities of the Committee. There will be lots of fun, food, folkloric dance and more. $2 tickets.

Lupita’s Events Center
2465 West Evans Avenue Denver, CO 80219

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