Cultural Arts Current Projects

Gallery at Taza Coffee House

This flexible gallery space inside the Adams County Government Center hosts different artists throughout the year. Come back often to see new talent, different media and broad creative expression. Open Tuesday-Friday, 7 a.m.-4.pm.

Interested in displaying your work at the Taza Coffee House? Contact Amy Smith.

Next up:

Flora, Fauna, and the Cosmos
artworks by Christine Nguyen

My practice is devoted to the natural world and its curiosities, big and small. I am inspired by the cosmos and the ground beneath my feet. These works explore the fluctuation of micro and macro worlds - the way that looking into a microscope can reveal a galaxy.

Exhibition Period: August – September
Visiting Dates/Hours: Tues  - Fri, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Artist Name: Christine Nguyen
Artist Website: https://www.christinenguyen.art/
Artist Social Media: @seamoonshe, https://www.instagram.com/seamoonshe/

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ABOUT THE ARTIST

Christine Nguyen was born and raised in California and resides in Aurora, Colorado. She is a lover of animals, plants, nature, and the cosmos. Nguyen received her B.F.A. from California State University, Long Beach and an M.F.A. from the University of California, Irvine. Exhibitions of her work have been shown nationally and internationally. Her works can be found in museums such as the Carolyn Campagna Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum; the J. Paul Getty Museum, Department of Photographs; the Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts at UCLA; The Hammer Museum at UCLA; and the Long Beach Museum of Art. Nguyen’s works are also found in the collections of Cedars-Sinai; Cleveland Clinic; the Getty Research Institute; Los Angeles World Airports; Microsoft; Burger Collection, Hong Kong; and The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Hanoi.


Clear Creek Welby Mural

Adams County Public Works constructed a box culvert to connect York St. to the Clear Creek Trail in the Welby neighborhood. Muralist Anna Charney installed her work around and within the tunnel, depicting the water flow of Clear Creek and the traffic flowing above on 224.

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Check out Anna’s work here or follow her @annacharneyart.


Murals for Hope

Arts & Culture

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Adams County Parks, Open Space & Cultural Arts Department launched public art projects to bring hope and joy to communities, inspire residents and visitors, and fuel the local economy. Learn more about Murals for Hope and sculpture series here.


Xólotl: Dios Perro - Monumental Alebrije

Xólotl: Dios Perro (Dog Deity) is 20’ tall paper-mâché sculpture, on display at the Adams County Human Services Center. Dios Perro is an Alebrije depicting the Aztec God Xólotl, Lord of the underworld. This joyful, vibrant work is by Mexican contemporary artist, Óscar Becerra-Mora. Click here to watch a short video and learn more about the sculpture.

 

In partnership with the Mexican Cultural Center Denver.