Published: Oct. 12, 2018

Does public art and performance have the power to amplify the visibility and histories of marginalized communities and create spaces for connecting across difference in Boulder County and beyond? Aftera brief planetarium show to gain a different perspective about space, join panelists, artists, activists and scholars to learn about how they address these issues through their work.

If you go

Who: Open to the public
What: Space, Place and Diversity in the Arts Panel
When: Wednesday, Oct. 17, 5:45–7:30 p.m.
Where: Fiske Planetarium

The first 15 minutes will be for networking and check-in. A $5 donation is suggested.

Panelists will discuss examples such as the new Indigenous History Mural in the Visual Arts Complex, a nascent project commemorating Los Seis de Boulder, a Louisiana-style social dance procession honoring resistance, resilienceand creative placemaking that includes Latino communities in arts districts around Colorado.


  • Moderator: Danielle Rivera, CU Environmental Design, Urb Lab
  • Jasmine Baetz, Ceramics, CU Boulder Art and Art History
  • Santiago Jaramillo, BuCu West
  • Amy Kimberly, Carbondale Arts
  • Hector Ramirez, CU Boulder Upward Bound
  • Helanius Wilkins, CU Boulder Theatre & Dance

This event is offered as partof the Inclusiveness and Equity Series Fall 2018 presented byBoulder County Arts Alliance and the CU Boulder Office for Outreach and Engagement.