Norlin Library at sunset

Support democracy and beat back the ban April 4

March 27, 2023

Come to the University Libraries to grab a free banned book and conversation about free speech, book challenges and censorship. The libraries also have a banned books resource guide.

Interior of the CASE building

Looking back and planning ahead: An arts and humanities anniversary Feb. 15

Feb. 7, 2023

The Center for Humanities & the Arts will host a 25-year anniversary celebration, holding conversations around the past, present and future of the arts and humanities at CU Boulder and beyond.

people watching a film in a theater

International Film Series offers selections for Black History Month

Feb. 1, 2023

In collaboration with the Center for African and African American Studies and other members of the Black community, CU Boulder’s International Film Series celebrates Black History Month with a selection of films that highlight Black culture through cinema.

A scene from the 2020 Martin Luther King Day celebration at CU Boulder

Commemorate MLK Day with community events Jan. 15–16

Jan. 12, 2023

This Martin Luther King Jr. Day, join your community for celebratory events in Boulder and Longmont, a family-friendly event at the Dairy Arts Center and a downtown-Denver march and parade.

People sit around a table working with art supplies.

Second Saturdays at the CU Art Museum

Nov. 10, 2022

Get creative with the CU Art Museum on the second Saturday of each month. Organizers will put together a different art-themed program each time, and the community is invited to drop in. Join, enjoy and even pick up a new skill—next session Dec. 10.

Erin Hyunhee Kang

CU Boulder artist embodies resilience in wake of Marshall Fire

Nov. 8, 2022

Erin Hyunhee Kang, a CU Boulder master’s student, lost half of her home in the Marshall Fire. That misfortune informed her new exhibition “A Home In Between,” now at the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art.

Dancers perform 'Odeon' on stage

‘Odeon’ finds common roots in diverse cultural cues

Nov. 7, 2022

“Odeon,” Ephrat Asherie Dance’s original work bound for Macky Auditorium Nov. 18, combines storied Afro-Brazilian rhythms and sounds with contemporary hip-hop, house, vogue and other choreography styles that are part of the current lexicon of street and club dancers in New York.

Alison Bechdel

Leading graphic novelist Alison Bechdel to speak Nov. 17

Nov. 7, 2022

Described as one of the most important graphic novelists working today, Bechdel is known for “Dykes to Watch Out For” and a famous test of gender representation in movies.

Author Robin Wall Kimmerer

‘Braiding Sweetgrass’author Robin Wall Kimmerer to speak Dec. 1 in Boulder

Oct. 10, 2022

This free event at the Boulder Theater is part of Buffs One Read, a campuswide program produced by the University Libraries and Student Affairs that builds community through the shared reading of one book.

Scene from Die Fledermaus opera in 2016

CU opera brings Puccini’s beloved ‘La Bohème’ to the stage Oct. 21–23

Oct. 7, 2022

Visit the Latin Quarter of Paris, where an idealistic poet falls for a frail but resolute “gaia fioraia.” This timeless, sweeping tale depicts the exuberant lives of struggling young artists in the throes of love, envy, betrayal and heartbreak.