Thursday, February 4, 2010

Congratulations BMoCA! Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art Receives a Denver Foundation Community Grant

$12,000 grant award to fund BMoCA’s 2010 on-going contemporary art programs

The Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMoCA) will receive funding from the Community Grants Program at the Denver Foundation in the amount of $12,000. The selection process for this grant is highly competitive and will contribute to the exhibition, programming and operating needs of the museum. BMoCA actively seeks to provide an inclusive forum for all community members to participate in art education, exhibitions, programming and volunteerism. The Denver Foundation is a community foundation dedicated to improving life in Metro Denver through philanthropy, leadership, and strengthening the community. Community foundations are endowments, permanent pools of money contributed by donors to benefit a specific geographic area.

The Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is dedicated to the presentation and exploration of significant art of our time. Through innovative exhibitions and educational programming featuring regional, national and international artists, the museum strives to engage its communities and visitors with the forefront and evolution of contemporary art. The museum is based in a historic landmark building in downtown Boulder.

The Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is located at 1750 13th Street in downtown Boulder, Colorado. The museum’s winter hours (January-April) are Tuesday–Saturday, 11am to 5pm; Sunday, noon to 3pm; closed Monday.

The museum’s summer hours (May-October) are Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 11am to 5pm; Wednesday, 11am to 8pm; Saturday, 9am to 4pm; Sunday, noon to 3pm; closed Monday.

Regular museum admission is $5 for adults; $4 for students, seniors, and educators. Free admission to the museum is offered to members, children under 12, and during the Boulder County Farmers’ Market—Saturdays from 9am-4:00pm and Wednesdays from 4:00-8:00pm—generously sponsored by Xcel Energy.

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