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CCNNA Members Tour: Degas

Join CCNNA for an exclusive tour of Degas: A Passion for Perfection at Denver Art Museum on Friday April 20th, 2018 at 9a. This private tour with Timothy J. Standring, Gates Family Foundation Curator at the Denver Art Museum is just for current CCNNA Members.

Tour date: April 20th, 2018, 9a

Tickets: $19 (DAM Members and Non-Members)

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About the Exhibition:

Degas: A Passion for Perfection showcases prolific French artist Edgar Degas’ works from 1855 to 1906. More than 100 works consisting of paintings, drawings, pastels, etchings, monotypes, and sculptures in bronze are on view. The exhibition focuses on the most prominent and recurring themes throughout Degas’ 60-year career. These include his interest in learning from the art of the past and from that of his contemporaries, a lifelong fascination with the nude, a passion for horses, and his strong interest in opera and dance. 

Well-known masterpieces are on view, and the exhibition dives deeper into Degas’ obsession with repetition of subjects throughout his entire artistic journey. Visitors will see his transformation from a portraitist and painter of historical subjects to one interested in the contemporary life of late-nineteenth-century Paris. By experimenting constantly throughout his career he developed techniques that allowed him to capture modern subject matter through sharp and precise lighting, such as café concerts, street scenes with new electric lighting, sporting events, and theatrical settings. He considered his work in all media a constant continuum. Works by J.A.D. Ingres, Eugène Delacroix, and Paul Cézanne also are shown, adding depth to the exhibition’s narrative. 

The DAM is the sole American venue for the exhibition. Degas: A Passion for Perfection is presented and organized in association with the Fitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, England, whose Degas holdings represent the most extensive in the United Kingdom across the various media in which Degas worked. The exhibition is organized by Jane Munro, Keeper of Paintings, Drawings and Prints at the Fitzwilliam Museum, and curated locally by Timothy J. Standring, Gates Family Foundation Curator at the DAM.

$5 Parking in Cherry Creek North

Did you know? You can get flat $5 garage parking in CCN after 5:00pm and on the weekends at these eight Cherry Creek North Garages:

1. 100 Saint Paul Garage • 169 Saint Paul Street

2. 250 Columbine Garage • 250 Columbine Street

3. ANB Garage • 3033 East 1st Avenue

4. Clayton Lane West Garage • 2500 East 2nd Avenue

5. Fillmore Plaza Garage • 175 Milwaukee Street

6. Josephine Street Garage • 200 Josephine Street

7. NorthCreek Garage • 2800 2nd Avenue

8. 210 University Garage • 210 University Boulevard

                          

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Please Join and Support the Mission of CCNNA

It will now be easier to pay your CCNNA annual membership dues. Beginning at the General Membership Meeting on May 22, our greeters at the welcome table in the lobby of the Daniels Foundation will be able to process your credit card to pay for your membership.

Membership supports our mission and includes invitations to special events and parties.

Ready to join now online? It's safe and secure to use a credit card to register via our Membership Page.

MY Denver PRIME

MY Denver PRIME provides Denver residents ages 60+ with FREE access to all the city's recreation centers and pools, including drop-in fitness classes and clubs. To be eligible, you must be at least 60-years-old, a Denver resident, and not already eligible for another discount program.  

To get your MY Denver PRIME membership please bring proof of your Denver residency and a photo ID that verifies your age to front desk staff at any Denver Recreation Center. MY Denver PRIME memberships are not available for online registration. 

For more information, help in determining eligibility or a list of proof of residency documents please visit the MY Denver Prime website.

Cherry Creek Development Update

If you missed September's General Meeting, take a moment to look at this PDF of the excellent presentation given by City Council District 10 Representative Wayne New. The information given here is correct to the best of our knowledge. Click here to download.

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