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film & video

Artist Talk on Art with Dawn Howkinson Siebel

Learn more about the motivation behind the installation Better Angels the Firefighters of 9/11 as artist Dawn Siebel leads us through the exhibit and discusses her process. If you haven't had a chance to view this exhibit you are in for a real experience.

October 15th, 2022 | 54 minutes

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Pleas and Petitions

Noted Author Virginia Sánchez discussed her recent book Pleas and Petitions Hispano Culture and Legislative Conflict in Territorial Colorado on Saturday March 26th, 2022 at the Museum of Friends.

2 minutes

Tierra Culture: The Art of Eddie Dominguez

Eddie discusses his work, background, and the creative process with an audience at the Museum of Friends in Walsenburg, Colorado.

May 5th, 2009 | 51 minutes

the land of milk & honey

This work is about the much-deliberated American journey, the search for a better life and people’s connection with the land. It was made during an artist residency at the Museum of Friends in Southern Colorado, where there has been a constant flux of migration since the first settlers.

6 minutes

mixing it up at miner's plaza

MoF artists, volunteers and community members worked well-known NYC sculptor Scott Pfaffman onMixing it Up at Miner’s Plaza. We engaged community youth and artists to begin a dialogue on what is public art and the role of artists in the community.

7 minutes

A Conversation with Peggy Zehring

Peggy unravels the mysteries of her process, intention

and aspirations.

Interviewer:
Maria Cocchiarelli-Berger

Videographer:
Kenny Schneider

Premiered at the Fox Theater
October 28, 2010

June 2010 | 50 minutes

June 2010 | 50 minutes

Brendt Berger & the Museum of Friends

Brendt Berger was born in Oakland, California seventy years ago.  He has had a prolific career as a painter, printmaker and public artist.  For the last five years he has concentrated his efforts on the establishment of The Museum of Friends Contemporary Fine Arts Museum in Walsenburg. The notion of community has been the focus of all his endeavors in the art world, so it makes sense that he took on a new challenge when most would relax into retirement.

3 minutes