Saber Acomodar | Opening Celebration


Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
1485 Delgany Street
Denver, CO 80202
United States

Join MCA Denver for the fall opening celebration of:

SABER ACOMODAR: Art and Workshops of Jalisco 1915-Now


All tickets types are now sold out. No tickets will be available at the door, and no more will be released. 

Members: SOLD OUT
Nonmembers: SOLD OUT
All tickets include two(2) Maestro Dobel Tequila cocktails, beers or non-alcoholic beverages.

Under 21: SOLD OUT
Includes 2 complimentary non-alcoholic beverages

Tayhana (NAAFI Collective, will be spinning tunes on the roof. 
Joshua and Eutimia (Baubo/Mocochetes) will be playing a mix of Mexican and American folk songs (with an additional bar) in the whole room + our more of our general MCA Denver shenanigans and surprises...

image: Ruben Mendez, Sin título, 1996. Oil on canvas, 10.5 x 12.5 cm. Private collection.

SABER ACOMODAR: Art and Workshops of Jalisco 1915-Now presents an investigation of the work carried out in studios and artisanal workshops in Jalisco, Mexico. Focusing on the last 100 years of production, the works included in the exhibition showcase collaborations between artists and artisans (e.g. potters, carpenters, blacksmiths, jewelers, sign painters, and printmakers) who work and live in western Mexico. The result of these intersections is the integration of contemporary ideas and both pre-colonial techniques and methods introduced by the Spanish. Recently, artists have employed traditional materials and practices to produce complex conceptual objects and installations.

ARTISTS: Daniela Aguilar, Jorge Méndez Blake, Jose Dávila, Claudia Fernández, Christian Franco, Mathias Goeritz, Fernando González Gortázar, Cynthia Gutiérrez*, Daniel Guzmán, JIS, Juan Kraeppellin, Gonzalo Lebrija, Rubén Méndez, Fernando Palomar, Jorge Pardo, Carlos Ranc, Chucho Reyes, Eduardo Sarabia, Juan Soriano, Luis Miguel Suro, Taller Ditoria, Eduardo Terrazas, Mario García Torres, Francisco Ugarte, Workshop of Timoteo Panduro.
* Member of the National System of Art Creators 2016-2019 of the National Fund for Culture and the Arts, Mexico.

Saber Acomodar is the principal exhibition of the Biennial of the Americas, and has been organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver and the Arizona State University Art Museum. The exhibition is curated by Patrick Charpenel.

SABER ACOMODAR: Art and Workshops of Jalisco 1915-Now is made possible by the generous support of the Biennial of the Americas, Maestro Dobel Tequila, The Consulate General of Mexico, and the Arizona State University Art Museum. MCA Denver exhibitions are also sponsored in part by the Director's Vision Society. MCA Denver also thanks the citizens of the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District.



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 Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

This is an all ages event. A valid government ID is required to drink.

 What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Street parking is limited. The garage directly across 15th street is $5 after 4pm. Please don't drive if you plan on drinking.