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Community Art Program

Community Art Program

Exploring Climate Change Through Art Opening Reception

“Exploring Climate Change Through Art,” a juried art show and collaboration between the Museum of Boulder, Friends of the National Center, and UCAR Center for Science Education.

Hope. Anxiety. Solutions. Grief.

What will you find at the intersection of art and climate science? 

Beyond the opening reception on May 17, the exhibit can be viewed by the public anytime the NSF NCAR Mesa Lab is open between May 18, 2024 – September 20, 2024.

Community Review Panel

The community panel who will be reviewing art for our Exploring Climate Change Through Art show consists of community members who have dedicated their careers to the climate science and art worlds in the Denver/Boulder area.

Our panelists for this cycle of the Community Art Program are:

  • Cecile Hannay – Associate Scientist in the Atmospheric Modeling and Predictability Section within the Climate and Global Dynamics (CGD) Laboratory at NSF NCAR
  • Mary Horrocks – Executive Director of Open Studios
  • Kristen Krumhardt – Associate Scientist in the Oceanography section of the Climate and Global Dynamics (CGD) Laboratory at NSF NCAR
  • Beth Osnes – Theater and Dance Professor and Co-Director of Inside the Greenhouse at CU Boulder
  • Matt Rehme – Software Engineer Specializing in Data Visualization at NSF NCAR
  • Savannah Snody – Communications Coordinator at the Museum of Boulder
  • Elaine Waterman – Executive Director of Firehouse Art Center


Contact Emma Byers at if you have any questions!