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Events Calendar

The Anderson Academic Commons hosts a number of events throughout the year. Some are sponsored by University Libraries, while others are presented by partners all across campus. This combination results in a variety of eclectic, insightful, and inspiring experiences within the Anderson Academic Commons.

All are welcome to attend the upcoming events listed below. Information about upcoming exhibits can be found on the Current and Upcoming Exhibits page.

For more information about events and exhibits in the Anderson Academic Commons, contact:

Andrea Howland
Community Relations Manager
Anderson Academic Commons, Room 370C
Phone: 303-871-3958

JUNE 2016

 Rising Stars: Denver Civic Ballet and Ballet Guild 

Exhibit reception and premiere of related documentary on Friday, June 10 at 6 pm.  AAC 290  RSVP reception and film

From the Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Library, on display May 2 through November 2016 on the upper level of the Anderson Academic Commons -- 

This exhibit explores the history and impact of the Denver Civic Ballet, Denver's first semi-professional ballet company, and its support organization, the Denver Civic Ballet Guild. The company hosted world-renowned artistic directors and guest artists from the American Ballet Theatre and other international companies, bringing the sophistication of professional ballet to Denver for the first time. Though the company folded in 1979 after 21 years of performances, it was a launching pad for dance notables who have had a lasting impact on dance, and are profiled in the exhibit. The guild continues today as the Denver Ballet Guild.  


Book Sale
Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, 9:00AM-1:00PM

Book Stack, Mary Reed Building, 2199 S University Blvd
Used book sale benefiting University Libraries. Over 40,000 quality books for sale at the Book Stack, a used book store run by volunteers, located on the main level of the Mary Reed Building.