Hermafrodek interactive exhibit

Take a walk in a magical Afrolandscape May 23–27

May 23, 2022

The community is invited to take a walk through Soulé Déesse's magical Afrolandscape, “Hermafrodek: A Suspension of Identity,” an interactive environment in which mobile sculptures hanging from reclaimed Afro hair morph seamlessly into gender-fluid shapes. Déesse developed the installation during a recent ATLAS creative residency.

A team takes a 3D scan of a Triceratops skull on display in a museum hall

CU Boulder’s beloved Triceratops returning home to Smithsonian

April 20, 2022

The fossil skull of a Triceratops has sat on display on campus since 1981. Now, the specimen is heading back to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, where paleontologists will continue to study it to answer new questions about this fan-favorite dinosaur species.

Memorial wall outside the Table Mesa King Soopers

CMCI faculty member documents community rebuilding after 2021 King Soopers shooting

March 14, 2022

Photojournalist Ross Taylor spent months documenting community trauma and healing in Boulder after the 2021 King Soopers mass shooting. Taylor shares more about his project, “Boulder Strong: Still Strong, Remembering March 22,” which is on display at the Museum of Boulder now through April 10.

ATLAS lecturer Zack Weaver stands in front of Maker Made 2020

Maker Made 2022 features work by ATLAS community

March 3, 2022

A group of six artists and technologists connected to the ATLAS community contributed to BLDG 61’s Maker Made 2022, which runs through March 28 at the Boulder Public Library.


Opening reception for ‘Sensing Ice: Explorations of Knowing Nature’ set for Jan. 27

Jan. 24, 2022

An Earth Sciences and Map Library exhibit invites viewers to contemplate the evolving human relationship with the ice on our planet.

Photo of roses and notes at King Soopers memorial

A lens toward healing: Community reflection and curation Dec. 14

Dec. 13, 2021

Focusing on the therapeutic act of building community through the power of documentary, collaborative portraits by Assistant Professor Ross Taylor will be on display. Also, attendees are invited to share their images at this event, offering a place for reflection, story-generating and healing after the Boulder King Soopers shooting in March.

Visitors explore a CU Museum of Natural History exhibit

Explore climate change, ice at the CU Museum over winter break

Dec. 8, 2021

The CU Museum of Natural History will be open for in-person visits over winter break. Visit three new exhibits, on display now, exploring climate change and ice.

A glass block marks Saturn's spot in the solar system, along with its moons Tethys, Rhea and Dione.

Hear planets sing as you ‘walk’ through space in new solar system model

Dec. 7, 2021

For about 35 years, the Colorado Scale Model Solar System has delighted campus visitors by shrinking Earth's cosmic neighborhood down to a short walk. Now the exhibit is getting a new update and an interactive smartphone app.

Murmuring Yarnscapes exhibit

Explore 'Murmuring Yarnscapes,' an interactive, hands-on textile and sound experience

Nov. 19, 2021

What happens when sound and touch collide? This December, explore tactile-sonic experiences––including a crocheted quilt that allows you to manipulate an immersive, ambisonic soundscape––in this ATLAS Black Box installation.

Visitors interact with piece in new exhibit at Museum of Boulder

CU Boulder community work featured in Museum of Boulder exhibit

Nov. 11, 2021

A group of CU Boulder artists and technologists, many of whom share connections with the ATLAS Institute, contributed to the Museum of Boulder’s newest exhibit “Convivial Machines,” which opened in October.