Stonebridge Companies has bought the former Colorado National Bank building at 17th and Champa in downtown Denver and will convert it into a hotel, adding several floors to the existing six-story structure. The very good news is that the President and CEO Navin Dimond plans to preserve Allen True’s sixteen Indian Memories murals that grace […]

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Victoria on November 19th, 2009

Copied from www.9news.com DENVER – The Colorado History Museum has put together a wonderful exhibit, featuring artist Allen True.  In the early 1900’s, True painted murals as public art projects, all over the city. He also painted murals in private homes and as public art in other states. True’s works are right in front of us […]

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The Denver-based blog buckfifty.org, a site dedicated to telling less well-known stories of denver history, culture, and art and curated by Hugh Graham and Jill Hadley Hooper, asked Victoria T. Kirby to submit a story about Allen Tupper True to help draw attention to the three exhibitions of his work and life now open at […]

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Victoria on September 28th, 2009

The Sunday, September 27 issue of the Denver Post has a major article on Allen Tupper True written by Ray Mark Rinaldi that covers the 3 Denver exhibits,  biography, an interview on KBCO’s “Focus”, KBDI-Channel 12’s program, and Victoria Tupper Kirby’s book talk at the Tattered Cover bookstore.  The link for this article is: http://www.denverpost.com/search/ci_13413875

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Victoria on September 25th, 2009

The premiere of Denver’s PBS TV station KBDI-Channel 12 of ALLEN TRUE’S WEST is on Thursday, October 1 at 8:00 pm, followed by another airing on Sunday, October 4 at 7 pm.  The program will be available on KBDI’s website at a later date. Go to this link to see a short preview of this […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                     CONTACT: Krissy Bassuener, DAM, 720-913-0115 July 15, 2009                                                       Celeste Jackson, DPL, 720-865-2044 Images available upon request.                            Rebecca Laurie, CHM, 303-866-3670 www.history.denverlibrary.org/AllenTruesWest ALLEN TRUE’S WEST COLLABORATIVE EXHIBITION OPENS OCTOBER 2, 2009 Denver Art Museum, Colorado History Museum and Denver Public Library join forces to tell the story of one of Colorado’s favorite artists […]

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Victoria on February 9th, 2009

I’ve found out some more information regarding True’s The Water Hole mural that was in the former Jonas Fur Building at 1037 Broadway, from Georgia Garnsey, who is writing a book on Colorado murals with Mary Meadow. eli movie download daybreakers 2010 According to Georgia, the Jonas Fur building on Broadway went through several transformations. […]

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Victoria on December 17th, 2008

Indian Memories, sixteen murals by Allen Tupper True, one of Colorado’s most important painters, are in danger because the building in which they reside at 918 17th Street and Champa in Denver, is currently up for sale. The building itself is designated as part of a Denver Landmark historic district, but this does not protect […]

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