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Stories in Stone: The Enchanted Russian Gem Carvings of Vasily Konovalenko
August 29, 2018
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is home to 20 remarkable gem-carving sculptures by Vasily Konovalenko, the largest and best public display of his work outside of Moscow. What exactly are “the Konovalenkos”? How did they arrive in Denver? Join Park Hill resident and author Steve Nash for an exuberant trip through time to learn more about this remarkably artistic resource that is unique to Colorado. Konovalenko’s story includes Cold War intrigue and stunning twists and turns. Documentary filmmaker Erika O’Conor will share insights as she prepares a documentary film on the subject. At the Park Hill Branch Library, 4705 Montview Blvd. 80207 on August 29 at 6:30 p.m.