Exhibitions Closing in April & May 2016

This is your last chance to see eight Denver Art Museum exhibitions (which are included with general admission, free for members):

Closing in April

1. Showing Off: Recent Modern & Contemporary Acquisitions through April 3

Highlights works by Nick Cave, James Drake, Leonardo Drew, Eric Fischl, Al Held, Ben Jackel, Sol LeWitt, Christian Marclay, Agnes Martin, John McEnroe, Nam June Paik, Shinique Smith, and others.

2. Aqua-Terra / Terra-Aqua through April 10

New York-based artist Francisco Alvarado-Juárez has transformed the Precourt Discovery Hall into a whimsical environment for family audiences using recycled paper from thousands of paper grocery bags, painted and cut by hand. Created in collaboration with local community groups. The installation also includes paintings, video projections, and ambient nature sounds as well as a worktable where visitors of all ages can create paper images to contribute to the piece.

3. Case Work: Studies in Form, Space & Construction by Brad Cloepfil/Allied Works Architecture through April 17

This exhibition presents the firm's work over the last 15 years, including 17 bold and captivating architectural sculptures alongside material and structural studies. More than 40 drawings, ranging from gestural sketches to large-scale charcoal and pastel drawings, also will be on view. This exhibition travels to Portland and internationally after leaving the DAM.

4. A Place in the Sun: The Southwest Paintings of Walter Ufer & E. Martin Hennings through April 24

A Place in the Sun presents bold, large-scale paintings by Walter Ufer and E. Martin Hennings, who found their niche in the Southwestern village of Taos, New Mexico. Read why it's a "must-see" exhibition.

5. Easy to Remember through April 24

This video installation by Lorna Simpson transforms a catchy tune into a commentary on race through acts of erasure.

6. Revolt 1680/2180: Virgil Ortiz through April 24

We're getting excited about the upcoming Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume. Virgil Ortiz's take on the Pueblo Revolt was influenced by sci-fi and fantasy stories including Star Wars™.

Closing in May

The following photography exhibitions close in May:

7. Kenneth Josephson: Encounters with the Universe through May 8

This show highlights Josephson’s early experimental photographs, innovative conceptual work, and more recent landscapes. Read our Q&A with curator Eric Paddock.

8. Standing Still: Photographs by Danny Singer through May 22

Photographer Danny Singer has explored the American and Canadian prairie from Alberta and Saskatchewan south to the plains of Texas, photographing the kinds of towns most travelers overlook in their rush to get from one place to the next. Learn more about the exhibition and his work in this Q&A with him.

Read More about All Current Exhibitions

Carleen Brice edits the blog and On & Off the Wall, the member magazine for the Denver Art Museum. Carleen has been at the DAM since 2013. Her favorite part of Star Warsand the Power of Costume is the Jedi vs Sith section.