gallery view of Daniela Edburg's installation entitled Uprooted

Exhibitions Closing in Fall 2017

Don't miss these exhibitions at the Denver Art Museum that are closing this fall:

Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place through October 22

Mi Tierra features site-specific installations by 13 Latino artists that express experiences of contemporary life in the American West. Dynamic artworks were created by Carmen Argote (Los Angeles), Jaime Carrejo (Denver), Gabriel Dawe (Dallas), Claudio Dicochea (San Antonio), Daniela Edburg (San Miguel de Allende), Justin Favela (Las Vegas), Ana Teresa Fernández (San Francisco), Ramiro Gomez (West Hollywood), John Jota Leaños (San Francisco), Dmitri Obergfell (Denver), Ruben Ochoa (Los Angeles), Daisy Quezada (Santa Fe), and Xochi Solis (Austin).

La Musidora through October 29

La Musidora is a combination of the Spanish words "la música" (music) and "la mecedora" (rocking chair). Take part in this interactive outdoor art installation located on Martin Plaza near the museum's Hamilton Building entrance. Make musical sounds by gently rocking colorfully woven chairs in tandem. This 90-foot artwork seats a total of 20 visitors at a time. Watch the video below to learn more.

Common Ground: Photographs by Fazal Sheikh, 1989-2013, through November 12

Common Ground: , is a survey of the nearly 25-year career of the critically acclaimed photographer Fazal Sheikh. Born and raised in New York City, the artist has focused on raising awareness of international human rights issues through his documentary-based photography practice.

In addition, November 19 is the last day the North Building will be open before it closes for renovations. (Learn more about the North Building Renovation Project.) The following exhibitions are on view only through November 19:

Artistry and Craftsmanship: Ruskin Pottery, Enamels, and Buttons

Britain's Golden Age

Canaletto Masterwork Restored

Depth and Detail: Carved Bamboo from China, Japan, and Korea

Glitterati: Portraits & Jewelry from Colonial Latin America

Grand Gestures: Dance, Drama, Masquerade

From the Fire: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Robert and Lisa Kessler Collection

Unseated: Contemporary Chairs Reimagined

Image at top: Gallery view of Uprooted, 2017. Daniela Edburg. Alpaca, archival inkjet prints, maple, and mixed media. © Daniela Edburg, part of Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place.

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. She recommends visitors don't miss the touchable Ganesha statue on level 2 of the Hamilton Building.