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6 Ways to Live Like a Samurai

6 Ways to Live Like a Samurai

We hope every exhibition at the Denver Art Museum inspires visitors. With Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection we thought it would be fun to offer some ways the museum might help visitors explore aspects of samurai philosophy.

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The Force is Strong with Our Members

The Force is Strong with Our Members

These are the Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume membership benefits you're looking for!

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Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week
Happy International Dance Day!

Happy International Dance Day!

Summer of Dance Kicks Off in June

Get the scoop on all our Summer of Dance offerings and swing, shuffle, and shimmy your way into summer.

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  Stratus Chamber Orchestra, Ravi Zupa & More

Stratus Chamber Orchestra, Ravi Zupa & More

Friday, April 29, 6─10 pm

We’ve got a night of face-offs, heroic tales, and victorious orchestrations in store.

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Paint Studio Demo Artist Homare Ikeda

Paint Studio Demo Artist Homare Ikeda

Homare Ikeda created the mural in the Paint Studio. He will be in the Paint Studio April 30–May 1, noon–3 pm.

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  Take Home a Souvenir of Your Visit to Samurai

Take Home a Souvenir of Your Visit to Samurai

The DAM's Samurai Shop offers books, clothes, knickknacks, and more.

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Creating a Welcoming Environment for People with Autism

Creating a Welcoming Environment for People with Autism

Learn about the DAM's pilot Low-Sensory Morning program for families with children on the autism spectrum.

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  Participate in Project with Artist Viviane Le Courtois

Participate in Project with Artist Viviane Le Courtois

Slow down, have a discussion with the artist, and crochet chains out of yarn or wool or donate a lock of hair for her Global Thinking Pod.

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  Hacker Mar Williams Discusses Technology, Art & Identity (Video)

Hacker Mar Williams Discusses Technology, Art & Identity (Video)

Creative-in-Residence through May 22

Williams explores how we can create an emotional response to our personal data or "online" identity.

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  Join the Denver Art Museum for Día del Niño

Join the Denver Art Museum for Día del Niño

Sunday, April 24, 10 am–5 pm

Includes a variety of performances and free general admission to non-ticketed exhibitions at the DAM, History Colorado, Byers-Evans House Museum, and the Clyfford Still Museum.

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Paint Studio Demo Artist Lui Ferreyra

Paint Studio Demo Artist Lui Ferreyra

Lui Ferreyra’s paintings use geometric fragments and fractals of color, which blend together to become complete images of figures and landscapes. See his demo on March 26 & 27.

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Get to Know Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Jan Jacobs

Get to Know Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Jan Jacobs

Watch a brief video interview with the artist and learn about opportunities to interact with her at the museum.

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  See Artworks by Winners of the 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

See Artworks by Winners of the 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

March 24–April 15

Highlighting over 100 artworks by Colorado students in grades 7–12.

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Paint Studio Demo Artist Quintin Gonzalez

Paint Studio Demo Artist Quintin Gonzalez

Quintin Gonzalez will be in the Paint Studio April 2–3 and 9–10.

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  Exhibitions Closing in April & May 2016

Exhibitions Closing in April & May 2016

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

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  Celebrating the Art & Influence of Hieronymus Bosch

Celebrating the Art & Influence of Hieronymus Bosch

See a work by one of Bosch's followers on view at the DAM.

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Paint Studio Demo Artist Nathan Abels

Paint Studio Demo Artist Nathan Abels

Learn more about acrylic painting with Nathan Abels on March 26 & 27.

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  Swords & Samurai at Untitled: Risky Business

Swords & Samurai at Untitled: Risky Business

Motorcycles based on Japanese legend,a kendo demo, and other risky business at Untitled on March 25. Get the scoop.

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  Science & Art Come Together at Girls & Science 2016

Science & Art Come Together at Girls & Science 2016

Did you know science is involved in many staff members' jobs at the Denver Art Museum?

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5 Tips for Enjoying a Wine Tasting

5 Tips for Enjoying a Wine Tasting

The Uncorked Wine Tasting is April 8

Just in time for the DAM’s 16th annual Uncorked Wine Tasting, we’ve compiled some tips from local wine connoisseurs and DAM partners on how to find a wonderful wine and have a great time at a large wine tasting.

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Paint Studio Demo Artist Melanie Yazzie

Paint Studio Demo Artist Melanie Yazzie

Meet artist Melanie Yazzie in the Paint Studio March 19–20.

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Celebrate Spring Break at the Denver Art Museum

Celebrate Spring Break at the Denver Art Museum

Join us March 19–April 3 for hands-on artmaking, performances, and more fun for families.

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  Buddhism & the Samurai

Buddhism & the Samurai

Various forms of Buddhism played a major role in the life of the samurai, and we find this influence throughout several pieces on display.

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  Help Artist Viviane Le Courtois Create a Global 'Thinking Pod'

Help Artist Viviane Le Courtois Create a Global 'Thinking Pod'

Viviane Le Courtois, a Denver-based artist, will be a creative-in-residence at the Denver Art Museum from April 5–15. During her residency, she will be building a “thinking pod” inside the exhibition Audacious: Contemporary Artists Speak Out on Level 3 of the Hamilton Building.

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  Learn Your 'Art Identity' with Hacker & Artist Mar Williams 

Learn Your 'Art Identity' with Hacker & Artist Mar Williams 

How aware are we that our online persona exists? Is it a mirror of who we are in the physical world? Questions like these served as the catalyst for Mar Williams' creative-in-residence project.

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