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Untitled Creative Take-Over with Andrew Novick

Untitled Creative Take-Over with Andrew Novick

Untitled: Rising Sun is May 27, 6-10 pm

Onigiri snacks, taiko drumming, hip-hop dancing, Harajuku fashion, calligraphy, CAR-aoke, and more!

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  Watch a Samurai Preview (VIDEO) & Learn What Visitors are Saying

Watch a Samurai Preview (VIDEO) & Learn What Visitors are Saying

Watch this video for a sneak peek of Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection on view through June 5, and see what visitors are saying.

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  Students Explore Home, Family, Celebration, & Identity in Art Showcase

Students Explore Home, Family, Celebration, & Identity in Art Showcase

The Denver Art Museum partners with Denver Public Library’s Plaza program, which is for immigrant and refugee families.

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The 3 Unifiers of Japan

The 3 Unifiers of Japan

The history of Japan’s warring-states period, which lasted from 1467 to 1600, is filled with stories of famous battles and brilliant samurai warriors. Leading armies of tens of thousands, three stood out as the most successful warriors of their time, becoming known as the three unifiers of Japan.

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  Los cuentos en español empiezan este verano

Los cuentos en español empiezan este verano

Nuestra cuentista, Laura Slack, ha relatado historias acerca de las obras de arte de DAM por más de un año durante nuestro programa Cuentos del Arte, el cual se lleva a cabo el primer sábado de cada mes durante CelebrARTE.

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  Join us for storytelling in English & Spanish

Join us for storytelling in English & Spanish

On Free First Saturdays Starting June 4

Join storyteller Laura Slack for stories about artworks in English and Spanish.

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Enjoy Art by Denver Public School Students

Enjoy Art by Denver Public School Students

On view through May 15

See the diverse talents of students in the Citywide Elementary Art Showcase on display at the DAM.

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  The Samurai Influence on Star Wars™

The Samurai Influence on Star Wars

Learn how samurai armor and weapons influenced Star Wars.

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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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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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  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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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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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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