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Move With Color

Occurs every day the museum is open through September 18, 2016. Next Occurs on Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 11:00am2:00pm.

Join us from 11 am–2 pm every day the museum is open at the Activity Cart outside on Martin Plaza for dance-inspired fun!

Make your own wearable ribbon band Create-n-Take project called Move with Color.

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2016 Kids Summer Camps and Classes

Tuesday, February 9, 2016Friday, August 12, 2016.

Kids ages 4-11 can explore the museum and engage in hands-on learning and artmaking at our summer camps and classes.

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July 2016 Museum Shop Offer for Members

Friday, July 1, 2016Sunday, July 31, 2016.

Throughout July, DAM members will receive 20% off clearance sale merchandise in The Shop in the Hamilton Building, level 1.

Other weekly special offers available onsite. Additional member 10% discount does not apply to weekly specials.

Not yet a member of the Denver Art Museum? Join today.

For sale or museum shop questions, call 720-865-4488 or email shop@denverartmuseum.org.

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DAM Highlights Tour (Daily)

Occurs every day the museum is open. Next Occurs on Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 11:00am11:45am.

Expert docents introduce you to a selection of the museum’s most noteworthy objects. Visit both the North and Hamilton buildings and discover a diversity of artworks from across time and around the world.

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Nooner Tour (Tuesday—Friday)

Occurs every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Next Occurs on Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 12:00pm12:30pm.

Join a docent for a 30-minute, in-depth look at an aspect of the museum’s collections or something special happening in the galleries.

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Rhythm & Roots Tours

Occurs every day the museum is open through October 2, 2016. Next Occurs on Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 1:00pm.

Join a 45-minute public tour of Rhythm & Roots, offered daily at 1 pm, July 10 through October 2. Included with general admission, reservations not required.

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Women of Abstract Expressionism Tours

Occurs every day the museum is open through September 25, 2016. Next Occurs on Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 2:00pm.

A 45-minute public tour of the groundbreaking Women of Abstract Expressionism. Tours offered daily at 2 pm, June 12 through September 25.

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Native Arts Artist-in-Residence: Powwow Regalia Studio

Occurs every day the museum is open through September 18, 2016. Next Occurs on Thursday, July 28, 2016.

This summer, the Native Arts Artist-in-Residence program will focus on the artistry and process of creating Powwow Regalia.

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Cuatro [4]: A Series of Artist Interactions

Carlos Frésquez

Thursday, July 7, 2016Sunday, August 7, 2016.

Frésquez has created an immersive installation on Level 4 of the North Building, which explores Chicano cultural identity and its use of traditional icons. Visitors are invited to share stories about their past, present, and future.

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The Movement Studio & Weekend Creative Demonstrations

Saturday, June 4, 2016Sunday, October 9, 2016.

Explore how artists are inspired by movement with three hands-on activities. Watch an artist demonstration on weekends.

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Creative Crossroads

The Art of Tapestry

Sunday, May 31, 2015Sunday, August 7, 2016.

See more than 20 tapestry-woven wall hangings, rugs, furniture covers, and garments from Europe, Turkey, China, Peru, Mexico, and the American Southwest.

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Robert Therrien

The Power of the Image

Sunday, February 21, 2016Sunday, August 7, 2016.

Robert Therrien takes familiar or mundane symbols and disconnects them from their expected contexts. These images become abstract forms floating in space, forcing viewers to re-orient their preconceived notions of symbols and their meanings.

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Why We Dance

American Indian Art in Motion

Sunday, May 29, 2016Sunday, August 14, 2016.

This multisensory exhibition presents the motives behind Native American dance and highlights the museum’s annual Friendship Powwow and American Indian Cultural Celebration. It features about 86 works, including 78 drawn from the DAM’s American Indian art collection.

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All That Glistens

A Century of Japanese Lacquer

Sunday, November 18, 2012Wednesday, September 7, 2016.

The 30 artworks in this exhibition reveal the versatility of lacquer as a medium used by Japanese artists to create containers, trays, plaques, braziers, and screens of enduring beauty.

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Women of Abstract Expressionism

Sunday, June 12, 2016Sunday, September 25, 2016.

This groundbreaking exhibition celebrates the often unknown female artists of this mid-twentieth-century art movement. More than 50 major paintings are on view by artists Mary Abbott, Jay DeFeo, Perle Fine, Helen Frankenthaler, Sonia Gechtoff, Judith Godwin, Grace Hartigan, Elaine de Kooning, Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, Deborah Remington, and Ethel Schwabacher.

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Rhythm & Roots

Dance in American Art

Sunday, July 10, 2016Sunday, October 2, 2016.

This exhibition will present how artists, dancers, and choreographers helped form the artistic identity of dance in America. It will feature about 90 paintings, photographs, sculptures, and costumes relating to American dance from 1830 to 1960.

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#dancelab

Sunday, July 10, 2016Sunday, October 2, 2016.

#dancelab is a creative dance installation created by local artistic dance partners Wonderbound and creative firm Legwork Studio. This immersive, participatory movement experience focuses on celebrating American dance and deconstructs the dance experience to make it accessible to all.

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Glitterati

Portraits & Jewelry from Colonial Latin America

Sunday, December 7, 2014Sunday, November 27, 2016.

During the Spanish Colonial period in Latin America (1521–1850), precious gold and silver were crafted into elegant jewelry then embellished with emeralds from Colombia, coral from Mexico, and pearls from Venezuela. Wanting to demonstrate their wealth and status, people were painted wearing their finest dress and elaborate jewelry.

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Grand Gestures

Dance, Drama, Masquerade

Sunday, December 13, 2015Sunday, December 11, 2016.

Pre-Columbian art is full of human and supernatural figures in dramatic poses. This installation of 29 objects presents a cross-cultural selection of works from the DAM's extensive collection.

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Canaletto Masterwork Restored

Saturday, February 16, 2013Sunday, January 1, 2017.

Following nearly one year of conservation treatment, an Italian masterwork discovered in the Denver Art Museum storage is on view. Since spring 2012, we have been writing updates about behind-the-scenes discoveries and decisions related to the restoration.

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On Desert Time

Landscape Photographs by O’Sullivan & Bell, 1871–1874

Sunday, May 29, 2016Sunday, January 8, 2017.

This exhibition presents photographs by Timothy H. O’Sullivan and William H. Bell made in the American Southwest, 1871-1874, during expeditions on the Wheeler Survey.

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Performance on Paper

The Posters of Phil Risbeck and John Sorbie

Sunday, July 3, 2016Sunday, January 8, 2017.

Posters by internationally acclaimed Colorado designers Phil Risbeck and the late John Sorbie announce performances at Colorado State University, and showcase expressive techniques, energetic imagery, and restrained typography.

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Depth & Detail

Carved Bamboo from China, Japan & Korea

Sunday, August 25, 2013Sunday, January 15, 2017.

The intricate decoration of the items on view includes religious imagery as well as people, animals, birds, insects, plants, and landscapes that tell stories or have symbolic meaning.

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Tableau

Sunday, May 8, 2016Sunday, March 19, 2017.

This installation of larger-than-life immersive illustrations by Hadley Hooper was inspired by theater stage sets.

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Treasures of British Art

Sunday, March 27, 2016Sunday, April 9, 2017.

This exhibition presents a selection of paintings from the acclaimed traveling exhibition, providing a panoramic view of British cultural history seen through its art.

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Herbert Bayer: 1938–1974

New York and Aspen Paintings

Sunday, April 26, 2015Sunday, April 16, 2017.

Celebrated for his multidisciplinary approach to art and design, Herbert Bayer called painting "the continuous link connecting all the facets of my work." The paintings presented in the exhibition give us a window into the personal side of this versatile artist.

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Artistry and Craftsmanship

Ruskin Pottery, Enamels, and Buttons

Sunday, November 29, 2015Sunday, May 7, 2017.

Throughout its 35-year history, Ruskin Pottery produced decorative vessels, tableware, buttons, and plaques intended to be set in silver as jewelry. The pottery was known for hand-thrown ceramic bodies and innovative glazes.

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Unseated

Contemporary Chairs Reimagined

Sunday, May 1, 2016Sunday, May 7, 2017.

These eight works reveal the vast range of materials and processes used by contemporary designers as they challenge our notions of what design can be through the enduring form of the chair.

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Audacious

Contemporary Artists Speak Out

Sunday, February 21, 2016Sunday, May 14, 2017.

British artist Damien Hirst famously said, “Art survives through its effect on others.” As a leader in the contemporary art world, he, like his peers, considers making art a way to convey ideas about culture, human relationships, the environment, and politics.

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Abstract Expressionism

from the Denver Art Museum

Sunday, April 3, 2016Sunday, May 14, 2017.

Soon after World War II, the center of the avant-garde shifted from Europe to the United States when the first American-grown modern art movement—abstract expressionism—was born.

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Strong Statements

Wednesday, June 10, 2015Friday, June 30, 2017.

Strong Statements features six thought-provoking works, each by a contemporary native artist. The works challenge stereotypes and explores issues that affect American Indians including corruption and violence in the casino industry, racism, addiction, and questions of identity.

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Printed and Painted

The Art of Bark Cloth

Sunday, August 31, 2014Sunday, August 27, 2017.

This reinstallation of the Joan & George Anderman Gallery of Oceanic Art offers a glimpse at the variety of creative design and ingenious construction possible through the unique medium of bark cloth (or tapa) used across the Pacific.

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