Artists at Work

See art take shape right before your eyes and get the chance to witness an artist’s creative process first hand. Artists from all over the world visit the DAM and create their work on-site.  


Native Arts Artist in Residence


Kevin Pourier

See artist Kevin Pourier at work creating carved buffalo-horn jewelry in the Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Studio (level 3 North Building). Drop in Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 1-3 pm to meet the artist and explore his artmaking process first hand.

January 20-February 1

March 10-15

Pourier’s finished works will remain installed in the Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Studio for visitors to browse between February 1 and March 15.

Jewelry Studio

November 16, 2014–March 15, 2015

Visitors are invited to explore their creativity in our hands-on Studio space (first floor Hamilton Building). In the Jewelry Studio visitors can explore the steps of jewelry design from inspiration to innovation, experiment with the tools and materials of jewelry making and learn from the experts through live demonstrations (weekends only). Jewelry Studio is fun for all ages with no experience necessary. 

Image credit: Monarch Oyate Necklace, Buffalo Horn inlaid with Badland Sandstone and Mother of Pearl. Image courtesy of the artist. 


The Native Arts Artist-in-Residence program is generously supported by The Virginia W. Hill Foundation, Colorado Creative Industries, and National Endowment for the Arts.