This month, we'll take inspiration from Colorado artist Hadley Hooper’s dramatic views in Tableau of oversized creatures that morph into intricate, imaginative designs. Choose from a selection of photographs that feature similar subjects to create your own metamorphosis. More
(Re)kindle your creative passions in these informal sketching sessions on the second Tuesday of every month. Take inspiration from the galleries with the help of a DAM art instructor and tackle a new drawing topic every month.
September 13: We will explore dance as a collaborative art form at the Rhythm & Roots: Dance in American Art exhibition. Each participant will end up with a collaborative drawing that illustrates a unique narrative. More
Join us as we explore writing about place using the tools we know best: color, shape, and texture. More
This month, we’ll break away from reality and embark on journeys into strange and dreamy new lands, spending time with fantastical creatures, all in a quest to free our imaginations and create new fables of our own. More
This month, we'll explore how color and shape—abstract expressions of emotion—can inform concrete expressions in written form. More
This month is all about poetic form—often a kind of ‘dance’ with words. More
Using Unseated: Contemporary Chairs Reimagined as inspiration, we will be exploring value, gradations of light to dark, as a fundamental element of art. More
Using Why We Dance: American Indian Art in Motion as inspiration, we will draw the art of human movement. More
Onigiri snacks, taiko drumming, hip-hop dancing, Harajuku fashion, calligraphy, CAR-aoke, and more! More
We’ve got a night of face-offs, heroic tales, and victorious orchestrations in store. More
This month, we’ll take an active role in speaking our minds, using the Audacious exhibit as creative launch pad. More
We'll look into the eyes of various portraits from the Spanish Colonial art collection and use them as inspiration to develop characters and emotions in our sketches. More
Using place and memory as inspiration, we'll explore gesture and emotion to create abstract drawings, taking inspiration from Women of Abstract Expressionism. More
Using Creative Crossroads: The Art of Tapestry exhibit as inspiration, we will be exploring the art of frottage, a French term meaning “to rub.” More
Our new Mindful Looking gallery program is a “slow art” experience that invites participants to explore the DAM collection one work at a time. More
Monthly program on the fourth Tuesday of the month.
Pick up a pencil and spark your creative interests in these informal writing sessions. With the help of a DAM instructor, try your hand at a new writing topic every month, while visiting various museum galleries.
Meet in the El Pomar Grand Atrium of the Hamilton Building, level 1. All experience levels welcome, bring your own supplies or use one of our notebooks. More
Explore the meaning of place and home through Danny Singer’s photographs of North American prairie towns. More
This class is SOLD OUT.
In this beginning level class with artist David Johnson, students will weave tapestries of their own design using historic and cultural sources for inspiration. Classes are held on Saturdays March 12, March 26 and April 9, from 1-4 pm. More
Using cubism as thematic creative impulse, we’ll do a series of writing exercises that engage with our subject matter from multiple points of view. More
Use the bold, tactile architectural designs seen in the exhibition Case Work to create geometric drawings. More