TAG: adult programs

Move Closer: Ways of Looking at Art
Event: Lectures & Programs

Move Closer: Ways of Looking at Art

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 3:00pm4:00pm.

Have you ever wondered why you like some works of art, while others don’t grab you in quite the same way? In this course, we’ll explore ways of looking at art and how to talk about what it is that moves us, intrigues us and draws us in. More

Registration for Art of Abstraction (FILLED)
Event: Lectures & Programs

Registration for Art of Abstraction (FILLED)

Tuesday, January 3, 2017Thursday, March 9, 2017.

This seven-week series will explore the process of abstract painting. All levels of experience welcome. Class is held Thursdays, March 9-April 20, 2-4:30 pm. More

Registration for Drawing for People Who Now Know They Can
Event: Lectures & Programs

Registration for Drawing for People Who Now Know They Can

Tuesday, January 3, 2017Thursday, March 9, 2017.

For people who have already taken "Drawing for People Who Think They Can't', this class will go deeper into aspects of shading and include sketching from the museum collections. Class is held Thursdays, March 9-April 20, 10 am-12:30 pm. More

Joan from the play Joan and Charlie Discuss Tonight's Theme
Blog: Behind the Scenes

Celebrate Halloween Eve at Untitled

Untitled: Flip Side on Friday, October 30 (6–10 pm) is here to uncover hidden mysteries in the collection and turn the town upside down in a night of museum mayhem. It’s the last Untitled of the year and we’re leaving no stones unturned to bring you a great All Hallow’s Eve eve here at the Denver Art Museum. More

Untitled: Fresh-Cut—Fun with Floral Artists, a Fashion Show & Gypsy Jazz
Blog: Don't Miss

Untitled: Fresh-Cut—Fun with Floral Artists, a Fashion Show & Gypsy Jazz

As part of our Untitled Final Friday summer series, we are cooking up a slew of flower programming with the Denver Botanic Gardens (DBG). At each Untitled from July through September, the DBG will be on the scene doing both demos and workshops about botanical illustration. The DBG has a robust illustration program and we wanted to tap into their creative power to link botanical illustration with the DAM collections. More

Here's the Truth about Untitled: Fake Out
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Here's the Truth about Untitled: Fake Out

Untitled: Fake Out (download the program PDF) at the Denver Art Museum on April 24 is no joke. We’re taking all methods of trickery and deception—from sleight of hand to lying—very seriously. Starting with polyvinyl, the true illusionist’s material of choice. Denver’s favorite hyper-realistic sculpture, Linda, is coming back on view after a six-year vacation in the DAM’s collections storage (in a completely dark, climate-controlled locker—not everyone’s idea of a day at the beach). More

The Benefits of Creativity for Older Adults
Blog: Behind the Scenes

The Benefits of Creativity for Older Adults

Most people agree that artmaking is good for kids, but being creative is good for adults, too. And, contrary to conventional wisdom, creativity is especially good for older adults, says Tim Carpenter, founder and executive director of EngAGE. Carpenter will give the keynote address at the Denver Art Museum symposium Artful Aging: Through the Lens of Miró on May 7. More

Choose Your Own Adventure at Untitled: Dream On
Blog: Behind the Scenes

Choose Your Own Adventure at Untitled: Dream On

For the purposes of Untitled: Dream On, there are two kinds of people in this world: dreamers and doers. We’re trying something new this month—we’re dividing the night into two pathways: one “sleepy” and one “awake." It’s a choose-your-own-adventure kind of deal (See program PDF). Are you down for some R & R or are you pumped for a night out? More

Creatives-in-Residence Connect Visitors to Art in Innovative Ways
Blog: Creative-in-Residence

Creatives-in-Residence Connect Visitors to Art in Innovative Ways

Recently, the Denver Art Museum received a major grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to produce and document a series of six residencies. Over the next two years, the DAM will partner with creatives from a variety of disciplines to produce residencies that explore the many ways in which we connect with art. More

Make a Statement This Month at Untitled
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Make a Statement This Month at Untitled

Note: Download the program (PDF) for February 27.

At Untitled: Statement Piece at the Denver Art Museum on February 27 we’re doing everything with style and definitely a lot of pizazz. This final Friday is all about making a statement in whichever medium you choose: fashion, film, poetry, prose or even cabinetry. More

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