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Summer is...
Exhibition

Summer is...

Jun 17, 2014–Sep 7, 2014

Summer is… brings the allure of a Colorado summer staple—campfires—to downtown Denver. Made from beetle-kill pine, recycled camping rope, and other recycled materials, these urban campfires offer the perfect place for rest and relaxation. Visitor-submitted story tags create a canopy of leaves, making Martin Plaza a great spot to enjoy the season.

Story tags and pens are provided on the plaza. More

First Glance/Second Look: Quilts from the Denver Art Museum Collection
Exhibition

First Glance/Second Look: Quilts from the Denver Art Museum Collection

Jun 1, 2014–Apr 19, 2015

A completely new exhibition in the textile art galleries features more than 20 quilts arranged in nine thematic groupings. Each section invites viewers to look closely at the different themes and variations. Visitors can discover common roots for motifs and patterns and creative differences in materials and techniques. More than half of the objects are recent acquisitions on view for the first time, while others, including The Matterhorn quilt (pictured below), are well-known treasures of the collection. More

Warrior Fashion, Rebel Artists & Comic Mayhem at Untitled #66 (Rebel Rebel)
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Warrior Fashion, Rebel Artists & Comic Mayhem at Untitled #66 (Rebel Rebel)

Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Rose B. Simpson has been hard at work the past two months designing and creating warrior fashions (above) and customizing an ’85 El Camino (below). See what happens when the rubber (and leather) meet the road in a trailblazing performance on the Denver Art Museum’s plaza at Untitled #66 (Rebel Rebel). More

Online Pairings: DAM Art Made into Mood Boards
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Online Pairings: DAM Art Made into Mood Boards

The museum can be an amazing resource for Denver creatives; people come to the museum to sketch, search for inspiring colors and patterns, learn about specialized techniques, and more. Many of the programs produced by our adult and college team are based on the idea that the museum can be an active resource in our creative lives. More

Slew of Van Gogh Activities at Final Untitled of 2012
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Slew of Van Gogh Activities at Final Untitled of 2012

The final Untitled of 2012 has arrived and we’re going out with a big one. Get your Untitled fix filled on October 26 before our annual two-month hiatus.

During Untitled #52 (Written Off), we will be celebrating the new exhibition Becoming Van Gogh with a look at artists and ideas forgotten in their own time, the act of writing, and the art of text. More

Props from Untitled Up For Grabs
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Props from Untitled Up For Grabs

Need any Victorian wigs, plastic doilies, or perhaps a top hat? The DAM's props from Untitleds past are up for grabs at tonight's Untitled #51 (Second Life). Untitled organizer extraordinaire, Jaime Kopke, shared the list of what you could find on the Second Life Swap Cart that will be roaming the Hamilton Building atrium throughout the evening: More

Swap Skills & Create Designs at Untitled #49 (Ideate)
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Swap Skills & Create Designs at Untitled #49 (Ideate)

Untitled #49 (Ideate) is all about design you can do. The Denver Art Museum is celebrating design this summer and opening its doors to community designers of all ages and skill levels with its first ever visitor-sourced exhibition, Open For Design. So grab your sketchbook and pencil; your design training starts at Untitled #49! More

Untitled #48 (Anonymous) Invites Your Incognito Input
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Untitled #48 (Anonymous) Invites Your Incognito Input

This month’s late night program, Untitled #48 (Anonymous), is taking it to the streets with crowd-sourced activities, anonymous art, and connections between strangers.

MakeARTtalk, the series where we ask local creatives to make a new work inspired by the DAM and its collections, will feature Matt Scobey and David Coccagna. The pair will be activating anonymous corners of the museum with their work and hosting mini-tours throughout the evening. More

Q&A with the Humor Code from Untitled #47 (LOL)
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Q&A with the Humor Code from Untitled #47 (LOL)

During Untitled #47 (LOL), the Denver Art Museum was lucky enough to partner with the hilarious duo behind the Humor Code, Peter McGraw and Joel Warner. This self-proclaimed scholar and skeptic travel the globe researching what makes things funny. More

Untitled #47 (LOL) Brings Together Comedians, Curators & Cartoonists
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Untitled #47 (LOL) Brings Together Comedians, Curators & Cartoonists

Stretch out your sides because the next Untitled is going to a funny one. Untitled #47 (LOL) on May 25 brings comedians, curators, and cartoonists together to examine the more playful side of art.

Even though their performance is the same night, we convinced the funny guys from the Grawlix comedy show to be part of the evening's events. Adam Cayton-Holland and Andrew Orvedahl will be taking the reins as tour guides, leading visitors on an unpredictable Detour of the collections. More

Untitled #46 (Cipher) Case Closed
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Untitled #46 (Cipher) Case Closed

Symbolism, signs, and secret messages. Everything had a hidden meaning at this Untitled #46 (Cipher). Here is a round-up of the night's events April 27. More