TAG: adult programs

Joan from the play Joan and Charlie Discuss Tonight's Theme

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

Drop-In Drawing: Portraits

Drop-In Drawing: Portraits

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

Explore unique facial features through a tutorial on portrait drawing. More

Drop-in writing

Drop-In Writing: Color as Character

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

We’ll create characters—protagonists and antagonists—and then toss them into some complex situations. More

Drop-In Drawing: Transparency

Drop-In Drawing: Transparency

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

Explore the transparent surface of Mylar to create compelling layers of blurred and crisp marks, using the Asian Art collection as inspiration. More

Drop-In Writing: Memoir and Memory—and Light

Drop-In Writing: Memoir and Memory—and Light

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

This month we’re going to focus exclusively on memoir writing—telling stories from your own life experience. Using the paintings from A Place in the Sun we’ll tap into the bright recollections of our lives and combine memory and wisdom into sentences and stories. More

Drop-In Writing: Creativity Clinic

Drop-In Writing: Creativity Clinic

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

In this session, we’ll embark on several creativity exercises, working to inform—and derange—our usual modes of writing. Using the artwork of Kenneth Josephson, we’ll explore metaphor and image, we’ll try our hand at writing games, and we’ll produce work we might not recognize as ours. More

Drop-In Drawing: Composition & Concept

Drop-In Drawing: Composition & Concept

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

Take inspiration from the modern & contemporary art collection to create a dynamic composition through a scavenger hunt drawing exercise. More

Drop-In Drawing: Hyperrealism

Drop-In Drawing: Hyperrealism

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

Learn how to draw a still-life object hyperrealistically by exploring the concept of trompe l’oeil in the European and American art galleries. More

Drop-In Writing: The Real Person

Drop-In Writing: The Real Person

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

We’ll take our cue from the Super Indian exhibition to explore concepts of character and persona, and how what we sometimes think—and see—isn’t always the whole story. More

Drop-In Drawing: Inventive Pattern

Drop-In Drawing: Inventive Pattern

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

Take inspiration from Virgil Ortiz’s figurative ceramic forms and “decorate” them with your own symbolic, inventive patterns. More

Bringing the World of Wyeth to Denver: A Lecture with Timothy J. Standring (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 10:00am11:00am.

Timothy J. Standring, Gates Foundation Curator of Paintings and Sculpture, will share his curatorial insights and many behind-the-scenes stories related to his research on the exhibition Wyeth: Andrew and Jamie in the Studio. More

A Conversation Between Jamie Wyeth and Timothy J. Standring (SOLD OUT)

Friday, November 6, 2015 - 9:00am10:00am.

Artist Jamie Wyeth and curator Timothy J. Standring discuss Jamie’s relationship with his father Andrew, their artistic methods, as well as the many personal stories that underscore the creation of the paintings and drawings in the exhibition More

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

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

Nicholas Felton. Photo: Noah Kalina

Special Presentation by Nicholas Felton

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 7:00pm9:00pm.

In conjunction with TypeCon2015, Design Council is pleased to host a special presentation by the information designer Nicholas Felton. Felton spends much of his time thinking about data, charts and our daily routines. The author of many Personal Annual Reports that condense the events of a year into a tapestry of maps, graphs, and statistics, Felton was also one of the lead designers of Facebook’s timeline and the co-founder of Daytum. More

Untitled: Some Assembly Required is the Sum of Many Parts−The Flobots & More at the DAM May 29

Untitled: Some Assembly Required is the Sum of Many Parts−The Flobots & More at the DAM May 29

At Untitled: Some Assembly Required we’re opening up the museum machine to reveal the cogs and gears that make art tick. Get a glimpse into different creative processes, learn the ins and outs of savvy art collecting, and go behind-the-scenes of smart exhibition design at the Denver Art Museum. (Download a PDF of the program.) More

Get Curious with the Flobots at the DAM

Get Curious with the Flobots at the DAM

The Flobots are the latest Creative-in-Residence at the Denver Art Museum. Their residency begins with Call and Response on May 2 and ends with a performance at Untitled Final Friday on May 29. More

Flobots’ Call and Response Event

Flobots’ Call and Response Event

Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 2:00pm4:00pm.

Be part of the Flobots' (the DAM’s second creative-in-residence) participatory Call and Response event.

Meet with the Flobots and learn songs for social movements, then go into the gallery to perform the songs in front of relevant artworks. The Flobots will be using the material created by the group as part of their residency work.

May 2 is a Free First Saturday, so admission to the DAM is free on this day. No reservations for this event are required.

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A Closer Look: Gallery Conversations (April 19)
Event: Tours

A Closer Look: Gallery Conversations (April 19)

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 2:00pm3:00pm.

Slow down and spend time with a single work of art in the DAM galleries. Join us in discovering overlooked details, exploring ideas, and making connections as we linger, look, and discuss.

There will be four gallery conversations this spring and summer. We are experimenting with our programs and invite you to come and try out this new offering. More

A Closer Look: Gallery Conversations (May 14)
Event: Tours

A Closer Look: Gallery Conversations (May 14)

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 2:00pm3:00pm.

Slow down and spend time with a single work of art in the DAM galleries. Join us in discovering overlooked details, exploring ideas, and making connections as we linger, look, and discuss.

There will be four gallery conversations this spring and summer. We are experimenting with our programs and invite you to come and try out this new offering. More

Gallery Conversations (June 18)
Event: Tours

Gallery Conversations (June 18)

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 2:00pm3:00pm.

Slow down and spend time with a single work of art in the DAM galleries. Join us in discovering overlooked details, exploring ideas, and making connections as we linger, look, and discuss.

There will be four gallery conversations this spring and summer. We are experimenting with our programs and invite you to come and try out this new offering. More