TAG: American Indian art

Marie Watt, Blanket Story

Marie Watt

In Conversation with Artist and Oral Historian James McElhinney
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

This event will feature artist Marie Watt in conversation with oral historian James McElhinney. Watt draws from history, biography, protofeminism, and Indigenous principles, and uses materials that are conceptually attached to narrative: in particular, exploring the stories connected with commonplace woolen blankets, cedar, and iron. More

Dan Namingha, Hopi Eagle Dancer, 1995. Acrylic paint on canvas.

Drop-In Drawing: Drawing in Motion

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

Using Why We Dance: American Indian Art in Motion as inspiration, we will draw the art of human movement. More

Dan Namingha, Hopi Eagle Dancer, 1995. Acrylic paint on canvas.
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Art & About Tour

Brush Dancing
Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 1:30pm2:30pm.

Art & About tours are designed for visitors with early-stage Alzheimer’s or dementia and their care partners. In July, we'll explore how artists display movement, rhythm and sound in their artwork. More

Denver Art Museum Awarded $2.25 Million Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant to Endow Native Arts Curator and Curatorial Fellowship

Roxanne Swentzell, Santa Clara, Mud Woman Rolls On, 2011
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Tactile Tables: American Indian collection

Occurs every day through June 11, 2016. Next Occurs on

Get hands on with art! This June Tactile Tables will feature objects from the American Indian and Northwest Coast galleries. More

Museum curator Nancy Blomberg consulting on an exhibition installation.

Museum Career—Curator

Hear how curator Nancy Blomberg collaborates with departments across the museum to build remarkable collections and curate stunning exhibitions. More