Prepare an art center with Styrofoam trays, printing ink or paint, rollers, paper, and a mixture of tools and materials that create imprints, such as:More
Ideas for the Art Center:
- Add pre-cut paper shapes in various sizes.
- Painters tape
- Rollers with ink or paint
World-renowned Chinese ceramic artist Liu Jianhua will present the trail of his thinking in creating many of his intriguing and appealing works over the past two decades. More
Come check out our latest artist project for Cuatro : A Series of Artist Interactions and contribute to Danette Montoya’s art installation on October 22 and 29 and November 5.
Included in museum admission, which is free for kids 18 and younger, and no reservations are required.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 720-913-0054.
Meet up and chat with artist Carlos Frésquez about his installation, on view through August 7.
Tuesdays, July 12, 29, 26 and August 2. More
Join artist Carlos Frésquez for an off-the-cuff chat about his installation for Cuatro : A Series of Artist Interactions. We’ll go wherever the conversation takes us! More
This summer, the Native Arts Artist-in-Residence program will focus on the artistry and process of creating Powwow Regalia. More
An early and influential conceptual photographer, Kenneth Josephson makes photographs of found and constructed visual puzzles that demonstrate his alert and often humorous way of encountering the world and the medium of photography itself. More
Join ribbonwork artist Jan Jacobs for an off-the-cuff chat about her ongoing work in the Native Arts Artist-in-Residence studio. More
Author Lawrence Weschler joins Los Angeles-based artist Ramiro Gomez for a conversation about his paintings and sculptural cutouts, which are largely informed by his background as a first-generation Mexican-American and former nanny. More
D.Y. Begay (Navajo) is a fourth generation weaver born and raised on a sheep farm on the Navajo Nation spanning the ''four corners'' where Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Colorado meet. She learned how to spin, dye, and weave by observing her mother, whose woven rugs contributed to the family income. She experiments with traditional and exotic plant dyes to attain subtle and brilliant shades of color.
“Everything in my weaving is natural. I use the same techniques passed from my ancestors to me to create designs that have artistic and traditional value.” More
The Native Arts Artist-in-Residence for the spring is Jan Jacobs, acclaimed ribbonwork artist of the Osage tribe. More
Art and politics have a long history together and combining the two often leads to powerful experiences for both the artist and viewer. Eastern Band Cherokee artist Shan Goshorn will speak about her woven-paper baskets and her career changing experience as a 2013 Smithsonian Artist Research Fellow. More
Carroll Dunham’s work explores psychological and formal issues through the depictions of animated, often disconnected, abstract figures and landscapes. More
Leonardo Drew’s large-scale sculptural installations utilize new materials, which are weathered, burned, oxidized, and decayed to create the look of found objects. More
Jovan Karlo Villalba’s interest lies in the possibilities of the imagination. His abstract paintings toy with the experience of the viewer, through the inclusion of reflective materials, such as unpainted stainless steel. More
Inspired by her studies in art history, specifically 19th century portraiture, still-life, and landscape, Mickalene Thomas explores the complexities of womanhood, including the contemporary notion of beauty. More
Contemporary Tibetan artist Gonkar Gyatso will discuss his work as it has evolved from his formal training in brush painting in China to the influence of pop culture and street art in the West. More
Drop in during Creative-in-Residence “Office Hours” to meet Warm Cookies of the Revolution. Learn more about their artist-designed civic health installation, and why you should vote every day!
Their office hours are: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 am-1 pm; Saturdays, noon-4 pm More
Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Gregg Deal will deliver a new art performance on Saturday, November 28, titled Ethnographic Zoo. This performance piece will run from 11 am to 3 pm outside the museum on Martin Plaza. More