TAG: artist process

Logan Lecture: Ana Teresa Fernández
Event: Lectures & Programs

Logan Lecture: Ana Teresa Fernández

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Ana Teresa Fernández explores the politics of intermingling identities and the ways it shapes culture and social rhetoric through painting, performance, and video. More

Daniela Edburg, The Plan, 2016. Archival ink print.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Logan Lecture: Mi Tierra, Here & There

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Explore echoes of a sense of belonging, here and elsewhere, in the works of Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place. More

Mark Bradford, Realness, 2016
Event: Lectures & Programs

100th Logan Lecture: Mark Bradford

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Date tentative; watch for confirmation. Individual tickets not currently available, but Bradford lecture is included in series ticket. More

Wendy Red Star, Pretty Medicine Pipe & Old Crow (1873 Crow Delegation), 2017
Event: Lectures & Programs

Wendy Red Star: Decolonizing Photography

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 7:00pm8:00pm.

Historical photography of Native people is widespread and many of these images become iconic and appropriated as part of American popular culture. But what is missing from our understanding of these photographs? More

Event: Artists & Studios

Cuatro [4]: A Series of Artist Interactions

Café Cultura
Tuesday, January 31, 2017Sunday, February 26, 2017.

Café Cultura's month-long installation will be inspired by the cultures and people celebrated throughout our pre-Columbian collections and themed around the idea that these so-called past cultures and people are very much alive and still ought to be celebrated today. More

Beatrice and Wendy Red Star
Event: Tours

Tour with Beatrice Red Star Fletcher & Wendy Red Star

Occurs every day through December 29, 2016. Next Occurs on

Wendy Red Star and her daughter Beatrice Red Star Fletcher will take you on a kid-friendly tour of the DAM's art galleries. Beatrice will share a child's perspective of some objects in the museum collection. More

Hadley Hooper, Tableau, 2016. Theater flats, paper, wheat paste, Ikea chairs. © Hadley Hooper.
Art Exploration

Seeing Texture

Inspired by the whimsical installation, Tableau, created by Hadley Hooper, this printmaking exploration invites children to discover textures and patterns of different tools and materials as they reveal colorful ink prints! 

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:

Sam Gillam, Abacus Sliding, 1977
Art Exploration

Layers of Resist

Young artists will explore negative space by layering paper to resist paint and create a pattern. This activity will support children in discovering how to create shapes through resist. 

Ideas for the Art Center:

  • Add pre-cut paper shapes in various sizes.
  • Painters tape
  • Rollers with ink or paint
  • Paper

Nick Cave Performs & Discusses Process at the DAM (Videos)
Blog: Meet the Artist

Nick Cave Performs & Discusses Process at the DAM (Videos)

Untitled #58 (Getup) at the Denver Art Museum on June 28 included a performance from the vivid imagination of artist Nick Cave, whose work is currently on view in the exhibition Nick Cave: Sojourn. A number of choreographers and local dancers collaborated with Cave to bring his works to life through dance. The performance also included a demonstration by the artist of his process for creating his signature Soundsuits. More