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Artists Gregg Deal, Walt Pourier, and Melanie Yazzie collaborating on Action X Community X Togetherness Native Arts Artist-in-Residence at Denver Art Museum.
Event: Artists & Studios

Native Arts Artists-In-Residence: Action X Community X Togetherness

Gregg Deal, Walt Pourier, Melanie Yazzie
Saturday, May 6, 2017Sunday, September 10, 2017.

Former Native Arts Artists-in-Residence Melanie Yazzie, Gregg Deal, and Walt Pourier are returning to the museum for a one-of-a-kind collaborative project called Action X Community X Togetherness.

For the artists, the alumni residency offers a unique opportunity for cocreating. Though they work with their own unique mediums and styles, the trio was quick to find a central theme for this residency: art as a call to action and a catalyst for change. More

Ana Teresa Fernández, Erasure 4 (performance documentation), 2015. Oil on canvas.
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

Mark Bradford
Event: Lectures & Programs

Logan Lecture: Mark Bradford

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Representing the United States in the 2017 Venice Biennale, Mark Bradford joins us to speak about Shade: Clyfford Still/Mark Bradford. More

Huron artist, Table covering, mid-1800s
Event: Lectures & Programs

The Customs of Our Ancestors: The Wendat Art of Moose Hair Embroidery

with Annette de Stecher
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 7:00pm8:00pm.

Moose hair embroidery is among the least studied and written about forms of visual art by Indigenous women of the Eastern Woodlands. Created as domestic objects or commercial souvenirs, scholars have only recently begun to consider these categories suitable subjects for academic study. To push beyond the conventions of the Western art historical canon, researchers must use innovative approaches to their study. 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

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