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, March 21, 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

Ramiro Gomez, Paul Smith Store, 2015. Acrylic on canvas; 72 x 72 in. Courtesy of the artist and Charlie James Gallery. © Ramiro Gomez
Event: Artists & Studios

Mi Tierra Insider Moment: Ramiro Gomez

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 2:00pm2:30pm.

Join Ramiro Gomez for a chat about his installation for Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place. 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

Liu Jianhua. Courtesy of the artist.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Curator's Circle: Ceramic Artist Liu Jianhua

From “Elusive Delight” to "No Sense, No Content”….The Thinking in My Works
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 6:30pm7:30pm.

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

Cuatro [4]: A Series of Artist Interactions
Event: Artists & Studios

Artist Workshop with Danette Montoya

Occurs every Saturday through November 5, 2016. Next Occurs on

Come check out our latest artist project for Cuatro [4]: 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 lsalinas@denverartmuseum.org or call 720-913-0054.


Photograph of artist Carlos Frésquez with his artwork in the background.
Event: Artists & Studios

Meet the Artist: Carlos Frésquez

Occurs every week through August 2, 2016. Next Occurs on

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

Ramiro Gomez & Lawrence Weschler in Conversation & Book Signing
Event: Lectures & Programs

Ramiro Gomez & Lawrence Weschler in Conversation & Book Signing

Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 3:30pm4:30pm.

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), Intended Vermilion, 2015
Event: Lectures & Programs

D.Y. Begay: Process, Inspiration, and Colors

With artist D.Y. Begay
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

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