TAG: artist-in-residence

Photograph of artist Carlos Frésquez with his artwork in the background.
Lesson Spark

The Magic of Discovery

Carlos Frésquez is a local artist who participated in the Cuatro[4] series of installations. Find out how he was inspired early on to make art. 

Carlos Frésquez, exploring identity and place through his work, remembers his first experiences with art. His kindergarten teacher made art magical and let him discover color mixing.

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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

Artist Melanie Yazzie
Lesson Spark

Collecting Things

As seen in her interview, artist Melanie Yazzie is never at a loss for ideas because she collects objects and images for a wall of inspiration in her studio. 

In my home studio space, I collect a lot of sort of knick-knacks from different places, and I’m really inspired by antiques, different really special objects and the collecting of those objects and special things.

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27th Annual Denver Art Museum Friendship Powwow & American Indian Cultural Celebration
Event: Special Events

27th Annual Denver Art Museum Friendship Powwow & American Indian Cultural Celebration

Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 10:00am4:00pm.

One of the Denver Art Museum’s (DAM) longest-running events, the 27th Annual Friendship Powwow and American Indian Cultural Celebration will feature American Indian dancers, drum groups, working artists, hands-on activities, artist booths, and more. The DAM’s Friendship Powwow is a celebration of the vitality of American Indian cultures. More

Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Jan Jacobs
Event: Artists & Studios

Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Jan Jacobs

Saturday, February 13, 2016Sunday, May 15, 2016.

The Native Arts Artist-in-Residence for the spring is Jan Jacobs, acclaimed ribbonwork artist of the Osage tribe. More

Gregg Deal's Ethnographic Zoo performance
Event: Special Events

Gregg Deal's Ethnographic Zoo performance

Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 11:00am3:00pm.

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

Gregg Deal
Event: Artists & Studios

Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Gregg Deal

Saturday, October 24, 2015Sunday, January 31, 2016.

The Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Gregg Deal will have public hours when he will engage with visitors in his studio on level 3 of the North Building on select dates in November, December, and January. More

Tom Haukaas Native Arts Artist-in-Residence
Blog: Meet the Artist

Native Artist Tom Haukaas at the DAM in September

When Tom Haukaas was young, he spent hours watching the traditional dancers of his Rosebud Sioux Tribe with awe. He was impressed not only by their dancing, but also with the beauty of their elaborate costumes. More

Tom Haukaas Native Arts Artist-in-Residence
Event: Lectures (old category)

Flowers of the Plains: The Beadwork of Plains Indians

with Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Tom Haukaas 
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Plains Indian floral beadwork features exuberantly varied shapes, colors, and motifs, but can you identify what tribe particular designs come from? Artist Tom Haukaas will explore examples of Plains beadwork and the characteristics that historically distinguished classic styles of one tribe from another. He’ll also discuss the identity of some of the flowers depicted and how commercial patterns appear in Native designs. In addition, Haukaas will show contemporary examples by today’s master artists from the Plains. More

Dancers at the 2014 Friendship Powwow.
Event: Special Events

26th Annual Denver Art Museum Friendship Powwow & American Indian Cultural Celebration

Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 10:00am4:00pm.

One of the Denver Art Museum’s longest-running events, the 26th Annual Friendship Powwow and American Indian Cultural Celebration will feature American Indian dancers, drum groups, working artists, hands-on activities, artist booths, and more. The DAM’s Friendship Powwow is a celebration of the vitality of American Indian cultures. The Gourd Dance will begin at 10 a.m. with the powwow grand entry at noon. More

Tom Haukaas Native Arts Artist-in-Residence
Event: Special Events

Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Tom Haukaas

Saturday, June 6, 2015Sunday, September 27, 2015.

The Native Arts Artist-in-Residence for the summer is Tom Haukaas, nationally acclaimed bead artist, painter, and dollmaker of the Rosebud Lakota tribe. More

Aqua-Terra / Terra-Aqua
Exhibition

Aqua-Terra / Terra-Aqua

May 17, 2015–Apr 10, 2016

New York-based artist Francisco Alvarado-Juárez, in collaboration with local community groups, has transformed the Precourt Discovery Hall into a whimsical environment with paintings, video projections, and ambient sounds from nature. Visitors can create images to contribute to the piece. More

Postcommodity
Event: Special Events

Native Arts Artist-in-Residence: Postcommodity

Occurs every day through May 6, 2015. Next Occurs on

Postcommodity is the Native Arts Artist-in-Residence for the spring. Postcommodity is an interdisciplinary arts collective comprised of Raven Chacon, Cristóbal Martínez, Kade L. Twist, and Nathan Young. From May 2– May 6, they will be working in our Artist-in-Residence studio during museum hours creating and editing a multi-channel video piece. More

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