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
Read our Q&A with Verla Howell and meet her in the Powwow Regalia Studio July 28–31. More
Read our Q&A with Alistair Bane and meet him in the Powwow Regalia Studio July 7–17 and August 11–14, 2016. More
Read our Q&A with Mary Young Bear and meet her in the Powwow Regalia Studio June 9–19. More
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
This summer, the Native Arts Artist-in-Residence program will focus on the artistry and process of creating Powwow Regalia. More
Watch a brief video interview with the artist and learn about opportunities to interact with her at the museum. More
The Native Arts Artist-in-Residence for the spring is Jan Jacobs, acclaimed ribbonwork artist of the Osage tribe. More
Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Gregg Deal writes about his performance piece, "Ethnographic Zoo." 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
Check out our interview with Gregg about his current project. And visit him during public hours in his studio at the DAM. His residency will culminate with a performance at Untitled Final Friday on January 29. More
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
See artist Kevin Pourier at work creating carved buffalo-horn jewelry in the Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Studio from January 20 through February 1.
Drop in from 1-3 pm on the weekends below to meet the artist and explore his artmaking process first hand:January 23-25 January 30-February 1
Pourier’s finished works will remain installed in the Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Studio for visitors to browse between February 1 and March 15.
Free with museum admission; no reservations required.
On Oct. 14 and 16, bring toda la familia and drop in between 10 am and 4 pm to celebrate creativity and cultura with Artesano-in-Residence Oscar Becerra Mora. Visit the maestro as he works. He will share his inspirations and processes as he works in cartonería, or Mexican paper sculpture, and how this technique plays a large role in the cultural expressions of the holiday of Día de los Muertos.
All Artesano-in-Residence activities are drop-in and included with general admission. More