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Quilt for Conservation Uncovered program at the Denver Art Museum

Conservation Uncovered

Occurs every Saturday. Next Occurs on Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 12:00pm3:00pm.

Uncover the world of conserving textiles with the help of a museum educator. Explore fabrics closely and try out tools that conservators use. More

Automata robot in the Movement Studio

Movement Studio Demo Artist Kendra Fleischman

Kendra Fleischman will be demonstrating multimedia art in the Movement Studio on August 20–21 & 27–28, 2016. More

Stacey Steers

Movement Studio Demo Artist Stacey Steers

Stacey Steers will be in the Movement Studio demonstrating handmade collage animation August 13–14. More

Rudi Monterroso flamenco dancing on a painting

Movement Studio Demo Artist Rudi Monterroso

Watch Rudi Monterroso paint with his feet while he dances in the Movement Studio noon-3 on August 6 & 7. More

Hadley Hooper, Tableau, 2016

Drop-In Drawing: Myths & Fairytales

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

This month, we'll take inspiration from Colorado artist Hadley Hooper’s dramatic views in Tableau of oversized creatures that morph into intricate, imaginative designs. Choose from a selection of photographs that feature similar subjects to create your own metamorphosis. More

Arthur F. Mathews, Youth, ca. 1917

Drop-In Drawing: Collaborative Drawing

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

We will explore dance as a collaborative art form at the Rhythm & Roots: Dance in American Art exhibition. Each participant will end up with a collaborative drawing that illustrates a unique narrative. More

Oscar Bluemner, Study for Black by Gold, about 1934.

Drop-In Writing: This is the Modern World—The Shapes & Colors of Place

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

Join us as we explore writing about place using the tools we know best: color, shape, and texture. More

Hadley Hooper, Tableau, 2016

Drop-In Writing: The World Is Imagined—Stories of Fantastic Creatures & Places

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

This month, we’ll break away from reality and embark on journeys into strange and dreamy new lands, spending time with fantastical creatures, all in a quest to free our imaginations and create new fables of our own. More

Wynn Earl Buzzell Jr. in front of his installation In Motion

Movement Studio Demo Artist Wynn Earl Buzzell, Jr.

Wynn Earl Buzzell, Jr. will be in the Movement Studio demonstrating organically inspired digital design and fabrication July 23–24 and July 30–31. More

Blue Ribbon Arts Initiative Art Showcase

Youth Artists on the Spectrum: A Celebration of Neurodiversity

Art Showcase at the DAM
Friday, August 26, 2016Sunday, October 2, 2016.

Youth Artists on the Spectrum: A Celebration of Neurodiversity showcases artwork by Blue Ribbon Arts Initiative (BRAI) artists and celebrates the creativity of children with autism spectrum disorder. More

Abstract painting by Mark Brasuell

Movement Studio Demo Artist Mark Brasuell

Explore automatic painting and conceptual abstraction with Mark Brasuell in the Movement Studio June 18-19 and June 25-26. More

Movement Studio at the Denver Art Museum

Movement Studio Artist Profiles

Get to know the artists and visit the Movement Studio on the weekends to see their work. More

Corrina Espinosa's artwork

Movement Studio Demo Artist Corrina Espinosa

Explore objects in motion with Corrina Espinosa will be in the Movement Studio on June 11–12 and October 8–9. More

Elaine de Kooning, Bullfight, 1959

Drop-In Writing: Expressions in Shape & Color

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

This month, we'll explore how color and shape—abstract expressions of emotion—can inform concrete expressions in written form. More

William Sidney Mount, Dance of the Haymakers, 1845. Oil on canvas.

Drop-In Writing: Rhythm in Words

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

This month is all about poetic form—often a kind of ‘dance’ with words. More

Tom Price, Meltdown Chair: PP Tube #1, 2008. Polypropylene.

Drop-In Drawing: Value

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

Using Unseated: Contemporary Chairs Reimagined as inspiration, we will be exploring value, gradations of light to dark, as a fundamental element of art. More

Dan Namingha, Hopi Eagle Dancer, 1995. Acrylic paint on canvas.

Drop-In Drawing: Drawing in Motion

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

Using Why We Dance: American Indian Art in Motion as inspiration, we will draw the art of human movement. More

Ribbon Band Activity, Move with Color Create-n-Take

Move With Color

Occurs every day the museum is open through September 18, 2016. Next Occurs on Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 11:00am2:00pm.

Join us from 11 am–2 pm every day the museum is open at the Activity Cart outside on Martin Plaza for dance-inspired fun!

Make your own wearable ribbon band Create-n-Take project called Move with Color. More

Native Arts Artist-in-Residence: Powwow Regalia Studio

Native Arts Artist-in-Residence: Powwow Regalia Studio

Occurs every day the museum is open through September 18, 2016. Next Occurs on Thursday, August 25, 2016.

This summer, the Native Arts Artist-in-Residence program will focus on the artistry and process of creating Powwow Regalia. More

Dancers performing on the plaza for the Denver Art Museum's Summer of Dance

Free First Dance on the Plaza 

Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

Join us for a plaza-wide dance spectacular featuring twenty different dance groups!

Performance Schedule for Free First Saturday, August 6 (subject to change)

Near Scottish Angus Cow & Calf More