TAG: European and American art

World map of Claudius Ptolemy, printed in 1482. Collection of Wesley Brown.

Maps Around the World in the Year 1500

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 5:30pm6:30pm.

Join internationally renowned map collector Wesley Brown for a talk on a group of spectacular maps made around the year 1500.

Beautiful to behold and works of art in their own right, these maps represent all corners of the globe and tell us not only about a geographic location but also what the mapmaker and his culture believe about where they live.

Free with museum admission. Doors open at 5 pm.

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Titian, Madonna and Child with Saints Catherine of Alexandria and Dominic, and a Donor, about 1513. Oil on canvas.

Glory of Venice–Related Events, Programs & Tours

Glory of Venice: Masterworks of the Renaissance is on view October 2, 2016 through February 12, 2017. Enhance your visit with learning opportunities and creative activities. More

Portrait of Sister Ana María of the Precious Blood of Christ
Event: Access

Tactile Tables: Pre-Columbian & Spanish Colonial Art

Occurs every day through October 8, 2016. Next Occurs on Friday, October 7, 2016 - 10:00am1:00pm.

Get hands on with art! This October will feature objects from the pre-Columbian and Spanish Colonial art galleries. More

Vittore Carpaccio, Annunciation, 1504. Oil on canvas.

Registration for Glory of Venice: An Artistic Evolution

Four-session course
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 10:00amSaturday, October 15, 2016 - 2:30pm.

This four-session course will take participants on an extraordinary exploration of the creativity of Venice spanning the mid-1400s to early 1800s, a time when artists forged a Renaissance style that was distinctly Venetian. More

Giovanni Bellini, Annunciation, early 1500. Oil on canvas.
Event: Members

Glory of Venice and the Pursuit of Color - member lecture

with Angelica Daneo
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 5:00pm6:30pm.

Angelica Daneo, curator of painting and sculpture, will share her curatorial insights on one of the most creative times in Venetian art history, when painters developed their own distinctive Renaissance style based on a sensitive understanding of the constructive and defining potential of light and color. More

Giovanni Bellini, Annunciation, early 1500. Oil on canvas.
Event: Members

Glory of Venice and the Pursuit of Color - member lecture

with Angelica Daneo
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 11:00am12:30pm.

Angelica Daneo, curator of painting and sculpture, will share her curatorial insights on one of the most creative times in Venetian art history, when painters developed their own distinctive Renaissance style based on a sensitive understanding of the constructive and defining potential of light and color. More

William H. Johnson, Jitterbugs (II), about 1941. Oil on paperboard.
Event: Tours

Conversation with Curator: Rhythm and Roots

Friday, September 2, 2016 - 4:00pm5:00pm.

Join curator Angelica Daneo for a tour of Rhythm and Roots: Dance in American Art. More

King George III: “The most cultured monarch,” Art Collector, Friend of America and Family Man

with Oliver Everett
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 5:30pm6:30pm.

George III is unjustly remembered solely as having been mad and having lost the American colonies. Oliver Everett will correct this limited impression.

He was a discerning art collector, patron of the arts and artists, friend of America and Americans, and a committed family man. He was also a keen architect who added the future Buckingham Palace to the Royal residences, and re-inhabited Windsor Castle. More

Giovanni Bellini, Annunciation, early 1500. Oil on canvas.
Event: Members

Glory of Venice: Masterworks of the Renaissance Member Preview

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 10:00am5:00pm.

Members see the exhibition first; plus, save 20% on all purchases at The Shops. More

Vittore Carpaccio, The Flight into Egypt, about 1515, Oil on panel.

Gold Ground to Naturalism in Renaissance Venice

Lecture by Dr. William Barcham
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 6:30pm7:30pm.

Between about 1460 and 1520, painters in Venice generated a remarkable transformation, abandoning gold ground painting for a natural-looking reality by favoring the light and shadow animating the landscaped world and absorbing advances in perspective allowing them to represent believable three-dimensional space on flat surfaces. More

Tactile Tables: European & American Art
Event: Access

Tactile Tables: European & American Art

Occurs every day through August 13, 2016. Next Occurs on

Get hands on with art! This August will feature objects from the European & American Art galleries. More

Mindful Looking

Scott Fraser’s Three Fishermen
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 1:00pm1:45pm.

Join Teaching Specialist Molly Medakovich for an in-depth exploration of Scott Fraser’s Three Fishermen. More

The Vision of Tundale by a follower of Bosch

Celebrating the Art & Influence of Hieronymus Bosch

See a work by one of Bosch's followers on view at the DAM. More

Jefferson Rubin. Photo by David Schler.

Frammenti Della Vita: Jefferson Rubin 

Documentary Film
Friday, May 13, 2016 - 5:30pm6:30pm.

Filmed in Italy and Colorado, this documentary, produced by CPT12PBS, reveals the fascinating life story of neo-classical sculptor Jefferson Rubin. Jefferson named the male and female torsos that he created Frammenti. His work was at once classical and contemporary. More

View of North Building level 6 gallery

New Display of American & European Impressionist Paintings at the DAM

See works by Claude Monet, Eugène Boudin, and others. More

Rembrandt Harmens Van Rijn, Joseph and Potiphar’s Wife, 1634

Spot the Difference: The Making of a Rembrandt Catalogue

Friday, April 1, 2016 - 5:30pm6:30pm.

Rembrandt scholar Dr. Jaco Rutgers will discuss his recent work on the production of the newly published catalogue raisonné of Rembrandt’s etchings (2013). This new edition, compiled in collaboration with Dr. Erik Hinterding, comprises of seven volumes with more than 2200 pages and is expected to be the standard reference work on the subject for the years to come. More

Mindful Looking

Mindful Looking

Albert Bierstadt's Estes Park, Long’s Peak
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 1:00pm1:45pm.

Join interpretive specialist Molly Medakovich as she leads an in-depth exploration of Albert Bierstadt's 1877 painting of Estes Park, Long’s Peak. More

Raymond Jonson, Pueblo Series, Acoma, 1927.

Mindful Looking

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 1:00pm1:45pm.

Join interpretive specialist Molly Medakovich as she leads an in-depth exploration of Raymond Jonson's 1927 painting, Pueblo Series, Acoma. More

Gustave Doré, The Family of Street Acrobats: the injured child, about 1873

Mindful Looking

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 1:00pm1:45pm.

Join interpretive specialist Molly Medakovich as she leads an in-depth exploration of Gustave Doré’s dramatic painting, The Family of Street Acrobats: the Injured Child (La Famille du Saltimbanque: L'Enfant Blessé) (1873). More

Realisms

A lecture by Dean Sobel, Director of the Clyfford Still Museum
Friday, February 19, 2016 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

As the exhibition Wyeth: Andrew and Jamie in the Studio demonstrates, various forms of innovative representational art thrived during this same period and, since the 1960s, have risen to make “realism” a dominant force in recent art. This slide-illustrated discussion presented by Dean Sobel, director of the Clyfford Still Museum, will consider European movements like “New Objectivity” and Surrealism and their responses to abstraction, as well as single figures who stand at the forefront of this parallel development in 20th century art and beyond. More

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