TAG: European and American art

Art & About Tour
Event: Access

Art & About Tours

Occurs on the second Thursday of every month. Next Occurs on Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 1:15pm2:30pm.

Art & About tours are designed for visitors with early-stage Alzheimer’s or dementia and their care partners. More

Tactile Tables: European & American Art Collection
Event: Access

Tactile Tables: European & American Art Collection

Occurs every day through April 15, 2017. Next Occurs on Friday, April 14, 2017 - 10:00amSaturday, April 15, 2017 - 1:00pm.

Get hands on with art! This month, visitors are invited to explore tactile objects from our European & American art collection. More

Degas and New Orleans Revisited
Event: Lectures & Programs

Degas and New Orleans Revisited

with Marilyn R. Brown
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

When French artist Edgar Degas visited New Orleans during the winter and spring of 1872-73, he found himself positioned in between French and American cultures; between the sequestered spaces of Creole domesticity on Esplanade Avenue on the one hand, and the privatized public space of his uncle’s cotton business on Carondelet Street in the American sector on the other; and, more than in his previous experience, between white and black races. More

Gustave Doré, The Family of Street Acrobats: the injured child, about 1873
Event: Lectures & Programs

Mindful Looking

Gustave Doré’s The Family of Street Acrobats: the Injured Child
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 1:00pm1:45pm.

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

Gallery view of Glory of Venice exhibition
Blog: Behind the Scenes

The Myth of Venice

Glory of Venice is on view Oct. 2, 2016-Feb. 12, 2017

This exhibition gives Denver a taste of the art and history of Venice. Learn about the city in this post by curator of painting and sculpture Angelica Daneo. More

Giovanni Bellini, Annunciation, early 1500. Oil on canvas.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Mindful Looking

Italian Renaissance
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 1:00pm1:45pm.

Join Teaching Specialist Molly Medakovich for an in-depth exploration of the exquisite details and visual storytelling of Italian Renaissance painting. More

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

Glory of Venice Tours

Occurs every day the museum is open through February 12, 2017, except November 24, 2016 and December 25, 2016. Next Occurs on

Explore the extraordinary creativity of Venice from the mid-1400s to early 1500s during this 45-minute guided tour. More

World map of Claudius Ptolemy, printed in 1482. Collection of Wesley Brown.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Maps Around the World in the Year 1500

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

This fall’s exhibition Glory of Venice: Masterworks of the Renaissance will set the stage for a talk by internationally renowned map collector Wesley Brown on a group of spectacular maps made around the year 1500. More

Vittore Carpaccio, Annunciation, 1504. Oil on canvas.
Event: Lectures & Programs

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

Curator Angelica Daneo
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

Curator Angelica Daneo
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

Giovanni Bellini, Madonna and Child Blessing (Madonna col Bambino benedicente), about 1475-1480. Oil on panel.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Venice and the Oil-on-Canvas Revolution

with Frederick Ilchman
Friday, October 7, 2016 - 6:30pm7:30pm.

Frederick Ilchman, Baker Curator of Paintings and Chair, Art of Europe at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston presents his observations of dramatic changes in the art of the Renaissance. More

Event: Lectures & Programs

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.

Oliver Everett is Librarian Emeritus of the Royal Library, Windsor Castle. He was Librarian there and Assistant Keeper of the Royal Archives from 1985 to 2002. During those 17 years working with the Royal Collection at Windsor Castle, he gained a deep and detailed knowledge of the Collection and of the history of the Castle and its occupants. More

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