TAG: modern and contemporary art

Event: Artists & Studios

CultureHaus Lecture with Artist Stuart Semple

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 6:30pm8:00pm.

CultureHaus presents an exclusive artist experience with acclaimed British artist, Stuart Semple.

On September 29th, meet us at the Denver Art Museum for cocktails, snacks, and an artist talk with Semple. This discussion will give attendees an in-depth look into the artist's creative process, influences, and global art experience.

Semple is creating a limited edition print available for purchase ($140) specifically by attendees; all proceeds will benefit the Denver Art Museum. More

Elaine de Kooning, Bullfight, 1959. Oil on canvas.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Mindful Looking

Women of Abstract Expressionism
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 1:00pm1:45pm.

Meet inside the Women of Abstract Expressionism exhibition on level 4 of the Hamilton Building. More

Elaine de Kooning, Bullfight, 1959
Event: Lectures & Programs

A Curator's Perspective

Organizing Women of Abstract Expressionism
Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 1:00pm2:30pm.

Gwen Chanzit, curator of modern art and the Herbert Bayer Collection and Archive, will share curatorial insights and describe steps in realizing this multi-year exhibition project. She will share a few stories and let you in on what’s so important about this groundbreaking exhibition. More

Elaine de Kooning, Bullfight, 1959
Event: Lectures & Programs

A Curator's Perspective

Organizing Women of Abstract Expressionism
Saturday, July 9, 2016 - 1:00pm2:30pm.

Gwen Chanzit, curator of modern art and the Herbert Bayer Collection and Archive, will share curatorial insights and describe steps in realizing this multi-year exhibition project. She will share a few stories and let you in on what’s so important about this groundbreaking exhibition.

Lecture will be repeated on July 23. More

Elaine de Kooning, Bullfight, 1959
Event: Lectures & Programs

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

Elaine de Kooning, Bullfight, 1959
Event: Tours

Women of Abstract Expressionism Tours

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

A 45-minute public tour of the groundbreaking Women of Abstract Expressionism. Tours offered daily at 2 pm, June 12 through September 25. More

Ana Teresa Fernández, Erasure 4 (performance documentation), 2015. Oil on canvas.
Exhibition

Mi Tierra

Contemporary Artists Explore Place
Opens February 19, 2017

Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place will feature site-specific installations by 13 Latino artists that express experiences of contemporary life in the American West. More

Joan Mitchell, Dune, 1970. Oil paint on canvas.
Exhibition

Abstract Expressionism

from the Denver Art Museum
On View through August 6, 2017

Soon after World War II, the center of the avant-garde shifted from Europe to the United States when the first American-grown modern art movement—abstract expressionism—was born. More

Women of Abstract Expressionism logo
Event: Lectures & Programs

Women of Abstract Expressionism in Context

Lecture 1 in the Series: Women of Abstract Expressionism in Context
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 6:30pm8:00pm.

Join the Clyfford Still Museum and the Denver Art Museum for a series of co-sponsored talks around this groundbreaking exhibition. More

Proposal for a School Sculpture
Lesson Plan

Proposal for a School Sculpture

Elementary (grades K-5)
Two 40 minute lessons

Using Mark di Suvero’s sculpture Lao Tzu as an example, students will learn about the important considerations that must be kept in mind when designing site-specific sculptures. Students will then choose a space and design a sculpture for that space.

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Shrinking into Blue Water
Lesson Plan

Shrinking into Blue Water

Elementary (grades K-5)
One 40 minute lesson

Students will use their imaginations to shrink themselves small enough to fit into Philip Guston’s painting Blue Water.

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