Update: The Denver Art Museum and Clyfford Still Museum regret to share that due to unexpected circumstances, Mark Bradford has postponed his trip to Denver. The museums are canceling the Logan Lecture with Bradford scheduled for Tuesday, May 30. More
Join the DAM and Clyfford Still Museum for tours of this two-venue exhibition. More
Join a 45-minute public tour of Mi Tierra, offered Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 2 pm, February 21 through October 21. Included with general admission, reservations not required. More
Join us for three panel discussions involving local critics, dealers, and artists that provide the perfect primer to the vibrant, diverse, and creative energy that constitutes Denver’s art scene.
This is a unique opportunity to learn how to enrich your passion for collecting works by world-class artists of the Mile High City.
The program is free; however, general admission is required for gallery access.
Join us at Mad Beans (across Martin Plaza from the DAM) for coffee and pastries at 8 am. The first panel discussion will begin at 9 am in Sharp Auditorium. More
Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place features 13 artist installations. This series introduces the artists through videos and interviews. More
In the mid-to-late 1940s, Elaine de Kooning began her first abstract paintings and worked as an editorial associate at ARTnews. More
While working for the WPA, Krasner studied under Hans Hofmann, who ignited her interest in and exposure to the School of Paris art movement and the works of Picasso and Matisse. More
Nature was Mary Abbot’s greatest companion, inspiration, and passion throughout her entire life. More
Ethel Schwabacher's diverse influences in painting reflect her rich experience of life. More
See a video of the exhibition galleries and hear insights from curator Gwen Chanzit, artists, and art historians. More
Did you know Elaine de Kooning painted John Kennedy's portrait? Learn more about the artists in this exhibition. More
Women were full participants in the early years of the abstract expressionist movement—not just followers, as some would tell it. More
See what the buzz is all about. More
Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place features site-specific installations by 13 Latino artists that express experiences of contemporary life in the American West. More
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
Students will learn what a sculpture is by looking at images of Mark di Suvero’s sculpture Lao Tzu.More
Students will observe Blue Water and identify the various shapes and forms in the painting by putting together a puzzle of the object.More
Students will learn about Lao Tzu and the artist’s inspiration for creating it. They will then capture words to describe the piece in an exercise that teaches them how to move beyond first impressions.More
Students will practice the important historical inquiry skill of understanding and respecting differences of opinion.More
This lesson allows students to use their imaginations to identify, explore, and express their understanding of Sandy Skoglund’s Fox Games. They will discuss the imagery as a class and create a group story with each student contributing one sentence about the foxes in the installation.More