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Collage made of colorful images on paper
Art Exploration

COLLAGE WITH GLUE, PAPER AND TISSUE

In this self-guided exploration, young children will make artists' choices about which shapes, colors, and placement to use. 
  • Collect scraps of colorful paper (tissue paper, patterned paper, cardstock, computer paper) and place them in a basket in an art area. Encourage children to tear or cut pieces in various sizes.
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Ink pad and stamps laid out for artmaking
Art Exploration

Building Stamps

Using everyday materials, young artists will build their own stamps and explore the power of repetition in creating a pattern. 

Materials for the art center:

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Form and Function Get Funky
Lesson Plan

Form and Function Get Funky

Secondary (grades 6-12)
One 50 minute lesson

Students will discuss how Wes Wilson’s poster Association, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco reflects the time and place in which he created it and how this type of artistic expression continues to inform and influence a wide variety of visual media today.

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A Portrait of One’s Own
Lesson Plan

A Portrait of One’s Own

Early childhood (ages 3-5)
One 45 minute lesson

After spending time exploring aspects of the Ancestor Portrait and the importance of ancestor portraits in the Chinese tradition, students will create an ancestor portrait using mixed media materials and present it to the class.

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More Heads are Better than One
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More Heads are Better than One

Secondary (grades 6-12)
One 55 minute lesson

Students will learn the creative processes behind Kelly and Mouse's poster Skull and Roses/Grateful Dead, Oxford Circle, Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco: inspiration from others in the present, creativity “jams,” and artwork found by “fishing in the past.” They will first complete a colle

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More Than Just the ABC’s
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More Than Just the ABC’s

Elementary (grades K-5)
One 45 minute lesson

In order to understand that letters often communicate more than the words they spell, students will explore how to make letters inspired by different shapes.

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It’s the Beat
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It’s the Beat

Secondary (grades 6-12)
Two 60 minute lessons

Students will be exposed to art, music, and literature of the Beat Generation. They will follow this style of writing by writing daily in journals about their thoughts. Students will participate in a “poetry café”, sharing poetry created from their journal writing.

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Jamming and Fishing
Lesson Plan

Jamming and Fishing

Elementary (grades K-5)
One 45 minute lesson

Students will learn the creative processes behind Kelley and Mouse’s poster Skull and Roses/Grateful Dead, Oxford Circle, Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco: inspiration from others in the present, creativity “jams,” and artwork found by “fishing in the past.” They will then use these strate

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Dance Like a Flame
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Dance Like a Flame

Early childhood (ages 3-5)
One 25 minute lesson

Students will explore Wes Wilson’s poster through movement and sound. They will use movement, sounds, and words to communicate what they see and how the poster makes them feel.

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Event: Special Events

Opening Reception for Bruce Price: Works on Paper, 2007–2012

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 4:30pm5:30pm.

Please join DAM Contemporaries in celebrating the exhibition Bruce Price: Works on Paper, 2007–2012 in the level three works-on-paper gallery. The reception, held in the atrium of level 3, Hamilton Building, will be followed by an informal discussion with the artist in the gallery. More

Bruce Price: Works on Paper, 2007–2012
Exhibition

Bruce Price: Works on Paper, 2007–2012

May 19, 2013–Nov 3, 2013

A selection of more than 30 drawings and sculptures by Denver-based artist Bruce Price will be featured in our works-on-paper gallery. More