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Textile Talk and PreVIEW Open Window

Textile Talk and PreVIEW Open Window

Occurs every Wednesday. Next Occurs on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 10:30am12:00pm.

On the first Wednesday of each month through August there will be a Textile Talk from 10:30 am-noon. On the other Wednesdays of the month, stop by for PREVIEW Open Window from 10:30 am-noon. More

Quilt for Conservation Uncovered program at the Denver Art Museum

Conservation Uncovered

Occurs every Saturday. Next Occurs on Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 12:00pm3:00pm.

Uncover the world of conserving textiles with the help of a museum educator. Explore fabrics closely and try out tools that conservators use. More

Textile Conservation Fellow Talk

Sunday, August 14, 2016 - 2:00pm2:45pm.

Learn about the process and decision making of textile conservation from the Mellon Foundation Fellow with examples from current projects, and see completed treatments in the textile art galleries. More

The Radiant Sun: Designer Ruth Adler Schnee

The Radiant Sun: Designer Ruth Adler Schnee

Film Screening and Reception
Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 6:00pm7:30pm.

View a screening of the documentary film The Radiant Sun pays tribute to and explores the life and work of mid-century American designer Ruth Adler Schnee, a German Jewish immigrant who settled in Detroit and became an influential textile and interior designer. More

Comme des Garçons, Jacket with Skirt, “Body Meets Dress, Dress Meets Body” collection, Spring/ Summer 1997.
Exhibition

Shock Wave

Japanese Fashion Design, 1980s–90s
Opens September 11, 2016

Shock Wave: Japanese Fashion Design, 1980s–90s, shows work by Japanese designers who started a fashion revolution in Paris. The exhibition features 70 looks by powerhouse designers Issey Miyake, Kenzo Takada, Kansai Yamamoto, Yohji Yamamoto, Comme des Garçons, and Junya Watanabe, whose impact on fashion still resonates today. More

Announcing 3 New Curators at the DAM

Announcing 3 New Curators at the DAM

The Denver Art Museum recently announced that three curators joined the museum. Below is a brief introduction. Stay tuned for more information and opportunities to get to know them and their growing art collections.

Tianlong Jiao, Joseph de Heer Curator of Asian Art More

Spinzilla

Sunday, October 11, 2015 - 10:30am4:00pm.

Join us as local spinners team up for a friendly yarn-spinning competition. More

Creative Crossroads
Exhibition

Creative Crossroads

The Art of Tapestry
On View through August 7, 2016

See more than 20 tapestry-woven wall hangings, rugs, furniture covers, and garments from Europe, Turkey, China, Peru, Mexico, and the American Southwest. More

Textile Talk (April 15)

Textile Talk (April 15)

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 10:30am11:30am.

Join textile conservators as they prepare tapestries for the upcoming exhibition featuring objects from the Denver Art Museum collection. New objects and aspects of treatment will be discussed at every talk!

$5; preregistration required.

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Textile Talk (March 4)

Textile Talk (March 4)

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 10:30am11:30am.

Join textile conservators as they prepare tapestries for the upcoming exhibition featuring objects from the Denver Art Museum collection. New objects and aspects of treatment will be discussed at every talk!

$5; preregistration required.

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Textile Talk: Work in Progress

Textile Talk: Work in Progress

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 1:30pm2:30pm.

DAM conservation and curatorial staff discuss their latest work preparing for the spring’s tapestry exhibition.

$5, Pre-registration required.

Adult programs are supported by William Randolph Hearst Endowment for Education Programs, Nancy Benson Education Endowment Fund, CenturyLink Endowment, James Kelley and Amie Knox Education Endowment Fund, Macy’s Foundation, and the citizens who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). More

Textile Talk: New Acquisitions

Textile Talk: New Acquisitions

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 10:30am11:30am.

Take a first look at new acquisitions to the textile collection with curator Alice Zrebiec.

$5, Pre-registration required.

Adult programs are supported by William Randolph Hearst Endowment for Education Programs, Nancy Benson Education Endowment Fund, CenturyLink Endowment, James Kelley and Amie Knox Education Endowment Fund, Macy’s Foundation, and the citizens who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). More

Textile Talk: Surprises from Storage

Textile Talk: Surprises from Storage

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 1:30pm2:30pm.

Join DAM conservation and curatorial staff as they uncover new revelations from textile art collection storage.

$5, Pre-registration required.

Adult programs are supported by William Randolph Hearst Endowment for Education Programs, Nancy Benson Education Endowment Fund, CenturyLink Endowment, James Kelley and Amie Knox Education Endowment Fund, Macy’s Foundation, and the citizens who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). More

Textile Talk: Serapes & Rio Grande Weavings

Textile Talk: Serapes & Rio Grande Weavings

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 10:30am11:30am.

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to explore the DAM’s holdings with expert Mark Winter.

$5, Pre-registration required.

Adult programs are supported by William Randolph Hearst Endowment for Education Programs, Nancy Benson Education Endowment Fund, CenturyLink Endowment, James Kelley and Amie Knox Education Endowment Fund, Macy’s Foundation, and the citizens who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). More

Textile Talk: South Asian Textile Discoveries (Dec. 10)

Textile Talk: South Asian Textile Discoveries (Dec. 10)

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 10:30am11:30am.

Join visiting expert Dale Carolyn Gluckman, former head of the department of costume and textiles at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and a senior adviser to the Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles in Bangkok, Thailand, as she reveals discoveries made while examining textiles from South Asia in the DAM’s collection.

$5. Pre-registration required.

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Textile Talk: Tapestries from Coptic to Contemporary, Part II (Dec. 3)

Textile Talk: Tapestries from Coptic to Contemporary, Part II (Dec. 3)

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 10:30am11:30am.

Get up to speed on the progress being made in planning the upcoming textile art exhibition--hear which tapestries from last month made the cut and which didn’t.

$5, Pre-registration required.

Adult programs are supported by William Randolph Hearst Endowment for Education Programs, Nancy Benson Education Endowment Fund, CenturyLink Endowment, James Kelley and Amie Knox Education Endowment Fund, Macy’s Foundation, and the citizens who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). More

Textile Talk: Tapestries from Coptic to Contemporary, Part I (Nov. 19)

Textile Talk: Tapestries from Coptic to Contemporary, Part I (Nov. 19)

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 1:30pm2:30pm.

Join DAM conservation and curatorial staff as they vet tapestries from a range of time periods and cultures for this spring’s textile art exhibition

$5, Pre-registration required.

This lecture is also offered on Nov. 5, 10:30-11:30 am

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Textile Talk: Tapestries from Coptic to Contemporary, Part I (Nov. 5)

Textile Talk: Tapestries from Coptic to Contemporary, Part I (Nov. 5)

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 10:30am11:30am.

Join DAM conservation and curatorial staff as they vet tapestries from a range of time periods and cultures for this spring’s textile art exhibition.

This talk will be repeated on Nov. 19, 1:30-2:30 pm.

$5, Pre-registration required.

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Thread Studio Artist Profiles

Thread Studio Artist Profiles

This series introduces some of the fiber artists who conduct demonstrations in the Nancy Lake Benson Thread Studio. More

Meet Thread Studio Demo Artist Paula Veschore

Meet Thread Studio Demo Artist Paula Veschore

Spinner and textile artist Paula Veschore can find a project in anything. “Everything to me is an art project whether it’s weaving, gardening, or a bucket of rusty horse shoes,” she said.

Veschore is one of seven demonstrating artists in the Thread Studio located on the sixth floor of the North Building in the Denver Art Museum. When demonstrating her craft in the museum, she uses a spinning wheel to transform raw materials into yarn. She uses this for various textile projects, including a complex knitted shawl. More

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