TAG: textile

PreVIEW Open Window
Event: Lectures & Programs

PreVIEW Open Window

Occurs every Wednesday. Next Occurs on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 10:30am12:00pm.

Stop by for PREVIEW Open Window on Wednesday from 10:30 am-noon. More

Quilt for Conservation Uncovered program at the Denver Art Museum
Event: Lectures & Programs

Conservation Uncovered

Occurs every Saturday through August 20, 2016. Next Occurs on

The Conservation Uncovered program ended as of August 20, 2016. More

The Radiant Sun: Designer Ruth Adler Schnee
Event: Lectures & Programs

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
On View through May 28, 2017

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
Blog: Behind the Scenes

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

Event: Lectures & Programs

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
May 31, 2015–Aug 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)
Event: Lectures & Programs

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)
Event: Lectures & Programs

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
Event: Lectures & Programs

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
Event: Lectures & Programs

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
Event: Lectures & Programs

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
Event: Lectures & Programs

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)
Event: Lectures & Programs

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)
Event: Lectures & Programs

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)
Event: Lectures & Programs

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)
Event: Lectures & Programs

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
Blog: Meet the Artist

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
Blog: Meet the Artist

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

Wesselmann's Model & Muse Shares Memories with the Crowd at DAM Beyond Pop Art Preview
Blog: Meet the Artist

Wesselmann's Model & Muse Shares Memories with the Crowd at DAM Beyond Pop Art Preview

The Denver Art Museum is brimming with new exhibitions this summer. On July 10 we invited the media to see a sneak peek of Beyond Pop Art: A Tom Wesselmann Retrospective, opening July 13. Christoph Heinrich, Frederick and Jan Mayer Director of the DAM, Claire Wesselmann, the late artist’s model and muse, and Tom Wesselmann’s studio manager, Jeffrey Sturges, led the tour through the exhibition. More

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