At Untitled: Some Assembly Required we’re opening up the museum machine to reveal the cogs and gears that make art tick. Get a glimpse into different creative processes, learn the ins and outs of savvy art collecting, and go behind-the-scenes of smart exhibition design at the Denver Art Museum. (Download a PDF of the program.) More
Untitled: Fake Out (download the program PDF) at the Denver Art Museum on April 24 is no joke. We’re taking all methods of trickery and deception—from sleight of hand to lying—very seriously. Starting with polyvinyl, the true illusionist’s material of choice. Denver’s favorite hyper-realistic sculpture, Linda, is coming back on view after a six-year vacation in the DAM’s collections storage (in a completely dark, climate-controlled locker—not everyone’s idea of a day at the beach). More
For the purposes of Untitled: Dream On, there are two kinds of people in this world: dreamers and doers. We’re trying something new this month—we’re dividing the night into two pathways: one “sleepy” and one “awake." It’s a choose-your-own-adventure kind of deal (See program PDF). Are you down for some R & R or are you pumped for a night out? More
To celebrate a summer filled with flower-related programs, the Denver Art Museum is seeking local creatives to participate in this year’s plaza installation. The DAM is looking for creatives who use flowers as either material or subject matter in a community open call. More
Note: Download the program (PDF) for February 27.
At Untitled: Statement Piece at the Denver Art Museum on February 27 we’re doing everything with style and definitely a lot of pizazz. This final Friday is all about making a statement in whichever medium you choose: fashion, film, poetry, prose or even cabinetry. More
Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and the Denver Art Museum is ready! Join us and other museums across the country to spread the love with Hearts for Art. From February 10–February 15, you’re invited to show your love for a favorite work of art by placing a paper heart on the floor in front of your artwork crush.
Step 1: Pick up a single heart and hold it close until you’re ready...
Step 2: Fall in love with a piece of art and make it official by placing your heart ON THE FLOOR in front of a work of art you love. More
The 2015 Untitled season launches on January 30 with Untitled: On the Rocks (Download a PDF of the program). To celebrate our first Untitled of the year, we’re serving up an art-inspired cocktail created exclusively for the event by master bartender Chris Clewell. Chris took cues from a contemporary painting in the DAM’s American Indian collection to craft one-of-a-kind drink using “intrigued” syrups (ooh la la!). More
Update: Download the program (PDF) for Friday, September 26.
At Untitled #71 (Face Time) take a deep dive into the art of portraiture and chat with local and national artists. More
Update: Download the program (PDF) for Friday, August 29.
The Untitled summer series comes to a close this month with Untitled #70 (Roost). We’ve spent June and July wandering and exploring, and now it’s time to return home, settle in, do some nesting and, of course, some birding too. More
The Untitled summer journey continues on July 25 with Untitled #69 (Uncharted). This month is not so much about venturing into uncharted territory as it is about revisiting what we think we already know. Case in point: pop artist Tom Wesselmann, the subject of the Denver Art Museum’s latest exhibition Beyond Pop Art: A Tom Wesselmann Retrospective. Wesselmann is best known as a painter—his claim to fame is his series Great American Nude. More
Summer is… brings the allure of a Colorado summer staple—campfires—to downtown Denver. Made from beetle-kill pine, recycled camping rope, and other recycled materials, these urban campfires offer the perfect place for rest and relaxation. Visitor-submitted story tags create a canopy of leaves, making Martin Plaza a great spot to enjoy the season.
Story tags and pens are provided on the plaza. More
June 26 Update: Here is the program (PDF) for this month's Untitled. More
Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Rose B. Simpson has been hard at work the past two months designing and creating warrior fashions (above) and customizing an ’85 El Camino (below). See what happens when the rubber (and leather) meet the road in a trailblazing performance on the Denver Art Museum’s plaza at Untitled #66 (Rebel Rebel). More
The museum can be an amazing resource for Denver creatives; people come to the museum to sketch, search for inspiring colors and patterns, learn about specialized techniques, and more. Many of the programs produced by our adult and college team are based on the idea that the museum can be an active resource in our creative lives. More
Update: Click here (PDF) for Untitled #65 (Say Anything) program.
Yell it, build it, write it, share it, destroy it, then talk about it—that sums up your night at this month’s Untitled #65 (Say Anything). With chats galore, poster making, roaming poets, and an epic artmaking party, there will be plenty of opportunities for you to sound off through art. More
Boulder niche perfumer Dawn Spencer Hurwitz of DSH Perfumes is becoming somewhat of a creative fixture at the Denver Art Museum. She’s taken inspiration from various exhibitions and programs to develop custom-made perfumes that relate to the works of art on view. More
Untitled #63 (Au Naturel) kicks off the eighth season of Untitled Final Fridays at the DAM, and with it, the eighth season of Buntport Theater’s Joan and Charlie Discuss Tonight’s Theme. For those of you who need a refresher since last season or if you are tuning in for the first time, our friends at Buntport have compiled a few telling tidbits about our favorite odd couple to get you up to speed. More
CreativeMornings is a breakfast lecture series for the creative community. The free, monthly events feature a short talk and breakfast. In February, the Denver Art Museum hosts CreativeMornings and Lindsey Housel will speak on the theme Rebel.
About the Talk: More
Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one." —Brad Paisley
Country music words to live by. To help you “write a good one” I surveyed some of the Denver Art Museum staff to find out what they are most excited about in the coming year. Even though 2013 is a mere day behind us, the DAM team is already running full-speed ahead and working on amazing exhibitions and projects. Mark your calendar for these not-to-be-missed moments. More