Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 10:00am5:00pm.
Hamilton Building - lower level Sharp Auditorium DenverCO
Ticketed with member discount
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Familiar Images: Icons of International Frontiers

2019 Western American Art Symposium

The Petrie Institute of Western American Art is pleased to announce its 13th annual symposium, Familiar Images: Icons of International Frontiers, on Wednesday, January 9, 2019.

This year’s symposium will focus on the art of countries who share frontier histories with the American West, including Australia, South America, and Canada.

Four international scholars will explore representations of people, landscapes, and conflict from countries with similar visual traditions and colonial histories.


  • Dr. Hilliard T. Goldfarb, Senior Curator of Collections and Curator of Old Masters, Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal
  • Joanna Gilmour, Curator, National Portrait Gallery of Australia
  • Adrian Locke, Senior Curator, Royal Academy of Arts, London
  • Guadalupe Jiménez Codinach, Historian and Curator, Fomento Cultural Banamex A.C.

Ticket prices are $25 student, $55 DAM member, $65 nonmember.

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