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Lectures & Programs

Animate Architecture in the Yucatán Peninsula

with Dr. Meghan Rubenstein
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 1:30pm2:45pm.

Ancient Maya art offers a window into a world imbued with supernatural forces, a place where rulers interacted with gods and mountains were anthropomorphic beings. The blurring between the natural and supernatural realms is also reflected in the built environment, where structures could be living things.

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Tours

Stampede Public Tours

Occurs every day through May 19, 2019, except December 25, 2017. Next Occurs on Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 1:00pm1:45pm.

In this daily 45-minute tour, see how animals have captivated artists throughout history in Stampede: Animals in Art.

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Linking Asia Public Tours

Occurs every day through April 1, 2018, except December 25, 2017. Next Occurs on Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 2:00pm.

In these daily 45-minute tours, explore how trade routes inspired and influenced art over time and across the Asian continent.

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Artists & Studios

3-D Studio and Weekend Artist Demonstrations

Saturday, October 7, 2017Sunday, May 19, 2019.

Get creative with hands-on artmaking activities in the 3-D Studio. On weekends, watch artist demonstrations. Fun for all ages!

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Special Events

Friends of Native Arts: The Douglas Society Annual Dinner

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 6:00pm9:00pm.

Join friends and fellow Friends of Native Arts: The Douglas Society members for an evening of good conversation and good food at a great location - The Fort Restaurant at 19192 Colorado 8 in Morrison, Colorado.

The 2018 Annual Meeting and Dinner will include the election of officers and board members, reception, dinner, and program.

For details, contact info@friendsofnativearts.org

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Exhibitions

Revealing a Mexican Masterpiece

The Virgin of Valvanera
Sunday, September 24, 2017Sunday, January 21, 2018.

This exhibition showcases a painting from the DAM's Spanish Colonial art collection attributed to Cristóbal de Villalpando. This large-scale oil painting made in colonial Mexico around 1700 recently underwent conservation funded by a grant from Bank of America’s Art Conservation Project.

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Then, Now, Next

Evolution of an Architectural Icon
Sunday, February 19, 2017Sunday, February 25, 2018.

Punctuating the DAM's upcoming North Building revitalization project, Then, Now, Next: Evolution of an Architectural Icon is an exhibition on the renowned modernist building, its history, and its future. The exhibition will feature historical photos, original architectural sketches, building models, and project renderings to tell the story of the North Building’s evolution.

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Linking Asia

Art, Trade, and Devotion
Sunday, December 17, 2017Sunday, April 1, 2018.

Explore how trade routes inspired and influenced art over time and across the Asian continent. Linking Asia: Art, Trade, and Devotion features approximately 150 sculptures, ceramics, textiles, scrolls, and other multi-dimensional works from 20 countries that span 2,000 years.

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Eyes On

Xiaoze Xie
Sunday, December 3, 2017Sunday, July 8, 2018.

The first in a multi-year contemporary art exhibition series, Eyes On: Xiaoze Xie features still-life paintings of books, videos, and installations that the artist based on banned and forbidden books in China.

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Ganesha

The Playful Protector
Sunday, October 1, 2017Sunday, October 28, 2018.

Ganesha: The Playful Protector is developed in collaboration with the National Museum of Cambodia in Phnom Penh, which is loaning a statue of Ganesha created in the 600s to 700s that is the centerpiece of the exhibition.

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Past the Tangled Present

Sunday, October 15, 2017Sunday, October 28, 2018.

This interactive and immersive installation by Denver artist Jaime Molina was born of imagination and the joy of discovery. Step into a different world where the paintings on the wall flow into 3-D objects that Molina created for the space.

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Stampede

Animals in Art
Sunday, September 10, 2017Sunday, May 19, 2019.

See how animals have captivated artists throughout history in the exhibition Stampede: Animals in Art. This cross-departmental exhibition brings together more than 300 objects from the Denver Art Museum’s collection to explore the presence of animals in art throughout centuries and across cultures.

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