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Lectures & Programs

Drop-In Writing

Monthly program on the fourth Tuesday of the month
Occurs on the fourth Tuesday of every month. Next Occurs on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

Explore your creativity through the written word in our informal writing sessions led by Michael Henry, executive director of Lighthouse Writers Workshop.

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Honoring the Medicine: The Peyote Motif in the Art of the Native American Church

with Daniel C. Swan
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 7:00pm8:00pm.

This talk examines the history and rich diversity of the artistic forms that developed in conjunction with the growth and diffusion of the Native American Church (Peyote Religion).

From 19th-century museum collections to cutting-edge works in the 21st century, Peyote arts are a vibrant and enduring genre of Native American art.

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Kids & Families

Fall Break

Friday, October 19, 2018Tuesday, October 23, 2018.

School's out, we're in! Come make art at Create-n-Takes, explore the new Print Studio and more!

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Stampede Public Tours

Occurs every day through May 19, 2019, except November 22, 2018 and December 25, 2018. Next Occurs on Tuesday, October 23, 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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Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker Public Tours

Occurs every day through January 6, 2019. Next Occurs on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 2:00pm2:45pm.

Join a 45-minute public tour of Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker, offered daily at 2 pm, September 16–January 6. Included with general admission, reservations not required.

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Artists & Studios

Print Studio and Weekend Artist Demonstrations

Monday, October 1, 2018Sunday, May 5, 2019.

Channel Rembrandt’s eye for detail to design your own printing plate, or experiment with color and layering in the Print Studio. On weekends, watch artist demonstrations. Fun for all ages!

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Painter as Printmaker
Sunday, September 16, 2018Sunday, January 6, 2019.

The Denver Art Museum is the sole venue for Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker, showcasing more than 100 prints plus several drawings and paintings from Rembrandt van Rijn’s career spanning from 1625 to 1665.

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Claes Oldenburg with Coosje van Bruggen

Sunday, October 7, 2018Sunday, January 6, 2019.

Beginning with studies of Oldenburg’s first and well-known monumental soft sculptures of the 1960s, Claes Oldenburg with Coosje van Bruggen: Drawings reveals a collaborative evolution of work that culminates with drafts of their large-scale hard sculptures of the late 1990s and early 2000s. The drawings represent the conception of an artistic idea, striking visual representations of manifested creations where line and form playfully intertwine the surreal and the natural elements of a landscape.

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The Playful Protector
Sunday, October 1, 2017Sunday, January 13, 2019.

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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Eyes On

Julie Buffalohead
Sunday, July 29, 2018Sunday, February 3, 2019.

Eyes on: Julie Buffalohead uses metaphors, iconography, and storytelling narratives in her artwork to describe emotional and subversive American Indian cultural experiences, and often analyzes the commercialization of American Indian cultures.

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Eyes On

Sunday, July 29, 2018Sunday, February 3, 2019.

Three years in the making, this video illustrates the adaptation of a group of Japanese snow monkeys living in a Texas desert sanctuary since they were brought to the U.S. in 1972.

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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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