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Tours

Stampede Public Tours

Occurs every day through May 19, 2019, except November 22, 2018 and December 25, 2018. Next Occurs on Monday, February 11, 2019 - 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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Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze Public Tours

Occurs every day through August 18, 2019. Next Occurs on Monday, February 11, 2019 - 2:00pm.

Join a 45-minute public tour of Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze, offered daily at 2 pm, February 3 through August 18. Included with general admission, reservations not required.

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Public Programs

Drop-In Drawing

Monthly program on the second Tuesday of the month
Occurs on the second Tuesday of every month. Next Occurs on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

Join artist Anna Kaye in our fun and informal creative art sessions. Bring a drawing or sketching project of your own or get started on something new.

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Unplugged: Meditation

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 4:00pm5:00pm.

Wind down your week in the galleries with Unplugged, a program that explores different ways to turn down the tempo and step into a state of relaxation, reflection, and calm. In February, find your bliss in an hour-long guided meditation.

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Kids & Families

Create Playdate

Occurs on the second Wednesday of every month, except September 11, 2019. Next Occurs on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 10:00am1:00pm.

Drop in with your little ones, ages 3 to 5, and meet up with other tots and their grownups for story time, artmaking, and more!

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Access

Art & About Tours

The Art of Romance
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 1:30pm2:30pm.

We’ll pay homage to the annual celebration of love by exploring songs, poems, and artworks that come from the heart.

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Special Events

Hearts for Art 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019Friday, February 15, 2019.

Once again the Denver Art Museum is ready for Valentine’s Day! Join us and other museums across the country to spread the love with Hearts for Art 2019.

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Exhibitions

Dior

From Paris to the World
Monday, November 19, 2018Sunday, March 17, 2019.

Dior: From Paris to the World surveys 70 years of the house of Dior’s enduring legacy and its global influence. A selection of more than 200 couture dresses, as well as accessories, costume jewelry, photographs, drawings, runway videos, and other archival material, will trace the history of the iconic haute couture fashion house, its founder, Christian Dior, and the subsequent artistic directors who carried Dior’s vision into the 21st century.

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Eyes On

Julie Buffalohead
Sunday, July 29, 2018Sunday, April 21, 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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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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Jordan Casteel

Returning the Gaze
Saturday, February 2, 2019Sunday, August 18, 2019.

Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze will feature nearly 30 paintings by Denver-born artist Jordan Casteel, who is now based in Harlem, New York. This presentation represents Casteel’s first major museum exhibition, and provides audiences with a first look at new work by one of the most acclaimed emerging artists working today.

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The Incubation Effect

Sunday, November 4, 2018Monday, September 9, 2019.

Inspired by the natural world, Denver artist Nicole Anona Banowetz has created a larger-than-life, immersive "insect nursery" made from sewn inflatable sculptures and assembled forms. She says, “Forget that the work is art for a moment and have the sort of pure interaction you would have in nature.”

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Artists & Studios

Print Studio and Weekend Artist Demonstrations

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

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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