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Lectures & Programs

The Art of Paul Pletka

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 6:30pm7:30pm.

Enjoy a presentation on the art of Paul Pletka.

Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase his new book, Paul Pletka: Imagined Wests.

Doors open at 6 pm. Purchase tickets at the door.

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Members

Degas: A Passion for Perfection Member Tours

Occurs every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday through May 18, 2018. Next Occurs on Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 1:00pm2:00pm.

Members can take a guided tour of Degas: A Passion for Perfection at 1 pm, Mondays-Fridays. Advance ticket reservations recommended.

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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 Thursday, May 17, 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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Jeffrey Gibson: Like a Hammer Public Tours

Occurs every day through August 12, 2018. Next Occurs on Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 2:00pm2:45pm.

Join a 45-minute public tour of Jeffrey Gibson: Like a Hammer, offered daily at 2 pm, May 13–August 12. Included with general admission, reservations not required.

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Artists & Studios

3-D Studio and Weekend Artist Demonstrations

Saturday, October 7, 2017Monday, September 3, 2018.

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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Exhibitions

Degas

A Passion for Perfection
Sunday, February 11, 2018Sunday, May 20, 2018.

This exhibition showcases prolific French artist Edgar Degas’ works from 1855 to 1906. More than 100 works consisting of paintings, drawings, pastels, etchings, monotypes, and sculptures in bronze are on view. The DAM is the sole American venue for the exhibition.

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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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Drawn to Glamour

Fashion Illustrations by Jim Howard
Sunday, March 25, 2018Sunday, August 5, 2018.

This exhibition presents the award-winning editorial work by artist Jim Howard. More than 100 works on paper showcase Howard’s four-decade fashion illustration career, starting with his early advertising campaigns for Neiman Marcus in the late 1950s, and through the ‘70s and ‘80s.

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Jeffrey Gibson

Like a Hammer
Sunday, May 13, 2018Sunday, August 12, 2018.

Jeffrey Gibson: Like a Hammer—the first major museum exhibition of the artist’s work—will chronicle a pivotal moment in Gibson’s career when his contemporary artistic practice converged with his Native American heritage. About 57 objects created from 2011 to the present will be featured including figurative works, text-based wall hangings, a significant selection of beaded punching bags, painted works on rawhide and canvas, and video.

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Past the Tangled Present

Sunday, October 15, 2017Sunday, September 9, 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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Ganesha

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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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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