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Tours

Treasures of British Art: The Berger Collection Public Tours

Occurs every day through January 5, 2020. Next Occurs on Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 1:30pm.

Join a 45-minute public tour of Treasures of British Art: The Berger Collection, offered daily at 1:30 pm, March 3 through January 5, 2020. Included with general admission, reservations not required.

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Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze Public Tours

Occurs every day through August 18, 2019. Next Occurs on Thursday, June 13, 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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Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America Public Tours

Occurs every day through August 25, 2019. Next Occurs on Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 1:00pmSunday, August 25, 2019 - 1:45pm.

In this daily 45-minute tour, see how employing playfulness allowed designers to bring fresh ideas to the American home, children’s toys and play spaces, and corporate identities.

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Access

Art & About Tours

Occurs on the second Thursday of every month. Next Occurs on Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 1:30pm2:30pm.

Art & About tours are designed for visitors with early-stage Alzheimer’s or dementia and their care partners. Themes change monthly.

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Art & About Tours

Treasures of British Art: The Berger Collection
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 1:30pm2:30pm.

Join us this month as we delve into 500 years of British cultural history.

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Exhibitions

Jordan Casteel

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

Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze features 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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Serious Play

Design in Midcentury America
Sunday, May 5, 2019Sunday, August 25, 2019.

This exhibition focuses on creative interpretations of play featuring works from 40 groundbreaking designers, including Charles and Ray Eames, Paul Rand, and Eva Zeisel.

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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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Eyes On

Erika Harrsch
Sunday, March 10, 2019Sunday, November 17, 2019.

Eyes On: Erika Harrsch features a single contemporary installation titled Under the Same Sky… We Dream. Harrsch (who is based in New York and was born and raised in Mexico City) first exhibited Under the Same Sky… We Dream in El Paso in 2017 just as regulations became more stringent for those seeking asylum in the United States. The installation also was featured at B3: The Biennial of the Moving Image in Frankfurt, Germany, that same year.

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Eyes On

Jonathan Saiz
Sunday, May 12, 2019Sunday, November 17, 2019.

Jonathan Saiz’s installation #WhatisUtopia is comprised of a column covered with 10,000 tiny drawings, paintings, and sculptures. By definition, utopia is “an imagined community or society that possesses highly desirable or nearly perfect qualities for its citizens.” The artist employs social media to spark conversation and document responses about our ability to re-envision and embody a modern utopia. More than 10,000 artworks were made to be given away after the end of the exhibition.

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Treasures of British Art

The Berger Collection
Saturday, March 2, 2019Sunday, January 5, 2020.

Treasures of British Art: The Berger Collection showcases about 60 paintings gifted to the museum by the Berger Collection Educational Trust (BCET) in 2018. The BCET’s gift is the largest gift of European old masters to the DAM since the museum received the Kress Collection in the 1950s. The exhibition presents a chronological selection of works ranging from the 1400s through the late 1800s, telling the story of Britain’s rich cultural history.

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The Light Show

Sunday, June 2, 2019Sunday, May 3, 2020.

The Light Show at the Denver Art Museum explores physical and symbolic representations of light in art through a thought-provoking narrative. The exhibition features about 250 objects drawn from the DAM’s nine curatorial departments. The Light Show focuses on the quest by humanity and artists to understand physical light in the natural world as well as metaphorical, spiritual, and divine representations of light.

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Artists & Studios

Paint Studio and Weekend Artist Demonstrations

Saturday, June 1, 2019Sunday, February 2, 2020.

This summer, the studio on the first floor of the Hamilton Building switches from prints to paint.

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