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Lectures & Programs

Meditation in the Museum

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 4:00pm5:00pm.

Unwind from your week with a mindfulness meditation session in the galleries, led by our partners from the Kadampa Meditation Center.

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Tours

Talk at 12 (Wednesday & Friday)

Occurs every Wednesday and Friday. Next Occurs on Friday, August 10, 2018 - 12:00pm12:30pm.

Join a docent for a 30-minute, in-depth look at an aspect of the museum’s collections or something special happening in the galleries.

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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 Friday, August 10, 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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New Territory: Landscape Photography Today Public Tours

Occurs every day through September 16, 2018. Next Occurs on Friday, August 10, 2018 - 1:30pm2:15pm.

Join a 45-minute public tour of New Territory, offered daily at 1:30 pm, June 24 through September 16. Included with general admission, reservations not required.

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Jeffrey Gibson: Like a Hammer Public Tours

Occurs every day through August 12, 2018. Next Occurs on Friday, August 10, 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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Access

Tactile Tables: La Musidora

Occurs every day through August 11, 2018. Next Occurs on Friday, August 10, 2018 - 11:00am1:00pm.

Get hands on with art! This August take part in our interactive outdoor art installation, La Musidora, and make musical sounds by gently rocking colorfully woven chairs in tandem.

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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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Creative-in-Residence: Sarah Rockett

Monday, July 9, 2018Thursday, September 27, 2018.

Sarah Rockett is a socially engaged, interdisciplinary artist and educator living in Denver. Her work focuses on social commentary by investigating value and equality in American society.

As the museum’s Creative-in-Residence, Rockett will be using art as a method for engaging social interaction, creating meaningful human connection, and prompting dialogue around the urban housing crisis in Denver.

Through exploring ideas of “home” and “place,” museum visitors are invited to join Rockett in the making process and participate in dialogue about the subject.

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Exhibitions

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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La Musidora

Wednesday, May 23, 2018Monday, September 3, 2018.

Take part in this interactive art installation of paired rocking chairs that move in tandem to create music.

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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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New Territory

Landscape Photography Today
Sunday, June 24, 2018Sunday, September 16, 2018.

The exhibition of more than 100 contemporary landscape photographs will gauge how artists stretch the boundaries of traditional landscape photography to reflect the environmental attitudes, perceptions, and values of our time.

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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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Eyes On

Julie Buffalohead
Sunday, July 29, 2018Saturday, February 2, 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

Shimabuku
Sunday, July 29, 2018Saturday, February 2, 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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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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